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In the previous blog posts we introduced MoltenCore and showed you how to deploy MoltenCore on Packet bare-metal cloud. In this blog post I will walk you through the steps needed to deploy Cloud Foundry…

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MoltenCore allows running containerized container platforms on bare-metal in a BOSH native way, using a highly available scale out architecture. The main repo can be found on GitHub. In this blog post, we will walk…

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What would my Cloud look like if I could start fresh and, moreover, if I could pick any technology I wanted? This exact opportunity happened to me during the preparations for the European Cloud Foundry…

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Many people have asked about how to backup and restore BUCC (an introduction to BUCC can be found here. The wait is over, because as of v0.4.0, there is full support for BBR…

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Using an external blobstore for your BOSH release is considered a best practice, since you don't want to pollute your git repo with big files. However there are some downsides to this approach: Need a…

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When debugging Ops Manager problems you sometimes want to directly interact with the BOSH director. This procedure is well documented, however I wanted a more automated way of doing it. So without further ado I…

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While Cloud Foundry BOSH release is getting bigger and bigger, and more components are added, it is becomming harder to understand the dependencies between jobs. Soon with the addition of BOSH links, BOSH will hopfully…

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The due to the nature of a boshworkspace it will contain sensitive data (like keys, certificates and passwords). To prevent data leaks it is recommended to encrypt this data before pushing it, to for example…

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When you are running out of Cloud Foundry resources (which results in apps not being able to stage/start) you may want to list the available memory/disk on your DEA/runner vms. In this…

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