Building Cloud Apps with Civo and Docker Part I: Setting Up the Cluster

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Reading Time: 5 minutesThis article was originally published by Lee Sylvester on his personal blog. With his kind permission, we’re sharing it here for Codeship readers. As a beta tester for the cloud platform by Civo, a UK-based company providing services similar to Digital Ocean, I wanted to give their servers a hammering with my cloud experiments and […]

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Setting Up HAProxy for a SaaS Application

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Reading Time: 4 minutesAt Shopblocks, each customer receives several temporary subdomains so that they can access their website, admin system, and static assets. Part of the challenge of building Shopblocks was in providing all customers, by default, an SSL certificate. During our prelaunch stage, our system was based heavily on Apache Virtual Hosts, with each customer getting their […]

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Using Apache Kafka for Asynchronous Communication in Microservices

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhile microservice architecture might not be a silver bullet for all systems, it definitely has its advantages, especially when building a complex system with a lot of different components. Of course, if you’re considering microservices, you have to give serious thought to how the different services will communicate. In this post, we’ll look at how […]

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