Implementing DevOps with Cisco UCS and VMware vRealize
A Cisco sponsored session at VMworld provides practical guidance for IT organizations transitioning to DevOps methodologies.
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 […]
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 […]
Transforming the Networking Industry Together
A successful digital transformation requires a network transformation.
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 […]
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...
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...
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 […]