Getting around Terraform Indexing

Terraform has some good ways to do interpolation that can be simple.  However, I think as I’ve tried to make Terraform do more of what Ansible does, which might be outside its scope, I run into issues. One issue I had was creating a list of all the servers in the cluster that I wanted…

Kubernetes on Metacloud (COPC)

The Kubernetes 1.0 launch happened July 21st at OSCON here in Portland, OR and I was super happy to be there in the back of the room picking up loads of free stickers while the big event happened.  I spent the day before at a Kubernetes bootcamp, which was really just a lab on using…

Cloud Computing: How Do I Get There?

This post comes from a talk that I’ll be presenting on at the Pacific Northwest Digital Government Summit Conference on October 2nd, 2013. History shows us that those that embrace technology and change survive while those that resist and stick with “business as usual” get left behind.  If we have the technology and we don’t use it…

Portland Restaurant Recommendations

I’m going to update this from a previous post with all the food places I’ve either heard about or tried. Breakfast Waffle Window – I’ll have ice cream on my waffles for breakfast.  Thanks.  Been here lots of times. Quick Lunch Por que No – Really good carne asada tacos.  Two locations. Bunk Sandwiches –…