Rob Edwards

Northern (UK) chap focusing on platforms, automation, cloud and cloud native applications. Recovering network engineer, although it turns out networking is as important, if not more, now than before!

Harrogate, UK
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Jun 9, 2020

User Manual .....

User Manual .....

We are all different .... we work differently, respond in different ways, have different goals, you could say the way we operate is unique. This is a good thing, however, it can make it

Feb 15, 2020

Humbled

Humbled

It was a fresh, dry, busy Wednesday morning on the 22nd January. I sat on the 205 bus from the hotel to the London office (I have discovered it is a great way

May 29, 2019

Deployment Strategies

Deployment Strategies

A deployment strategy is more and more important as you want to get new features and functionality to your users as quickly and seamlessly as possible. Gone is the day that you can

May 20, 2019

Desktop Java Selection

Desktop Java Selection

While trying to get an application analysis tool working on my laptop I discovered that when I originally set it up it only had Java 12 install when I needed to make use

Oct 3, 2018

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

I got the chance to blow off some public talking cobwebs at the Cloud Native Apps Meetup and decided to share some thoughts around how the world has moved on when it comes

Aug 15, 2018

PKS force delete

PKS force delete

Playing in the lab the today I came across a scenario in which a pks create-cluster failed; pks cluster team Name: team Plan Name: small UUID: 3ef60125-5f93-4b98-b50c-7050b6877fdc Last Action: CREATE Last Action State:

Aug 14, 2018

CaaS or PaaS what's all the fuss?

CaaS or PaaS what's all the fuss?

Over the last couple of months I have been playing with Kubernetes (K8s) due to the addition of PKS (Pivotal Container Service) to the PCF offering. The 1st thing that I noticed after

Jun 27, 2018

VSTS and Cloud Foundry

VSTS and Cloud Foundry

A recent conversation got me thinking ..... a prospect has their development pipeline running through Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and we have been discussing Pivotal Cloud Foundry to run workloads. After the initial

Mar 9, 2018

Why Bosh?

Why Bosh?

Before I start with "why" Bosh, what is Bosh? It is... an open source tool for release engineering, deployment, life-cycle management and monitoring of distributed systems installs and updates software packages