Posts Tagged ‘ Automation ’

Security Discussion: Backup and Scripting

June 9, 2014
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DevOps Discussion with ScriptRock

March 28, 2014
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How DevOps Can Help Automate the Pain Away

September 2, 2013
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I spent two days at PuppetConf 2013 in San Francisco this week, and the common themes were automate everything, monitor everything, provide feedback early in the process, and focus on culture. All four of those topics aligned with the DevOps movement, with the goal of faster and more reliable deliveries. Companies that can deliver software…

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Recap of PuppetConf 2013 in San Francisco

August 29, 2013
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I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend PuppetConf 2013. When I walked into the first keynote session, I was shocked by the size of the audience. Over 1300 people were packed into the ballroom. Another 3700 had signed up to watch the event streaming online. Last year there were 800 people at…

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Start of VMworld

August 27, 2013
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It is the start of VMworld and my during my first days of meetings and briefings I have met up with a few companies like Quali Systems, Rackware and Intiqua that are focusing on automation. These meetings have further confirmed my thoughts from my previous post that automation has now made it mainstream and will…

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Total Cost of the Cloud Administrators

August 16, 2013
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Total Cost of the Cloud Administrators: There was an article posted on The Virtualization Practice about TCO of the Cloud and from the closing thoughts of the article really got my attention when I started thinking about the total cost of the cloud administrators.

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A Look at Network Automations Automate 9

June 21, 2013
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A look at Network Automations Automate 9: Last month I wrote a post titled “Is Automation Killing the Engineering?” For this post I want to explore the idea that it is not the automation that might be killing the engineering but rather how far and good some of the 3rd party application are in pretty…

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Automation Weaknesses

May 6, 2013
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Over the last few weeks I have been struggling with automating deployment and testing of virtual desktops for my own edification. This struggle has pointed out automation weaknesses which need to be addressed for automation and the software defined data center to succeed and not only be deployed from software but also self-healing and all…

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Host Deployments in a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC)

April 25, 2013
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Host deployments in a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC): How do you deploy the hypervisors in your company? There are several different choices from installing from a CD, network install and/or PXE, to name a few methods currently available. When there are not a lot of physical hypervisors to worry about the CD installation works…

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