After having used the CloudFoundry plugin for Jenkins for a bit we found that the BM API was periodically erroring out and returning such things as: 400 Bad Request and Java.net.SocketTimeoutException: Read timed out and 502 Bad Gateway So I installed the cf tools on the jenkins server and was many times able to get […]
Automated node.js Deployments to Bluemix via Jenkins
One of our new clients is a partner of IBM and we are building a node.js-based application for them. Through their IBM partnership they were encouraged to leverage IBM’s Bluemix Cloud Foundry-based PaaS for development and deployment. We have plenty of experience with virtualized environments and are always interested in exploring new technologies and platforms. […]
DevOps Automation – Ansible+Semaphore is Indispensable!
UPDATE Semaphore 2.x is in current release and much of the information regarding the install process below is no longer relevant as the package has been significantly refactored. The developers have made it much easier to install: See the install directions here: https://github.com/ansible-semaphore/semaphore/wiki/Installation I deviated a bit, but got it up and running in less […]