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Puppet, iLike and Infrastructure 2.0

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Get 10-minute unattended build times from bare metal, most of which is data transfer. Puppet takes it the rest of the way, getting the machines ready to have applications deployed on them. It’s down to two-and-a-half minutes for Xen. Puppet, iLike and Infrastructure 2.0 Maybe I should ask one more time: why are people paying [...]

Get Smart on Open Source – Mark Hinkle

Friday, August 31st, 2007

10 Blogs to Read to “Get Smart on Open Source”

An Oldie but a Goodie

Friday, August 31st, 2007

For some of the research that I’ve been doing about open source, I have been listening to a lot of old podcasts, including a great one from LinuxWorld 2006 Boston. Four giants from the open source world (John Roberts of SugarCRM, Marten Mickos of MySQL, Marc Fleury of JBoss (now part of Red Hat), and [...]

Memo to AGL IS Department

Friday, August 31st, 2007

To Whom It May Concern: Atlanta Gas and Light, please make logging in for your remote services personnel easier. This morning, I was stuck in traffic on Cobb Pkwy following a pickup truck that was driving erratically and was continually stopped when all the other cars were moving. I was finally able to maneuver around [...]

Services baby, Services!

Friday, August 31st, 2007

This is a great article from an analyst attending an IBM analysts relations event talking about, IMHO, how IBM gets it!!!!   It’s all about services.   http://www.springboardresearch.com/sbrblog/comments.asp?id=68   Here are some of my rants on this topic in case you missed them…   Reusable IP   What does IP mean to me?   My Views [...]

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