Yesterday was our first day here at DisneyWorld in Florida. As snow falls back home, I’m planning on shorts and a short sleeve shirt for the day. It’s going to be awesome! One thing I’ve noticed almost immediately is the heavy use of technology here at DisneyWorld. When we checked […]
I got a brand new shiny Pixel XL when I moved my mobile plan to Telus a couple of weeks ago. I’m impressed with the device so far, but today Google threw me for a loop. I’ve been taking the GO train into the heart of Toronto this week. That’s […]
The Open Container initiative momentum is building! It’s exciting to see orgs rally around an open standard so quickly.
I’ve transitioned from my role at VMware to a new role at EMC Corporation. I believe strongly in the portfolio of products VMware has made available for customers, and I’m very excited to have the opportunity to expand the number of conversations I’m able to have with customers to the […]
Overview of a “full stack” devops environment – Mirantis OpenStack + Pivotal Cloud Foundry. This article describes in some detail how MOS and PCF fit together – the link to the runbook Mirantis built is the fun part that describes how to build an environment for PoC and profit! https://www.mirantis.com/blog/full-stack-devops-pivotal-cloud-foundry-mirantis-openstack/
I’ve linked below an overview of the VxRack product line and the technical preview launched yesterday on Day 1 of EMC World. Chad does a great job of breaking this down. What I would highlight here is the complexity of the IT landscape. Any conversation based on IT as a […]
Mirantis architect Chrisian Huebner discusses object storage options in OpenStack. A good overview of when to consider Ceph vs. Swift. https://www.mirantis.com/blog/ceph-vs-swift-architects-perspective/
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In my previous post, I provided the proverbial 10,000 foot overview of Apache Mesos and it’s value as a resource manager for the data center. It’s time to dig a little deeper into the technology and walk though the components that make Mesos such…
As more of these services launch, infrastructure architecture becomes much less interesting than software architecture and capital “E” capital “A” Enterprise Architecture
A nice writeup from @laurentgil from Zenedge about the cost of hacks in 2014. I expect to see security spend increase dramatically in 2015.