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Deploying Docker DataCenter

Sep. 25, 2016 by

This is a simple guide to deploying some SLES hosts, configuring them to allow deployment of Docker Engines along with configuration to allow Docker Datacenter to be deployed on the platform. It’s also possible to deploy the components using Docker for

A peek inside Docker for Mac (Hyperkit, wait xhyve, no bhyve …)

A peek inside Docker for Mac (Hyperkit, wait xhyve, no bhyve …)

Sep. 20, 2016 by

It’s no secret that the code for Docker for Mac ultimately comes from the FreeBSD hypervisor, and the people that have taken the time to modify it to bring it to the Darwin (Mac) platform have done a great job

Automate HPE OneView/Synergy with Chef and Docker

Automate HPE OneView/Synergy with Chef and Docker

Aug. 11, 2016 by

As per a previous post, I’ve been working quite a lot with both HPE OneView (powers HPE Synergy through it’s Composer) and thought i’d put a post together that summarises automating deployments through Chef. There is already tons of information (some

Compiling packages in Docker

Compiling packages in Docker

Aug. 2, 2016 by

After my previous post yesterday I was given a few tips thanks to http://twitter.com/yankcrime about some much better solutions for compiling packages and then building them into a package that can then be used with docker build in the correct

Raspberry Pi with Docker

Raspberry Pi with Docker

Jul. 30, 2016 by

I’ve put off purchasing Raspberry Pis for a few years as I was pretty convinced that the novelty would wear off very quickly and they would be consigned to the drawer of random cables and bizarre IT equipment i’ve collected

Chef and HPE OneView

Chef and HPE OneView

Jun. 22, 2016 by

Currently we’re about 50% of the way through 2016 and i’ve been very privileged to spend a lot of the year working with Chef and not just their software but also presenting with them throughout Europe. All of that bringing us up to

Monitoring HP OneView with InfluxDB and Grafana

Monitoring HP OneView with InfluxDB and Grafana

Oct. 22, 2015 by

My previous post was a theoretical piece around how Arista may or may not (had no confirmation) be interacting with HP OneView in order to automate infrastructure provisioning in the Data Centre. That particular article dealt with one of the

HP OneView State-Change Message Bus (through API)

HP OneView State-Change Message Bus (through API)

Sep. 23, 2015 by

Continuing the theme of discovering and tinkering with HP OneView and it’s API’s ..       The recent announcement of interoperability between HPE and Arista led me to investigate one of the more hidden aspects of HP OneView, albeit

Extending HP OneView through it’s API

Extending HP OneView through it’s API

Jul. 14, 2015 by

I’ve spent around nine months getting to grips with the “nuances” of both HP OneViews design and it’s API (both are intrinsically linked). During this time i’ve had a couple of attempts at wrapping around the OneView API with a few

HP OneView Automation through the API

HP OneView Automation through the API

Jun. 26, 2015 by

I’ve had the opportunity to head to some exciting places over the last few weeks/months and especially in the more recent weeks i’ve been heading up and down the country on a regular basis. This has given me time whilst