Fabian Keller's Posts

Deploying Concourse as BOSH Deployment

May 7, 2018

Concourse is a highly versatile continuous-thing-doer. At mimacom, we use Concourse a lot to automate Cloud Foundry deployments and naturally, when there is Cloud Foundry there is also BOSH as underlying deployment automation. Concourse has different deployment options, of which one is a BOSH deployment. In this blog post we will walk through how to prepare and setup a Concourse BOSH deployment.

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Authenticating Cloud Foundry CLI Tools

March 12, 2018

When administrating Cloud Foundry you spent quite some time on the shell leveraging various different CLI tools. Of course, all the different tools require you to authenticate differently to their backends, leaving you struggling to remember the correct way to authenticate. This blog post summarizes the authentication procedure for the most common CLI tools in the Cloud Foundry ecosystem.

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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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