This talk was given on November 8 at the OpenStack Summit Sydney event. Abstract Kubespray (formerly Kargo) – is a project under Kubernetes community umbrella. From the technical side, it is a set of tools, that bring the possibility to deploy production-ready Kubernetes cluster easily. Kubespray supports multiple Linux distributionsContinue Reading

In our last post, we pretty much tore apart the idea of running mini-clouds on the edge because they are not designed to be managed at scale in resource constrained environments without deep hardware automation.  While I’m a huge advocate of API-driven infrastructure, I don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all APIContinue Reading

Rob Hirschfeld provides his thoughts from last week’s OpenStack OpenDev conference focused on Edge Computing. This podcast is part of a three blog series from Rob on the issues surrounding Edge and Cloud computing: Post 1 – OpenStack on Edge? 4 Ways Edge is Distinct from Cloud Post 2 –Continue Reading

I left the OpenStack OpenDev Edge Infrastructure conference with a lot of concerns relating to how to manage geographically distributed infrastructure at scale.  We’ve been asking similar questions at RackN as we work to build composable automation that can be shared and reused.  The critical need is to dramatically reduceContinue Reading

Last week, I attended a unique OpenDev Edge Infrastructure focused event hosted by the OpenStack Foundation to help RackN understand the challenges customers are facing at the infrastructure edges.  We are exploring how the new lightweight, remote API-driven Digital Rebar Provision can play a unique role in these resource andContinue Reading

The Cloudcast.net by Brian Gracely and Aaron Delp brings deep experience and perspective into their discussions based on their impressive technology careers and understanding of the subject matter.  In episode 301, we good deeply into the meaning and challenges for Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) functions.  We also cover some popular technologies that are of general interest. 

Welcome to the weekly post of the RackN blog recap of all things SRE. If you have any ideas for this recap or would like to include content please contact us at info@rackn.com or tweet Rob (@zehicle) or RackN (@rackngo) SRE Items of the Week RackN and our Co-Founder andContinue Reading

Welcome to the weekly post of the RackN blog recap of all things SRE. If you have any ideas for this recap or would like to include content please contact us at info@rackn.com or tweet Rob (@zehicle) or RackN (@rackngo) SRE Items of the Week Kargo Ansible Playbooks foster CollaborativeContinue Reading

Welcome to the weekly post of the RackN blog recap of all things SRE. If you have any ideas for this recap or would like to include content please contact us at info@rackn.com or tweet Rob (@zehicle) or RackN (@rackngo) SRE Items of the Week OpenStack on Kubernetes: Will itContinue Reading