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Andrew Wright

March 7th, 2018

7 minute read

It’s never been easier or faster for companies using the cloud to deploy infrastructure on AWS. That’s the good news. The not-so-good news? You can’t move fast without compromising security, compliance, and control. Well, you can’t unless you automate your cloud infrastructure policies, including compliance and security . Hold that thought for a.
January 11th, 2016

3 minute read

UPDATE, 1/12/16

 

Our own Alex Schoof spoke at Velocity EU 2015 in Amsterdam on managing secrets at scale in the cloud. It was a highly rated talk that earned a write-up in InfoQ. Alex will be presenting this talk at tonight’s DevOps DC Meetup in Arlington, VA.

 

You can view the slides from his talk on SlideShare and view his talk on Vimeo.

December 24th, 2015

6 minute read

We were feeling a little wistful, so we asked our team:

 

What was your favorite technology you received as a holiday gift when you were a kid?

 

Here are their answers, in alphabetical order:

 

Andrew

"When I was in third grade, my mother brought home a copy of Macromedia (now Adobe) Flash. I was totally dazzled with how easily I could create.

November 24th, 2015

6 minute read

For this Thanksgiving, we asked our team one simple question...

 

What software are you most thankful for?

 

Here are their answers, in alphabetical order so we don't play favorites in the ongoing Emacs vs. Vim battle:

 

Alex

"I'm thankful for netcat. It's the Swiss Army knife of networking. It's never something that I think to install or use.

June 9th, 2015

2 minute read

We're big fans of immutable infrastructure at Luminal (the company behind Fugue ), and we're not shy about it!
 

Immutable infrastructure brings a variety of benefits, including:

 

  • simplifying operations,
  • increasing system reliability, and
  • continuous deployment with fewer failures.

 

To that end, we're excited to collaborate with O'Reilly.

January 21st, 2014

3 minute read

 

Startups don't care about security.

 

We hear this a lot. It may be a descendant of "developers don't care about security… that's InfoSec's concern," a situation where at least someone in the organization was paying attention to security. In the developer-dominated world of tech startups, such a statement would be nonsensical. If a startup.

December 19th, 2013

3 minute read

Software agents are everywhere in the cloud. These little programs perform often complex or repetitive functions on our behalf so we don't have to. Some agents help us keep our systems updated and avoid configuration drift. Others roam our compute infrastructure in an attempt to keep everything safe from threats. Software agents are designed to.
November 19th, 2013

3 minute read

The Luminal team headed to Las Vegas last week to attend the second Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference. As we're actively developing on AWS, we were eager to learn about new AWS services offerings, explore the AWS ecosystem of developers, Independent Solution Vendors (ISV) and Systems Integrators (SI), and connect with AWS staff to.

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