April 13, 2022Categories:
You either die supporting raw Kubernetes manifests, or live long enough to see yourself build an internal developer platform. ~Anonymous
April 10, 2022Categories:
There are seemingly infinite ways to deploy web applications to the cloud:
- 🏢 On-Premise
- 🤝 Colocation
- 🤘 Bare Metal Cloud
- 📜 Dedicated Hosts/instances
- 🤖 Virtual Machines
- ⚙️ Managed Services
- ✨ Platform as a Service
Which option is right for you? Read on to find out!
April 14, 2021Categories:
TL;DR I set out to build the smallest container image that I could that was still able to do something useful. By taking advantage of multistage builds, the
scratch base image, and a tiny assembly based http server, I was able to get it down to 6.32kB!
November 11, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: If you develop web applications, inevitably you will have secrets (database credentials, 3rd party API keys, etc…) that you need to manage. I have seen a variety of approaches used here and wanted to walk through them, from least secure to most.
There are always trade-offs when writing software, and in this case the tradeoff is between convenience and security. The ideal solution will establish convenient developer workflows while also protecting user data.
October 5, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: I used to host my site on a virtual machine running Caddy webserver, but recently migrated it to Google Cloud Storage with Cloudflare in front of it as a proxy/cache/SSL termination solution. It’s pretty awesome! 😎
I also recorded a video about this setup on YouTube. ← Check out the video and subscribe if you are into this sort of thing 🙏
Does this count as serverless?
July 25, 2020Categories:
TL;DR: DevOps doesn’t have to be all work and no play. I built 5 stupid (but fun!) GitHub actions… because why not?
The full code for these actions can all be found in this GitHub repo. I encourage you to fork and/or add issues/PRs with impractical actions of your own!
I also recorded a video about this project on YouTube. ← Check out the video and subscribe if you are into this sort of thing 🙏