Optimised Fasting

29th November 2020

Hi Low Carber :) In den letzten Monaten habe ich erfolgreich viel Gewicht verloren mit meiner Diät die ich Optimised Fasting (übersetzt optimiertes) Fasten getauft habe. Pro Woche habe ich ca 0,5kg verloren. Da diese Diät so erfolgreich funktioniert…

Alfresco 6.2 with OCR

24th November 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Object Character Recognition (short OCR) is a cool tool as it allows you to make your scanned documents incredible useful as it recognizes characters and words and makes those accessible in your document like through a PDF sandwich. A…

AWS Cognito Auth Mock

16th November 2020

Ahoi AWS'ler In my AWS project, where I can start, stop and schedule instances of Alfresco via REST API, I use AWS Cognito as identity provider for user management. Cognito makes it easy for me to create new users and give them the rights to access…

AWS CDK - PipelineApp Library - Automated Testing

9th November 2020

Hi CDK Fans, Recently I published a blog post about the AWS CDK PipelineApp Library I'm working on. If you are interested in the AWS CDK Pipeline you should read that one! Meanwhile I have used the library dozens of times in my projects and have…

AWS CDK - PipelineApp - A Library for Staging Pipelines

24th October 2020

Hi CDK Fans, Building AWS CDK pipelines is fun. Since the middle of this year (2020) there is even a high level CDK pipeline which brings many advantages like self-mutate, a simplified cross-account deployment and a better abstraction from the…

AWS CDK Let's build a Platform - Api Gateway

13th September 2020

Hi CDK Fans, Welcome back to my little series "AWS CDK Let's build a platform". In the previous episode AWS CDK Let's build a Platform - Frontend I explained how we build a cool static React Web App with AWS CDK for my company unimed.de. AWS CDK is a…

AWS CDK Let's build a Platform - Frontend

6th September 2020

Hi CDK fans, Since I have the great opportunity to help building a platform for my company unimed.de, I want to explain how it looks like. At the moment we are working on an exciting platform for efficient storage and retrieval of internal data. My…

Alfresco Signatures with Sinadura

14th August 2020

Sponsored by PMGA Tech Hi Alfrescans. Digital signatures are one of the most used forms of integrity checks on the Internet. Integrity check here means whether the document in question is the original and therefore not a fake or a modified version…

Create ACS Infrastructure easy with AWS CDK

26th July 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Infrastructure as code has been popular in DevOps for quite some time. One of the first pioneers of IaC (Infrastructure as Code) is AWS with Cloudformation. For this, cloudformation templates must be written in JSON or YAML. This works…

AWS CDK Apps deployed with Lambda

11th July 2020

Ahoy AWS CDK Fans Creating any number of Ec2 instances with a Lambda is no problem. But if you want to create more complex deployments such as LoadBalancer, Securitygroups, Scalingroups, etc. with a Lambda that is tricky! CDK Apps are a good choice…

Optimise Infrastructure with CDK Solutions Constructs Part II.

4th July 2020

Hi CDK Fans In the previous Part I I have built the DynamoDB Stream to Lambda Solution Construct into my Alfresco Provisioner CDK Deployment and discussed the benefits of doing so. This week I integrated more CDK Solutions Constructs. CDK Solutions…

Optimize Infrastructure with CDK Solutions Constructs Part I.

28th June 2020

Ahoy AWS'ler Recently the first CDK Solution Constructs were released. It promise a new level of abstraction for CDK Constructs by combining often used Cloudformation patterns into their own CDK Constructs. For example, if you want to use an API…

ACS and APS Integration

14th June 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Some months ago I reported about an exciting project with the customer where we used the latest ACS and APS version. So far everything has been running smoothly. But now we were facing an exciting challenge. We wanted to start…

OpenApi generated Restic REST Server

6th June 2020

Hello folks :). In this article I want to tell you how easy it can be to create a backend REST server using OpenApi specifications. My ultimate goal is to make backups and the restore process of Alfresco data as easy as possible. After much research…

Alfresco meets Let's Encrypt

30th May 2020

Hi Alfrescans. During the Alfresco Hackathon in May 2020 I implemented a Docker Companion extension for the Docker Alfresco Installer to manage SSL certificates. These certificates can be used for HTTPS connections. The SSL certificates are issued…

