Easy Serverless Apps and Infrastructure

Joe Duffy Joe Duffy
Easy Serverless Apps and Infrastructure

With Pulumi, you can create, deploy, and manage any cloud resource using your favorite language. This includes application and infrastructure related resources, often in the same program.

One area this gets really fun is serverless computing. Because we’re using general purpose languages, we can create resources, and then wire up event handlers, just like normal event-driven programming. This is the way serverless architecture should be!

In this article, we’ll see how. There’s a broad range of options depending on what you want to do, and how your team likes to operate. We’ll be using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and TypeScript, but other clouds and languages are available.

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Improving Kubernetes Management with Pulumi's Await Logic

Levi Blackstone Levi Blackstone
Improving Kubernetes Management with Pulumi's Await Logic

Pulumi enables customers to create, deploy, and manage modern applications and infrastructure in their preferred cloud environment using general purpose languages such as Javascript, Typescript and Python. For many businesses today, the use of modern technology is associated with Kubernetes, tools (command line or domain specific tools) to bring-up Kubernetes and a large pile of raw YAML files to deploy Kubernetes resources with.

Pulumi’s ready to use, language specific Kubernetes packages allow you to trade in the grab bag of tools and YAML files in exchange for the full expressive power of a general purpose language. In this blog post, we discuss “await logic”, which allows users to have better visibility into the state of Kubernetes resources as they are being deployed or created.

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If you liked ksonnet, you'll love Pulumi!

Mike Metral Mike Metral
If you liked ksonnet, you'll love Pulumi!

The Kubernetes landscape is constantly evolving as end users and developers search for the right tools, approaches, and abstractions to help them manage Cloud Native infrastructure in production.

On Feb 5, Heptio (now part of VMWare) announced that work on ksonnet, a project launched by Heptio, Box, Microsoft, and Bitnami, will stop. We’re sad to see ksonnet winding down, but are thankful for the collaborative exchange of ideas between projects, and are excited to see continued investment in VMWare/Heptio’s other projects. The good news is that, if you liked ksonnet, we’re confident that you’ll love Pulumi. In this post, we’ll tell you why.

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Managing F5 BIG-IP Systems with Pulumi

Cameron Stokes Cameron Stokes

The Pulumi ecosystem is continuously growing and today we’re excited to announce the F5 BIG-IP provider for Pulumi.

F5’s BIG-IP Local Traffic Managment (LTM) services provides advanced traffic management, acceleration, security, and analytics features to your applications. With the addition of our F5 BIG-IP Pulumi provider we are bringing Cloud Native Infrastructure as Code to F5 BIG-IP devices with familiar programming languages and a consistent programming model. This addresses a frequent use-case we’ve heard from our customers for both on-premises and Cloud workloads.

Let’s look at some examples to demonstrate what’s capable with this provider and the power and flexibility that Pulumi brings to working with your F5 BIG-IP systems.

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Pulumi now supports Atlassian Identity

Praneet Loke Praneet Loke
Pulumi now supports Atlassian Identity

Today we added support for yet another developer favorite product, Atlassian Bitbucket. You can now sign-up for a Pulumi account with an Atlassian identity. This also means you can connect your Atlassian identity with an existing Pulumi account.

This work follows on from the support for GitLab identity and also the ability to connect identities, eliminating the need for users to create multiple accounts on Pulumi.

This helps users with repos across the major version control systems to seamlessly import their GitHub Organizations and GitLab Groups - and now Atlassian Bitbucket Teams - into a single Pulumi account. Of course, you don’t need to connect identities. You can always create separate account for each of your identities, if that’s what you want to do.

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Getting to ChatOps with Pulumi Webhooks

Chris Smith Chris Smith
Getting to ChatOps with Pulumi Webhooks

Today we are delighted to announce the availability of Webhooks on Pulumi. Webhooks are a very common mechanism to enable teams to be notified or react to events. In Pulumi’s case, this means: notifications of infrastructure changes (be it on Kubernetes, AWS, or any other cloud); responding to those changes as part of ‘ChatOps’; or other build pipelines, to improve the delivery of cloud native infrastructure.

Pulumi Webhooks are available for the Team and Enterprise editions of Pulumi. If you’re keen to try them out, start a trial of Team Edition here.

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Serverless on AWS with Pulumi: Simple, Event-based Functions

Cyrus Najmabadi Cyrus Najmabadi

One of Pulumi’s goals is to provide the simplest way possible to do serverless programming on AWS by enabling you to create cloud infrastructure with familiar programming languages that you are already using today. We believe that the existing constructs already present in these languages, like flow control, inheritance, composition, and so on, provide the right abstractions to effectively build up infrastructure in a simple and familiar way.

In a previous post we focused on how Pulumi could allow you to simply create an AWS Lambda out of your own JavaScript function. While this was much easier than having to manually create a Lambda Deployment Package yourself, it could still be overly complex to integrate these Lambdas into complete serverless application.

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2018 Year at a Glance

Joe Duffy Joe Duffy

As we close out 2018, and enter into a New Year, I was reflecting on our progress here at Pulumi this past year and wanted to share some thoughts. It’s been an incredible year and we are hugely thankful to our passionate community, customers, and partners.

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Connecting multiple identities to Pulumi

Praneet Loke Praneet Loke
Connecting multiple identities to Pulumi

Hot on the heels of our GitLab sign-in support, we’ve just released support for multiple identities for a single Pulumi account in the Pulumi Service. Previously, you could only sign-up for a new Pulumi account using a GitHub or GitLab identity. Starting today, you can connect your Pulumi account with additional identities, beyond what you first signed-up with.

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