ANNOUNCING Digital Rebar v4.3  [Press Release on Digital Journal, The New Stack, vmBlog] RackN integrated infrastructure as code (IaC) features can now expand to manage distributed sites.  Customers are using this capability to develop automation in a lab, validate it against a secure test environment and then perform a controlledContinue Reading

Rob Hirschfeld, CEO and Co-Founder, RackN talks with Stephen Spector, HPE Cloud Evangelist about the recent uptake in Ansible news as well as how Digital Rebar Provision assists Ansible users. Listen to the 9 minute podcast here: As this is the launch of L8ist Sh9y Podcast from RackN we encourageContinue 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 (@rack ngo) SRE Items of the Week The Cloudcast #301 –Continue Reading

By rethinking physical ops in cloud-native terms, RackN has managed to distill out a powerful provisioning tool for DevOps and SRE minded operators who need robust API/CLI, Day 2 Ops, security and control as primary design requirements. By bootstrapping foundational automation with Digital Rebar Provision, DevOps teams lay a foundation for data center operations that improves collaboration between operators and SRE teams: operators enjoy additional control and reuse and SREs get a doorway into building a fully automated process.

CaaPuccino: A frothy mix of containers and platforms. Check out Krish Subramanian’s (@krishnan) Modern Enterprise podcast (audio here) today for a surprisingly deep and thoughtful discussion about how frothy new technologies are impacting Modern Enterprise IT. Of course, we also take some time to throw some fire bombs at theContinue Reading

Gene Kim (@RealGeneKim) posted an exclusive Q&A with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) today on IT Technology: Rob Hirschfeld on Containers, Private Clouds, GIFEE, and the Remaining “Underlay Problem.”  Questions from the post: Gene Kim: Tell me about the landscape of docker, OpenStack, Kubernetes, etc. How do they all relate, what’s changed,Continue Reading