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May 20, 2024

Ephemeral Environments: A Getting Started Guide

Learn the benefits of ephemeral environments, how to implement them, and how an environment-as-a-service solution can save time and effort for software teams.

May 15, 2024

AWS Ephemeral Environments: Tutorial With Example

Learn about the multifaceted benefits of ephemeral environments and how AWS supports them, including architectural foundations and practical implementation steps.

February 20, 2024

The 2024 Web Hosting Report

Find a hosting solution that aligns with your project's needs, without falling into the trap of making a catastrophic choice. Set your web application up for success, ensuring it is both robust and resilient in the face of the internet's ever-evolving demands.

February 23, 2024

5 AWS/GCP Terraform Gotchas

A list of 5 tips and tricks to avoid Terraform gotchas with AWS and GCP

January 30, 2024

A more successful git branching model

In the ever-evolving software development landscape, one of the most influential ideas of the past decade has been the "git flow" working style, thanks to the iconic blog post "A Successful Git Branching Model." Here, we suggest an updated workflow with less long-lived branching.

February 1, 2024

Introducing Coherence’s Social Sharing Program! 

Refer someone in your network and you'll receive a gift card.

January 23, 2024

Multi client authentication with auth0 and oauth2-proxy

A simple guide for multi-client authentication with auth0 and oauth2-proxy

January 23, 2024

Making onboarding 80% faster with GPT

Back when Coherence was still just a prototype, we’d discussed one day solving app migration with AI. That sounded hand-wavy back then, but today we’ve implemented just that using GPT. Here’s how we did it.

January 24, 2024

Software Distribution Without Kubernetes

We recently rolled out a new set of functionality on Coherence to help our users deploy a full copy of their application into one of their customer’s cloud accounts. We’re excited to share the story of our first design partner going live with this tool.

January 16, 2024

tunnel.dev partnership announcement

We are excited to announce a new partnership with tunnel.dev. David and the tunnel team have shown that they care about improving dev experience and team velocity, and enabling new ways of collaboration. Tunnel builds on the previous dev sharing solutions like ngrok or localtunnel, but goes farther and adds tons of cool new features.

January 24, 2024

Measure Your PR Efficiency with our new Scorecard

Now any software development team can measure their PR efficiency with Coherence's new Velocity Scorecard.

January 8, 2024

Introducing the Analytics Dashboard

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new analytics dashboard in Coherence.

December 20, 2023

On-demand Webinar: Release Management and Deployments with Coherence

In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the functionalities of Coherence, providing insights and tips to optimize your developer experience.

December 15, 2023

Head in the Clouds: Navigating the Vast Landscape of AWS re:Invent 2023

A recap of our first time at AWS re:Invent

December 5, 2023

Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Platform Engineering: A Deep Dive

In the rapidly evolving world of software development, the emergence of platform engineering has marked a significant shift in how organizations approach software delivery and operations. This blog post delves into the three emerging categories within this movement: Internal Developer Portals, Internal Developer Platforms, and the next generation of Platform as a Service (PaaS 2.0). We'll explore the journey that led us here, the nuances of these platforms, and the critical differences between an Internal Developer Platform (IDP) and a PaaS.

November 21, 2023

On-Demand Webinar: End-to-end testing with Ephemeral Preview Environments

A recap of our webinar for end-to-end testing with Ephemeral Preview Environments on Coherence.

January 31, 2024

Measuring Engineering Velocity on a Software Team

We review the history and state of the art of velocity. Measuring engineering velocity is a valuable exercise for software teams aiming to improve their processes and deliver value consistently. By understanding its nuances and potential pitfalls, teams can use velocity as a tool for growth and continuous improvement rather than a blunt instrument of judgment.

November 15, 2023

KubeCon | CloudNativeCon 2023: A Look Back at a Week in Chicago

A recap of our takeaways from KubeCon 2023

October 4, 2023

Coherence Now Supports Neon: A Leap Forward for Serverless Postgres Databases

We are thrilled to announce that Coherence now supports Neon as a new database provider.

September 20, 2023

Coherence Earns SOC 2 Type I Compliance: Trustworthy Development in your Cloud Account

Coherence achieves SOC2 Type I Compliance

October 5, 2023

Can GPT fix the Cloud Deployment Debugging Loop?

