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Adding Docker-based services to your Cloud Foundry with BOSH 2.0

This article follows along from our series of articles on deploying BOSH and Cloud Foundry using the wonderful new bosh2 CLI. Bootstrap BOSH 2.0 with local VirtualBox Running Cloud Foundry with BOSH 2.0 Now that you have Cloud Foundry running, you’ll discover it doesn’t do much without some stateful services into which you will store

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Building a Linux Static Binary with sipcalc, CentOS 7, and Docker

First: What is sipcalc? sipcalc is a handy tool that makes networking a bit less painful, e.g.: $ sipcalc 192.168.0.0/24 -[ipv4 : 192.168.0.0/24] – 0 [CIDR] Host address – 192.168.0.0 Host address (decimal) – 3232235520 Host address (hex) – C0A80000 Network address – 192.168.0.0 Network mask – 255.255.255.0 Network mask (bits) – 24 Network mask

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Use Concourse to Build a Docker Image

This blog will describe how to use Concourse to build a Docker Image through a simple example. The easiest and cheapest way to get a Concourse instance going is to use a pre-built Vagrant box. We will use Vagrant with VirtualBox, since it is built-in to Vagrant and free. You can easily install them by

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Try out PostgreSQL 9.5beta on Cloud Foundry

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 you to offer PostgreSQL 9.5 beta to some of your users, even before the final 9.5 release. This service broker is

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Deploying Subway broker with BOSH

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 convenient because deploying apps to Cloud Foundry is convenient. Unfortunately, everytime you scaled out your backend service – say a

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How to scale out any Cloud Foundry service

Introducing… TL;DR OMG YOU DIDN’T READ THE POST?! this post introduces Subway a Cloud Foundry service broker that allows you to horizontally scale out simple service brokers that don’t support horizontal scaling. A single server service broker can only hold a limited number of service instances. To scale up the number of service instances –

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Flattening the Docker/BOSH workflow

When Ferran Rodenas first introduced the docker-boshrelease he included some example deployment manifests that used some example Docker images hosted on Docker Hub. The original Dockerfiles were hosted somewhere else again. And then we further complicated it by creating spiff templates and putting them in a different repo. Then a client asked an innocent question:

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Embed absolutely anything into BOSH releases using Docker

We need Docker images to package absolutely anything into BOSH releases, and we need to embed those Docker images inside BOSH release. The new bosh-gen v0.20 makes this very simple. Very simple indeed: bosh-gen package consul-image –docker-image progrium/consul Later, on a BOSH VM, it will be available again in Docker as image progrium/consul. An example

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Terraforming workloads with Docker and Digital Ocean

Terraform is a great tool for automating creation of infrastructure and support IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS products. Docker is a great tool for creating containers which allow apps to be portable. Digital Ocean is a great IaaS with a great api and fast download speed. Problem I’m lazy and my internet is slow. Cloud Foundry

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