How to Glue your CI/CD Stack together with Ansible: Event Recap

October 18, 2018 | By Ross Beard

IT leaders and software engineers gathered at Shadow-Soft HQ in Atlanta to learn how Ansible can be used to “Glue” together their CI/CD tools. Special thanks to Red Hat and Intel for sponsoring the event. Their support helped us provide…

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OpenJDK and the future of Java

October 10, 2018 | By Ross Beard

Oracle announced that it will no longer supply free binary downloads for JDK releases. This means Oracle engineers will no longer write patches for OpenJDK bugs. Additionally, Oracle is now charging customers for Oracle JDK support.

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Kubernetes & Ansible: Automating Kubernetes Cluster Operations with Kubespray

October 8, 2018 | By Wes Williams

Kubernetes Ansible Kubespray

Kubernetes is the container orchestration platform that has gained the most traction for deploying and managing containerized applications; however, managing these clusters is anything but a trivial task. To mitigate this many cloud providers such as Google’s GKE provide tooling in order to abstract cluster operations such as provisioning, scaling and upgrading. This is all well and good if on-premise/hybrid solutions are not in play.

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Solving Continuous Delivery (CD) headaches with Ansible

August 27, 2018 | By James Hendrix

The modern saying goes that “every company is a software company.” While maybe not in the strictest sense, most organizations do rely on applications, software, and infrastructure to ensure normal business operations. Read on to learn how modern development methodologies like Continuous Delivery (CD) can help to increase efficiency, lower costs, and shorten release cycles.

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Running Stateful Apps in Kubernetes: Event Recap

August 22, 2018 | By Ross Beard

Portworx Stateful Apps

Atlanta’s software engineers and IT leaders came together at Shadow-Soft HQ on August 21st to hear Shadow-Soft’s John Ray and Portworx’s Kelley Osburn and Francois Martel talk through how to run stateful applications in Kubernetes.

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