After getting over our initial skepticism, here's why we turned to GPT

July 18, 2023

Ease of Use with Scale: Ultralight's Move from PaaS to the Cloud with Coherence

Ultralight's journey from a PaaS provider to AWS

June 28, 2023

Create your Langchain and Pinecone powered AI app on AWS or GCP

Starter repo for GPT-powered AI apps using Langchain and Pinecone on top of AWS or GCP

June 27, 2023

Deja View: Google ‘Reads’ from its Old Playbook, 'Domains' Another Product Shutdown

As we watch the evolution of Google's product portfolio, we've observed the company's occasionally perplexing tendency to shut down successful, well-liked services, often to the frustration of its user base. The recent decision to offload its Google Domains product to Squarespace is the latest in a series of moves that has left many of us scratching our heads.

June 30, 2023

The Cloud Whitepaper Index: Langchain, Pinecone & ChatGPT powered Q&A

We are excited to introduce our latest project, The Cloud Whitepaper Index, which leverages generative AI to give you an AI-powered Cloud Architecture expert. 

August 23, 2023

Quality at Speed: The Rounds' Journey to a Robust QA Process with Coherence

The Rounds' Journey to a Robust QA Process with Coherence.

May 24, 2023

RedwoodJS and Coherence: Empowering Startups with Seamless Deployment

Leverage the full potential of RedwoodJS while taking advantage of the scalability and flexibility offered by AWS and GCP with Coherence.

July 7, 2023

AWS IAM Setup for Startups

How to setup a secure and compliant IAM environment with AWS

May 16, 2023

An open-source AI QA Engineer

If you’re working on a new app in 2023, you’re likely thinking about how to integrate Large Language Model (LLM) based features into your code. The hottest API to access this kind of technology is ChatGPT from OpenAI. Coherence is a great place to deploy your full-stack GPT-powered app, as we show in this new starter repo which deploys an AI QA Engineer.

January 31, 2024

Common Serverless Runtime Limits

When does Coherence get useful instead of purely serverless functions, like those offered on Vercel/Netlify/CloudFlare? There are a few reasons why you might hit limits and want to go beyond their hosting, especially for backend APIs.

May 16, 2023

Developer Experience Roundup 2.15.23

In this week's roundup we discuss AI and PaaS, Tech Debt and Staging Environments

May 16, 2023

The power of AWS with the DX of Vercel

Scaling companies need the surface area that AWS and GCP provide but want the simplicity that PaaS providers offer. What if you could have both?

May 16, 2023

What Coherence does in your AWS account

Updating our docs with a deep dive on how we use AWS

May 16, 2023

Staging is dead: The rise of preview environments

While the embers of staging environments are still smoldering, like a phoenix, preview environments have risen from their ashes. 

May 16, 2023

AI and the future of DevOps

The use of AI in DevOps has the potential to significantly improve the efficiency and reliability of software development and deployment. We believe by leveraging the power of AI, companies can build better products faster and cheaper.

May 16, 2023

It's time to forget what you think you know about remote development

Remote development is fundamentally changing how software is written. It's only a matter of time before local development becomes a thing of the past.

May 16, 2023

Your Dev Platform Is a Waste of Time

A great dev platform will save your developers time and make them more productive. At Coherence, we set out to make it possible for you to buy tools that give you a world-class dev platform, instead of having to build them yourself.

May 16, 2023

Coherence raises $3.9M to build the Next-Gen Developer Platform

Coherence announces open sign ups and seed funding.

May 16, 2023

What comes after Heroku?

What is the next Heroku? What comes next for the "Platform as a Service" toolkit?

May 16, 2023

Developer Experience Roundup 8.10.22

Our first roundup of articles that caught our attention recently 8.10.22

May 16, 2023

Thoughts on “Is devops still relevant?”

Thoughts on “Is devops still relevant?”

May 16, 2023

Containers and The Serverless Spectrum

What does serverless mean to different teams? How does Coherence help teams with serverless apps?

May 16, 2023

Rethinking Build vs Buy

The true cost of building

May 16, 2023

What is your developer experience like? How do you measure your team’s performance?

What is your developer experience like? How do you measure your team’s performance?

May 16, 2023

Accelerate your DORA performance

Accelerate your DORA performance with Coherence

May 16, 2023

Coherence Overview Walk Through

See Coherence in Action

May 16, 2023

Join Our Team!

Interested in building the future of software development? Let's meet!

May 16, 2023

The Future of Code and No-code

Can we build tools that are from the future, but are for the workers of today?

May 16, 2023

Introducing Coherence

We're building the world's first Developer Experience Platform.