Tag: devops

DevOps - Infrastructure as Code

Success story: From on premise to AWS in 1 hour

The problem: The client required migration of his microservices-based application to AWS, using containers.  The application was running on site, using legacy DevOps tooling, Xen VMs, Chef, and some scripting. So what, exactly, was the problem? Both security concerns and network limitations precluded this migration from being performed progressively. The only component permitted to exist…

DevOps - Infrastructure as Code

Success story: Automating 100 of applications on the corporate world

The client Genesys, a  large company providing a wide variety of contact center solutions, must support a wide variety of product features. The ongoing product offerings required on-premise installation of a great number of moving parts. Such installation would involve a hundred applications and their dependencies, installed on four major operating system versions in various…

DevOps

Failover is dead

When doing a quick Google search of the keywords “failover meaning”, you will find this definition: “a procedure by which a system automatically transfers control to a duplicate system when it detects a fault or failure.”

Outsourcing

Outsourcing DevOps?

Of course not. You can’t outsource DevOps. Am I against my own business? (We do DevOps consulting/outsourcing). No, I’m not. I mean that DevOps is a cultural change. You can request help to improve processes, to set up Continuous Delivery and automation, or to implement new technologies like containers. But if you want to take…

DevOps - Infrastructure as Code

Centos7, Rackspace and kswap0

I’ve just started to test an application from one my clients in CentOS 7. A Python app that runs on Python 2.7 that is the default version in the latest version of CentOS/RHEL. As usual, all the cloud providers don’t configure the swap space by default, so I have to configure Chef to create it…