How to: Use Terraform IaC Modules with Infrastructure Brokers

RackN Digital Rebar Infrastructure Pipelines helps you standardize code from any part of your infrastructure. But you don’t have to build Infrastructure Pipelines from scratch! You can use tools you already use, like Ansible and Terraform, to create Infrastructure Pipeline segments. In fact, we wrote about this in a previous blog post and showed even

Pump up your Infrastructure Pipelines with an injection of Ansible

Squashing tool sprawl is one of the strengths of RackN Digital Rebar Infrastructure Pipelines. You’re probably already using things like Terraform and Ansible to automate building cloud infrastructures. I’m sure you aren’t looking to start over again with yet another tool. We agree – you shouldn’t have to! Infrastructure Pipelines help you use your existing

Are Economies of Scale in IT Automation Achievable?

Economies of scale are the holy grail in business.  This prize is the “raison d’être” of many merger, acquisition, and automation projects. Increases in productivity, decreases in cost, or both will be realized if economies of scale are achieved.  With the constant changes in technology over the last several decades and the exponential growth in

Is business aligned infrastructure attainable?

Technology adoption is accelerating exponentially.  Today, new technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and blockchain are being integrated into service offerings. Because of this, business units are demanding real-time data collection and massive data analytics.  However, technology infrastructure needs to be flexible, scalable, and adaptable to meet this acceleration.  So I challenge you: Will

Rocky Linux support in Digital Rebar v4.7

We’re excited to highlight that RackN officially added Rocky Linux support in our recent Digital Rebar v4.7 release! Rocky Linux provides a community maintained alternate to CentOS for operators who are concerned about IBM Red Hat’s migration of the distribution to stream releases. See the Cloud2030 discussion for more details. This 12 minute video shows