DevNet Integrations – Network Automation with Puppet, a Cisco Champion Radio Podcast (S6|Ep.11)
In this episode of Cisco Champion Radio, we chat with Stuart Clark of Cisco DevNet and Rick Sherman of Puppet about network automation. Our Cisco Champion hosts are Daren Fulwell and Pieter-Jan Nefkens.
Cloud Unfiltered: The Automation Episode, feat. Alex Peay and Mike Place
Are you automating the right things and using the right tools in your company? This week on Cloud Unfiltered, Alex Peay and Mike Place of SaltStack talk about automation.
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 […]
Programmatic Provisioning with Puppet Enterprise, Razor, and Cisco UCS
Guest Blogger: David Soper, Technical Marketing Engineer The new integration of UCS Manager with Puppet delivers rapid bare metal provisioning all Cisco UCS systems in just a few steps. Infrastructure as Code Meets Configuration Automation Cisco UCS systems were designed from their beginning over seven ago to provide best in class software-defined infrastructure. Every […]
Don’t Fix it, Throw it Away! Disposable Infrastructure @ OSCON 2016
Next week at the O’Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) in Austin, Texas, I’ll be teaching systems administrators and developers how to throw away their servers each time they want to make a simple change. Sounds ridiculous? That’s what I thought as first too. But ask any experienced sys-admin how many times a “simple, one line […]
Application Configuration Management: What’s your Approach?
Last we spoke, it was about network device configuration management. Let’s move our focus up the stack to applications and management of their configuration. Whether enterprise or cloud-architected, running on physical servers, in virtual machines or in containers, how are you managing your applications? Puppet, Chef, Ansible and Salt are popular answers to this question and leading […]
Cisco and OpenStack: Juno Release – Part 2
The tenth OpenStack release codenamed Juno was released on October 16, 2014. This press release provides a good summary of what to expect in Juno. It also discusses...
The Benefits of an Application Policy Language in Cisco ACI: Part 3 – Group Policies
[Note: This is the third a four-part series on the OpFlex protocol in Cisco ACI, how it enables an application-centric policy model, and why other SDN protocols do not. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 4] The Cisco ACI fabric is designed as an application-centric intelligent network. The Cisco APIC policy model is defined […]