Is infrastructure cool? Gartner thinks so. They recently named RackN a “2020 Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing.” It’s a coveted designation, and we are honored, but cool? A VC will tell you that the stuff we do is not cool. Infrastructure is technological plumbing and polar opposite of cool. And
This excellent discussion about the real challenges of managing a distributed infrastructure. Episode 3: The Future of Data Center Automation
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’re
TL;DR: There may finally be a new server architecture! Should you care? Last week, I found myself split screen streaming VMworld and the LF Open Network and Edge Summit (ONES) – check out my TFIR Recap! While they’re very different shows: a proprietary vendor and an open source community, they’re
We’re honored to be recognized by Gartner as a 2020 Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing. If you are a Gartner subscriber, here is the complete report. Read our thoughts about why: “In Infrastructure Cool? Gartner Thinks So!“
This 30 minute Packet Pushers Day 2 Cloud podcast with Rob Hirschfeld discusses how Edge infrastructure is different has has both similar and unique challenges compared to regular data centers. Day Two Cloud 030: The Gnarly Challenges Of Edge Computing
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.
TL;DR: Hybrid killed IT. I’m a regular participant on BWG Roundtable calls and often extend those discussions 1×1. This post collects questions from one of those follow-up meetings where we explored how data center markets are changing based on new capacity and also the impact of cloud. We both