Having good data is only part of a solution. There's loads of data on my laptop, for example, that goes unused almost everyday. However, the practice of putting data to work via meaningful representation is how we plan effectively and make informed decisions! For those who haven't been following the development of BigStats, its an … Continue reading REDtalks.live #38 – Grafana Dashboard for BigStats
BigStats v0.4 has been released! Yay!!! Way back in REDtalks.live #32 – Stats & Dashboards (May 25th) I demonstrated a prototype solution for getting useful data out of a BIG-IP and into various telemetry pipelines... Well, that was version 0.1, and now we're up to version 0.4! So, what's happened since? Highlights from the RELEASE_NOTES.md file: We now … Continue reading REDtalks.live #37 – BigStats v0.4 released
If you're right at the beginning of your Super-NetOps journey, then this article is for you! https://youtu.be/-UF_D2XdIQM A common question from our NetOps pals is, "How do you get started?" Well, let me take a stab at that in todays article. Before we begin, a few things to keep in mind. EVERYONE is starting from … Continue reading REDtalks.live #24: Becoming Super-NetOps: Day 1
Not a traditional REDtalks post today (no interview/demo), but this took me a while to work out so I thought I'd share. What's this about? It all started with me building REST extensibility solutions for F5 Networks in AWS. I created (Launched) a new AWS AMI Linux instance - yep, the very first one on the list: … Continue reading REDtalks #18 – Enabling the docker TCP API in AWS
Operations (Ops) is getting a lot of attention these days as the next big thing in technology to fix. Why now? What changed? Well, for the most part, over the last 10-ish years technology has been accelerating through various levels of abstraction and virtualization. This evolution has lifted many of the technical barriers that were … Continue reading Does DevOps need a “Super-NetOps”?
If Elon Musk was a full-stack developer I'm sure he would still say: "You can't have people in the production line itself, otherwise you drop to people speed.", Elon Musk While he may have been talking about the Tesla production line at the time, no truer words have been spoken of the current operation shift … Continue reading If Elon Musk was a full-stack developer…
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