Recently I found myself designing a system that had AWS Lambda functions inside a private VPC. But I needed to pass a payload from the output of the Lambda function… Read More »How to: AWS Service Endpoints via Terraform for fun and profit
Recently I had to create a new workspace on an existing project to test some new functionality. So I create the workspace and run the init command. No problems. validated… Read More »FIX: Terraform "Error: Run variables are currently not supported"
The Situation MariaDB, a fork of MySQL, has had multi-master clustering support from the the initial version 10 release. However, the more recent releases have made it increasingly easy to… Read More »How To: Database clustering with MariaDB and Galera.
The Situation Recently I had to update the database services in an number of environments. The reasons were the typical ones: performance, bug fixes, keeping-up-with-the-jones, etc. Like any good infra-… Read More »How-to: Easily update MariaDB from 10.0 onward on Cent OS 7
Like ’em or hate ’em paywalls have been around since the early days of the web. And from the business perspective I fully understand why they exist: At the end… Read More »Opinion: Bad pay-wall implementations and how to get around them.
The Situation Recently I was introduced to a new project. The getting started documentation was decent and I was able to get the project started up. When it came time… Read More »How to: Delete a stubborn Kubernetes namespaces.
From the AWS “Whats New” news feed: Posted On: Jul 11, 2019 The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is now generally available in TypeScript and Python. AWS CDK is an… Read More »AWS IaC (Infrastructure as Code) is about to get a whole lot more interesting.