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OpenTF and Pulumi: Workflow Automations

OpenTF and Pulumi: Workflow Automations

Published Oct 10, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

Today we will focus on updating a common Github Runner container image with Pulumi and OpenTofu binaries. I use this ghRunnerImage in my SummerWind-based RunnerDeployments hosted in my on-prem Kub...

Datadog Cost Integration

Datadog Cost Integration

Published Oct 5, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

This summer Datadog came out with Cloud Cost Management as a new feature to its Observability suite. Today we’ll setup Cost Costs with AWS and Azure and see what we can accomplish. We’ll ingest s...

Pulumi Part 1: Setup, GCP Stack, Dashboards

Pulumi Part 1: Setup, GCP Stack, Dashboards

Published Oct 3, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

Pulumi is a Seattle-based company whose Open Source SDK is in the same Infrastructure as Code space as Ansible and Terraform. However, I might argue their product is more extensible with many lang...

OpenTofu - the Terraform Fork

OpenTofu - the Terraform Fork

Published Sep 28, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

If you aren’t deeply involved in spinning up Cloud Infrastructure or creating Infrastructure as Code (IaC), then perhaps you wouldn’t be aware of a rather monumental change that happened August 10th.

GCP Infrastructure Manager with OS Terraform

GCP Infrastructure Manager with OS Terraform

Published Sep 26, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

There has been much discussion in the last month about Hashicorp moving from Mozilla Public License v2.0 to the Business Source License (BSL) v1.1 for all future products and some libraries.

Cloud Budgets and Alerts

Cloud Budgets and Alerts

Published Sep 21, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

I’ve spoken of budgets and cost monitors before such as ConfigU, Kubecost, OpenCost and Cast.ai. In almost all cases, these are designed to look at your overall cloud spend and highlight overspend...

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