Stark & Wayne

Articles by Geoff Franks

In this post, we're going to use Genesis to deploy Cloud Foundry. We will make use of some of Genesis's cool features to generate unique credentials for each deployment, and Vault to keep the credentials…

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If you've ever deployed Cloud Foundry via BOSH, you know how complicated BOSH's deployment manifests can be - thousands of lines, many properties, many of which are repeated. This problem gets compounded when you start…

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It's been a while since we last blogged about spruce, and since then, a lot of things have changed. Here's a quick summary of the spruce operators, and new features as of Spruce 1.4.…

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Stark & Wayne's Homebrew tap has been around for a little while, with only spruce. We've added a couple new things today to make life easier with managing deployments and credentials, safe, and genesis. Safe…

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logsearch-boshrelease is pretty cool, when it's working. This is pretty easy to manage at a small scale, but as your deployment scales out, and you start processing multiple millions of records every few minutes, you…

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There are a lot of CloudFoundry services + service brokers available as BOSH releases. Many of those have errands for registering the service broker with CloudFoundry. Unfortunately some of them don't, and some organizations might have…

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I recently had the misfortune of having my bosh-lite instance keel over with 80% packet loss (or higher). Turns out, I was suffering from a routing loop. Here's how to see if you're suffering from…

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If you've been in the BOSH/CloudFoundry community for more than 10 minutes, you've probably heard of, seen and even used spiff. But, if you haven't heard of it, Spiff helps to make BOSH manifests…

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Let's take an the cf-secrets.yml file from cf-boshworkspace, and see if we can convert it from a spiff based template to a spruce based template. The original file is pretty big, so for simpliticy's…

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