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3 Ways to Manage Terraform Variables and State Across Environments and Workspaces

This blog will walk through three different methods of deploying Terraform with multiple environments. We focus on variable and state management as well as introduce you to Terraform workspaces.

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Challenges Managing Kubernetes ConfigMaps and Secrets

There needs to be a better way to manage Kubernetes ConfigMaps and secrets. One approach is to use a centralized configuration data platform that automatically synchronizes ConfigMaps and secrets with a single source of truth. Developers will spend less time manually editing, copying and pasting YAML files and more time on new features.

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Why is Secrets Management Spiraling Out of Control?

Managing secrets is one of the most important components of a comprehensive configuration management strategy. In response, unified configuration management solutions provide consolidated access to all parameters, environment variables, and secrets.

This unified view of all config data streamlines workflows, enhances compliance, reduces errors, and boosts productivity. 

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CloudTruth’s Newest Board Member Derek Schoettle

Welcome Derek Schoettle to CloudTruth’s Board of Directors. Derek is a market veteran who will help CloudTruth define and execute its strategic vision and provide market insights based on his more than 20 years of industry experience scaling hyper-growth tech companies. 

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3 Methods to Centrally Manage Your K8s ConfigMaps & Secrets Data

This blog focuses on techniques to centrally manage your Kubernetes ConfigMaps and secrets data across your organizations multiple applications and environments.

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CloudTruth Raises $5.25 Million To Solve Cloud Configuration Issues For Software Developers And CloudOps Teams

CloudTruth, a unified configuration management company, announced today it has raised $5.25 million in seed funding led by Glasswing Ventures and Gutbrain Ventures, with additional funding from Stage 1 Ventures and York IE.

The Seed Series will be used to further develop the company’s disruptive offering which helps software developers and CloudOps teams increase uptime, improve security, and eliminate cloud configuration risks resulting from decentralized and distributed deployment and settings.

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CloudTruth Founding Story: Find the Problem, Find the Solution

With my background as a CTO, I experienced the pain of configuration sprawl first-hand and led teams that built their own internal tools to address this challenge.

Using our own experiences as a backboard, Matt and I set out to provide a true “single record of cloud truth” to help DevOps teams.

We are announcing funding today that will allow us to bring this much-needed solution to market!

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Self-Validating Django Models – A Quick Tutorial

To self-validate your Django models, we at CloudTruth implemented an abstract model base that ensures the model is validated on every save.

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Skipping Jobs in GitHub Actions when Secrets are Unavailable

With this addition to the GitHub Actions workflow files, we were able to make certain jobs conditional on the presence of secrets. This allows our own pull requests and pushes into the main branch to run everything, while pull requests from forks are able to complete all the steps that do not require secrets – namely the unit tests and code security sweep. sing CloudTruth for GitHub to securely inject configuration secrets into GitHub.

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Is Your Cloud Infrastructure Governed By Informal Contracts?

When you formalize the contracts governing your cloud infrastructure, you gain the benefits of a centralized driver of configurations across your system. 

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