Apr 6, 2017

What's really important?

What's really important?

Do you get business value in focusing on the intricate details of a solution and thinking through every scenario and factoring the design around them? In the past I would spend way too

Apr 6, 2017

What is PCF?

What is PCF?

Now that I have joined Pivotal and focusing on Cloud Foundry, which up until now I only knew from a high-level, I thought I would take you on my knowledge journey..... So what

Feb 4, 2017

PCF Tile Uploads

PCF Tile Uploads

Part of the value add of Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is helping new users with Operations Manager. One of the features is the ability to upload tiles to aid with the deployment of

Feb 3, 2017

Bosh-Lite Install

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

Jan 10, 2017

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

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

Dec 12, 2016

Cloud Center Overview

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

Jun 9, 2016

Mrs Miggins does containers

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

Feb 2, 2016

GitHub & SSH Keys

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

Jan 12, 2016

TechHuddle - Cross Architecture

TechHuddle - Cross Architecture

Introduction As part of a small working group I have been working on how to demonstrate some of the Cisco solutions from a cross-architectural perspective. If you are not familiar with the internal

Dec 20, 2015

UCS Director and Cisco Spark

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

Dec 10, 2015

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

Nov 15, 2015

Cisco blog

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