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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…

Build an ADF App from Scratch

1st March 2020

Good day As mentioned in the previous Blog Post, I am working on an exciting AI prototype which uses ACS Community as a content management system. In addition, certain AI services are running and performing certain AI actions using the ACS interface…

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…

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…