Author Archives: Jonas Rosland

About Jonas Rosland

Open Source Community Manager at VMware

So long, and thanks for all the fish

This our last post here on pureVirtual, it’s been a great 4.5 years of learning, creating and sharing content with you all and the site will live on for a long time, serving the articles you like until we get tired … Continue reading

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Deploy GitHub’s Hubot for Slack automatically with Travis CI and CloudFoundry – Part 2

As you saw in Part 1 of this howto we now have a GitHub Hubot up and running on CloudFoundry, pretty cool! But let’s see if we can manage it in a more automated way, how about automatically deploying a new version … Continue reading

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Deploy GitHub’s Hubot for Slack automatically with Travis CI and CloudFoundry – Part 1

GitHub has created a really interesting bot called Hubot that can be used for many different things. It can connect to a multitude of different services such as IRC, Slack, HipChat, Twitter, and a lot more. Once it is there it … Continue reading

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Creating a community and social media dashboard using Dashing and

Last year I showed some people on Twitter and over at EMC World how you can create a cool dashboard with Dashing that shows a ton of stuff from an infrastructure perspective, and it was well received. A little over a month … Continue reading

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New role, new responsibilities, same face

It’s that time of year again! Well not really, but it’s that time of my career at least. For those of you keeping track I’ve been at EMC now for a bit over 4 years. I was part of the … Continue reading

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Server locality using Razor and LLDP

Recently I had a discussion with a great customer where they wondered if there was a smart and automated way of deploying operating systems together with applications. Of course, I said, you can use Razor and Puppet for those things. However, they wanted a … Continue reading

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How to create a Panamax template for really cool Docker management

My last post about Panamax showed how to get started quickly with it in OS X, now let’s go ahead and look at why Panamax is an awesome tool and showcase one of it’s main strengths; Templates! If you look at … Continue reading

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Simple how-to install Panamax Docker management on OS X

Panamax was released publicly earlier today, and I think it’s a really cool tool for managing, controlling and connecting Docker containers in a simple and efficient way. Panamax uses Docker best practices in the background, providing a friendly interface for users … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, Docker, Homebrew, Homebrew Cask, How to, Installation, Panamax, Vagrant, VirtualBox | 1 Comment

EMC is now a part of the Puppet Labs Supported program

Disclaimer: EMC is a proud member of the Puppet Supported Program. These are my thoughts and not necessarily those of my employer. I work at EMC which is a federation of well-known brand names; VMware, RSA, Pivotal & EMC II, and they all … Continue reading

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Summary: High performance Splunk with VMware on top of EMC ScaleIO and Isilon

I recently did a project involving several moving parts, including Splunk, VMware vSphere, Cisco UCS servers, EMC XtremSF cards, ScaleIO and Isilon. The project goal was to verify the functionality and performance of EMC storage together with Splunk. The results of … Continue reading

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