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Technology Short Take 176

Scott Lowe

Networking Lee Briggs (formerly of Pulumi, now with Tailscale) shows how to use the Tailscale Operator to create “free” Kubernetes load balancers (“free” as in no additional charge above and beyond what it would normally cost to operate a Kubernetes cluster). Thanks for reading!

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Technology Short Take 151

Scott Lowe

Nick Schmidt talks about using GitOps with the NSX Advanced Load Balancer. Losing to Apple—whose M-series chips are widely regarded as faster and more efficient than Intel’s chips—has apparently stung the chip giant into revving up the innovation engine. Operating Systems/Applications.

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Technology Short Take 143

Scott Lowe

Here’s a quick look at using Envoy as a load balancer in Kubernetes. Travis Downs explores a recent Intel microcode update that may have negatively impacted performance. It’s a good starting point for thinking about operating your own active-active architecture. Operating Systems/Applications.

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You have to launch the virtual servers, which means you need to: Choose an operating system. Configure auto-scaling with load balancers. LINUX Unplugged — Stateless and Dateless : We visit Intel to figure out what Clear Linux is all about and explain a few tricks that make it unique. Install software packages.

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Technology Short Take 144

Scott Lowe

This is an interesting deep dive into Intel’s “Ice Lake” Xeon SP architecture. Operating Systems/Applications. Rudi Martinsen has an article on changing the Avi load balancer license tier (this is in the context of using it with vSphere with Tanzu). —see this post for an explanation.).

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Technology Short Take 106

Scott Lowe

Continuing on that Envoy theme, you may find this article by Matt Klein—one of the primary authors of Envoy—helpful in understanding some of the concepts behind modern load balancing and proxying. Operating Systems/Applications. Many of these concepts had direct impacts on the design of Envoy. Good stuff!

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Technology Short Take 143

Scott Lowe

Here’s a quick look at using Envoy as a load balancer in Kubernetes. Travis Downs explores a recent Intel microcode update that may have negatively impacted performance. It’s a good starting point for thinking about operating your own active-active architecture. Operating Systems/Applications.