Category DevOps

Voting Open For OpenStack Summit Talks!

As of August 15th, community voting began for talks at the upcoming November OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong.  The OpenStack Foundation announced that over 600 talks were submitted this year, more than double the number of submissions from the recent April Summit.  The Foundation will make the final decision on which talks will be accepted […]

The Cloud Doesn’t Answer The Why Or The How

Where Vendors Go Wrong If you are an end-user, I am sure you’ve dealt with technology vendors that reminded you more of pushy used car salesmen than trusted advisors.  They seem to only care about your concerns long enough to use them as a springboard for delivering their latest product pitches.  And it doesn’t seem […]

Next Stop… The Open Cloud

Most of my conversation partners on Twitter know that this past Friday was my last day of employment, after 2+ years, at VCE.  I am grateful for and humbled by the number of now former colleagues who expressed their well-wishes and thanked me for the contributions I made to the VCE community.  There were also a […]

Book Review: The Phoenix Project Aka. Karate Kid Meets DevOps

I just finished reading The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford and it is one of the most thought-provoking IT books I’ve read in recent years.  For those who are not familiar with the authors, Kim, Behr, and Spafford are well-regarded luminaries in the DevOps world and co-authors of another book, […]