Blu Flame Technologies Blog Posts

·2021·

Mocking Service Endpoints (With Spring Boot)

4 minute read

Do you interact with external web services? Do you need to test in a controlled environment where those external services might not be available? If you answered “yes” then you...

Do You Even GitOps?

4 minute read

GitOps is all the rage. You are either using it or you want to be using it. But what is it? And why does it matter? This post breaks down what GitOps is and why it matters.

Batteries Included Build Automation

7 minute read

Clone repository, run local build… build failure. It works on the build server. It also works on Grant’s workstation. But it doesn’t work for you. Does this sound familiar? If ...

Testing Terraform With Spock

11 minute read

For many modern programming languages, various levels of automated testing have been around for years. However, for Infrastructure as Code (IaC), and specifically Terraform, the...

The Rise of The Monorepo?

6 minute read

Conventional wisdom used to be that different projects should exist in different version control repositories. But maybe that shouldn’t necessarily be the case. Monorepos not on...

Disaster Recovery for Terraform State

5 minute read

Anyone who has worked with Terraform knows the pain associated with managing Terraform state. Things get even more interesting when factoring in disaster recovery (DR) for Terra...

DevOps Is More Than CI and CD

2 minute read

DevOps is more than CI (Continuous Integration) and CD (Continuous Delivery); it’s about empowering teams to deliver. Building software systems is hard. And although the practi...

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