On July 30, RackN released Digital Rebar v4.4 (Official Release Notes). Infrastructure Resource Pooling Infrastructure Resource Pooling provides APIs that create a “bare metal cloud” consumable by tools like Terraform. Pooling creates capabilities that abstract Machines into resource groups that can be allocated generically from a single API making the system more elastic. This functionality
“IT teams want to be able to provision bare-metal servers as if they were code…. Achieving that goal, however, should not require IT organizations to hire a site reliability engineer (SRE)” Read the full DevOps.com article.
We’ve been making the most basic aspects of infrastructure too complex and hard to automate. Companies can address security by building secure automation processes from the ground up.
This article by Matt Asay with Tech Republic discusses the history and motivations behind our decision to pursue an open ecosystem strategy with Digital Rebar v4. Why RackN turned its Open Core licensing model on its head By Matt Asay w Tech Republic One of the more interesting areas of innovation in open source has
RackN is excited to announce v4 of Digital Rebar. In this fourth generation, we recognize the project’s evolution from provisioner into a data center automation platform. While the external APIs and behavior are NOT changing (v4.0 and v3.13 are API compatible), we are making important structural changes that allow for significant enhancements to scale, performance