Caching directories in Concourse CI Pipelines

Meshcloud uses Concourse to power our continuous integration pipeline and providing continuous delivery of all components of our cloud stack, from OpenStack to Cloud Foundry deployments and the microservices making up our federation layer. Concourse biggest strength is that all build steps consume versioned inputs and run in isolated containers with well-defined input and outputs. […]

Executive Order weakens US data protection for foreigners

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order, which could further weaken the data protection level for non-US citizens (as reported by heise.de). Section 14 of the order of January 25 states: Sec. 14.  Privacy Act.  Agencies shall, to the extent consistent with applicable law, ensure that their privacy policies exclude persons who are not United States citizens or lawful […]

Deploying Concourse CI on OpenStack using Docker

At Meshcloud we use a continuous delivery process to deliver cloud infrastructure and software updates. Since we operate multiple cloud platforms on a variety of hardware configurations managed by our partner providers, we need a continuous integration platform that enables us to test updates in large number of configurations before we roll them out. The continuous integration server concourse.ci is […]

Mesh– what?

What is Meshcloud about? Well, about cloud obviously. But to mesh means to take cloud to the next level: We strive to turn cloud infrastructure into what it should be – flexible, ready-to-use modules you plug together to build a solution for your requirements while keeping full control over resources and costs. Therefore, we build […]