Nov 15, 2015



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

Nov 1, 2015

Using Docker, the 1st steps ...

Using Docker, the 1st steps ...

While this is my 1st post on this site about Docker, and I'm sure ill write an introduction at some stage, I assume you are aware of the concepts as I have jumped

Sep 28, 2015

Intercloud Fabric API

I will do a write up on Intercloud Fabric (ICF) in the near future however as I was playing with the API I thought I would detail those first. The ICF API works

Aug 21, 2015

"Resistance is Futile"

Over the last year one of my main focuses has been around data centre automation and over this time I have found more and more customers either looking or actually embracing automation. This

Aug 21, 2015

UCS Director - MSP Mode

So what does MSP/Service Provider feature (Managed Service Provider) give me with UCS Director, I've see the option when I am in the system configuration (Administration->System->Service Provider Features)

Jun 19, 2015

UCS Director - SSH Task

If you have a legacy device you want to manage via UCS Director that doesn't have any richer way (API etc.) to be interacted with or an out of the box task commands

May 25, 2015

UCS Director - Custom Task

The platform is built on Javascript (Cloupia is based on Javascript Rhino – a server side language that is a mixture of Java and Javascript). Rhino : JavaScript Library For Java Rhino is an open-source

May 24, 2015

JavaScript development

JavaScript development

During development of code it is sometimes useful to test syntax using an interpreter. Depending on what you are developing will depend on which method best suits you. I thought I would run

May 23, 2015

What's a UCS Director VDC

This can be a confusing concept in UCS Director, mainly because people have preconceptions of what a VDC (Virtual Data Centre) is due to multiple uses of the acronym. Personally I would have

May 1, 2015

Deploy VM with Storage Options

Lets say you offer a number of storage locations that VM's can be deployed to within your organisation or as part of a service offering, for example; Gold (Expensive, top of the line)

Apr 4, 2015

UCSD VM Custom Button

In UCS Director you get a number of context based options for day to day operations. An example of this is, either from end-user or admin view, the lifecycle management functions when browsing