Free business email for records stored in AWS Route 53 (updated)

If you are one of our many frequent readers, we think you remember that a while ago we described how to setup business email for free when your DNS records are stored in AWS Route 53. That post (available here) doesn’t contain anymore up-to-date information. It was based on a service provided by a company […]

Load service configuration details from AWS S3

Recently, we worked on a microservice that handles many queues for retrying failed tasks, each having different configuration properties. Until we calibrate our application, we had to adjust those configuration properties almost daily and that was quite painful for us: code changes, code review, deployment and tomorrow from the beginning. In order to make our […]

February in review

Another month, another round of CirrusUp cloud-related articles. Like last months, February has surely kept interesting topics coming. In case you missed one, we inventoried our latest posts. We encourage you to subscribe to our newsletter to be the first who receives new posts. Latest posts An interesting library to extract metrics for AWS calls […]

Controlled chaos for testing your microservice

If you run a distributed application you know that even you have 100% code coverage, integration and acceptance tests, there are components you cannot control. You cannot control hardware failure, you cannot control network latency, DNS failure and so on. Today’s post is about a library that can help testing your Spring Boot application with […]