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 […]
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 […]
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 […]