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Checking the Current Status of BOSH Resurrection

Where does BOSH store the current status of Resurrection? Tune in to find out.

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The Future of Cloud Foundry, BOSH, KubeCF, and cf-for-k8s

In the fall of 2020, VMware sent a curt email to all subscribers on its PWS — Pivotal Web Services — platform informing them that come January 15th, 2021, they would need to move all of their applications to … elsewhere. Understandably, this caused a great deal of confusion among the PWS customer base. It’s

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BOSH + KMS Disk Encryption Debugging

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash Today, we made an attempt to encrypt a persistent volume in a BOSH deployment using a KMS key and experienced an odd error which was not obvious on how to debug. Hopefully, after reading this you’ll be able to identify and quickly fix your problem if you run into

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Using BOSH Tags for Cost Center Charge Backs on AWS

Photo by Devin Avery on Unsplash Scenario: You log into the AWS Console, look at the EC2 tab and wonder whether the hundreds of thousands of instances are being used, are still needed, and who owns them. Your recovery from this situation is a slow process, but BOSH can help! BOSH Tags BOSH deployed VM

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Deploying Kubernetes via Gluon

Gluon is an exciting new Kubernetes controller that brings the full power of BOSH to a Kubernetes world. With three simple and straightforward CRDs, Gluon lets Kubernetes operators deploy VMs via BOSH, upload stemcells, and manage cloud and runtime configs, all from the comfort of kubectl. Today we’re going to do the improbable: starting with

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Meet Arpy – A BOSH VM Networking Validator

Photo by Hans Eiskonen on Unsplash Ever needed to diagnose weird networking bugs on BOSH deployed VMs? We ran into a problem with a BOSH release that would create routes for itself on the networking stack. To detect this, Arpy was created. How it Works Arpy is a simple bash script which uses the BOSH

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Guide to deploying Genesis kits to BOSH/CredHub

Genesis is an awesome deployment framework for deploying systems with BOSH to any infrastructure cloud. It has a whole catalog of open source production ready kits which make it super easy to deploy, scale, and upgrade systems such as Cloud Foundry Application Runtime (PaaS), Vault (Secrets), Concourse CI, SHIELD (backup/restore), and Minio (Object Store). Genesis

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Deploy MoltenCore on Packet Bare-Metal Cloud

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 you through the steps needed to deploy a MoltenCore cluster on Packet. Clone the project The packet-molten-core repo contains the

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Debugging Slow BOSH Deployed PostgreSQL

Photo by Vincent van Zalinge on Unsplash Something is just not quite right, the CLI is sluggish and your senses are tingling that something is wrong. Is it the database? Maybe. How do you know? pgBadger is a nifty tool that reads through postgres logs and generates a report showing slow queries, table locks, DML

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