Posts by: Jeremy R Budnack
Have you ever had Openstack do something to your instance that put it in an unbootable state? Did YOU do something to your instance that put it into an unbootable state? Modern IaaS wisdom teaches us that we are to treat instances like "cattle", that we should be able to just blow it away and
Let’s say that you just deployed your shiny new Cloud Foundry at work, and are showing it off to your friends. As you and your friends hover over the login page, Bill from Corporate Compliance happens to stop by – he cranes his neck, sees your monitor, and says "Hey, that’s great! Where’s our logo?
The goal of this interaction is to figure out how to use the /check_token endpoint of the UAA to authenticate clients. This is useful if you want to use the UAA to authenticate a particular client (in my case, an AWS Lambda function that calls my API while standing up a CloudFormation stack), as opposed
I was working on an application, which talks to a few API’s to set up a lab environment on a system I’m working on. This system happens to be using Cloud Foundry to not only host its UI, but also its underlying API’s. The API’s I’m using in this case, while the source code is
For the last month or so, I’ve been working on a couple of projects that have required me to move files in and out of HDFS. It’s pretty straightforward once you get the appropriate tools working, but it can be a bit counterintuitive to get started (at least it was when I was learning it).
This week, I’ve been tasked with making a change to one of our existing Concourse pipelines. This got me to thinking: A CI pipeline should be treated as if it was versioned code. If I want to change it, I should have a place to try changes out, well out of the way of the
I have a confession to make: I used to be a .NET developer. Yup, I said it. I used to run Visual Studio. Windows was my primary operating system. Then I started writing code for those "other" platforms – Things like Ruby and Go. This mandated that I change my errant ways and adopt a
There are many ways to run Cloud Foundry. When you search for articles on getting started, you usually find them tailored for 2 camps of people: Developers: Articles of this pedigree typically focus on how to get a minimal "development environment" running, and how to get an application deployed on the platform in question. A
When I was searching for a platform to run my personal blog, I made a list of requirements for this platform: The application should run on Cloud Foundry. In fact, I want to install Ghost using Dr. Nic’s tutorial on Deploying Ghost blog on Cloud Foundry I want to run Cloud Foundry on my own