This excellent research report by Paul Delory (contract required) lays out a comprehensive view of all the components in the flow required to deliver applications into production.  It’s an impressively laid out assembly line along the lines of what we’ve called “continuously integrated date center” in the past. We’reContinue Reading

This week, premier CloudFoundry consultancy Stark and Wayne posed about their Digital Rebar integration for CoreOS, CloudFoundry and Kubernetes.  This work integrates with their DRP MoltenCore content pack. Having just a plain CoreOS machine is not as useful in itself, however CoreOS can be used as a building block forContinue Reading

Some features are worth SHOUTING about, so it’s with great pride that I get to announce DRP v3.11. The latest Digital Rebar release (v3.11) does the impossible: PROVISION WITHOUT REBOOTING.  Combined with image-based deploy and our unique multi-boot workflows, this capability makes server operations 10x faster than traditional net installContinue Reading

Digital Rebar Provision (DRP) is the perfect technology partner for Ansible customers looking to automate their infrastructure setup before applying their orchestration tool of choice. DRP automatically generates a complete inventory of provisioned infrastructure which is a must have for Ansible to complete its orchestration. In addition, DRP is able to deployContinue Reading

Welcome to the RackN and Digital Rebar Weekly Review. You will find the latest news related to Edge, DevOps, SRE and other relevant topics. Immutable Infrastructure Immutable infrastructure offers IT a new deployment methodology of create / destroy / repeat from a fixed image for deploying services vs the more commonContinue Reading

We are heading out to Vancouver next week for the OpenStack Summit from May 21 – 24. Rob Hirschfeld, our Co-Founder/CEO will be available to meet onsite as well as help drive the OpenStack community forward. If you are interested in meeting, please contact me. Rob has 2 sessions scheduledContinue Reading

Joining us this week is Baruch Sadogursky, Head of Developer Relations at JFrog. Baruch is an industry veteran in management of complex software and is a fantastic event speaker; I highly recommend attending his sessions at a future event. Short promotion for JFrog Swamp Up (May 16 – 18, 2018)Continue Reading

Shane Gibson, Sr. Architect and Community Evangelist, RackN created a new Digital Rebar Provision (DRP) video highlighting immutable provisioning from a “golden image” as well as the ability to create that “golden image” from within Digital Rebar Provision. Highlights: Immutable Image Deployment Solution to 20 Target Bare Metal Machines CreationContinue Reading

In this week’s podcast, we speak with Justin Garrison, co-author of Cloud Native Infrastructure (CNI). Behind scenes for O’Reilly book and choice of cover animal Infrastructure and CNI approach State and Immutability / Immutable VM Terraform and Kubernetes Observability The Why of Immutability Infrastructure as Software (Netflix) Site Reliability EngineeringContinue Reading