Category: Linux

Why Traditional IT Organizations Don’t Scale

I’ve spent my entire career in operations and or infrastructure related roles, and over the years I’ve come to understand why most operations teams don’t scale and why they become the bottleneck for most companies. Now this isn’t going to be an argument for just using Heroku, or AWS, or CloudFoundy I’m going to explain

How I Built A Self-Service Automation Platform

The current buzz in the industry is how DevOps is changing the world and how the traditional role of operations is changing. Part of these discussions lead to building self-service automation tools which enable developers to actually deploy and support their own code. I want to discuss a little bit about the work I did

Deis The OpenSource PaaS

So I’ve spent all Labor Day Weekend playing with DeisĀ and I have to say I am very impressed with the concept, but really I am not yet sure it’s ready for my needs yet. However we do plan on engaging with Gabriel so hopefully he can clear up some issues I’ve been having. For those

AWS Dashbaord With Python, Boto and Flask

So I actually started working on a small little dashboard for AWS for another project I am working on in the office; however I decided to fork it and make this into a dashboard which could be used by many other people to get a single view of their AWS environment. Besides that I also