Posts by: Bill Chapman

Keeping an eye on Cloud Foundry Pt. 2

Post 2, Electric Boogaloo This is the second part of a series of posts about monitoring your CloudFoundry installations. You can find the first post in the series here. This post will cover some of the basics to encourage non Ruby developers to help us interface with services they’ve written. So… You want a BOSH

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Keeping an eye on Cloud Foundry Pt. 1

Earning Your Trust Cloud Foundry and BOSH make an excellent platform and set of tools and they continue to get better. But all software has shortcomings. Keeping an eye on present and future gaps in the platform is on the mind of most of our clients. This is the first in the series of posts

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BaaS: A quick metaphor about *aaS

Something-as-a-Service is a popular concept in the modern cloud stack. So in the interest of Blogging as a Service to you, I thought I would share a quick metaphor I have been using to explain these concepts to clients and other colleagues. So let’s open up a chain restaurant. We often talk about treating our

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Your first BOSH Release

When I joined the team at Stark & Wayne, one of my first tasks was to create a BOSH release for MariaDB. I found the Cloud Foundry documentation is excellent for getting the big picture but I still managed to hit a few sticking points along the way. Fortunately, Stark & Wayne has deployed many

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