Two years after I last attended PuppetConf in San Francisco, I was given the opportunity to attend again, this time five hundred miles south in San Diego, and what a conference it has been.
Static site generators such as Jekyll and Hugo have recently been gaining a lot of popularity among the tech community, so I thought I'd give it a go ...
Systems management is often overlooked when it comes to implementing Agile. Here are some practices which you can implement today to supercharge your teams.
Yesterday, I put my name to a petition that called for a second referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union - here's why.
In November 2015 I was lucky enough to talk DevOps, Agile & Puppet at both Puppet Labs' PuppetCamp Stockholm event and also Stockholm International School.
In my previous blog, I gave my views on Bitcoin as a concept and also my take on Bitcoin’s future. Since writing that post, I’ve been researching into the technical background of Bitcoin, and have decided to set up my own Bitcoin node to help further the cause.
I have been following the story of Bitcoin – the world’s most famous cryptocurrency – with a lot of interest since it became global news in late 2013. I am by no means a expert, nor am I an economist, but I am however a technologist at heart, and take a keen interest in most things that are new in the world of technology.
So … CVE-2014-6271, known as Shellshock, is widely being reported as the “next Heartbleed” – the high-profile bug in the open source OpenSSL framework that threatened to cripple the Internet’s security in April 2014. Here I will go into some loose detail about what Shellshock actually is, then offer an extremely simple way for systems administrators to mitigate the issue and a one-line test to check if your system is vulnerable.
Loved by management for its ability to save cash, lauded by developers for its ease of use and programmability, and greeted by sysadmins with a mixture of contempt, caution and celebration, the revolution surrounding cloud services has turned corporate IT on its head. Yet, for such a game-changing technology, the cloud is still widely misunderstood.