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This article follows along from our series of articles on deploying BOSH and Cloud Foundry using the wonderful new bosh2 CLI. Bootstrap BOSH 2.0 with local VirtualBox Running Cloud Foundry with BOSH 2.0…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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We have been big fans of CoreOS etcd since it first came out. A simple to use distributed key value store. Many of our own distributed systems built for customers have used etcd for coordination…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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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…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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UDPATED 2016-2-29: cf cli v6.16.0+ includes easy to use commands. Blog post updated to use them. Service brokers are a plug'n'play extension for any Cloud Foundry - hosted or private - to bring…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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Earlier this week we announced Subway - a Cloud Foundry service broker that allowed you to scale out another Service Broker that is single-node only. Below is an animated gif demo of Subway in action.…

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Introducing... TL;DR OMG YOU DIDN'T READ THE POST?! this post introduces Subway a Cloud Foundry service broker that allows you to horizontally scale out simple service brokers that don't support horizontal scaling. A single…

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The animated gif* demo below shows: observe a master node failure (consul health checks) promote a slave to become master configure other slaves to the new master configure the original master to become a slave…

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This article is a continuation of investigations into service discovery, which started 3 days earlier with The world's quickest demonstration of consul. One side of DNS is the ability for clients to find backend services/…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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