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My DockerCon17 Experience
This year I attended (http://2017.dockercon.com) to boost my understanding of Docker and its ecosystem. DockerCon’s growth has been great, with 5,500 attendees this year. My first impression was surprise in the size of the ...
Managing Rancher container platform with Terraform
This blog post was originally posted at http://rancher.com/managing-container-clusters-terraform-rancher. Infrastructure as code is a practice of codifying and automating the deployment and management of infrastructure with tooling. This allows for testing, reviewing, approving, and deploying infrastructure ...
Automating Testing for Generated HTML Content using Gradle
We are going to discuss generated HTML content and how to validate it in an automated fashion. The results will be appropriate to work into your continuous integration (CI) pipeline....
Sep 14, 2016
My Experience with HashiConf 2016
2016 is the second year of (https://www.hashiconf.com) and my first year attending. I want to relate my experiences and opinion of the conference. My primary goal in attending a conference is to learn new ...
Docker Image Automated Tests
We are going to explore automated testing for docker images. I found this to be a bit more difficult than application testing because images are generally built with shell scripts and I couldn’t find ...
A Tour of Build Scans on Gradle.com
This year’s Gradle Summit was recently held and if you weren’t there, you missed out on some pretty exceptional talks. The videos will be posted in the future to Gradle’s YouTube channel, so you’ll be ...
Automating Terraform Projects with Jenkins
Terraform is tool for managing infrastructure as code. It has been a great success in extending the infrastructure knowledge to more team members (which is the whole point of DevOps!). One of my struggles though ...
Configuring Service Discovery with Consul in a Hybrid Container Environment
Over the last year, we’ve been actively working on migrating our existing micro-service infrastructure hosted in AWS to a container based solution. In this case, we have chosen Rancher. If you haven’t given Rancher a ...
Managing Your Github Org with Terraform
With the increasing prevalence of highly distributed systems, it’s becoming very important to automate and template everything possible so your teams don’t get bogged down with mundane tasks. With so many moving parts between teams, ...
Sep 18, 2015
Using Ansible (Part II)
Continuing where we left off in the previous post, let’s look at how we can start to organize the project a bit more and do some things like add configuration files. To see where we ...