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Using AWS Lambdas to Migrate a Website

January 30, 2018

When migrating to a new website it is very important to keep all the URLs of the old website alive, by permanently redirecting them to an equivalent page on the new version of the website. Doing so helps to retain the achieved search engine ranking of the old website for the new one. We have recently relaunched the mimacom website and were faced with migrating more than 3000 unique URLs of more than 10 different domains. As the new mimacom website is a static website fully hosted on AWS, we were looking for a solution for implementing the redirects with AWS offerings.

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HashiCorp Vault in Cloud Foundry environment

December 15, 2017

In this blog post, we will describe how you could configure HashiCorp Vault in a Cloud Foundry environment. In Cloud Foundry developers provision service instances and then bind those service instances to an application. The service broker is responsible to provide those service instances by interacting with the Cloud Controller. The service brokers advertise a catalog of service offerings and service plans in the marketplace (e.g. a single node Vault plan or a clustered multinode Vault plan). They also act on requests from the marketplace for provisioning, binding, unbinding, and…

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Trigger a Spring Batch job with a JMS message

September 29, 2017

Creating a batch-driven solution is pretty easy with Spring Batch. There is an excellent getting started guide on spring.io website, which explains the basics and provides example code how to start a batch job on application startup. However, batch jobs are typically executed as a result of an event. In this blog post, we are going to look how to trigger a Spring Batch job with a JMS message.

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Vue.js with Liferay DXP

July 17, 2017

Vue.js (vuejs.org) is an open-source progressive JavaScript framework for building user interfaces. The creator of Vue.js worked in the AngularJs team, so this framework have some similarities with AngularJs. It is a very small library and due to its design is very easy to integrate with other framework. It is a candidate to use for creating portlets for Liferay

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Spring microservices monitoring: /metrics endpoint and ELK, Part II: Improvements

June 29, 2017

As we saw in the first part of this series, it is essential necessary to monitor the health of our microservices, and to improve the tool we developed which helps us get metrics and forward them to an Elasticsearch instance. In this chapter we will pursue the question of how can we improve the processing of the result of the metrics endpoint?

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