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Adding SSH Access for DigitalOcean when Using Terraform

We’ve been looking at how to add a little Terraform into your IT infrastructure provisioning toolkit lately. Using DigitalOcean is also super easy and inexpensive for testing out processes and doing things like repetitive builds using Terraform. The first post where we saw how to do a simple Terraform environment build on DigitalOcean appeared at my ON:Technology blog hosted at …

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Attaching Turbonomic to your AWS Environment

While it’s a seemingly simple task, I wanted to document it quickly and explain one of the very cool things about attaching your Turbonomic¬†instance to AWS. ¬†For the latest release of the TurboStack Cloud Lab giveaway , we wanted to move further up the stack to include the AWS cloud as a target. Even without the TurboStack goodies, you can …

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Don’t Throw out that Spinning Disk Purchase Order Yet

Wait, what? Isn’t Flash the only future? Isn’t cloud-native the only way to develop applications? Isn’t [future of IT product] the only real solution? It’s time for a quick little health check on the IT ecosystem. Before we start, I have to admit that I do lean forward with regards to technology. The reason is that I’ve witnessed countless technologists …

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Introducing the Cloud-Monolithic Computing Foundation

Raise your hands if you started the virtualization journey using oversized virtual machines <raises hand>. Let’s face it, we are in the process of making the same mistakes in the cloud that we did with early virtualization. It’s ok. As many of the world’s leading open source and closed source traditional vendors lean forward to embrace the cloud, we can …