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Dockerizing our Jumpboxen

A long time ago, we at Stark & Wayne faced a problem with jumpboxen. Every environment needs one, and they have to have all the right tooling loaded on them. We were treating them as a bit of the infrastructure, which meant that we let client infrastructure teams stand them up. A CentOS VM over

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Starting the Genesis Roadmap Calls

This month (August of 2019), we started holding regularly scheduled Roadmap Calls, where the developers and release engineers working on Genesis provide updates, explain where we are at in the roadmap, where we want to go, and answer questions form anyone who pops in. We’ll be holding these calls on the 3rd Tuesday of every

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(Re)Starting the SHIELD Roadmap Calls

This month (August of 2019), we resumed holding regularly scheduled Roadmap Calls, where the developers and release engineers working on SHIELD provide updates, explain where we are at in the roadmap, where we want to go, and answer questions from anyone who pops in. We’ll be holding these calls on the 4th Thursday of every

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Detecting Warden in a BOSH Release

This morning, I was trying to wrangle our CI/CD pipeline for the Containers BOSH Release so that I could cut a 1.1.0 release and generally forget about the process of integration testing. Our stock pipeline architecture for BOSH releases runs a deployment test by taking a manifest — either the example manifest or a CI-specific

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New in SHIELD 8.2: Short UUIDs

We’ve been doing a lot of interior plumbing work on SHIELD, shoring up the internal processes, the scheduler, etc. However, today I want to talk about a more visible change coming in the 8.2.0 release: Short UUIDs! Less, as they say, is more. UUIDs are typically around 40 characters long (including the hyphens). They’re great

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Summer 2019 Internship Projects Announced!

As I wrote previously, we are kicking off our Summer 2019 Engineering Internship this week. Here are the potential projects that our intrepid summer interns will be working on. As a team, they will evaluate each proposal, choose one, and then carry it through from start to finish. These projects are fully self-contained (though they

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Stark & Wayne Internship Program

Starting this summer (2019), Stark & Wayne will be running thrice-yearly internships, to help introduce near-graduates to the realities of dev/ops culture, agile methodologies, and cloud technology. The Format During each session we will pick between two and four candidates and bring them on part-time (20 hours per week) to work on a complete project,

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