Callum  Owen

Callum Owen

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Encrypting Kubernetes Secrets with Sealed Secrets

A secret in Kubernetes cluster is encoded in base64 but not encrypted!

These data are “only” encoded so if a user has access to your secrets, he can simply execute a base64 decode command to see your sensitive data (kubectl get secret my-secret -o jsonpath="{.data.password}" | base64 --decode).

As the secrets aren’t encrypted, it can be unsecure to commit them to your Git repository.

Sealed Secrets is a solution to encrypt your Kubernetes Secret into a SealedSecret, which is safe to store – even to a public repository. The SealedSecret can be decrypted only by the controller running in the target cluster and nobody else.

In this tutorial, We''ll share How to Encrypt Kubernetes Secrets with Sealed Secrets

See more at: https://blog.knoldus.com/how-to-encrypt-kubernetes-secrets-with-sealed-secrets/

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Christa  Stehr

Christa Stehr

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50+ Useful Kubernetes Tools for 2020 - Part 2

Introduction

Last year, we provided a list of Kubernetes tools that proved so popular we have decided to curate another list of some useful additions for working with the platform—among which are many tools that we personally use here at Caylent. Check out the original tools list here in case you missed it.

According to a recent survey done by Stackrox, the dominance Kubernetes enjoys in the market continues to be reinforced, with 86% of respondents using it for container orchestration.

(State of Kubernetes and Container Security, 2020)

And as you can see below, more and more companies are jumping into containerization for their apps. If you’re among them, here are some tools to aid you going forward as Kubernetes continues its rapid growth.

(State of Kubernetes and Container Security, 2020)

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Maud  Rosenbaum

Maud Rosenbaum

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Kubernetes in the Cloud: Strategies for Effective Multi Cloud Implementations

Kubernetes is a highly popular container orchestration platform. Multi cloud is a strategy that leverages cloud resources from multiple vendors. Multi cloud strategies have become popular because they help prevent vendor lock-in and enable you to leverage a wide variety of cloud resources. However, multi cloud ecosystems are notoriously difficult to configure and maintain.

This article explains how you can leverage Kubernetes to reduce multi cloud complexities and improve stability, scalability, and velocity.

Kubernetes: Your Multi Cloud Strategy

Maintaining standardized application deployments becomes more challenging as your number of applications and the technologies they are based on increase. As environments, operating systems, and dependencies differ, management and operations require more effort and extensive documentation.

In the past, teams tried to get around these difficulties by creating isolated projects in the data center. Each project, including its configurations and requirements were managed independently. This required accurately predicting performance and the number of users before deployment and taking down applications to update operating systems or applications. There were many chances for error.

Kubernetes can provide an alternative to the old method, enabling teams to deploy applications independent of the environment in containers. This eliminates the need to create resource partitions and enables teams to operate infrastructure as a unified whole.

In particular, Kubernetes makes it easier to deploy a multi cloud strategy since it enables you to abstract away service differences. With Kubernetes deployments you can work from a consistent platform and optimize services and applications according to your business needs.

The Compelling Attributes of Multi Cloud Kubernetes

Multi cloud Kubernetes can provide multiple benefits beyond a single cloud deployment. Below are some of the most notable advantages.

Stability

In addition to the built-in scalability, fault tolerance, and auto-healing features of Kubernetes, multi cloud deployments can provide service redundancy. For example, you can mirror applications or split microservices across vendors. This reduces the risk of a vendor-related outage and enables you to create failovers.

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Mitchel  Carter

Mitchel Carter

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Microsoft Announces General Availability Of Bridge To Kubernetes

Recently, Microsoft announced the general availability of Bridge to Kubernetes, formerly known as Local Process with Kubernetes. It is an iterative development tool offered in Visual Studio and VS Code, which allows developers to write, test as well as debug microservice code on their development workstations while consuming dependencies and inheriting the existing configuration from a Kubernetes environment.

Nick Greenfield, Program Manager, Bridge to Kubernetes stated in an official blog post, “Bridge to Kubernetes is expanding support to any Kubernetes. Whether you’re connecting to your development cluster running in the cloud, or to your local Kubernetes cluster, Bridge to Kubernetes is available for your end-to-end debugging scenarios.”

Bridge to Kubernetes provides a number of compelling features. Some of them are mentioned below-

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Houston  Sipes

Houston Sipes

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Did Google Open Sourcing Kubernetes Backfired?

