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.
So there I was yesterday minding my own business, working on some assigned tasks like the good little engineer I am. My break time comes around so I check my… Read More »Story: Well that was pleasantly unexpected; and pretty awesome!
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.