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What Is Kubernetes Server-Side Apply (SSA)?

Server-Side Apply (SSA) has been generally available in Kubernetes since the v1.22 release in August 2021. It’s a strategy for declarative resource management that improves diff calculations and warns about merge conflicts by…

Should You Set Kubernetes CPU Limits?

Managing the resources available to your Pods and containers is a best practice step for Kubernetes administration. You need to prevent Pods from greedily consuming your cluster’s CPU and memory. Excess utilization by one set…

How to Backup Kubernetes MySQL Operator Clusters

Oracle’s MySQL Operator for Kubernetes is a convenient way to automate MySQL database provisioning within your cluster. One of the operator’s headline features is integrated hands-off backup support that increases your resili…

How to Back Up Your Docker Volumes

Docker volumes are used to store persistent data separately from your containers. Data that’s kept in a volume remains accessible after your containers stop, allowing you to containerize stateful workloads….

What Is SRE? How Does It Relate to DevOps?

SRE stands for Site Reliability Engineering. It builds upon the principles of DevOps to bring an engineering-led approach to IT operations. SRE uses software to automate system operation, identify problems, and implement reso…

How to Get Started With Kubernetes RBAC

Role-based access control (RBAC) is a mechanism for defining the actions that user accounts can perform within your Kubernetes cluster. Enabling RBAC reduces the risk associated with credential theft and account takeover. Iss…
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