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HTTPie

I can never remember how to use CURL. Whenever I want to send some data I end up having to use google or try and dig through the terrible man pages. LMGTFY Today I leanred about a new tool called...

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Secrets and ConfigMaps

One of the tenants of Twelve Factor application design is the concept of external externalizing configuration and secrets. In the past, you may have had your configuration externalized to a resource bundle or bundled directly into your application artifact. The...

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Spring Initializer

What it is The Spring Initializer is one of the first places to go when starting a new Spring project as it greatly simplifies the process of starting a new Spring project. SpringIntializer When visiting this page by filling in...

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Kubernetes and Google Cloud SQL

Cloud SQL is a hosted SQL database similar to Amazon RDS for either Mysql or Postgres databases. It supports automated management including backup and deployment.  Since the database is created via the the GCP console it is very easy to...

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Running WordPress on Kubernetes

WordPress on Kubernetes Recently I posted about creating a highly available WordPress deployment using Amazon Web Services. The focus was using Terraform and Docker to automate the deployment. With the release of Pivotal Container Service I thought I would explore what...

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Amazon IoT and Kinesis: Introducing Zeppelin

In my last post, IoT with Amazon Kinesis and Spark Streaming I discussed connecting Spark streaming with Amazon IoT and Kinesis.  Today I would like to show how to add Apache Zeppelin into the mix. Apache Zeppelin is a web based tool...

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IoT with Amazon Kinesis and Spark Streaming

The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly becoming an important topic in the world of application development. This is because these devices are constantly sending a high velocity of data that needs to be processed and analyzed.  Amazon Kinesis and...

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Building a scalable web site using AWS/Docker/Terraform

In the past I have written pots about using infrastructure as code to deploy your web applications in a repeatable and controllable fashion using the concept of infrastructure as code. I will walk you through step by step in using...