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cf-protect — SHIELD for Your Cloud Foundry Applications

As far as enabling technologies go, CF is pretty. Write some code, wire up some marketplace services, and then simply cf push your way to a running, scalable web application. I daresay it’s effortless. A sheer joy to use. It’s definitely lead to more applications and more instance replicas. Can you imagine even attempting microservices

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SHIELD Cloud  Providing Peace of Mind for Linode

Stark & Wayne announced the launch of SHIELD Cloud, a data protection system offered for Linode. SHIELD Cloud is a systems-based data protection system that is hyper-aware of what it is protecting, and can perform certain domain-specific tasks before and after the snapshot of data is taken. SHIELD Cloud understands your data systems at a

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From the Interns: Introducing SHIELD etcd Plugin

This guest post is brought to you by our four Summer 2019 Interns, Jason Zhou, Naveed Ahmad, Pururva Lakkad, and Sriniketh Varma Dasarraju. We spent the summer over at Stark & Wayne designing and building the etcd plugin for SHIELD. The basic functionalities include backing up data from etcd and then restoring this data to

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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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From the Interns: Getting SHIELD up and Running via Docker

This guest post is brought to you by Naveed Ahmad and Pururva Lakkad from our Summer 2019 Internship program. We are interning here at Stark & Wayne for the summer. As mentioned earlier at the blog, we had to choose one project out of the four amazing ones. As a team, we’ve decided to work

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Mental Migration: A Cloud Foundry Operator’s Perspective on Starting Kubernetes – Part 2

This is the second part of my journey as a Cloud Foundry operator learning about the various components Kubernetes by comparing the components to functionalities I know in Cloud Foundry. The start of this series is here: https://starkandwayne.com/blog/mental-migration-a-cf-operators-perspective-on-starting-kubernetes/ Source of Truth – Cloud Foundry In Cloud Foundry land there are relational databases that contain the

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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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SHIELD v8 using UAA

Overview The upcoming release of SHIELD v8 adds support for GitHub and UAA authentication providers. Previous versions of SHIELD only supported basic auth. Many organizations already heavily rely on GitHub and UAA to organize users and permissions within an organization. You will be able to leverage these existing authentication providers to grant access to SHIELD.

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SHIELD: Looking Forward

Here at Stark & Wayne, we’ve been heads-down for the past several months, working on the next iteration of SHIELD, our data protection solution. We’ve got a lot of great stuff in store, and I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the major features we will be launching with SHIELD v8. (If

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