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english articles

Sommerfest bei gocept – Samstag 20. September 2014 ab 16 Uhr

english version below Kein Sommer geht zu Ende ohne ein Fest in unserem tollen Garten. Wie in den letzten Jahren laden wir unsere Familien, Freunde und Mitstreiter ein. Für leckeres Essen, kühle Getränke und Unterhaltung ist gesorgt – kommt und … Continue reading

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September, 18th–20th: DevOps Sprint

Since we have a strong history in web development, but also were involved in operating web applications we developed, the DevOps movement hit our nerves. Under the brand name “Flying Circus” we are establishing a platform respecting the DevOps principles. … Continue reading

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Flying Circus at EuroPython 2014

If you’re attending EP14, be sure to visit our Flying Circus booth at BCC level A! We’re here to discuss web operations. Managed hosting is only as good as the people behind it. So just walk over, test us, ask any … Continue reading

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Follow up actions after the filesystem corruption incident

On 2014-06-07, the Flying Circus experienced a quite unfortunate filesystem corruption incident. Most of the VMs have been cleaned up since then, but a few defective files are still around. In the following article, I’ll provide some background information on what … Continue reading

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Heartbleed bug and the Flying Circus

tl;dr: The Flying Circus is not affected by the Heartbleed bug As reported by several media there is a serious bug in the OpenSSL library, widely known as the Heartbleed bug. The bug was introduced in the OpenSSL development tree … Continue reading

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Improving HTTP security at the Flying Circus

We now know that the secret services employ extended eavesdropping techniques to scan and analyze nearly all Internet traffic. This worries us since we want to keep our customers’ data confidential. We get a lot of questions about how secure … Continue reading

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Run tests using layers with py.test

TL;DR Use gocept.pytestlayer. Long Story We have many test suites which use test layers (e. g. the ones from plone.testing). We want to use py.test and all its fancy features to have a modern test runner. There was no way to … Continue reading

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