Blog

  • September 14, 2018

    Easing Into Node.js With TypeScript by Colin J. Ihrig

    This blog post introduces the TypeScript language, including some of its advantages and disadvantages compared to vanilla JavaScript.

  • August 6, 2018

    GraphQL on the server by Wyatt Preul, Lloyd Benson

    Learn how to construct a Node.js server that provides a GraphQL endpoint for clients. Additionally, learn about more advanced GraphQL topics related to batch requests and integrating GraphQL with hapi plugins.

  • June 28, 2018

    Webinar: Build a custom application with Packer and Terraform by Alexandra White

    Create custom application images with Packer, then use Terraform to deploy your application on Triton. In this post, you'll watch a short webinar to build the popular game, 2048, and deploy it on Triton.

  • June 26, 2018

    Node.js and Express Gateway in a Cloud Native World by Al Tsang

    Microservices solve a myriad of issues for cloud native applications. As an architectural style, microservices are language and framework agnostic. However, there are choices of languages and platforms that can support or adversely affect your ability to execute your microservices strategy. Node.js is an open source, existing language and platform that was crafted with the microservices paradigm in mind.

  • April 24, 2018

    A Node.js 10.0.0 Release Summary by Colin J. Ihrig

    This post describes the Node.js 10.0.0 release. It breaks down what to expect from the release, what is included in the release, and who should use this release line.

  • April 24, 2018

    Triton CLI on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) by Carol Cobine

    Open source developers tend to work on macOS because, for much of the coding that they do, all of the tools they need are available and run more smoothly on macOS than in Windows. Also known as "Bash on Windows", 'Bash on Ubuntu on Windows", "Linux on Windows", Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) availability gives developers access to familiar tools but with Windows drives and file interoperability. Triton CLI on WSL is worth exploring as a way to seamlessly access both Linux capabilities and Windows integration on a single desktop.

  • April 17, 2018

    Installing Triton CLI on Windows by Carol Cobine

    Open source developers tend to work on macOS but confess to being curious about adding Windows to their toolset. In this blog post, we explain how to set up Triton CLI (triton) on Windows to manage your instances.

  • April 9, 2018

    Video: Using Terraform for blue-green deployments on Triton by Alexandra White Video: Using Terraform for blue-green deployments on Triton

    Deploy with confidence and reduce downtime by running a blue-green model of deployment on Triton with the help of Terraform. In this post, you'll learn why this method is so helpful and how to quickly set up your Terraform configuration files.

  • February 26, 2018

    Robby Andrews, account manager and customer advocate by Carol Cobine

    Learn more about the people who make Joyent joyful. Robby Andrews, account manager, is a tireless advocate for his customers.

  • February 21, 2018

    Video: get started managing a simple application with Terraform by Alexandra White Video: get started managing a simple application with Terraform

    Learn how to use Terraform to deploy a small application. Watch our screencast or follow our step-by-step instructions for how to create the configuration file and deploy the application on Triton Compute Service.

  • January 30, 2018

    Video: create custom infrastructure images with Packer by Alexandra White Video: create custom infrastructure images with Packer

    In this post, you'll learn how easy it is to create custom images with Packer. Packer makes it simple to automate the creation of any type of machine image. We'll go step-by-step through how to create a configuration file, build the image, and deploy the container on Triton.

  • January 24, 2018

    Visualize IPs on a world map with Triton Converged Analytics by Seong-Kook Shin

    Run a Triton Converged Analytics compute job to extract IP distribution data to visualize IP on world map to analyze geographical distribution. In this post, you'll learn how to create a job to extract such information from typical web server access logs.

  • January 17, 2018

    Using Terraform to deploy in multiple data centers on Triton by Alexandra White

    In this post, you'll learn how to implement a blue-green deployment on multiple Triton data centers with the help of Terraform by HashiCorp. Provide minimum latency on a global scale by maintaining multiple versions of an application in data centers nearest the majority of your users.

  • January 2, 2018

    Multi-cloud Kubernetes with Triton by Fayaz Ghiasy and Shubhra Kar

    Tutorial for getting started with Triton Multi-Cloud Kubernetes. You'll understand how Triton Kubernetes—Rancher, and Terraform—work together to provision machines, install Docker, and setup Kubernetes environmental clusters across multiple clouds (this version supports Triton public and private cloud, AWS, Azure, and GCP) that are managed by a global cluster manager.

  • December 1, 2017

    Using Terraform for blue-green deployments on Triton by Alexandra White

    Deploy with confidence and reduce downtime by running a blue-green model of deployment on Triton with the help of Terraform. In this post, you'll learn why this method is so helpful and how to quickly set up your Terraform configuration files.