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April 24, 2021 Frank Wickström Tech

Here you can find the list of our latest Medium blog posts! Topics cover the latest IT trends and technologies, written by our technical experts. Especially topics regarding DevOps are tackled. 

Building Pluggable Python Applications

Creating an application that can be extendable but have low coupling throughout is something that has always interested me. What if I could remove and add new parts to my application without thinking about the rest of the application breaking. Of course, this is often through as a programming 101 type of thing, “low coupling, high cohesion”. But saying the words versus actually being pragmatic is often challenging. This post will show one way you can keep your core application reasonably small and add new functionality using plugins. Read more...

Written 30.4.2021 by Frank Wickström

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Deliberately creating chaos

Over the past few years, Anders has focused heavily on DevOps; we have done so because we have seen it as one of the most critical shifts in both technology and company culture that has happened over the last few years. We, or most companies out there, have not always been the most comfortable with things breaking and failing. We want to change that. Read more...

Written 23.4.2021 by Frank Wickström

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Dynamic DB credentials with Hashicorp Vault

Vault is a great tool for managing and protecting sensitive data. One of its many features is the ability to create database credentials dynamically. This gives you extra layer of security as you can define short TTL for the credentials and rotate them frequently. For this short demonstration, I will use a simple docker-compose file that setups Vault and PostgreSQL. Read more...

Written 12.4.2021 by Joonas Venäläinen

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Speeding up software delivery using Kólga 

We build a microservice architectured application with three services. All of these communicate with one of the following AMQP, REST APIs, and Websockets. The application is deployed using our Open-Source (MIT Licensed) DevOps tool Kólga. Read more...

Blog written 4.3.2021 by Frank Wickström