Introducing Edge Lab for data center class automation and platforms on your desktop With cloud, it’s too easy to get detached from the hardware that’s actually running under all those amazing platforms.  But what if there was an affordable way to duplicate the data center API ops experience?  One withoutContinue Reading

A Weekly Lunch at Learn and Discussion Each week we’ll have a speaker cover a DevOps/SRE related topic for 15 minutes. The goal is to provide some short informational content or field stories and a chance to connect and discuss how we’re building better at-a-distance operational practices. MOVED TO PERMANENTContinue 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

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