It’s just lube

When looking to optimize your application deployment cycle organizations often turn to buzzwords such as: CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery), DevOps and invariably the different products/projects they’ve heard of that do this.  In this buzzword blitz its a bit easy to get confused as to what does what.  Today we are hearing: Jenkins, Kubernetes, Mesos, Ansible, […]

Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud Developer Demo

In my new role here at Cisco I show people how powerful the Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud solution can be for developers.  I made the below video last night to demonstrate continuous integration. The video is a scenario for a new company called lawngnomed.com.  The company provides lawn gnomes as a service (LGaaS).  Under the […]

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 […]