From Chefland to Dockerland : Theory for a DevOps Noob

What this post is not? A guide to get started with tools available for Configuration management or Container Orchestration. What its about then? The intent of this post is to demystify the boundaries between Configuration management systems and Container management systems. It also attempts to explain why there is a need for yet another orchestrator i.e…

The Natural Retaliation

While Facebook’s arctic data centre has put Luleå on world map, historic Italy turns in to rumbles and seems to be fading away. Nature is retaliating! Such natural disasters are recurring and we continue to loose lives along with the immaculate infrastructure man kind has built. The human race has acknowledged the issue and some…

We are what we eat

I was once on a business trip when one of the shuttle driver started a casual conversation while driving me to office. He asked about my dietary habit so that he can suggest some good eateries around. I said “I am a non-vegetarian but I only eat egg, fish and chicken“. He realized my dietary…

A good Samaritan : New law to the Rescuer’s rescue

Ever witnessed a road-side mishap where you hesitated to assist the victim fearing police/law scenes or prosecution? If yes, then its time to change your mind about rescuing for ever now! Statistics tell, Bystander apathy leads to loss of almost 50% of lives hid by accidents today. Law and order situation in our country has…

Agile Abuse : Symptoms and treatment

Ours is the best Agile team in the Organization that’s totally frustrated yet focussed towards sheer delivery! If that defines your professional day, go ahead and read on. I intend to explain some of the agile abuse problems, most of the enterprises face today with some pointers around tackling such situations. So lets begin with some…

So much for Jingoism?

Off-late the average Indian patriotic emotions has been on huge surge. Every one seems to be socially intrigued by a mere reference of our nation under terrorist attack or nationalism, in general. Its sweet. But I feel we may have crossed some limits. While you may call advocating ban on Pakistani actors a symbol of…