Are we about to experience a big change in the developer role?
Developers are creative people that want to be mentally stimulated. With developments in Cloud Computing, the job role is changing a lot and we’re expecting code generation to have a big impact on how developers work. How will they feel about this? Developers have been creating software since the beginning of the computer age, and […]
Digging into DevOps with AWS and Terraform
During our session at AWS Loft in Munich on November 22nd we presented “How to deploy AWS Infrastructure in a true DevOps fashion” using Terraform, AWS Codepipeline and AWS Codebuild. As best practise Cloudreach suggests to deploy infrastructure as a code using AWS Cloudformation, AWS CLI or our tool Sceptre. For the purpose of this […]
Secret Store Lambda for CloudFormation templates
One topic very important in the AWS ecosystem is how to share secrets and parameters between applications. Popular tools such as Vault and Consul are oriented towards large enterprises with multiple levels of security. There are also other proprietary KMS systems which often require connectivity back to on premise locations. Another alternative may be a […]
Blockchain Technology – Disrupt everything
Blockchain Technology – Disrupt everything I hate the word “disrupt.” It drives the implication that an entire industry is capable of being interrupted or completely tossed on its head. Instead I substitute that word — I prefer to think of it as an evolution. Netflix didn’t disrupt watching movies and tv, they evolved that experience […]
Eye of Horus
Hackathon theme and rules This hackathon was the third iteration of Cloudreach’s .create() hackathon. We were tasked with creating a GCP chatbot that could answer technical questions posed to it by the user. The questions were then to be run against public GCP BigQuery datasets to search for answers. Our team was composed of Carlos […]
Managing consistent deployment environments
Introduction At its core, DevOps is about resolving the tension between rapid development and ensuring stability in production. Developers and product teams want to get the latest features out into production as quickly as possible to ensure that their applications are providing the experience that their users want, and that their competitors don’t yet have. […]
AWS KMS Envelope Encryption
Today the Cloudreach blog covers a topic that is hot, hot, hot given the continuing security breaches, challenges and discussions around the globe. Specifically, we’re going to talk about encryption in AWS and how to make AWS Key Management Service (KMS) secure for your needs. The functionality that KMS provides is great, and with a […]
.create() a Cloudreach Hackathon
Why we started a hackathon It’s important to keep your mind at work by solving problems and learning new things.