So I’m back from CfgMgmtCamp Gent 2017 and I figured it was worth rounding up what I learn’t and what we got up to in Gent this year with the Juju developers and mentors. Before we begin, I have to admit I wasn’t paying much attention to the other platforms, currently the majority of my
Spicule is pleased to announce the addition of Stephen Downie to the team to help drive Sales and Partnerships globally. Stephen has many years of experience in the retail sector and we’re excited to have him join the team to help drive sales in the IT sector. As the company continues to grow we will
In our first video blog, we look at how you can leverage the power of Juju Charms to deploy Kubernetes and enhance the platform by adding in Beats based reporting to the deployment to ensure you know whats going on within your cluster. Kubernetes is one of the most popular container orchestration frameworks available, and recently
Since the dawn of computers, systems administrators have agonised about best to utilise the power at their fingertips. To get the best value for money you want your computer running at maximum capacity as much as possible. It may be that your services flex, or there are peak times when your servers are under load.
So we’ve finally gone and pulled the trigger and released our first release of Getting Started With DC/OS. This book is aimed at people who haven’t yet come into contact with DC/OS and want to know a little bit more. It is a evolving book and the first release isn’t the fully finished article, the good
New Year new projects and all that. Just a heads up to inform people that we’re working on a small getting started guide about DC/OS after some inspiration from a chap at O’Reilly who didn’t bother to return my email. Anyway, after all that we decided to write the book anyway and publish it on
Systems performance more often than not rely heavily on the speed of the underlying platform. Of course bad code will just run slow, but things can be done to optimise server performance to at least give it a chance. In this article we’ll run through some of those tricks. What are the main components of
So its been a long year of travel and talking, but eventful and fruitful all the same. Many thanks to Mark, Jorge and co at Canonical for making it happen and allowing me to travel around to various random places to talk about the amazing technology they have built. Friday was an eventful trip to
This week we’ll be looking at why we should reuse add to code that others have written when doing Devops. In the past Sys Admins have a reasonably lonely existence, deploying Windows or Unix environments, configuring LDAP servers for authentication, mail servers for communication and so on. REASON 1 – QUICKER TIME TO DEPLOYMENT! This
Juju is ever expanding in the systems automation market, partly due to its relative simplicity for the new user, partly due to the scalability it offers with little effort and a lot because of the dedicated team of developers and community members writing cool new charms for the platform ever increasing its reach and capabilities.