November 2021 cloud-native news

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November has been a busy month for the cloud-native community. We, at Sysdig, are constantly collecting the latest news for you. Don’t miss our cloud-native highlights!

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The news

Forrester Now Tech Cloud Workload Security, Q3 2021

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Cloud Infrastructure Entitlements Management (CIEM) with Sysdig Secure

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Industry buzz

Docker changed the industry

Don’t miss this great article that puts into perspective how Docker, even though it didn’t invent them, made containers accessible to developers and changed the whole industry.

How to perform better post-mortems

Take a look at the five questions you might want to ask when analyzing an incident to identify the root cause.

Google Cloud VPC network peerings overview

Learn how to use Google Cloud VPC network peerings wisely when designing infrastructures.

Stored procedures and triggers in cloud databases

Read this analysis on the need for traditional features like triggers, partial indexes, and stored procedures in cloud-native databases.

Community tips

Debugging an error in a Docker image

Read this story about how an engineer troubleshot a weird “file not found” error when running a Docker image. It was caused by the Go binary being dynamically linked!

Containers vs pods

Take a look at this article explaining the difference between containers and pods in Kubernetes, and how a pod isn’t just a group of containers.

Kubernetes logs in production

Learn different patterns to store logs from your Kubernetes cluster in a separate storage backend, with examples and recommendations.

Commands to troubleshoot Kubernetes workloads

Don’t miss this awesome collection of 12 useful commands to debug and troubleshoot your Kubernetes cluster.

Using an eBPF-based tool for tracing network packets

Read this short experiment of an engineer learning to use Packet where are you, a Linux kernel networking debugger that uses eBPF (PWRU).

Explaining Kubernetes persistent volumes

Dig deeper with Kubernetes persistent volumes with this guide full of examples and best practices.

What’s New with Sysdig?

CIEM with Sysdig Secure

Discover what Cloud Infrastructure Entitlements Management (CIEM) Security is and how easy it is to implement with Sysdig Secure for cloud.

Malware analysis: Hands-On Shellbot malware

Take a look at how the widespread Shellbot malware works, and how to detect its presence in your infrastructure.

Getting started with runtime security and Falco

Discover how runtime security and Falco help overcome the challenges of implementing runtime security for cloud-native workloads.

Challenges maintaining Prometheus LTS

Review the three main challenges you may face when maintaining your own Prometheus LTS solution, and how to approach them.

Recent releases and ecosystem updates

Most Sysdig products received updates in the last few days: Sysdig Secure and the Sysdig Cloud Connector, Sysdig Agents, our CLI and tools, and much more. Read all about the interesting new features and ecosystem updates on our blog.

Stay safe. Meet us online:

AWS re:Invent
Nov. 30, 2021 | 8am-10am PT

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Zero Trust Architecture Solutions Forum
Dec. 3, 2021 9am EST

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Dec. 7-8, 2021

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Dec. 9, 2021

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Improve AWS Cloud Threat Detection and Response
Dec. 2 | 10AM Pacific

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Monitor Plant Health & PiHole Performance with Prometheus
Dec. 9 | 10AM Pacific

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Forensics and Incident Response
Dec. 14 | 11AM Pacific

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Compliance with Containers & Cloud
Dec. 16 | 10AM Pacific

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