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

Joining us this week is Chris Short, Senior DevOps Advocate, SJ Technologies. Chris is also a CNCF Ambassador managing an excellent newsletter, DevOps’ish. Highlights Site Reliability Engineering & DevOps relationship & philosophy SRE details in budgets, toil, and security Pipeline infrastructure, configuration management, and immutability Cultural aspects of DevOps WhyContinue 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

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 Deployments talk at SRECon Americas Rob Hirschfeld presented at SRECon Americas this week, “Don’t Ever Change! Are Immutable Deployments Really Simpler, Faster and Safer?” ConfigurationContinue Reading

When discussing the data center of the future, it’s critical that we start by breaking the concept of the data center as a physical site with guarded walls, raised floors, neat rows of servers and crash cart pushing operators. The Data Center of 2020 (DC2020) is a distributed infrastructure comprisedContinue 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. Deploy and Test Digital Rebar Provision with No Infrastructure in 10 Minutes For operators looking to better understand Digital Rebar Provision (DRP) RackN has developed an easy toContinue Reading

Rob Hirschfeld speaks on Rishidot.TV  as part of the Cloud Native Landscape video interview series. Questions asked: Background on RackN Cloud Native Ecosystem Fit – embracing DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering Running “Cloud” in their existing data centers  Differentiation – Build on open source Digital Rebar replacing Cobbler, Maas, and otherContinue Reading

Welcome to the final L8istSh9y Podcast for 2017 with a recap of Rob Hirschfeld’s predictions for 2017 (2016 Infrastructure Revolt makes 2017 the “year of the IT Escape Clause”) as well as a look ahead into 2018. Key topics covered in the podcast: Hybrid is Reality; How do I CopeContinue 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 Nora Jones on Establishing, Growing,Continue 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) Image from @DevOpsDaysDFW 10 Essential Skills of a Site ReliabilityContinue Reading