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

Note: RackN is a VMware Ecosystem Partner RackN is working with VMware to deeply integrate v7 into Digital Rebar.  This includes a focus on enabling Secure Boot and Trusted Platform processes and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) handoffs.  We have significantly streamlined VMware “bring your own hardware” deployments for customers allowingContinue 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

Some features are worth SHOUTING about, so it’s with great pride that I get to announce DRP v3.11. The latest Digital Rebar release (v3.11) does the impossible: PROVISION WITHOUT REBOOTING.  Combined with image-based deploy and our unique multi-boot workflows, this capability makes server operations 10x faster than traditional net installContinue Reading

Joining us this week is Jordan Rinke, Principal Software Engineer, Walmart Labs. Jordan offers his views on various technologies and open source projects as it relates to the scale and connectivity issues faced by Walmart. Highlights Technical Gaps in Kubernetes Technologies and Installer Issues Tooling and Orchestration Focus for KubernetesContinue Reading

Welcome to the weekly post of the RackN blog recap of all things Digital Rebar, RackN, SRE, and DevOps. 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) Items of the Week RackN RackN BetaContinue Reading