Tag: Infrastructure

Pythian achieves Google Cloud Platform Partner Specialization in Infrastructure

Today, Pythian is pleased to announce that it has achieved a Google Cloud Partner Specialization in Infrastructure. The Google Cloud Partner Specialization Program is designed to connect customers to qualified partners with demonstrated technical proficiency and proven project success in areas including…

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Kong: an intro to API gateways

While working on a few tasks in the past few weeks, I faced a problem that involved setting a “filter” for an application that was exposed to the internet. The application receives requests with some data, processes it and then…

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A look at current “Infrastructure as Code” Trends

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you have probably heard the term “Infrastructure as a Code” thrown around. Infrastructure as Code – largely made possible by the rise of Cloud Infrastructure – has revolutionized automation because it was…

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LISA16 conference highlights: change is coming!

Chris Stankaitis, Team Manager, Site Reliability Engineering at Pythian, reflects on the theme of change at LISA16.

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Deploy Docker containers using AWS Opsworks

Thiago Carvalho, Site Reliability Consultant ay Pythian, details how to deploy Docker containers using AWS Opsworks.

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Licensing Oracle in a public cloud: the CPU calculation impact

Based on previous findings on CPU counting in public clouds, we look at an example where it makes a big difference: software licensing, particularly Oracle. Additional licensing costs resulting from CPU counting can dwarf any cost savings on infrastructure. We talk about how this happens, and show an example.

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Virtual CPUs with Google compute engine

After looking at how virtual CPUs are handled in Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, we explore CPU definitions and CPU performance under the Google Compute Engine platform.

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Pythian at LISA14

Pythian is a sponsor at the LISA conference this year, where we’ll be participating in a panel discussion, invited talk, and a birds-of-a-feather session. Bill Fraser, Principal Consultant in Pythian’s SRE practice notes that this year is different for Pythian….

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Deploying a Private Cloud at Home — Part 7

Welcome to part 7, the final blog post in my series, Deploying Private Cloud at Home, where I will be sharing the scripts to configure controller and computer nodes. In my previous post, part six, I demonstrated how to configure the controller and compute…

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Deploying a Private Cloud at home — Part 6

Today’s blog post is part six of seven in a series dedicated to Deploying a Private Cloud at Home, where I will be demonstrating how to configure controller node with legacy networking ad OpenStack dashboard for webgui. Feel free to check out…

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