devops

August 22, 2016

DATA CENTER

Implementing DevOps with Cisco UCS and VMware vRealize

A Cisco sponsored session at VMworld provides practical guidance for IT organizations transitioning to DevOps methodologies.  

August 22, 2016

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Cisco ACI and Apprenda PaaS Integration Goes to Production

“No-Ops” for Developers and “No-Dev” for IT Ops   Analysts agree that IT is in the midst of a major transformation. Based on the results of latest Gartner enterprise IT buying behavior survey, the majority of spending is going towards modernizing, functionally expanding or substituting long-standing business and office applications with cloud-based software-as-a-service. According to […]

August 3, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Is your Network Ready? #CiscoDNA #CiscoChat

Change is tough. True transformation is even tougher. Fortunately, Cisco DNA gives you the resources to navigate change and ensure success.

July 25, 2016

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Bringing Consistent Automation Across Cisco Nexus and Catalyst with Ansible 2.1

We had a busy week around the middle of July with ChefConf 2016 (Austin, Texas July 11 – 13) and Cisco Live US (Las Vegas, Nevada July 10 – 14). Now we’re moving on to AnsibleFest July 28 San Francisco where Cisco is a Gold sponsor as well as a Networking Hub sponsor. I guess […]

June 29, 2016

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Chaos Monkey as a Service and other memorable moments at Velocity Conference

Last week was quite eventful, certainly unpredictable and some would probably say chaotic. I am a big soccer fan, so with the Copa America and the Euro 2016 tournaments happening, I certainly could scratch that itch. And as always, it is more art than science to predict the results (Iceland winning over England anyone?) and […]

June 20, 2016

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Developer Productivity, PaaS, Compliance, and Policy Driven Infrastructure

If you are heading up an application develop team or are running an IT organization and you are looking at your developers initial steps to developing cloud native applications, I...

June 9, 2016

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Yes Adopt DevOps But Don’t Forget The Pain of Re-Writes: My Biggest Software Lesson Ever

As we deliver more and more software projects in my part of Cisco Services, I have a keen interest in software development best practices.  And concerns on poor practices.  A...

April 22, 2016

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Bring Application Intent to Networking Containers

Yesterday, Mike Cohen’s post Networking Containers: Policy Finally Comes of Age appeared on the Open Networking User Group blog site.  He talks about the tremendous interest among application developers to use Linux containers to develop, deploy, and operate applications.  Containers and microservices simplify complex application development into smaller, less risky software components with the benefits of portability and […]