Using configuration files in Java

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Photo by vintuitive from flickr.com According to the Tiobe Programming Index, Java has been the topmost popular language since its creation in the mid-90’s. If you want to know how to create and use a properties configuration file, read on! Introduction The property file is a great option to pass settings to a particular application that needs external settings and … Read More

The importance of automated deploy and releases (including config files)

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Automation is an investment that saves resources. Whether you’re a small, mid, or a large enterprise, you can never neglect the value of automation, not only to speed up processes but also to avoid errors in your processes. Most companies do not give the importance due to automation of their development processes. Routine tasks such as build, deploy and release … Read More

See how configuration management works in the DevOps world

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Configuration management is nothing more than a set of activities performed to manage changes in software. These activities are done by identifying what needs to be changed and also by establishing a relationship between the various technological artifacts. Also the definition of mechanisms to manage different versions, controlling and auditing what was modified, is part of the process.

Spring Cloud Config vs Config

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Config was developed so you can focus on managing your configuration files. No need to set up any infrastructure, and you can use it for free, forever! Spring Cloud Config Server is a REST API. Config is deployment time (push/pull) dependency. No new service to setup, maintain and monitor. No server can go down so you cannot be stuck with … Read More

Git vs Config

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Config was conceptualized to manage the complexity of configuration files. This is fundamentally different from managing source code or documents. Git is an open source version control system. It’s a general purpose system for managing changes to documents, code and other pieces of information. Config is a configuration file management SaaS. It’s accessed from the cloud (or installed on-premises) using … Read More

DevOps John and Config

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Check out Config, the easiest way to manage your application configuration across all your servers and environments! Once upon a time, there was a DevOps named John. Every day, you will find him hard at work, implementing and deploying new business features. However, one day, manually editing and synchronizing configuration files became too much work. There were just too many … Read More

Config’s Kickstarter Campaign

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Do you have a lot of applications and environments to configure? “Config” is a SaaS that allows programmers, sysadmins and IT managers to manage their configuration files across all their applications, environments and clients. Unlike manual editing or complex scripting, our users have easy access to all their configurations, with features like environment variables, value synchronization, type safety, version control, … Read More