Category: Technology

Hack the USAF [Engadget]

Whilst finding vulnerabilities is a bad thing, having them found by white hat hackers is a good thing. Hackathons like this one prove that it can be constructive to get a group of them in to find and help fix vulnerabilities in your system…

How to move from single master to multi-master in an AWS kops kubernetes cluster

Having a master in a Kubernetes cluster is all very well and good, but if that master goes down the entire cluster cannot schedule new work. Pods will continue to run, but new ones cannot be scheduled and any pods that die will not…

Enabling and using Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificates on Kubernetes

Kubernetes is an awesome piece of kit, you can set applications to run within the cluster, make it visible to only apps within the cluster and/or expose it to applications outside of the cluster. As part of my tinkering, I wanted to setup a…

Single Point of Failure: The LKML [The Register]

You are always lectured about making backups of your systems, even more so when you are running archives from a very active mailing list. ^_^ https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/14/linux_kernel_mailing_list_archives_will_return_soon/

Guide to creating a Kubernetes Cluster in existing subnets & VPC on AWS with kops

This article is a guide on how to setup a Kubernetes cluster in AWS using kops and plugging it into your own subnets and VPC. We attempt to minimise the external IPs used in this method. Export your AWS API keys into environment variables…

Massive Intel Chip Security Flaw Threatens Computers

An Intel flaw that has been sitting hidden for a decade has finally surfaced. Being on the chip rather than the OS, it doesn’t affect a single OS — with Linux, Windows and MacOS being mentioned in this article. https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/85039.html

Tinkering with Kubernetes and AWS

  This article just goes through my tinkering with Kubernetes on AWS. Create a new S3 bucket to store the state of your Kubernetes clusters aws s3 mb s3://k8sstate –region eu-west-2 Verify aws s3 ls Create a Route 53 hosted zone. I’m creating k8stest.blenderfox.uk aws route53 create-hosted-zone…

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