Andreas is a Principal Software Architect at QAware, an independent cloud native software manufacturer that has been repeatedly awarded Best IT Workplace in Germany. His focus is cloud native computing in all its glory, from application to infrastructure. When he’s not building software, he saves the world by analyzing and stabilizing misbehaving systems.
The Open Policy Agent (OPA) is an open source, general-purpose policy engine that enables unified, context-aware policy enforcement across the entire stack. It is also super lightweight and eminently useful in security and elsewhere. In this Tools-in-Action session we will take first steps with this tool and it’s simple, yet powerful Rego policy language.
You will need a working shell, editor and up-to-date binary of OPA: https://github.com/open-policy-agent/opa