OpenStack Nerd, CCIE, DevOps Junkie

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Why I think Kyle Mestery is right for Neutron – OpenStack PTL Elections

April 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments · OpenStack

I think the biggest challenge with OpenStack right now is finding a healthy balance between all user archetypes that contribute code. These include (but are not exclusive to) Manufacturer Integrator Operator Educational Contributor Individual Contributor Right now, there is a risk of the sometimes conflicting interests between each of those Archetypes creating situations that stall [...]

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OpenStack Training – Dev Track – Lab Learning – 3day Labs (day 2,3,4)

March 7th, 2014 · No Comments · OpenStack

Overview – Developer Training for OpenStack All us bearded (and virtually bearded) OpenStack hippies are at it again, trying to change the world through training and enablement, and a little bit of code. In this current experiment we are biting of a big chunk and creating something very similar to the Amazon Architect Course. The [...]

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The changing value of the CCIE

March 4th, 2014 · 28 Comments · CCIE, devops

It is my belief that classic network engineering skills (with the current revisions of the CCIE being the pinnacle) are currently in the process of losing value. My thoughts supporting my belief, as well as recommendations on actions are contained below. I believe that the shift to programatic control of infrastructure, led by shifts in [...]

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