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  • KubeCon EU: Mercedes-Benz’s Migration From Pod Security Policies to Validation Admission Policies

    During KubeCon EU the Mercedes Benz team presented their migration journey from Pod Security Policies to Validation Admission Policies to secure their 1000+ Kubernetes clusters. The solution was chosen in favour of Kyverno due to its improved performance.

  • Programming Your Policies: Justin Cormack at QCon San Francisco 2022

    At QCon San Francisco 2022, Justin Cormack, CTO at Docker, presented on Programming your policies. The talk is part of one of the editorial tracks called "Languages of Infra: Beyond YAML."

  • Creating and Enforcing "Policy as Code" with HashiCorp Sentinel

    HashiCorp have released Sentinel, an embedded “policy as code” framework that is integrated within the HashiCorp Enterprise products. Sentinel enables “fine-grained, logic-based policy decisions” that can be used to automatically audit and enforce organisational, compliance or security policies when working with Infrastructure as Code and other HashiCorp platform tooling.

  • Android Apps Are Now Reviewed by Tools and Humans

    Google has quietly introduced an app reviewing process that monitors new apps or updates for policy violations. This process uses automatic tools and sometimes human reviewers that add a few hours of delay in the publishing process.

  • Article: SOA Governance: An Enterprise View

    In a new article, SOA architect Michael Poulin explains the necessity for SOA governance to ensure an SOA initiative's success, and explains the role the OASIS SOA Reference Model and the accompanying SOA Reference Architecture assign to SOA Governance. Michael observes SOA governance specifics from the enterprise perspective and illustrates them with several examples of SOA Governance policies.

  • Article: Ian Robinson on Consumer-driven Contracts

    In a new article, ThoughtWorks' Ian Robinson discusses how consumer-driven contracts, in the form of "stories for services" and unit tests exchanged between service development streams, can strengthen the service-oriented development lifecycle. In contrast to contracts defined from the POV of the provider, consumer-driven contracts result from combining the demands of all known service consumers.

  • 7 Degrees of SOA Coupling

    In a recent posting, ZapThink analyst Ron Schmelzer tackles the belief that a system is either loosely-coupled, or it isn’t. Although the importance of loose-coupling has been known for some time, the dialogue around this post has garnered some interesting discussion.

  • The Legal Boundaries Of Agile

    Adopting Agile practices requires a shift in the organisation on many different levels, but can making such a change lead to serious trouble?

  • Article: SOA Governance: The Basics

    In this article, MomentumSI's Ed Vazquez explains the basics of SOA governance, with an explicit focus on the need for a holistic SOA governance model and shared governance principles.

  • Identity Management and SOA

    SOA involves creating a platform of reusable networked services. One of the most commonly requested services is identity management, which can provide a single sign-on context for a host of services. This article was written by two identity management experts from Oracle.

  • Multi-Tenant Data Architecture

    The 2nd installment in a series of articles for creating Software as a Service, "Multi-Tenant Data Architecture" is now available from the Microsoft Architecture Strategy Team on MSDN.