Over the last few years, Kubernetes have become the de-facto standard for container orchestration and has also won the race against Docker for being the most loved platforms among developers. Released in 2014, Kubernetes has come a long way with currently being used across the entire cloudscape platforms. In fact, recent reports state that out of 109 tools to manage containers, 89% of them are leveraging Kubernetes versions.

Although inspired by Borg, Kubernetes, is an open-source project by Google, and has been donated to a vendor-neutral firm — The Cloud Native Computing Foundation. This could be attributed to Google’s vision of creating a platform that can be used by every firm of the world, including the large tech companies and can host multiple cloud platforms and data centres. The entire reason for handing over the control to CNCF is to develop the platform in the best interest of its users without vendor lock-in.

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Secret Email System Review - Recommended or Not?

Matt Bacak’s secret email system is one of the most successful products in the WarriorPlus marketplace in recent memory. My secret email system review will not try to hard sell you on the product – I mean, it’s pretty cheap, so if you’re going to buy it, you’re going to buy it. Instead, I’ll concentrate on explaining the benefits of email marketing and how to get the most out of Matt’s system.

Nowadays, digital marketing is essential for every business. But what is the best strategy? There are many different points of view, but one thing is certain: emails are essential. Email marketing is one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to promote a business online, and it is simple and inexpensive to get started. The most important thing is to understand your audience and deliver content and offers that are truly relevant to them.

The PDF Download of an Honest Secret Email System Review
The front-end product
What Matt Bacak is selling, which has been promoted by such capable affiliates as Curt Maly, is a PDF ebook that you can download immediately after purchasing. However, there are a number of bonuses included to sweeten the deal. You get access to Mr. Bacak’s private Facebook group, and instead of a simple PDF download, you get a massive zip file full of useful files and videos.
Now that we know what we’re up against, let’s get into this secret email system review!

What is Included in the Secret Email System Download?
Here is a list of everything you get inside the zip file sold at the front end of the Secret Email System:

Matt Bacak’s 3x Formula Calculator (plus a video explaining how to use it)
1000 email swipe files in text format (swipe files or “swipes” are like templates you can repurpose in a variety of ways).
A 1.5-hour video session

Free access to Matt’s high-converting leadpages lead generation template
A massive book of swipe files (in PDF format)
A copy of Matt’s book, Secrets of the Internet Millionaire Mind,
A video tutorial on how to select “irresistible offers” from affiliate marketplaces.

The PDF version of The Secret Email System
The Checklist for the Secret Email System PDF
Text files containing instructions for joining the Facebook group and other bonuses
Matt was charging less than $6 for all of that value last time I checked. He is demonstrating his many years of experience in internet marketing by creating an irresistible offer that people will want to buy and affiliates will want to promote. As a result, the Secret Email System has sold more copies on Warrior Plus than any other product in recent memory.

Examine everything included in the secret email system
Who is Matt Bacak, and why should I listen to him?
Many consider Matt Bacak to be an internet marketing legend, and email marketing is his primary focus. My first encounter with Matt came in the form of some Facebook ads he ran. Matt explained who he was in the video ad (which featured a little guy dancing in the background) and invited me to visit his blog, which I did. He demonstrated a thorough understanding of online business, so it’s no surprise that he put together the ultimate email marketing package.
headshot of Matt Bacak

Overall, Matt’s ad was one of the strangest Facebook ads I’ve ever seen. It was also one of the most effective and memorable. I didn’t buy whatever Matt was selling that day, but I read his blog and remembered his name and who he was. When I saw Curt Maly running ads for Matt Bacak’s Secret Email System months later, it made a big difference.

When I saw that the price was under $6 and that the bonuses were included, I knew I had to buy the product. I didn’t buy it right away because I was too busy, but it stayed in the back of my mind until I had the opportunity to do so.
If it isn’t obvious, I’ll explain: the reason you should listen to Matt Bacak is that he knows how to get inside people’s heads and stay there, both as a marketer and as a public figure.

Is the Secret Email System Training of Good Quality?
At first glance, the training does not appear to be groundbreaking, but this is because the creator is unconcerned about flashy packaging. You literally get a zip file full of stuff that most people would put on a membership website. I can see how this would irritate some people who are used to flashy ClickFunnels and Kajabi courses.

