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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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Deploy Cloud Foundry to Google Kubernetes in 10 minutes

Is Cloud Foundry dead? I ask on your behalf because Pivotal – chief cheerleader and contributor to Cloud Foundry – was sold to VMWare in 2019, and all Pivotal-cum-VMWare staff chant “Tanzu” as the answer to all problems. During 2017, ’18, and ’19 the vendor ecosystem around “cloud” and “devops” seemed to pine for all

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Quake Speedrun Level 2: Argo

Welcome to part two of our QUAKE-Speedrun. This time we will deploy Argo and use it to automate deployments of our additional components on our Kubernetes Cluster to start building out our Platform. First, let’s take a look at the Argo Project Modules to understand what their Job is. Argo Project: ArgoCD “Declarative Continuous Delivery

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Quake Speedrun Level 1: Kops

Introdution: A follow along tutorial to build your own Platform. This was inspired by the gaming speedrun community. A speedrun is a play-through, or a recording thereof, of a whole video game or a selected part of it (such as a single level), performed with the intention of completing it as fast as possible. While

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Running Cloud Foundry on Kubernetes using KubeCF

Photo by Alex Gorzen on Flickr At Stark & Wayne, we’ve spent a ton of time figuring out the best solutions to problems using the open source tools we have available. We’ve pondered problem spaces such as: What if we could… Put the lime in the coconut? Put the peanut butter in the chocolate? Put

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Deploy Cloud Foundry on MoltenCore

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 on your freshly deployed MoltenCore Cluster. Since MoltenCore uses BOSH with the docker-bosh-cpi for resources isolation, a Cloud Foundry running

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Public Bare Metal CF Cheaper than Public Cloud CF!  Whoa!

Cloud Foundry Summit EU is over and, as part of our servant leadership culture at Stark & Wayne, we reflect on what we’ve learned. First, we want to thank the Cloud Foundry Foundation for offering us the opportunity to sponsor the Hands-On Labs (HOL) and in particular, Chris Clark, for keeping everyone organized and on

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Investigating kpack – Continuously Updating Docker Images with Cloud Native Buildpacks

Docker images don’t grow on trees, but you shouldn’t buy them from Etsy either. What I mean is, you don’t want your company running on bespoke artisan Docker images based on source code and upstream dependencies that you can’t reproduce 50 times a day, and can’t keep continually updated and secure for the next 10

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Private buildpacks for Air-Gapped Cloud Foundry

Chad asked how to he could get FreeTDS into his Cloud Foundry application so he could use the RubyGem tiny_tds. The answer for adding system-level libraries or CLIs is to use a new supply buildpack, and so I made Chad a new buildpack https://github.com/starkandwayne/freetds-buildpack. Chad asked a good question – “but how do I use

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