The Sphere is Solid: vSphere Hardening, the Right Way

melissa • November 09, 2014 • No Comments

Whether we embrace it or not, IT Security organizations have become key players in our organizations over the years.  Sometimes

I’ve Seen the Future, and It’s Policy Based

melissa • November 08, 2014 • 1 Comment

When I was a VMware administrator, one of the most crucial decisions we made when we deployed a new virtual

OpenStack, the Evolution of Virtualization

melissa • November 07, 2014 • 1 Comment

Many of us remember when virtualization was in its infancy, when we didn’t have features like high availability to protect

OpenStack Swift: How Many Rings to Rule Them All?

melissa • November 06, 2014 • 1 Comment

I’ve already talked about one of OpenStack’s Swift enables the storage and retrieval of data by using a simple API.

Abstract Thoughts on Abstraction: OpenStack and Hypervisors

melissa • November 05, 2014 • 1 Comment

We keep hearing about OpenStack, but what exactly are we talking about?  It's not an apples to apples comparison to

Who Updated the Docs? OpenStack and CI/CD

melissa • November 04, 2014 • 1 Comment

When we talk about OpenStack, there is a lot of focus on the Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) methodology it uses