Building Cloud Apps with Civo and Docker Part VI: Ingress with LetsEncrypt

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Reading Time: 9 minutesIn my previous articles, you looked at setting up a Kubernetes cluster on the Civo server platform. In this article, you’ll follow on from the setup from Part 4 and will apply an Ingress controller using free SSL certificates from LetsEncrypt. “Applying an Ingress controller using free SSL certificates from LetsEncrypt.” via @xirsyslee Click To […]

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Prioritizing a Technical Roadmap Against a Product Roadmap

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Reading Time: 6 minutesIn software development, you’ll often hear the term “roadmap” thrown about. If discussed carelessly, it could appear as though there is only one roadmap, the one that drives the design and development of a product. But don’t forget to weigh your product roadmap against a technical roadmap; it’s an analysis that can keep you and […]

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Measuring Performance Metrics in Rails

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Reading Time: 7 minutesPerformance is a topic many developers value highly, with web frameworks, programming languages, databases, and various technologies all boasting about performance. However, this isn’t usually the first consideration for a web application, as getting a product or service made more quickly is a higher priority. We tend to think about performance once a product/service is […]

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What Is Blockchain?

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Reading Time: 6 minutesThe world and its dog has gone crazy for blockchain (and related technologies, which is a whole other post). The past two years have been a hype roller coaster for the technology with stories of equally insane valuations, technical proposals, media exposure, regulatory nightmares, frauds, and unrealized dreams. But what is the technology, and why […]

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Building Cloud Apps with Civo and Docker Part V: Managing State

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Reading Time: 11 minutesOver the past four articles, you’ve seen how to distribute a Docker application across multiple nodes and load balance it. This was performed using Docker Swarm and Kubernetes. These techniques are powerful and increase the availability and fault tolerance of your applications. However, up until now, none of the examples explained managing state. In this […]

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