Category Archives: DevOps

Too Much Information Running Through My Brain

AKA: A long rambling post of disparate ideas that are loosely coupled together but really kind of maybe not so much. The Police were one of the very first bands I fell in love with. If I go back to … Continue reading

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The PRAP approach to the automated data center

Back during my time as Joe Virtualization and storage administrator, many of the daily tasks I performed were done by hand. Storage LUNs were created in an ad hoc fashion, virtual machines were built from scratch or deployed from simple … Continue reading

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Great Feats of Deployment: OpenStack in 90 Minutes

A few weeks back I had the pleasure to attend Cisco Live in San Diego, this came right on the heels of the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver.  Both events were great opportunities for the team at SolidFire to interact with customers … Continue reading

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DEVOPLOIS Edition #3: Container Wars

Things are heating up something fierce in the Container space as of late. This edition will focus a bit around the big announcements of the last week.  Microsoft and VMware both are starting to invest heavily in container and microservices … Continue reading

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DevOpolis Edition #2: OpenStack Summit, Vote Early | Vote Often

This weeks Edition brings tries to grab a swath of “Vote for Me” links into one area. It’s amazing how many sessions are being submitted by the various vendors, and I think it lends credence to their push to engage … Continue reading

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The Developers Have Won

Because I have nothing better to do on a Saturday night I thought I’d jot down a few random thoughts that have been floating around in my head. So this post may be a bit disjointed or rambling in nature, forgive … Continue reading

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DevOpolis Edition #1: Hello World

So with the number of VMware vExperts topping 1000, it was becoming a little unwieldy to continue to scan through a thousand blogs and curate a vExpert Weekly Flipboard magazine, alas I let it kind of wither and die on … Continue reading

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The Federation Is Now Complete

Before reading further, read this post from Chad Sakac. Now allow me to talk out my ass and inject wild speculation prefaced by the fact that I’m speaking on my own behalf. First: I think when most people read that … Continue reading

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PuppetConf 2013

I’m here in San Francisco at PuppetConf, a special thanks to Trevor Pott who provided me with a pass to the expo. I’ve had very limited exposure to Puppet, and the other orchestration/config management platforms. For those of us who … Continue reading

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