How to Deploy a UCS Manager Environment with Far Less Python Code
Learn how to use the UCS Python SDK to write less Python code, and still do everything with respect to the UCS Object Model
Cisco UCS Automation – Part2: A Step-by-Step Guide to Connecting and Disconnecting using UCS PowerTool
Let’s Connect What’s the hardest part about meeting someone new or going to another country or just interacting with something you are unfamiliar with? Typically, it’s how to start the interaction, how do you connect, stay connected, and reconnect. Sometimes the relationship or the place just doesn’t work out and then you have to leave […]
Cisco UCS Automation Series, Part I – Getting Started with UCS PowerTool
You WANT to Automate! But Where to Start? You want to automate but not sure where to start or what tools to use or even what processes can be automated and if the thing you want to automate is even automatable. Does it offer an API? If it does, is there an SDK? Are there […]
Project Starship – Starting The Journey
Starship is an innovative, cloud-based management platform for Cisco UCS and HyperFlex systems. We introduced a Tech Preview of Starship a few weeks ago, so users could begin to try it...
Simplify Systems Management at Scale with Cisco UCS Central
The new release of Cisco UCS Central Software makes it easier for you to manage a wide range of environments at scale, even if the servers are in different corners of the globe. It incorporates significant enhancements to automate and simplify routine tasks, enhance consistency, and reduce risk.
Cisco UCS S-Series and the Benefits of Storage Profiles
The new UCS S-Series storage server leverages the automation and programmability of UCS management to provide greater levels of efficiency and flexibility. Guest Blogger: Craig Ashapa, Technical Marketing Engineer Last month Cisco introduced the new Cisco UCS –S-Series S3260 supported by a new release of UCS Manager. The S-Series features a very modular architecture, and […]
Cisco UCS Programmability
Infrastructure automation, continuous deployment and efficient operations require programmable infrastructure. Developers want to treat physical infrastructure the way they treat other application services, using processes that automatically provision or change infrastructure resources. Your operations staff needs to provision, configure, and monitor physical and virtual resources. This allows them to automate routine activities and rapidly isolate […]
Implementing DevOps with Cisco UCS and VMware vRealize
A Cisco sponsored session at VMworld provides practical guidance for IT organizations transitioning to DevOps methodologies.
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 […]