VMware Infrastructure as Code with Brett Johnson (@brettjohnson008)

Brett Johnson introduces the concept of infrastructure as code, CD/CD pipeline, and Git best practices. Git Resources: Commitmas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlY_hqvCmqY&list=PL2rC-8e38bUXloBOYChAl0EcbbuVjbE3t Git Documentation: https://git-scm.com/doc

VMware and Terraform Infrastructure as Code with Grant Orchard (@grantorchard)

https://youtu.be/ag36WCKrq5g Grant Orchard demonstrates using Terraform to deploy VMware VMs as code. He starts simple then introduces variables and shows how to deploy a complete application stack leveraging Terraform modules. Check out Grant’s blog series at https://grantorchard.com/infrastructure-as-code-vsphere-admin-part1/ Follow Grant on twitter at https://www.twitter.com/GrantOrchard 3:00 – Brief introduction to Terraform 16:00 – Dependency Resolution/graphviz 19:00 – Read more about VMware and Terraform Infrastructure as Code with Grant Orchard (@grantorchard)[…]

vBrownBag Follow-Up Lessons Learned Writing the DevOps Handbook w Gene Kim (@realgenekim)

Gene Kim joins the vBrownBag to discuss the leasons learned while writing the DevOps Handbook. Top Lessons Learned Since The Phoenix Project, Researching And Writing The DevOps Handbook Video Guest: Gene Kim Twitter: @realgenekim Show Notes: – DevOps Handbook Stats (2:00) – High performance teams out pace others w lower failure rate (3:15) – High Read more about vBrownBag Follow-Up Lessons Learned Writing the DevOps Handbook w Gene Kim (@realgenekim)[…]

vBrownBag Follow-Up Git Ops in Shape for DevOps w Taylor Riggan (@triggan)

Taylor Riggan (@triggan on Twitter) kicks off Commitmas 3 with how to get ops people on board with DevOps and how Git can help them in their day to day jobs. Git Ops in Shape for DevOps Video Show notes: – Handy git cheat sheet – Base commands to learn in git – On premises Read more about vBrownBag Follow-Up Git Ops in Shape for DevOps w Taylor Riggan (@triggan)[…]

Impostor Syndrome – A Tech Trivia Game Show

We had a few openings for VMworld Europe Tech Talks this year, so I had a couple of drinks and got to thinking. I’ve been playing around with the idea of doing a tech trivia podcast for a while now, but I kept making excuses of why I wouldn’t be good enough to get it Read more about Impostor Syndrome – A Tech Trivia Game Show[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up OpenCrowbar with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle)

Rob Hirschfeld, founder of RackN, talks about using OpenCrowbar for system deployments. OpenCrowbar Video You can follow Rob on Twitter @zehicle and his blog http://robhirschfeld.com.  To find out more about OpenCrowbar go to http://crowbar.github.io/home.html Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/ where you can also get updates and Read more about #vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up OpenCrowbar with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle)[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Continuous Integration for Networking with Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin)

Matt Oswalt explains how Continuous Integration can be used beyond traditional development purposes, to support changes in configurations for network equipment leveraging tools like Ansible. Continuous Integration for Networking Video You can find Matt on Twitter @Mierdin and his blog http://keepingitclassless.net. Examples and presentation materials from this episode can be found on GitHub at https://github.com/Mierdin/ci-networks Read more about #vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Continuous Integration for Networking with Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin)[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up ELK with Larry Smith (@mrlesmithjr)

Larry Smith shows you how to leverage elastisearch, logstash, and kibana to create a robust syslog solution. ELK Video You can find Larry on Twitter @mrlesmithjr and his blog http://everythingshouldbevirtual.com/ Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/ where you can also get updates and view our past series Read more about #vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up ELK with Larry Smith (@mrlesmithjr)[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Provision VM’s in vCenter using Ansible w Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)

#vBrownBag crew member Jonathan Frappier demos using Ansible to provision virtual machines to vCenter. Ansible supports creating, cloning, and reconfiguring virtual machines in vCenter. Example playbooks can be found at www.virtxpert.com & github. Note that this demo was done with Ansible 1.9 prior to its official release. Ansible & vCenter Video You can follow Jonathan on Read more about #vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Provision VM’s in vCenter using Ansible w Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)[…]