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Xcode 11 Unable to Boot Simulator Diehard

Xcode on my Macs had a persistent problem after updating to Xcode 10: the simulators wouldn’t work anymore. Lucky me, I was busy with AWS and Kubernetes projects… Updating to Xcode 11 didn’t fix anything. Searching the web didn’t help … Continue reading

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AWS IAM Version and SID traps

In a IAM policy JSON, if you omit the version string, you are heading for trouble: If you do not include a Version element, the value defaults to 2008-10-17, but newer features, such as policy variables, will not work with … Continue reading

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Changing Encryption of PersistentVolumes in Kubernetes

Docker containers are treated as ephemeral, specifically when they are managed in a Kubernetes cluster. Starting and restarting in the cluster is done automatically and works as a breeze. Things get more complicated as soon as you decide to keep … Continue reading

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Pricing Strategies for a Fairer Trade

Today I opened a milk carton that was printed with a thank you, because by buying this brand of milk we are supporting dairy¬†hill farmers. Germany is the home some of the hardest discounters (and other retailers) who, acting in … Continue reading

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