VMWare 6.5 Lab Upgrade

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? If it works, leave it says Thoughtworks CTO

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 […]

DigitalRoadies.com native IPv6 support

We are pleased to announce that DigitialRoadies.com currently supports IPv6 natively.  Most ISP’s (Comcast and AT&T) support IPv6 natively or dual stack, your modem and router may vary. To find out if your internet connection is IPv6 ready head on over to http://ipv6test.google.com/ or http://ipv6-test.com/ to find out.

Windows Server 2016 now available on AWS

Earlier this month Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Server 2016, and on October 19th Amazon Web Services announced support for the new operating system with several new AMI’s.  According to an announcement by Amazon on their What’s New site, Windows 2016 on AWS will support Windows new containers as well as Docker. Amazon […]

Three AWS Service Catalog Use Cases: Migration, Replication & Experimentation

Self-service IT is an important goal for many of our clients. They are looking for ways to increase their repeatability and speed the rate at which internal customers are serviced. Service Catalog effectively addresses each of these goals by providing automated infrastructure provisioning through easy buttons. Ops teams create these buttons and make them available […]