Free Download – DevOps Automation with Terraform and VMware

Content planning for 2020 is underway and I realized that it’s a good time to share the recent O’Reilly report that I had done in 2019 here with folks.  DevOps may seem a long way off, but the methods of automating your infrastructure creation in order to enable better DevOps practices is not.  Even VMware … Read more

DiscoPosse Podcast Ep 1 – Automation with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0)

EPISODE 1 – Automation with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0) PODCAST LINK: http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/e001-automation-with-rob-nelson-rnelson0/ LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE: In this episode we chat with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0) about automation. Everything from the why to the how, including some great info on Puppet, and how the community works together to drive great configuration management ecosystems like Puppet and … 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

Why I Aeropress Coffee but Automate Everything Else

Many of my presentations start with me quoting the Rule of Three. Then I tell you three things about myself: I’m lazy I despise inconsistency Did I mention I’m lazy? The reason that these are important things to know is that being lazy is a fundamental reason why I have leapt into automation from early … Read more