An introduction to Networking in the Cloud using AWS Transit Gateways

Not terribly long ago, Amazon introduced Transit Gateways, a nifty service that simplifies AWS networking. A transit gateway (or TGW) acts like a lightweight router that can be used to connect multiple VPCs, potentially in multiple accounts,...

Contracts in the Cloud - DevOps Teams Learning from Engineering

A Story From Another Century

 A few years after its initial release, I had the opportunity to discuss development of Jini (more recently known as Apache River) with one of the lead software engineers on the project[1]. Jini has a very complex...

Blackjack! When Writing a Computer Program is Like Going to Vegas

I have a friend who used to be a member of the MIT Blackjack Team. He's fond of making the assertion that he could "teach a stick of wood to count cards". It's obviously hyperbole, but the point is that it's not that hard to teach somebody to...

Managed Services – What It Is And How We Are Different

What exactly is Managed Services? Managed Services in Information Technology is a proactive relationship between a client and an IT Organization that can support and properly guide an organization to use the most current industry best practices...

Killing me softly: exploring an undocumented feature of bash

by R. Gary Cutbill | June 18, 2019 | IT Management, devops

I've been working on Unix systems in one form or another for, um, let's just say three decades or so. When it was new to me, not a day went by when I didn't learn something I hadn't seen before. Often, I would learn several new things in a day....

Subscribe Here For Our Blogs:

Recent Posts