The love of Data, Database Engineering, Architecture, Entrepreneurship, and other assorted bits

Interview in Admin Magazine

03 December 2014

The folks over at Admin Magazine did an interview with me to discuss ObjectRocket, Rackspace, and technologies like MongoDB and Hadoop. It was a fun time, and I was excited to give some opinions I don’t always get to share.

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Thank you England and WTF Big Data.

20 November 2014

I am freshly back from the UK. What a great trip. I was in London for the Rackspace Unlocked event and the London MongoDB meetup. First off, the Rackspace Unlocked event was really nicely done. I have to tip my hat to @Laurabpacheco and the team for ensuring the event was fantastic.

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Ansible for Database Management

21 October 2014

If you aren’t already familiar with Ansible, then I suggest you add it to your list of things to explore. Simply put, Ansible is an IT automation framework. But in my opinion, that description doesn’t really elaborate properly on it’s true power. Sure, there have been other automation platforms in the past, but they always seemed so crufty. I didn’t love using them.

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