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Root Level Technology Hosts Big Data Career Workshop February 9

In case you haven’t been paying attention the past few years, Big Data has become a Big Deal. Of all the software development jobs in Houston, Texas right now, 25% revolves around Big Data. In fact, the numbers nationwide surrounding Big Data jobs are pretty huge in their own right. There are around 440,000 jobs for Big Data experts in the US right now with only 300,000 qualified candidates out there to fill them. The average salary for these positions is in the six figures. Whether you’re looking to shift gears into the Big Data field, your company is looking for solutions to its own Big Data questions, or you simply want to learn more about this explosive area of […]

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Test-Kitchen Workflow With Docker For OSX

Everyone knows that automation is key to being successful in getting your job done and done correctly. One thing that people complain about over and over is the time it takes to set up a fast feedback loop to properly validation your configuration management code be it puppet, ansible, chef, or saltstack.   Our Managed Services team exclusively uses Test-Kitchen to streamline this workflow for the shortest possible feedback loop for this work.   So let’s dive into a few of these points and get your baseline setup working! What Gains You’ll Make From This Article: Full local development setup for configuration management A repeatable process to scale out to your DevOps team. A look into immutable infrastructure Lighter weight base test infrastructure Very […]

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Stock Up On IPv4 Today

When we visit our favorite websites or social media platforms, we tend to forget what we are really seeing is not a bunch of images and videos but a combination of ones and zeroes from just devices talking to each other. During the early days of the Internet, programmers and engineers created a system of unique identifiers known as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses so that computers could communicate with each other over a network. As systems grew more complex, the fourth version of this model was eventually adopted across the world, giving birth to IPv4. This created a system of 4.3 billion 32 bit numerical combinations that uniquely identify a device. Nonetheless, as we have discussed in a previous blog, […]

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