I spent more than 8 years retenlessly working between software development, Cloud Operations, Release Engineering then Architecting. People are thirsty to see DevOps at the ground. …

CKS CLI is command line interface, designed to help for preparing for CKS (Certified Kubernetes Security Sepciality) exams.

Enjoy it!


I am currently migrating from Jenkins to Drone CI after more than 3 years serving Jenkins as a pipeline service for a large organizations. While i am migrating, i found it’s useful to share my observations instantly. …

July 2016, i ran the first container on production.

July 2021 and after 5 years, i decided to celebrate by putting a new course which summarises this experience : Practical Cloud Native with Docker and Docker Compose.

I. Upgrade Control plane

i am using this terraform module following GitOps practices, so for me it’s about, replacing 2 attributes :

  • version: 14.0.0 -> 17.1.0 ( version of the terraform module)
  • cluster_versuin: 1.19 -> 1.20

Then, pipeline will do the remaining. I mean: terraform apply -auto-approve

If you are not using Terraform, you…

certified kubernetes security specialist

Today, i was qualified by CNCF as CKS or CKSS— Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist. This article is about my journey towards that.

Enjoy it … !

General Background

While my initial background is software engineering, i did not use my software engineering capabilities for only building web/mobile apps, however, i tried also…

Each system can produce data, consume data or both.

Integrating between systems becomes a must.

If system A produces data, and System B & C needs this data, you will have to integrate A +B , then A+C.

Integrating systems costs a lot with this way ( i mean two…

There are two ways:

In json format (but very long output)

ceph osd cursh dump

Or in plain text format ( but easy to read)

ceph osd getcrushmap | crushtool -d -
  • getcrushmap will return binary content
  • crushtool will convert it to plain text

we recommend to use Gluster native client which is “glusterfs-fuse”. However, if you still insist to use NFS protocol, the article is written for that purpose.


Use nfs-ganesha

Solution Overview

  • Install GlusterFS
  • Then, install NFSv4 server specific for Gluster Storage
  • enable firewall of 2 services: nfs and rpc-bind

Abdennour Toumi

Software engineer, Cloud Architect, 5/5 AWS|GCP|PSM Certified, Owner of kubernetes.tn

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