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We use YAML for configuration of many things - Concourse pipelines, BOSH deployments, Cloud Foundry applications, and more. And we continually want to be more secure with how we handle our secrets. Two tools can…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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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.…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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BOSH makes a whole lot of tasks in the operations / systems management space way easier than ever before. Combine that with tools like Spruce and Genesis, and you have a really powerful paradigm for managing…

Posted by:James Hunt

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As part of a project, a client wants to have a self-deploying Concourse. Basically that means that once everything is set up, the alpha Concourse will deploy the beta Concourse and, if that completes successfully,…

Posted by:Quintessence Anx

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We're liking Spruce more and more as a replacement for Spiff in our BOSH releases. Spruce is a general purpose CLI for merging multiple YAML files into a single YAML file. Its especially useful when…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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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…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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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…

Posted by:Geoff Franks

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