April 2020 Free Training Special from Pluralsight!

The team at Pluralsight have kindly opened up the platform for free in order to allow folks to skill up while being under the challenge of the current worldwide situation.  Being at home should not mean being out of the game.  If you are looking to skill up on any of a variety of literally … Read more

Quick Demo of Tags and Grouping for Automation Polices in Turbonomic 6.1

Tagging is a phenomenal way to identify your workloads.  This means VMs, containers, cloud instances, and pretty much every single layer of the application and virtualization/cloud stack.  I’m often asked how tagging comes into play with Turbonomic, so here is a really quick demo of how tagging is used to be able to do things … Read more

Using Touch ID on Macbook Pro for sudo Authentication

Full credit goes to Cabel Sasser (@cabel) on this one for sharing the original tip. I’m simply sharing it here and showing the process to prove the awesomeness of this capability. Pro MacBook Pro Tip: have a Touch Bar with Touch ID? If you edit /etc/pam.d/sudo and add the following line to the top… auth … Read more

Setting up Turbonomic Action Notifications to Slack Channels

An interesting use-case that I’ve bumped into lately is where folks want to enable automation, but they also need to know when automated things happen. Email was the common platform for notifications, and still is, but there are many more organizations adoption Slack for day-to-day activity monitoring and building out interesting interactive ways to enable … Read more