Monthly Archive: March 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...