passwords, secrets, keys - best practice

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  • kelseyhightower/envconfig

    Golang library for managing configuration data from environment variables

    kelseyhightower/envconfig

  • godotenv

    A Go port of Ruby's dotenv library (Loads environment variables from `.env`.)

    joho/godotenv

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  • Vault

    A tool for secrets management, encryption as a service, and privileged access management

    The important bit about your question is storing and retrieving secrets in a secure way, for doing that you would need a Secure Store like Hashicorp Vault or AWS Systems Manager.

  • sops

    Simple and flexible tool for managing secrets

    You can use a variety of tools for that: - Mozzila's SOPS - HashiCorp Vault as others recommend it - Sealed Secrets from bitnami.

  • sealed-secrets

    A Kubernetes controller and tool for one-way encrypted Secrets

    You can use a variety of tools for that: - Mozzila's SOPS - HashiCorp Vault as others recommend it - Sealed Secrets from bitnami.

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