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Nomad Setup

In my previous post I talked about why I’m going for Nomad instead of any other cool container orchestration platform. In this post I will be showing you how I…

Dirk Janssen
21 april, 2020

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Moving to a different Cloud Provider – Running our beer services on an Amazon EKS Cluster

Just like in any other business, you don’t want to be dependent on one supplier. That’s why we as proud owners of Terrax Micro-Brewery Inc.™ recently turned to Amazon Web…

Roger Goossens
20 april, 2020

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Why the MySQL event scheduler doesn’t work on Aurora Serverless (and how to fix it with AWS Lambda)

Where the MySQL Event Scheduler mechanism works for both the MySQL  and  Aurora Cluster RDS services. It seemed not to work after migrating our applications to Aurora Serverless clusters. The…

Jan van Zoggel
14 april, 2020

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AWS launches Fargate Platform 1.4, what does it bring us?

Although AWS recently published their experimental public roadmap for AWS Container Services. The company can still surprise us during a global pandemic by suddenly announcing the launch of the new…

Jan van Zoggel
12 april, 2020

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How to enable slow query and general logs for Aurora Serverless

During a project we are migrating a lot of MySQL RDS instances to Aurora Serverless basically to lower runtime and operational cost (OPEX). In the traditional Aurora / MySQL RDS…

Jan van Zoggel
10 april, 2020

Techblog Architectuur

An introduction to iPaaS

In the IT industry, among others, you’re often only as good as your last success. As Rogers (2016) mentions: “In a world of rapidly changing technology and customer needs, it…

Rubén Middeljans
30 maart, 2020

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DIY Distributed HomeServer

Now that the Social Isolation is in full effect, I find myself with some extra time on my hands. Instead of watching Netflix/Disney+/Prime I decided to migrate my Home Automation…

Dirk Janssen
27 maart, 2020

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Monitoring your beer production with Spring Boot Metrics

Let’s take a small break from our Docker/Kubernetes series in which we try to optimize our beer-brewing and -selling throughput and focus a bit more on beer-brewing and -sales measurement….

Roger Goossens
4 maart, 2020

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How to use AWS Lambda provisioned concurrency against cold startups?

The biggest advantage of functions is there pay-per-use model. But this also means that the underneath hardware will scale down to zero when not used. When this happens and a…

Jan van Zoggel
5 februari, 2020

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Why and how to setup an AWS Aurora Serverless database?

In our AWS cloud native application development projects we often use native-cloud technology like AWS Lambda and AWS ECS Fargate to accelerate deployment and minimize costs. The power of both…

Jan van Zoggel
3 februari, 2020

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Fixing AWS CodeCommit git error on OS X

When using AWS CodeCommit (and I think specifically a MacBook / OS X) you might get the error: fatal: repository ‘https://git-codecommit.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/v1/repos/demo/’ not found Make sure you have a current version…

Jan van Zoggel
30 januari, 2020

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Going commercial – Running our TerraX beer app in a Kubernetes engine

In our last couple of beer blogs we stuck to a plain Docker setup. That already got our business a lot more professional and it enabled us to ship out…

Roger Goossens
17 januari, 2020

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How to enable AWS GuardDuty in a multi-account environment using Cloudformation?

During the development of a cloud native application running on Kubernetes we we’re asked to perform implement a security mechanism that pro-actively scans the complete cloud native infrastructure for security…

Jan van Zoggel
15 januari, 2020

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Migrating logic in a serverless world

One of my gripes with the technological developments over the past couple of years is that the names that have been bestowed upon them have not been great. Microservices seem…

Coert van den Thillart
20 december, 2019

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The accidental monolith

It is one of those current buzzwords, next to agile, cloud and containers: microservices. Hyped by Gartner and “mister Service Oriented Architecture” Thomas Erl, this new way of creating business…

Maarten Tijhof
9 december, 2019

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How to run Ghost CMS cloud native on AWS

As you may know the Ghost application is a light-weight opensource Content Management System (CMS) which is ideal for blogs and magazine websites. Just like https://terra10.nl and because  it allows…

Jan van Zoggel
7 december, 2019

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On Beer Composition – Orchestrating our Containers with Docker Compose

Just like composing a good craft beer requires a good mix of complementing types of hops, malts, fruits, spices and herbs – and of course the craftsmanship of a good…

Roger Goossens
19 november, 2019

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Howto set TIBCO BusinessWorks Container Edition (BWCE) environment variables in AWS Fargate

AWS Fargate is a compute engine for Amazon ECS that allows you to run BWCE containers without having to manage servers or clusters. A quick howto on deploying BWCE applications…

Joshua Moesa
13 november, 2019

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How to save time when creating container files for TIBCO BWCE

Being a good consultant, I always try to avoid repetitive, manual work. What helps me not to just try, but also to succeed, are the many very useful tools out…

Marc Vierveijzer
24 oktober, 2019

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GraalVM Native Images – Dependency Injection (part 3)

This post is part 3 of a series about GraalVM. In the previous post, I explained how you can create a simple REST API using GraalVM and native images. The…

Thomas Janssen
30 september, 2019