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Lori MacVittie
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When Leonidas of the Spartans found himself faced with the prospect of defending Sparta against the totally much bigger and meaner Persian army, he specifically chose the narrow pass at Thermopylae to do so. In the Battle of Stirling Bridge,...
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If you’re a parent (and even if you aren’t, no judging here) you’ve probably been subjected to a viewing of the Lego Movie. More than once. I’m of the opinion that it should probably be required watching for any enterprise that’s considerin...
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Adoption of microservices, if you haven't been paying attention, is more than just idle talk from pundits these days.
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When we talk about “the last mile” in networking, we’re usually talking about that leg of the Internet where data moves between the provider’s network to the user’s network. That used to be a single machine, for most consumers. Today’s it’s their...
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In password security, we can ignore that the bad guys understand human nature better than we do, or we can figure out how to make that nature work for us.
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The question is not so much do you need one, but what kind of service registry will you implement? Turns out there are two primary architectural patterns for service registries to choose from: the client-side and the server-side. Today we're going to dig into the client-side architecture. Check out the latest from guest author Lori MacVittie.
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  • F5 Networks
    Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, 2006 - present
  • Rishidot Research
    Principal Analyst, 2012
  • CMP Media
    Sr. Technology Editor, 2001 - 2006
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If you were looking for the opinionated (really really opinionated) Lori, you found her.
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  • Nova Southeastern University
  • University of Wisconsin at Green Bay
  • University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh
  • Austin Peay State University
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Service registries: What are they and why do you need them?
www.fiercedevops.com

Adoption of microservices, if you haven't been paying attention, is more than just idle talk from pundits these days.

Serving up microservices: SSL Everywhere and security
www.fiercedevops.com

Do you know how many public key certificates are spread out across your organization? A recent survey set the number at over 23,000. Given t

Why The Business Needs SDN - Network Computing
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Software-defined networking provides network programmability, which helps contain operational costs and enables business growth.

Why You Should Adopt A Cloud-First Networking Strategy - Network Computing
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The rise of hybrid cloud in the enterprise means that network engineers need to focus on enabling and supporting cloud in all its forms.

Serving up microservices: Security
www.fiercedevops.com

If the microservices architecture had a slogan, it would be "code small, code local." The theory is that by reducing the scope and focus of

The Need For Network Code Reviews - Network Computing
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Network automation and orchestration will require standardization of the scripting used by network engineers.

Serving up microservices: Scalability
www.fiercedevops.com

Microservices are currently one of the most talked about topics in both app development and operations and, increasingly, even in networking

Automation And Orchestration: Speed Vs. Efficiency - Network Computing
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We need to go beyond automating network tasks via SDN into the realm of orchestration and DevOps to eliminate inefficiency.

#DevOpsFriday5 with Lori MacVittie
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It's the #DevOpsFriday5 from Ranger4 - a weekly bite-size chunk of wisdom from a DevOps enthusiast.

Does NFV Have a Place in the Enterprise?
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Jim Metzler is a Distinguished Research Fellow and Co-Founder of Ashton Metzler & Associates and is a featured guest blogger. Many people as

CloudLock Finds Security Perimeter Growing Cloudy | Cloud Computing Rese...
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What would you say if I told you 24,000 of your corporate files were publicly accessible and indexed by Google (GOOG)? That's the word from

Build tools as Proof Engines
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Someone has put up a thoughtful post on whether you can view make as a proof system. I thought about it and have come up with a conclusion:

How DevOps Helps Networks Scale - Network Computing
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Enterprise networks are collapsing under increased application demands. DevOps principles and practices can lighten the load.

Continuous Delivery: Coming To Your Infrastructure - Network Computing
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Get your network ready to instantly support all the things that need to happen when a new application or update is pushed to production.

Hybrid Cloud: Destination Or Pit Stop? | Cloud Computing Security conten...
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When it comes to hybrid cloud computing, channel partners will have to make a decision: Is hybrid cloud a destination or a pit stop?

Software Stockholm Syndrome
blog.uncommonsensesecurity.com

Q: Why do you use that software? It’s horrible! A: Because it’s what I know, and once you get used to it it isn’t so bad. Sound familiar? It

How you integrate Network Services matters
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Guest post from Lori Mac Vittie (@lmacvittie) from F5 Networks. How you provision all the network things matters. Polymorphism is a concept

Network Engineers: Don't Fear The Code - Network Computing
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The DevOps focus on automation and coding is pushing its way into networks, making network engineers uneasy about learning new skills. But a

Are Hybrid Cloud 'Architectures' Inevitable? | Cloud Computing content f...
talkincloud.com

Back in 2013, research firm Gartner predicted that nearly half of large enterprises would have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017.

Why DevOps Drives Cloud Success | Cloud Computing content from Talkin' C...
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Take a closer look, and you'll find DevOps hiding backstage. Why is DevOps driving success in the cloud? Think about it this way.