What is the cloud?

What is the cloud? The term “cloud” when talking about technology or computing is not new. You are probably familiar with this word and relate it to servers, the internet, etc.  The term refers to the fact that the server used is not visible or physically accessible to the user. In simple terms, cloud computing […]

What is DevOps?

Concept – But what is DevOps? DevOps is a term derived from the combination of “development” and “operations” that represents an engineering philosophy consisting of a collaborative approach between the software development (Dev) team and the software operations (Ops) team. In its broadest meaning, DevOps is a culture. The aim of this type of methodology […]

Indexing HAProxy custom HTTP headers into Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is a tool that allows indexing many types of content such as application logs, and in this article we will deal precisely with how to index the HTTP logs of a load balancer and proxy such as HAProxy, in the case of wanting to also record the fields of User-Agent, X-Forwarded-For and Referrer, which […]

Is internet as robust as they say?

What happened? Last 8th, from about 10 AM UTC, we started to receive different error reports from our customers: one couldn’t access his Github pages, another couldn’t manage his infrastructure with terraform, the one over there couldn’t build his python application … When we posted these errors on our shared channels we realized that something […]

Stages in the cloud migration process

The adoption of >b>cloud infrastructures in enterprises is a growing trend. Migrating the entire organizational structure to a cloud-based platform has never been easier. A well-designed and robust cloud platform can easily transform the way you do business. The cloud allows data to be stored and managed without the need to manage or maintain physical […]

Error using AWS EFS for MySQL

Introduction In this post we are going to see how to solve the following error that we face while working with MySQL databases using AWS EFS service for storage: ERROR 1030 (HY000) at line 1744: Got error 168 from storage engine Starting situation Our use case consisted of a Kubernetes EKS cluster, where we needed […]

4 Advantages of migrating to the hybrid cloud

We all know the benefits of migrating to a cloud environment: increased efficiency and productivity, reduced costs, flexibility, future-proofing, and the list goes on, which is why many businesses are considering this type of migration. But what exactly is hybrid cloud, and which is it right for your business? Below, we’ll explain what hybrid cloud means, […]

The relevance of team building

This past Thursday 14th of May we were carrying out various team-building activities. At Geko we believe in its importance, and how it translates directly into a high-performance work team, for all the benefits it provides, both in the short and long term.  These activities allow employees to learn from each other and develop new […]

Harbor: Private docker registry in Kubernetes

Kubernetes is a container orchestrator and therefore you need somewhere to store your container images for Kubernetes to pull them. There’s a wide variety of managed and unmanaged solutions to choose for this matter: cloud registry, dockerhub, private registry on a vm… or a private registry in Kubernetes. Today we are going to cover the […]

Steps before migrate to the cloud

Is your business ready to migrate to the cloud? Migrating to the cloud is one of the main ways for companies to grow, as it allows them to work more efficiently, increase flexibility, accessibility and cybersecurity. In order to take advantage of all the benefits the cloud has to offer, it is highly desirable to […]