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Following the Best Practices for Kubernetes Pod Security

Is your organization following the best practices when it comes to Kubernetes? In this post, we'll outline security practices that can keep your clusters safe.

Patrick Londa
May 12, 2022
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Tracking Down Amazon Load Balancers With No Target

AWS load balancers with no targets might quietly be costing your organization money. In this guide, we'll show you how to find and delete unused load balancers.

Patrick Londa
May 11, 2022
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Blink bytes: 30 seconds with new Director of Sales Leor Golan

Blink bytes are short interviews with members of the Blink team. Get to know Blink Director of Sales Leor Golan in this blog post.

Brad Johnson
May 8, 2022
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Blink Monthly Newsletter April 2022

The Blink monthly newsletter includes details about the latest Blink news, featured articles from our blog, and how-to guides for solving common DevOps and SecOps challenges.

Brad Johnson
May 2, 2022
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Lowering AWS CloudTrail Costs by Removing Redundant Trails

Redundant trails can inflate how much your organization has to spend for AWS CloudTrail. In this post, we'll show you how to find and remove unneeded trails.

Patrick Londa
April 28, 2022
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How to Find EC2 Instances Scheduled To Retire Soon

To avoid unexpected interruptions, it's a good practice to check to see if you have any EC2 instances scheduled to retire. Here are the steps for locating and handling these EC2 instances.

Patrick Londa
April 27, 2022
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Using Git Sizer to Inform Your Git Repository Management

To avoid unexpected delays and performance issues, it's important to track the size of your repos. In this post, we'll share how the open-source tool Git Sizer can help.

Patrick Londa
April 21, 2022
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The Role of No-Code/Low-Code Tooling in DevOps Automation

There are many ways to approach DevOps automation. In this post, we'll talk through why more and more teams are turning to no-code/low-code tools.

Jonathan Roquelaure
April 14, 2022
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Checking S3 Bucket Encryption Compliance Across Your AWS Account

S3 encryption is critical for keeping your data safe. In this guide, we'll show you how to check and implement S3 encryption best practices.

Patrick Londa
April 6, 2022
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Blink Monthly Newsletter March 2022

The Blink monthly newsletter includes details about the latest Blink news, featured articles from our blog, and how-to guides for solving common DevOps and SecOps challenges.

Brad Johnson
March 30, 2022
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What is Day-2 Operations and why does it matter for modern DevOps?

Blink CTO Haviv Rosh shares how his experiences in 7 years as VP R&D and Global Chief Architect at ServiceNow shaped his vision for Day-2 Operations and modern DevOps.

Haviv Rosh
March 29, 2022
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Blink bytes: 30 seconds with Solution Architect Jonathan Roquelaure

Blink bytes are short interviews with members of the Blink team. Get to know Blink Solution Architect Jonathan Roquelaure in this blog post.

Brad Johnson
March 23, 2022
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Blink raises $26M to deliver the future of low-code for cloud operations

New funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with additional investment from Entrée Capital, Hetz Ventures, and INT3.

Gil Barak
March 9, 2022
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The Benefits and Best Practices of DevOps Automation

Why are teams committing themselves to the DevOps methodology? In this post, we will dive into the benefits and best practices underpinning the DevOps movement.

Brad Johnson
March 4, 2022
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Understanding the DevOps Automation Landscape

Investing in DevOps automation can mean many different things. In this post, we will look at some of the different categories and opportunities for automation.

Brad Johnson
March 1, 2022
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Running Global Health Checks on Your Kubernetes Cluster

Kubernetes is smart enough to orchestrate containers and pods, but only if it's healthy enough to run as intended — and that's where a Kubernetes global health checklist comes into play.

Patrick Londa
February 28, 2022
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Securing Publicly Accessible Amazon RDS Snapshots

If you're using Amazon RDS, you need to ensure that RDS instances and RDS snapshots are both not publicly accessible. In this guide, we'll show you how to secure your RDS snapshots.

Patrick Londa
February 26, 2022
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Tracking Down Amazon RDS Instances That Are Publicly Accessible

Are your Amazon RDS instances vulnerable? In this post, we show you how to check that your RDS instances are not publicly available and vulnerable.

Patrick Londa
February 25, 2022
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Finding and Deleting Unattached Disks with the Azure CLI

If you don't regularly find and remove unattached disks, your organization may spend more than you need to on Azure resources. Here is how you can run these checks with the Azure CLI.

Patrick Londa
February 21, 2022
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Enforcing Mandatory Tags Across Your AWS Resources

Mandatory tags can be a good way to standardize how your organization creates and labels resources. This post looks at how you can check the tags on your AWS resources.

Patrick Londa
February 16, 2022
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Enforcing HTTP Redirection Across Your AWS Application Load Balancers

In this post, we walk through how you can use your load balancer to set a rule for redirecting HTTP traffic to HTTPS.

Patrick Londa
February 11, 2022
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Troubleshooting Kubernetes Pods: The "RunContainerError"

If you receive the "RunContainerError" message when working with Kubernetes, here are the steps you should take to remedy your deployment.

Patrick Londa
February 9, 2022
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Enforcing Mandatory Tags Across Your Azure Resources

To get the most out of tags and labels in Azure, your organization will need to align on a standard and enforceable best practice. Here is how you can enforce certain tags in Azure.

Patrick Londa
February 4, 2022
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How To Find and Delete Unattached GCP Disks

If you’re working within the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), locating and deleting unattached GCP disks is a critical to controlling costs and bolstering security. In this post, we'll walk through each step you can take to clean up wasteful resources.

Patrick Londa
February 2, 2022
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Using the AWS CLI to Update and Manage AWS User Permissions

Depending on the size of your organization, updating permissions and managing groups in AWS can be complex and time-intensive. In this post, we'll walk through how you can make updates using the AWS CLI tool.

Patrick Londa
February 1, 2022
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Enforcing Labels and Tags Across Your GCP Resources

Labels and tags are the best way to organize and track your GCP resources. In this post, we'll outline the common ways to create tags and ensure tagging compliance.

Patrick Londa
January 27, 2022
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Troubleshooting Kubernetes Pods: Stuck in a "Pending" State

If your pods are stuck in pending state, you may need to do some quick troubleshooting. Here are the steps to follow to get your pods back up and running.

Patrick Londa
January 19, 2022
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Adding a New IAM User With AWS CLI

If your company is growing, adding a new user to your AWS account can be a common tasks. In this post, we'll show you the CLI steps for adding a new user so you can start to automate this process.

Patrick Londa
January 11, 2022
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Troubleshooting the "CrashLoopBackOff" Error

If you encounter a Pod in a "CrashLoopBackOff" state, you can start troubleshooting by running a few different commands. In this post, we walk through each step.

Patrick Londa
January 5, 2022
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How to Find and Delete Unattached AWS Resources

Managing your AWS resources is critical to making sure that you aren't wasting money. Here are the steps you can take to ensure that your team is keeping costs down.

Patrick Londa
January 4, 2022
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Troubleshooting Your EC2 Configuration in a Private Subnet

If you have configured EC2 instances in a private subnet, you might need to do some troubleshooting to make sure that you can receive updates or access other AWS resources. Here are the steps to work through.

Patrick Londa
January 4, 2022
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Troubleshooting the "ImagePullBackOff" Error

The "ImagePullBackOff" error is one of the most common issues you might run into with your Kubernetes deployment. In this post, we'll walk through the steps you should take to manually troubleshoot your problem.

Patrick Londa
January 3, 2022

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