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Within Cloud Foundry 2016, with Diego support enabled and the latest cf CLI you can now run one-off tasks natively in your Cloud Foundry. For Ruby on Rails applications this means you can run database…

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GitHub Releases are a great resource for open source projects to expand on the simple git tag concept. You can add release notes in Markdown format, and you can upload finalized assets - such as…

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UPDATE from https://cloudfoundry.slack.com: Apple has open sourced their Swift programming language and many developers like it a lot. Over time it may evolve a strong ecosystem for writing backend web applications. But…

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UDPATED 2016-2-29: cf cli v6.16.0+ includes easy to use commands. Blog post updated to use them. Service brokers are a plug'n'play extension for any Cloud Foundry - hosted or private - to bring…

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bosh-lite is a wonderful part of the BOSH toolchain - you provision a single VM one time and then bosh deploy creates Linux containers rather than full IaaS VMs. Super fast for development and super…

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You love Concourse CI and you've got a dozen or more pipelines running. Each pipeline is configured with secret AWS/Docker/Github credentials so it can test for S3 blobs, new Docker images, and Github…

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We're liking Spruce more and more as a replacement for Spiff in our BOSH releases. Spruce is a general purpose CLI for merging multiple YAML files into a single YAML file. Its especially useful when…

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PostgreSQL 9.5 is coming and includes many new features, including the new UPSERT command, and JSONB-modifying operators and functions. For operators of Cloud Foundry, we've pushed out a new service broker release that allows…

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When we originally released Subway - a service broker that allows you to scale out single-server service brokers for Cloud Foundry - we showed how to deploy it as a Cloud Foundry app. That was…

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