Posts categorized as PaaS

How to deploy a Go app on anynines and Cloud Foundry

Thanks to Cloud Foundry’s support of buildpacks it’s very easy to deploy mostly any app of any language to anynines. This of course includes the Go language. Derived from Heroku’s Go buildpack Michael Jemala was so nice to create a slightly modified Cloud Foundry buildpack for Go. As all Cloud Foundry buildpacks can also be… Read more »

How to schedule background jobs using the clockwork-gem

First of all the most obvious question has to be discussed: Why we can’t just use cron for scheduled jobs? An essential part of a PaaS is to isolate running application instances from another. Therefore all application instances run in so called Warden containers. Warden is an operating system level virtualization framework shipped with Cloud Foundry,… Read more »

Protecting custom domains with HTTPS and custom SSL certificates

Per default every application deployed on anynines is accessible via a subdomain of a9sapp.eu for both HTTP and SSL protected HTTPS. However, in most cases applications should be accessible via a custom domain and, of course, this should be also possible via HTTP and HTTPS. Anynines is based on Cloud Foundry, an open source PaaS. Hence, it… Read more »