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DiscoPosse Review: Learning Chef

I’m a big fan of Chef, and I always enjoy finding more reading resources for me and for those who are looking to adopt this great tool. The Learning Chef book is a great guide for people who have limited or no experience with this really powerful configuration management framework. This truly is the soup to nuts (see what I …

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DiscoPosse Review: OpenStack Operations Guide

With an all-star cast of authors including Tom Fifield, Diane Fleming, Anne Gentle, Lorin Hochstein, Jonathan Proulx, Everett Toews, and Joe Topjian, this guide presents one of the best all-around operations guides for the OpenStack ecosystem. I’ve been a big fan of the work done by Anne Gentle with all of the book sprints including this Operations Guide and the …

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DiscoPosse Review: Lean Enterprise by Jez Humble, Barry O’Reilly, Joanne Molesky

I love beta programs because you get a view inside the development cycle and have an intimate understanding of what is coming next. What was interesting to me was taking this book in “Early Release” format, and it was as exciting as any product I’ve previewed! People, process, and technology, when put together properly, are the trifecta for great application …

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Give your bookshelf a +1 with Networking for VMware Administrators

As a big fan of continuous learning, I am pretty aggressive on finding great content and doing what I can to share that content with my readers and peers. Hot off the presses is one of my long-awaited books to add to my reading list and that is Networking for VMware Administrators by Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl) and Steve Pantol (@StevePantol). …