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00 - Open Source Innovation

Why “Operate first” is important for your project

An interview with my colleagues Marcel Hild and Robert Bohne on new ways to apply Open Source principles to operating software. Ingo:   Hello Robert, hello Marcel! Nice to have you here! And today we have an interesting topic “operate first” and I’m very curious what that really means. So, Marcel and Robert, please introduce […]

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00 - Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Now let’s face it, what the heck is OpenStack and where might it be useful?

My name is Wolfgang, I’ve been with Red Hat since 2019 and I started with IT in 2001 only to experience, just 2 years later, that we can use ONE physical server to deploy MANY Operating Systems! At that time we deployed our very first VMware vSphere cluster at a timber merchant in Trier, a […]

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00 - Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Kubernetes OpenShift

Sneak peek into Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA)

Introduction Back in May of 2020, Red Hat and Amazon Web Services announced a jointly supported, fully managed Red Hat OpenShift offering that is natively integrated into AWS. Since the announcement in November of 2020, customers had the opportunity to get their hands on the preview version of Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA). […]

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00 - Next-Gen Architecture, Culture & Processes

From Enterprise Architecture as a Strategy to Business Infrastructure as a Platform – Part I of II

This is about you: How you can ensure that you establish a good, long term strategy for your business. How that helps to build a solid foundation of business execution and how to invest in the right level of standardisation and underlying Enterprise and IT architecture.

We introduce Enterprise as a Strategy and add insights in whether and what to consider to enable your individual Enterprise Architecture on state of the art technology.”

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00 - Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Mystery Hybrid Cloud! What are its riddles and when do I need it actually?

I’ve been in IT since 2001 and countless times I did notice that people are confused by all these “Cloud” “Buzzwords”. Therefore, in this brief article I want to give a short explanation what actually is a “Hybrid,- Multi Cloud Approach”?  In our new digital world, digitalization needs to be adapted in every company, regardless […]

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00 - IT Automation & Management

Ansible and Terraform Integration

Ansible & Terraform – together or against? I’ve worked in open source infrastructure consulting for more than 15 years and have used a fair number of the usual suspects from the automation space during this time. Home-brewn scripts, CFEngine, Puppet, to just name a few. When Red Hat acquired Ansible I was really excited, dove […]