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Ben Straub

HTTPS Auto-Promotion with Docker and NGINX

One of the promises of Docker is the ability to run your code like it’s in production everywhere, including when you’re writing it. Differences in the runtime setting are meant to be controlled with configuration. This is a great idea. Something else that’s a great idea is always serving your web apps over HTTPS. End-to-end encryption… Read More

Kubernetes and AWS VPC Peering

We’re making a bet with our next generation of services at Gridium. Our bet is that microservices will serve us better than monolithic services, and we’re in the process of moving our existing services to this kind of architecture too. Our chosen backing technologies are Docker, hosted in AWS, using Kubernetes. These technologies are still… Read More