Serverless Computing: How did we get to now?

This is a story of the state of where we are in the world of containers, serverless, and whatever else you want to call this mess. The story involves 3 groups of people with their own passions, opinions, and modes of getting stuff done.  We’re getting to a point where they are no starting to […]

Cassandra Startup with Docker and Golang

I use Docker:  

(Notice that using boot2docker or docker machine on virtual box doesn’t work very well because the directories are created under different user name.  You have two choices:  Don’t mount persistent directories with boot2docker or log into the virtual box guest (docker-machine ssh dev) and launch the container there.) Make sure […]

Jenkins running in Docker image behind firewall

When you run jenkins behind a firewall you need it to get out.  You’ll have to set up proxies to let this happen.  Here’s how I make it run: First, make coreos able to go out of your network:

Next edit http-proxy.conf and make it look like:

This will allow docker to get outside […]

Ethereum + Docker + Terraform + Packer

I created a quick way to get a private ethereum cluster up.  I’ll be presenting some of this at Cisco Live Berlin in my Dev Net session I’ll be doing with Tom Davies.  All of the information is available at my github repo. The high level overview, is we’ll want a way to bring up […]

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 […]

Notes from Dockercon 2015

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend my first Dockercon this year in San Francisco.  I wanted to write a thoughts I had while attending the conference. 1.  The Marketing Docker and other startups win this so well.  Every logo is cute and the swag made for good things to take home to […]

CoreOS, Ansible, OpenStack, and a Private Registry

This took me longer than I want to admit to figure out, so I thought I’d post this solution here.  I’m doing this on Cisco’s OpenStack Private Cloud (COPC) (formerly known as Metacloud). Problem:  Want to deploy a CoreOS instance that can access docker images from a private registry.  I want to do this with […]

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 […]