HashiCorp Launches First Commercial DevOps Product
HashiCorp, a San Francisco-based start-up founded in 2012, has recently
released its first commercial product, called Atlas. HashiCorp is known by
many people as the creator of a number of open-source tools that assist in
developing, deploying, and maintaining applications. One major challenge for
IT shops is that so many tools are required to automate the building and
delivery of software that engineers spend far too much time trying to tie all
of these tools together, which takes away time from working on business
requests. In many shops, one or more people may be dedicated to managing the
complexities of the DevOps tool chain, which includes integration, patching,
upgrading, and many other non-value added tasks. With Atlas, engineers can
leverage a single tool for managing infrastructure and builds with a common ... (more)
Episode #7: The Digital Disconnect w/Andi Mann
Our guest on the podcast this week is Andi Mann, VP, Office of the CTO at CA
We discuss the "digital disconnect", a gap between the expectations of
business leaders and the ability of IT leaders to deliver, and how DevOps can
close the gap by delivering services faster and better.
Listen in to learn how you can utilize resources within your enterprise to
address the digital disconnect.
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Software Is Eating the World
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Our guest on the podcast this week is Jason Parsons, Senior Architect and Big
Data expert at Cloud Technology Partners.
We discuss the benefits of real-time, big data processing in the cloud and
why some companies are hesitant to migrate from their traditional data
centers. Jason explains why planning is key when moving from on-premise
centers and why all companies should begin their cloud initiatives with a
minimum viable product before going into full production.
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David Linthicum and I attended the Red Hat Summit and Chef Conf 2014 this
past week and sat down to talk about both conferences, as well as topics like
Docker, OpenStack, and VMWare.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new hot buzzword and like most buzzwords,
its purpose and definition are grossly misunderstood. When some people hear
the term IoT they immediately associate it with a refrigerator reminding us
to order milk or our Fitbit wearable device tweeting how we just "crushed a
4.1 mile run".
Neither of those use cases are very compelling to most of us which makes it
hard to fathom how experts can predict that by 2020 there will be greater
than a one trillion dollar market that vendors will be trying to claim a
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