Tagged: cloud

The Importance Of Standards

[editor comment: we are pleased to welcome back guest author Sam Perrin. Thanks again Sam!] Recently I have been working with a financial industry customer who is all in on Automation, however it became apparent quite early on that they haven’t standardised their processes. Now, in day to...

Licensing Made Simple

Summary This tutorial will show you how to apply one or more licenses to vCenter through the use of Terraform. This can be expanded on to create a module that can be used across multiple vSphere environments.   Structure First of all, we are going to create a...

Terraform and vSphere – Part Two

Summary This is part two of a series aimed at getting you going with Terraform in a vSphere environment.  The series will assume you understand the concepts of IaC and Terraform, at a basic level. In part one, we setup Terraform and created a basic definition to create...

Terraform and vSphere – Part One

Summary This is part one of a series aimed at getting you going with Terraform in a vSphere environment.  The series will assume you understand the concepts of IaC and Terraform, at a basic level. We will start by getting setup with Terraform, creating a basic definition to...

Introducing Terraform

  [editor comment: if you don’t know what Infrastructure As Code (IaC) is I recommend reading this post first]     What Is Terraform Terraform is an open source tool that helps you provision, manage the state of and update, infrastructure. Terraform works by using Infrastructure as Code...

Introducing Infrastructure As Code

  IT Infrastructure.. love it or hate it, it forms the foundation of many companies operations. These days you are hard pushed to get a job anyway doing anything, that doesn’t require you to use a computer, mobile phone, email, websites, a word processor…. the list goes on....

What is Cloud Automation

This is the first in a series of posts introducing Cloud Automation. Although there are already blog posts and articles discussing this, I have decided I should put my own thoughts across. People have different views on what Cloud Automation is. Here is mine in very simple terms....