Bosh-Lite Install

To help me learn bosh I decided to install Bosh-Lite on my Mac. The instructions to get yourself up an running are here, including more information. What is Bosh-Lite and how can it help? Firstly it is a self-contained, pre-built, vagrant box that includes a Bosh Director. Rather than instantiating…

New year ....... blah blah blah

After lots of thought and consideration I decided to leave Cisco at the end of last year. It wasn't easy, especially because of some of the people I had been working with! However for my own career development and enjoyment I have decided to join Pivotal. This is a very…

Cloud Center Overview

Finally getting around to doing this blog, it's been a busy few months with lots of change coming in the new year for me. I have been discussing automation and cloud strategies with customers for a while now and the themes that come up time and time again when discussing…

Mrs Miggins does containers

I've been talking about and learning more and more about container technology over last 18 months or so, you could say that this post is old news! However I recently built a demo that involved creating a custom container rather than using one of the boring 'Hello-World" examples that…

GitHub & SSH Keys

Recently I have needed to use my GitHub username and password whenever I do a push. I can't remember if it was due to the hardware swapout I recently did with my Mac or some other reason. ╰ ➤ git push Username for 'https://github.com': clijockey Password for 'https://clijockey@github.…

UCS Director and Cisco Spark

I have been looking to show how UCSD can integrate with various tools and their API's, I had an idea for Cisco Spark (collaboration tool) a while back and have been waiting for the publication of the Rest API. Well in December the API was released. It should be notes…

SSH Password-less login

I decided to put this down on "paper" as I always forget get how to set this up (guess I don't do enough). The following provides you with instructions on how to logon to your servers with out needing to enter your password every time, instead it will…

Cisco blog

I've finally got a blog post published (will be a series of when I'm finished) on another site. I needed to create one that was far less technical than the posts you tend to find here. This was surprisingly challenging for me as I needed to approach it from a…

.dotfiles

I was explaining my terminal configuration the other day to a colleague so decided to document what I have done. History I have been using Linux (Unix back in the day) for many years and for the last couple of years my primary work machine has been a Mac (Mac…