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Our guest on the podcast this week is Kohsuke Kawaguchi, Creator of Jenkins and CloudBees. We discuss highlights and takeaways from the CloudBees Jenkins User Conference, which emphasizes the strong community around Jenkins. Jenkins makes continuous delivery a strategic enabler because it changes the speed at which optimizations can reach users' hands. We also get a preview of what we can expect with Tiger from CloudBees. Check out this episode! ... (more)

Cloud Security and DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #BigData #DevOps #Security

I was a guest on Scriptrock’s podcast series. We discussed cloud security and DevOps. We even talked about my all time favorite album. Check it out here. ... (more)

Internet Of Things Will Radically Change Your Big Data Strategy

Some companies are still hanging on to the belief that they can manage their own data centers better than the various cloud providers out there. This state of denial should all but go away when the influx of petabyte scale data becomes a reality for enterprises. Enterprises are going to have to ask themselves, “Do we want to be in the infrastructure business?” because that is what it will take to provide the appropriate amount of bandwidth, disk storage, and compute power to keep up with the demand for data ingestion, storage, and real-time analytics that will serve the business ... (more)

DevOps: Stop Talking and Start Doing | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

DevOps: Stop Talking and Start Doing If you are like me, you are probably tired of the endless articles talking about DevOps. Each day, you are guaranteed to see an onslaught of articles on the following topics: What Is DevOps? DevOps Is a Culture Change DevOps Requires Empathy DevOps Unicorns, or All Unicorns Started Out as Horses Buy My DevOps Tools (from many vendors) The Wall between Dev and Ops. Enough, already. We get the point. Can we shift the conversation from talking about DevOps to sharing lessons learned about trying to implement DevOps? Let me start. Over the past ... (more)

Jesse Proudman of @Bluebox with @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Episode #12 – Private Cloud: DIY or Managed Services? Our guest on the podcast this week is Jesse Proudman, Founder and CTO of Bluebox. We discuss Walmart’s recent OpenStack success story and the expanding capabilities of DIY private clouds. While DIY private clouds require large investments in configuring open source software to meet business needs, they can have several advantages over managed services alternatives. Listen in to learn how a DIY model could make or break private cloud deployment. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Co... (more)