Vagrant Up – Cloudify Your Desktop
While existing resources can be consulted to created a single node Cloudify 3.1 installation, a single purpose walkthrough of the process can simplify the process and save time. The purpose of this post is to describe how to install the Cloudify 3.1 CLI, bootstrap the simple manager, and a install a sample blueprint on […]
Cloud on your Desktop, More Docker + Prettified Cloud Monitoring with 3.1
Cloudify 3.1 is out and the R&D team are really looking forward to getting your feedback on all the cool stuff we’ve been building for the past five months. While the entire version has a huge list of new features you should check out, there are couple of standout features you should all […]
Booya – Cloudify 3.1 has landed and it is HOT!
The much awaited and anticipated version 3.1 has landed, and with it a number of core features that will deepen Cloudify’s orchestration, and extend our TOSCA support, which pretty much serves to provide all the rest of the goodies that are now packaged into 3.1. TOSCA to the Max We’ll start […]
Docker…Containers, Microservices and Orchestrating the Whole Symphony
Originally posted at opensource.com The microservices architecture is far from a new trend, it’s generally accepted as a better way to build apps these days. The common way to build apps was, until a few years ago, the monolithic approach – which was, if you look at it from a functional perspective, basically one […]
Raspberry Pi Automation, Docker, and Other Inanities
This post is going to be a little off-topic, but since we love all things open source, hacking and automation, we thought it would be a fun change of pace. It was recently discovered in the office that I’ve been using Raspberry Pis to automate my life and generally mundane stuff around […]
Docker orchestration…what it means and why you need it.
Docker containers were created to help enable the fast, and reliable deployment of application components or tiers, by creating a container that holds a self-contained ready to deploy parts of applications, with the middleware and the app business logic needed to run them successfully. For example, a Spring application within a Tomcat container. […]
Do I need OpenStack if I use Docker?
Docker has broken a record in the speed in which it moved from being a disruptive technology to a commodity. The speed of adoption and popularity of Docker brings with it lots of confusion. In this post I wanted to focus on a trend of commentary that has been gaining popularity, that I’ve […]
How Docker is Changing Configuration Management
With configuration management, there have always been two camps: Bake or Fry? When it comes to what are traditionally considered configuration management tools, Chef, Puppet and others, these usually fall into the fry camp. This approach involves dynamic configuration at deployment time. Meaning, you have a server and need to configure it for the […]