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In general, it is not a good idea to have all of your infrastructure sitting on the public internet. AWS solves this issue by creating VPCs (Virtual Private Clouds) which have private subnets to sequester…

Posted by:David Dobmeier

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Do you ever get annoyed that you have to install Python, pip, and then AWS CLI in order to simply access your S3 storage to manage your buckets? I know once in a while, I…

Posted by:Xiujiao Gao 高秀娇

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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…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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Overview Every once in a while you will find an organization which will not give you AWS Console access so you have to become handy using the AWS CLI for managing the infrastructure underneath BOSH.…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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Earlier today I was greeted with this message while performing a BOSH deployment for SHIELD: Error 100: Unknown CPI error 'Unknown' with message 'AWS was not able to validate the provided access credentials' I double…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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AWS Lambda came out in late 2014 solving "run code without thinking about servers". But since I've been deploying code to Cloud Foundry installations since 2012, I have not been thinking about servers…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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Ever wonder how many of the VMS in AWS Console were deployed via BOSH? How about the number of instance types so you can start using reserved instances? The script below will show you the…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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We ran into an interesting problem today while running bosh-init against AWS: CPI 'has_vm' method responded with error: CmdError{"type":"Unknown","message":"AWS was not able to…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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To deploy Cloud Foundry (CF) to Bosh-Lite on AWS, we need to [Spin up a Bosh-Lite VM on AWS](##Spin up a Bosh-Lite VM on AWS) first, then we can [Deploy CF using the Bosh-Lite]…

Posted by:Xiujiao Gao 高秀娇

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