Automate Your Database Changes with a CI/CD Pipeline

I first started talking about building a database CI/DI pipeline in my previous post, How to Build a CI/CD Pipeline for Your Database. That previous post was focused more on the infrastructure that would be managed by the DevOps team. Now I want to focus on efficient database management with CI/CD. In this post, I’m … Read more

How to Build a CI/CD Pipeline for Your Database

I thought that it would be a good idea to do a quick blog post on how to build a ci/cd database pipeline. If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I’ve done quite a bit of tinkering with various automation tools. One thing that I’ve found is that automation helps to relieve me … Read more

Using Github Actions To Test Before You Deploy

I’ve been using DigitalOcean for quite some time now and had recently setup their App Platform to run my website. Their platform is great in that I’m able to build a docker container running Openresty and it handles all of my needs. The platform does a great job of catching docker build failures and stops … Read more

Making the Leap into DevOps

It is time for me to quit managing all of my Kubernetes configurations on a random number of servers and Git repos. Sadly, my usage of the Git repos has ONLY been used to perform backups of my code and not used as a way to manage configuration changes. I have been running in DigitalOcean’s … Read more

Kubernetes Upgrades Break My DigitalOcean LoadBalancer

I’ve talked about it in previous posts about my thus far overall enjoyment running in DigitalOcean. While I had tinkered with a number of other cloud providers, I settled with them for many things. I do still run in some other providers like OVHCloud (maybe more on my project there for another day). Despite my … Read more

Adding Nginx in Front of WordPress

The future is here! In my previous article, Testing Out the Digital Ocean Container Registry, I talked about using the Digital Ocean Container Registry to build a custom nginx. In that article, I talked about the future, aka a future, aka this post. When I moved to WordPress, I did so using Digital Ocean’s 1-Click … Read more