Automation

A collection of 23 posts

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:

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

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

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

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