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Creating a static website with Google Cloud’s Storage & App engine

I recently had some experiences with Hugo. Hugo is one of the most popular open-source static site generators. With its amazing speed and flexibility, Hugo makes building websites fun again. https://gohugo.io/ I wanted to create a new website for myself and figured I’d give it a go. These are my experiences with it. General thoughts about Hugo I like the principle of Hugo. It enables you to create content in a fairly easy way and generate static files for it. Out of the box, it provides various internal functions to make that generation easier. Especially when your theme is set…

Cloud native WordPress with Docker on Kubernetes

Perhaps it’s good to start with the definition of cloud native: Cloud native technologies empower organizations to build and run scalable applications in modern, dynamic environments such as public, private, and hybrid clouds. Containers, service meshes, microservices, immutable infrastructure, and declarative APIs exemplify this approach.These techniques enable loosely coupled systems that are resilient, manageable, and observable. Combined with robust automation, they allow engineers to make high-impact changes frequently and predictably with minimal toil. https://github.com/cncf/foundation/blob/master/charter.md So, is WordPress Cloud native? Fuck no. I will explain it further later on but to be honest, no PHP application or even framework is made…

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