What is Strategy?

Alternative Text by

Yesterday, I was put on the spot by Pini and Jaroslav. I’ve been reading about strategy, and since I am the CEO of a company I am supposed to know about things like strategy and leadership, but when pushed I found myself struggling to explain to them exactly what strategy is. I am going have a crack at that now starting with a short version that may not be satisfactory before moving onto a [...]

read more...

 

Culture – The Great Hiding Place

Alternative Text by

Ideas that threaten to interrupt existing power structures, such as a move to DevOps or the introduction of container technology, nearly always lead to resistance. An oversimplified and often exaggerated explanation of a group’s culture is one such form of resistance. An oversimplified explanation provides a hiding place, on the one hand, for those who resist the change and, on the other, for [...]

read more...

Pulling from a Private Docker Repository with Marathon

Alternative Text by

Suppose you have a private repository on the Docker Hub, then how do you get Marathon to pull from that repository? It's easy if you use Marathon's Artifact Store! [...]

read more...

 

 

Configuring resource offers on Mesos

by

The other day I was working on Mesos Elasticsearch and encountered a problem while running the framework. The framework did not accept any offers from slaves because I had not properly configured the resources. Right now the Elasticsearch framework requires ports 9200 and 9300 but by default the slaves offer a port range 31000 to 32000. The default slave resources offers are defined in [...]

read more...

Terraform Deployments (Almost) in Real-Time

by

What if Terraform deployments could be visualised in real time? It would be quite exciting, and surely worth investigation. The short video below shows the outcome of an experiment - Argus and Gephi integrated together to visualise a stream of real-time network events. Feel free to share your opinion. Enjoy! PS. If you would like to try it on your own, here are detailed instructions on [...]

read more...