Detecting the Kubernetes API Server DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2019-1002100)

Recently, a new Kubernetes related vulnerability was announced that affected the kube-apiserver. This was a denial of service vulnerability where authorized users with write permissions could overload the API server as it is handling requests. The issue is categorized as a medium severity (CVSS score of 6.5) and can be resolved by upgrading the kube-apiserver to v1.11.8, v1.12.6, or v1.13.4.


Testing Apache Kudu Applications on the JVM

Although the Kudu server is written in C++ for performance and efficiency, developers can write client applications in C++, Java, or Python. To make it easier for Java developers to create reliable client applications, we’ve added new utilities in Kudu 1.9.0 that allow you to write tests using a Kudu cluster without needing to build Kudu yourself, without any knowledge of C++, and without any complicated coordination around starting and stopping Kudu clusters for each test.


Using Docker and Splunk to Operationalize the Splunk Machine Learning Toolkit

Configuring and maintaining a Splunk Dev environment can be challenging as new releases of apps and the software are made available. Leveraging the official Docker image, the newest versions of Splunk Enterprise and various apps can be made available without a time commitment or worries about future updates.


Salt Air 33 - An overview of the Salt 2019.2.0 (Fluorine) release

SaltStack is excited to announce the release of Salt 2019.2.0, codenamed Fluorine. This highly anticipated Salt release is substantial by the numbers, and is already getting positive feedback from our user community. New SaltStack network automation features and even more Salt support for other infrastructure management tools like Ansible, Terraform, and Docker are just a few of the highlights of this release.


What is artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is used all around us and if you’ve used some sort of voice activated technology to make your life easier, then there was likely some element of AI involved. Some of the most notable examples include Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Tesla semi-autonomous vehicles. Individual consumers no longer have to fumble around in the dark to flip the light switch at home, manually search playlists for songs, or type in a password to get into smartphones.