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Moved to WordPress

In case you have not noticed, I have moved AdminTome from Hugo to WordPress.  This was to make it easier to backup and manage from anywhere.  This will result in more posts.  Hopefully, you like it. Some links may not be working and pictures missing.  I am working on getting those cleaned up as time […]

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DROPPED OPENSTACK

Openstack and I go way back. I first started using it almost ten years ago at one of my past jobs. I loved the idea of an open source private cloud and couldn’t wait to stand up my own. There is a learning curve with Openstack and I had a heck of a time getting […]

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CONSUL QUICKSTARK BOOK RELEASED

This book is a short, “to the point”, hands-on introduction to using Consul. You will learn how to do service discovery, cluster management, and key/value storage using Consul. If you are looking to get started with Consul as quickly as possible then this book is for you. Now available on Amazon eBook or Paperback: Kindle […]

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BILLCLOUDME IS NOW ADMIN TOME

BillCloud Blog has been redesigned and renamed Admin Tome! I sat down and took some time to really think about the future direction of this blog and where I would like to take it. I decided that it has outgrown it’s original plan of being a small blog for me to post about my technical […]

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FIVE JENKINS ALTERNATIVES

I have to admit I love Jenkins and it’s a pretty awesome tool, but sometimes you need a change. Whether its because you want to try something new or have a new workflow then you might need an alternate to Jenkins. In this post, I cover 5 of the most popular alternatives to Jenkins. The […]

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FINDING DEVOPS TOOLS WITH STACKSHARE

Its always good practice to stay on the up-and-up on all the new devops tools that are available to you. Stackshare puts all this in an easy to use website that can help make the decision of which or what tool to use easier. Finding the right tool can take some reasearch. Luckily, StackShare makes this easy […]

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DEEP LEARNING POSSIBILITES

You might be wondering what a post about deep learning is doing on a blog dedicated to devops and cloud. And indeed this may seem like a tangent at first, but I have a good explanation. I spent some time this evening pondering the future. I know that microservices and devops are all the rage […]

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JENKINS GETS A FACELIFT

If you are tired of the same old user interface for Jenkins then read on. Jenkins gets a new facelift dubbed BlueOcean.   Blueocean gives jenkins a little bit of pizzaz. Blueocean comes as a plugin for Jenkins. It offers a lot more than just a facelift. It was build from the gound up focusing on pipelines. It […]

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SKIP KUBERNETES 1.5.0

If you are thinking about installing Kubernetes 1.5.0 hold your horses. It has some security concerns that should make you want to install 1.5.1. Quoting the kubernetes-announce We are releasing Kubernetes v1.5.1, later today (Dec. 13) to address default flag values which in isolation were not problematic, but in concert could result in an insecure cluster. […]

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PUPPET IN DOCKER AND KUBERNETES

Recently puppet has described a way of bringing up a Puppet environment in Docker. This, I believe, can have huge implications if you are using Puppet in your Enterprise! Where before you either had to have a huge monolithic server to run puppet or you had to split the services (puppetdb, puppet masters, MoMs, etc) onto […]

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