Stark & Wayne

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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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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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For the last year or so, at Stark & Wayne we've been developing production-grade data services that support highly available failover and automatic disaster recovery. We are planning for these data platforms to run 1000s…

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Our applications need access to secrets - passwords, tokens, special URLs. Platforms like Cloud Foundry and Heroku have made environment variables easy to use, and so we use them. Albeit they are typically not as…

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Within Cloud Foundry 2016, with Diego support enabled and the latest cf CLI you can now run one-off tasks natively in your Cloud Foundry. For Ruby on Rails applications this means you can run database…

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