Docker, Inc. and Operations - thoughts from DockerCon 2017

Posted on Wed 17 May 2017 in containers • Tagged with containers, Docker, ops, platforms • 7 min read

My initial thoughts on Docker, Inc's take on operations, announced from their main stage at DockerCon 2017

Summit 2017 Super Quick Recap

Posted on Wed 17 May 2017 in it-life • Tagged with openshift, redhat, redhat summit, con, talk • 2 min read

I have a few thoughts on Summit 2017 that I will have finished shortly, I hope. Until then, a few quick thoughts and a little bragging

OpenShift in about an hour

Posted on Fri 28 April 2017 in howto • Tagged with openshift, origin, howto, dev • 12 min read

Getting a multi-node OpenShift Origin cluster up and running takes about an hour and 13 steps

Controlling Linux Capabilities in OpenShift

Posted on Sat 18 February 2017 in howto • Tagged with howto, containers • 6 min read

In this post we take a look at what Linux capabilities are and how we can control them in OpenShift

Dissecting a docker container image

Posted on Thu 16 February 2017 in howto • Tagged with howto, containers • 8 min read

In this post we take apart a docker image, piece by piece, and look at the underlying process and components

Three Immutable Truths of IT

Posted on Sat 10 December 2016 in it-life • Tagged with truths, IT, career • 3 min read

In my years in IT, I have uncovered exactly 3 wholly immutable truths about this industry.

Merchants Tire Wouldn’t Put on Tires, WTF?

Posted on Sat 10 December 2016 in farm • Tagged with truck, tires, customer_service • 2 min read

A recent baffling experience with Merchant's Tire in Midlothian, VA

Moving to Pelican

Posted on Sat 10 December 2016 in it-life • Tagged with blog, pelican, wordpress • 1 min read

after many years I am changing blogging platforms

OpenStack as an HPC Provider

Posted on Sat 10 December 2016 in cloud • Tagged with hpc, sc16 • 4 min read

Looking at OpenStack as an HPC Workload Provider and Management Tool

Setting Up A Pelican Blog with Cloudflare, Github Pages, and Travis CI

Posted on Sat 10 December 2016 in howto • Tagged with pelican, cloudflare, travis-ci, github, blog • 9 min read

A summary of how I set up this site (and others) with Pelican, Travis CI, Github Pages and Cloudflare