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I initially moved my BOSH envs to BUCC because I tired of curating a bosh create-env command with all the right flags. I stayed for the auth cmds & backups.…

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It is easier, faster, and cheaper to borrow GitHub for your next internal business app than to write your own login/reset-password/two-factor authentication/team management system. In 2018 it is easier than ever to…

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At Stark & Wayne we've been building out a set of internal web apps to help collect and pass information to the staff who need it. For example, one app pulls data from a primary…

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A typical web application will need services, such as databases and caches, to run. It will probably also need these services to run its test suite. In this blog post, we will look at how…

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Coming to SpringOnePlatform next week? Myself (Dr Nic) and many Stark & Wayne team members will be in the Community Hub to talk about Kubernetes/CFCR, Cloud Foundry, Kafka, SHIELD and more. Come find us!…

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Running your own Cloud Foundry will give you large hosting bills. Kubernetes, whilst having a substantially smaller initial footprint, will still run up a reasonable hosting bill each month. If only there was a way…

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Cloud Foundry can be wonderfully simple to use for 99% of web applications. It is now even more wonderful and more simple by allowing us to install Debian packages. Cloud Foundry containers do not grant…

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OpenCV is a fast computer vision and deep learning library. We're excited to make OpenCV available to every Cloud Foundry application through a new buildpack: https://github.com/cloudfoundry-community/opencv-buildpack What can OpenCV do? Firstly,…

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The BOSH v263 release added an exciting new feature - the ability to run one-off tasks (called errands) inside existing instances. A BOSH deployment is the top-level first-class citizen of running things with BOSH. Typically…

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