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
The code for this post can be found here. Introduction Browserify is a nifty library that should be buzzed more. On its front page it claims to `let you use require in the browser by bundling up all your dependencies`. However I have to disagree. A lot of libraries give you that while Browserify
Why you’ll NEVER nail that DevOps interview
This post was originally published on VentureBeat.com in May 2015. Many companies these days are constantly complaining that they are struggling to recruit good talent. There are rumored talent acquisition wars and agreements between large companies like Google and Apple, and I’ve often heard these types of issues referenced in talks. Just recently I
Docker Image Optimization
This post was originally published on Developer.com. Docker is everything. Some have even claimed that it can prevent crime and famine. (I probably don’t need to ask you to note the sarcastic tone). But seriously, for the disruption it has brought on in the industry, and the true market gap it has filled for
Taking Jenkins CI from Automation to Orchestration – A Continuous Integration A/B Testing Use Case
The benefits of continuous integration are clear. The need to enable deployment cycles that used to take six months to a year long to be dramatically shortened, allowing companies to deploy code numerous times per day, is undisputed. However, with this massive amount of daily deployments there has come a growing need to
Continuous Delivery – From Theory to Practice
View the full article with its original diagrams on DZone in the DevOps Zone or download the DZone 2015 Guide to Continuous Delivery. When we discuss continuous delivery (CD), the starting point would need to be the motivation that has driven this IT evolution. The demand for continuous delivery was brought on by
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
DevOps Days Tel Aviv by the Community for the Community
This post has been a long time coming, since following an event the size and caliber of this last DevOps Days Tel Aviv – there were still a lot of loose ends to tie up, and we just about finished (and just shy of a month). The primary focus of this last
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.