Orchestration: Taking Automation to the Next Level
Automation and Orchestration Back in 2011, Forbes published an article with the headline, “Now Every Company is a Software Company.” What does that have to do with automation? In the years since the article was published, many businesses have started their DevOps transformation, and with it, automation is now an important—if not critical—aspect to every […]
The Disruption Cycle – A Dime a Dozen.
Before the dust even settled around the whopping Dell/EMC deal, another bombshell was dropped with the Red Hat acquisition of Ansible over the weekend. While I was still processing my thoughts on what I think the Dell deal means for the enterprise IT industry – I had to make an abrupt about-face and […]
DevOps Trail Blazers – People I Love to Follow
I love brilliant people, creating amazing products, and spreading the love just for the sake of community and better code. I feel like people that awesome deserve respect and recognition – and don’t receive them often enough. And while I’m not one for corny lists, I decided to forego my inner inhibitions that told […]
Intro to Puppet, Installing your First MySQL Service in 5 Minutes
Puppet, a popular configuration management tool is used by many IT companies to help facilitate and automate the setup of environments. We’ll discuss Cloudify in this context from a cloud orchestration perspective – running between the application and the cloud you choose to work with and help in 3 different phases – pre-deployment, deployment, […]