• My Clever Docker Environment Loading Solution Using Vault
    The Problem, You have a dockerized application that needs 50+ environment variables that are different based on the execution environment. Let me explain how I made this completely painless with some clever design and hashicorp's vault...
  • Setting Up Your Own Private Docker Registry
    If you want to run your own Docker Registry using registry-v2 this post is for you! Its pretty simple but there are a few gotchas you need to know about. The purpose of this blog post is to help you past the problems so you experience the joy of setting up and having your own private docker registry at little to no cost (depending on if you want to purchase SSL certs or not.)...
  • Understanding Equity Offers for Mere Mortals
    A lot of friends and colleague over the years have asked me to explain this to them and I figured it was time to write a blog post about it so that more people can see how I personally approach equity offerings presented with an employment contract....
  • How Early DevOps Investment Greased the Wheels of Acquisition
    Once upon a time there was a company that during acquisition was presented with hundreds of due diligence questions as well as SOX compliance requirements. This story is how a team were covered through their early investment in DevOps disciplines, mindsets, and processes. Learn how to subscribe to DevOps practices automatically, build in resiliency, checks & balances, reproducibility, system and user auditing, and more....
  • Why I Ditched DockerHub's Automated Builds
    If you've created Docker containers and put them on the central registry then you know that you can have DockerHub do the builds for you using the "Automated Build" feature. This is a great feature for maintaining relatively stable projects with infrequent changes but if you're living the agile life and iterating quick and often, you're going to find yourself wanting more....

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