If that describes you, you’re missing out. Matt’s training isn’t flashy, but it describes a solid system that most businesses can implement in some way. As the name implies, it all revolves around building a list and emailing it on a regular basis. Did I ruin the surprise?
Front end offer and upsells from a secret email system
Bonuses from the Secret Email System (and a Bonus From Me)
I’ve already outlined everything you get in the zip file that serves as the funnel’s front-end offer. Everything else, other than the Secret Email System PDF itself, is considered a bonus, and the total value could easily be in the hundreds of dollars.

That’s why purchasing this product was such a no-brainer for me. I already knew how to write good marketing emails, but I really wanted to look inside Matt’s system.
In addition to everything else, you’ll get lifetime access to Matt’s private Facebook community. He answers questions from people here on a daily basis, and it can be a great place to learn.

The truth is that you get so much value and stuff from purchasing this product that adding another bonus is almost pointless. But I’m a bonus machine, so be prepared.
In 2020, I published my first book on email marketing, How to Build Your First Money Making Email List. You’re already getting a lot of reading material, but if you purchase Matt’s product through my link, I’ll add it to the stack. Most of the books I write sell for $27, so this just adds to the ridiculous valuation of this sub-six-dollar product.
Bonuses Bonuses for Matt Bacak’s Secret Email System
Will This Product Really Help You Make Money Online?

It all depends on whether or not you use the secret email system. According to multiple sources, Matt Bacak is in charge of millions of dollars in sales for both himself and his clients. And the best thing about this guy is that he’s upfront and honest, and he puts his money where his mouth is. What I mean is that he doesn’t hold anything back in the books he writes. That is another reason he has amassed such a large and devoted fan base.

Finally, if your business can profit from email marketing or if you want to use email marketing to become an influential public figure, I believe this ebook can assist you. It helped me improve my understanding of the business side of being an affiliate marketer and is far more valuable than the price tag. This product will be especially useful if you want to get started in affiliate marketing with a small investment.

matt bacak’s business model
Going Beyond My Review – Secret Email System
The book itself goes beyond email marketing, but I don’t want to give too much away. Instead, I’ll go over some of the finer points of lead generation quickly so you can get started building your email list as soon as possible.

Now, I’m guessing that roughly 90% of people reading this review are affiliate marketers or are interested in affiliate marketing. As a result, I’m going to focus on lead generation strategies used by many successful affiliates. If you want to learn more about my favorite affiliate marketing strategies, click on that link to read my in-depth guide.

The Most Effective Methods for Building an Email List
Here’s a rundown of some of the best (and quickest) ways to build an email list. First, you’ll need a way to collect emails, and it must be a high-converting method. My favorite lead generation tools are:
ConvertBox (on-site messaging software/advanced popup builder)
ConversioBot (website chatbot platform)

You may have noticed that the majority of them are chatbots. Chatbots, on the other hand, are one of the best ways to not only capture an email address, but also to obtain additional customer information and even directly sell products.
The following are the most effective ways to drive traffic to these tools:
Facebook ads (particularly effective when paired with ConvertBox)
Google Ads and YouTube Ads (a killer combination with ConvertBox or Conversiobot)

Influencer Marketing
Facebook organic marketing
Search Engine Optimization
Secret Email System sales page Matt Bacak

If you can master even one of those traffic methods and use it to drive people to a high-converting optin or sales funnel, you’ll be well on your way to creating a recurring income.
Whether or not you choose to purchase this product through my link, I wish you the best of luck with your online business. If you do purchase the system, I hope to see you in the Facebook community! Please feel free to contact me via message or email at any time.

And if you do get the ebook through my link, please let me know so I can send you a copy of my book as a bonus!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About The Secret Email System
Here are some frequently asked product-related questions.
Is the secret email system bonus worth it?

In my opinion, the front end product and the majority of the bonuses are worth the price. I would have paid more just to gain access to Matt’s Facebook group!
What are the benefits of a hidden email system?
The main benefit is that you will learn one of the highest ROI business practices (email marketing) from someone who has built a seven-figure online business.

What do you call email marketing?
Email marketing is an important component of digital marketing for many businesses. Email marketing software is frequently referred to as an autoresponder, but a good email marketing platform will have more functionality.

Is this a legitimate way to make money online?
My secret email system review says it’s a great way to make money online as long as your online business uses marketing emails. It does require a list, but Matt teaches several methods for creating one.

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