Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

Deploying Tanzu with HAProxy on a Single ESXi HomeLab Host Architecture

VMware released Update 1 of vSphere 7 last month and one of the big things to come out of that release was the ability to deploy Tanzu Basic which is vSphere with Tanzu, which was

Announcing NGINX Ingress Controller Release 1.9.0

We are happy to announce release 1.9.0 of the NGINX Ingress Controller. This release builds upon the development of our supported solution for Ingress load balancing on Kubernetes platforms, including Red Hat OpenShift, Amazon Elastic Container

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What Customers Tell Us They Need for Modern API Management

As a Sales lead for NGINX at F5, I often interact with customers that are using more than one API management framework. One customer I spoke with has five at last count! Why is this?

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HashiConf Digital – Top Session Picks and Lightning Talks

HashiConf Digital gets underway shortly and will offer two days of product reveals, technical sessions and Lightning Talks attracting a huge number of attendees from around the devops world. It is free and open to

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Introducing NGINX Service Mesh

We are pleased to introduce a development release of NGINX Service Mesh (NSM), a fully integrated lightweight service mesh that leverages a data plane powered by NGINX Plus to manage container traffic in Kubernetes environments. NSM is

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Acquiring Kasten for Kubernetes Data backup, Disaster Recovery and Mobility

Today Veeam has acquired Kasten. This acquisition is focused on offering a pathway to achieving a multi-platform backup strategy levering both data protection technologies that now cover physical, virtual and containerised workloads.  In the Kubernetes

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Announcing the NGINX Core Collection for Ansible

It’s the Year of Ansible at NGINX. We believe in an app‑centric approach to application delivery that enables intelligent scaling of apps at the point of a bottleneck, eliminating the need to scale infrastructure across

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Diagnostic Logging with the NGINX JavaScript Module

Troubleshooting in Production Without Tuning the Error Log Editor – This blog is one of several that discuss logging with NGINX and NGINX Plus. Please also see: Application Tracing with NGINX and NGINX Plus Sampling Requests

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VMworld 2020 – Tech, Career and Community with the vTrail Map

VMworld has been leveraged by a lot of people to help advance their careers with a lot of advancement seeded by personal interactions at the conference. Social, community and networking at VMworld is a huge

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Marketing in Uncertain Times: 17 Tips for Tactful Communication

At the time of writing this article, COVID-19 continues to spread across the world. And while some countries have had more cohesive responses than others, one thing remains for certain everywhere: how you market your

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Happy 10th Birthday VMware Cloud Director!

It is crazy to think that we could celebrate (those of us brave enough to admit it) the birthday of the piece of software. Throughout modern history, software celebrations have been limited to the likes

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Performance Testing NGINX Ingress Controllers in a Dynamic Kubernetes Cloud Environment

As more and more enterprises run containerized apps in production, Kubernetes continues to solidify its position as the standard tool for container orchestration. At the same time, demand for cloud computing has been pulled forward

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Deploying Application Services in Kubernetes, Part 2

In the previous blog in this series, we looked at the rising influence of DevOps in controlling how applications are deployed, managed, and delivered. Although this may appear to invite conflict with NetOps teams, enterprises

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Using PowerShell with APIs to Generate Let’s Encrypt SSL Certs with CloudFlare or GoDaddy DNS

Lets Encrypt has issued over a billion SSL certificates since starting out and has all but ended any reason for not having trusted SSL certificates installed on test/dev, lab or non-production systems. I even know

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