The Alfresco Provisioner

19th May 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Have you ever installed Alfresco on an AWS Ec2 instance? Maybe even with Docker Compose? Even though Docker has made installing Alfresco easier, it is still a lot of work! First af all you have to create an Ec2 instance. To do this…

Alfresco Virtual Hack-a-thon May 2020 Summary

15th May 2020

Hi Alfhackas. The Alfresco hack-a-thon was great. What I liked most were the personal conversations with many great ex-colleagues and other Alfresco folks. In addition, I was able to learn valuable information about planned projects within Alfresco…

Alfresco Virtual Hack-a-thon May 2020

8th May 2020

Hi Alfrescans. On May 11, 2020, Alfresco will host a virtual hackathon. You can find the current project ideas here at hub.alfresco.com. With this post I want to invite you to participate. Why Participate? There can be several reasons why you should…

AWS CDK Multistacks for Test and Produktion

19th April 2020

Hi AWS Fans, Last time I described how well AWS CDK is suited for describing infrastructure as code. This article is about how CDK could look in a test and production environment. In my private project I have already implemented something like a…

ACS and APS Deployment with Docker Compose

12th April 2020

Hi Alfrescans. It is time again to report about an exciting Alfresco partner project from me. For a customer here in Germany I am developing a POC which should use ACS 6.2 and APS 1.10. After a bit of persuasion, I was able to convince those involved…

AWS CDK Api Gateway with Swagger

5th April 2020

Ahoi AWS'ler and Swagger fans In the last post I showed how AWS CDK can be used as a welcome alternative to YAML for describing your cloud infrastructure. Working on my CDK project from I encountered a problem handling Swagger files. But first I want…

AWS CDK Tutorial with Travis Deployment

29th March 2020

Ahoy AWS folks For a private project I have been working on an AWS CDK example in the past few days. AWS offers a range of great AWS CDK examples. The experience I had was so good that I decided to write a blog post about it. I was fortunate to work…

Bash Script Contribution for the Alfresco Docker Installer

22nd March 2020

Hi Alfrescans, I made great experiences in my last project with the Alfresco Docker Installer. You can read more about it in my previous blog post. Now I am of course excited to add valuable new features to it. One of them is the Start Script which…

Alfresco's Amps and Jars Testing with Docker

17th March 2020

Hi Alfrescans, In this article I will describe how to use Docker to test Amps and Jars extensions for ACS. Share Customizations and Custom Content Models were developed for a customer of OBJECT, which I wanted further develop and test quickly and…

My Smart Home Experience

6th March 2020

Hi folks. As in October 2019 I had the amazing opportunity to buy a house in the beautiful town called Ludwigslust in Germany. It is an old but recently renovated lovely house. As I'm much interested in tech I couldn't wait to try some cool Smart…

ADF App Bauen vom Scratch

29th February 2020

Good day Wie im vorangegangen Blog Post erwähnt, arbeite ich an einem spannenenden AI Prototyp welcher ACS Community als Content Managment System verwendet. Darüber hinaus laufen noch gewisse AI Services welche über die ACS Schnittstelle wie CMIS und…

My First Exciting Week at OBJECT

20th February 2020

Hello. In this article I briefly summarize the first week at OBJECT. For myself that has a couple of advantages. On one hand I practice writing articles and on the other hand it serves as a reflection on the previous days. As well for some of my…

From Alfresco to OBJECT

9th February 2020

Dear reader. I am happy to announce that I will switch to OBJECT on February 14th. This is a partner company of my current company Alfresco. OBJECT mainly operates in the German and Swiss ECM (Enterprise Content Management) market. Below I list my…

Alfresco's Kubernetes DBP with AWS EKS and Fargate for managing Pods

22nd January 2020

Hi AWS Fans. On 3rd December 2019 AWS announced the general availability of Fargate for EKS (https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-eks-on-aws-fargate-now-generally-available/). That unburdens the need of managing the infrastructure for the pods. In…

AWS Solution Architect Professional Exam Preparation 2019 (SAP-C01)

27th July 2019

AWS, endlessly services, we are writing the year 2019 the 9th July at 1 pm. I finally smashed the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional exam. After two failed attempts the last screen on the third attempt contained the lovely words…

Water Fasting Experience

12th June 2019

Water Fasting what is that? As the name describes, you are only allowed to drink water for the time of the fasting. No teas, coffee, sugar-less or sugar-free drinks except, of course water. As from personal experience it is much easier than juice…