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Is there a 5$-30$ IaaS that supports some rolling-release distro?

Is there a 5$-30$ IaaS that supports some rolling-release distro? I consider a rolling-rlease OS (like ArchLinux) upon non rolling ones or at least upon a rolling-combo such as a rolling Win10 + ...
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Is ArchLinux + Ansible for an all-default LAMP generally stable?

I usually establish IaaS LAMP environments with non rolling-release Linux OSs such as Ubuntu/CentOS but I consider using rolling-release ones like ArchLinux instead. it might be more efficient to me (...
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Is this an appropriate architecture, or can improvements be made?

Due to a combination of business/enterprise requirements and our architect's preferences we have arrived at a particular architecture that seems a bit off to me, but I have very limited architectural ...
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How to add rules to Kubernetes NGINX Ingress controller from different yml definitions?

I'm trying to implement a Kubernetes cluster with a fanout pattern using an NGINX Ingress which routes traffic on multiple different hosts and paths to different microservices. The code for each ...
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Is this a robust implementation of database encryption at rest?

I am looking forward to implement encryption at rest for two+ SQL database servers (Linux). My goal is (obviously) to avoid storing the clear encryption key on the server or store it in a well-known ...
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Microservices terminology i.e. distinguishing between “core ” and “other service instances”

In a standard cloud based microservice application, there could be two main categories of microservices: core services such as service registry & discovery, api-gateway, load-balancer etc. ...
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What are Design Patterns for creating images?

In Object Oriented Programming (OOP) there are Design Patterns (DP). DP are best practices for tackling certain problems. For example, a singleton is acceptable to be used in a logger class. What ...
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In ansible how to select specific tasks in a role according to the playbook or a more general parameter?

My understanding of Ansible roles is that they are the unit of reusability when implementing processes using Ansible, similarly to what a class or a package is in some computer languages. It ...
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How should GCP projects be organized?

I have recently inherited the previous director of devops duties in managing a transition from Heroku/AWS to GCP. I'm wondering what is best practice for organizing projects in GCP. Should the be ...
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availability calculation of a azure service fabric stateful application

I have looked at the question and answer in How do you calculate the compound Service Level Agreement (SLA) for cloud services? I have a service fabric application which has a stateful service which ...
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Service backend/frontend in one or two containers?

Imagine in your stack you have RESTful services which also provide some rudimentary frontends, mostly for admin/other tech user use. Do you include the UI inside the container or are these two ...
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Is it ok to have a Jenkins Server without slave node?

In my team we have one Jenkins server with one master node & one slave node in the same server. We use Jenkins Pipelines and surround everything with node{}. In a colleague's team I have seen ...
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How should I separate micro service modules for the message part(posts, reply, private) of a social network?

I have designed different part of social networking system using micro service and I have reached to the message part of the system. Messages can be private messages (maybe a separate module), the ...
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Limits of a singular Docker Swarm stack

Normally, the example you start with Docker introduce environment to right more or less one app - frontend, backend, something else.. Would you put all containers of a larger app (20-30 containers ...
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How do you calculate the compound Service Level Agreement (SLA) for cloud services?

Cloud services hosted by Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google and most others publish the Service Level Agreement, or SLA, for the individual services they provide. Architects, Platform Engineers and ...
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Should I use multiple beats input in Logstash?

After some researches around the beats input plugin and specially this rewrite I wonder if I should use only one beat input or multiples to handle multiples entry types. I'll have events coming from ...
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What are the pro and cons of SnowFlakes Servers, Phoenix Servers and Immutable Servers?

I'm curious about a matrix like comparison on security/ease of management/forensic ability for each type of server. I may forget some more key features of each type also. I've a general idea about ...