Amazon’s Web Services held their fifth re:Invent conference in 2016. Though I’ve been working with AWS since 2009, this was my first time at this conference. It has grown tremendously over the years and now spans two venues on the Las Vegas the strip. While there was no official report of attendance, rumors have it […]
The open-source Kubernetes container management system is moving forward with the release of Kubernetes 1.5 on December 15, bringing the platform to Microsoft Windows Server for the first time. The Kubernetes 1.5 milestone is the last major release of Kubernetes in 2016 and follows the 1.4 release that debuted on September 26. via Kubernetes 1.5 […]
I decided to upgrade my home lab. My home lab is based on Virten excellent write up on using Intel NUC’s 5th generation series in a Lab scenario. I have 2 of the NUC5i5MYHE configured with 1 – 64GB M.2 SSD, 1 – 16GB PCI SSD, 2 – 8GB DDR3L RAM modules using the single 1GB NIC which I have […]
Dirty code is a fact of life, and working out which software really needs changing and leaving the rest will help many IT organizations gain at least some of the benefits of going Agile, ThoughtWorks’ CTO told the Continuous Lifecycle conference today. Keynote speeches at software conferences often paint grand visions for development nirvana, which […]
AWS announced today that they will be reducing the price of their C4, M4 and T2 instances for On-Demand, Reserved Instances, and Dedicated Hosts by up to 25% depending on Region and platform. C4 instances will be reduced up to 5% in US East and EU regions, a 20% reduction in Asia Pacific (Mumbai and […]
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AWS’s Server Migration Service (SMS) is an agentless service that will migrate live VMware virtual machines to AWS. Support for other hypervisors is coming soon according to Amazon. With SMS each Virtual Machine is migrated to an AMI that is created that is ready to launch. This service is intended to replace the VM Import […]