Archive: DevOps

AWS re:invent Highlights for Wednesday 11/28

We are 3 days into re:invent and the announcements are still just as exciting as the first 2 days. Anya Marshall, our Talent Acquisition Manager, is currently absorbing all of the excitement around Andy Jassy, keynote speaker and AWS CEO.   “It’s been an exciting and eventful day at AWS Reinvent. In his keynote, Andy Jassy emphasized the notion of Database Freedom true to the principles of customer obsession. Announcements included 35 new features for Amazon Aurora, a reliable commercial grade DB system that comes in at 1/10 of the cost compared to the competition. Announcements for DynamoDB included 30 new features. To top it off, AWS has officially announced their intentions of offering Blockchain Solutions to their customers as […]

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Root Level Technology Joins The HashiCorp Partner Program

Houston, Texas, Nov. 21, 2018 – Root Level Technology, a highly-specialized cloud strategy partner, today announced that it is now fully engaged in the HashiCorp Partner Program.   A global partner network based around DevOps principles, cloud technologies, and data center management, the HashiCorp Partner Network offers participating organizations access to learning, technical, sales, and marketing resources. Partners can select a specific path depending on their business objectives, and can then use the expertise gained through the program to better serve their clients, at the same time deepening their relationship with HashiCorp.   Every Root Level Technology employee is certified with the full HashiCorp toolset and is equipped with the foundational knowledge to engage with clients and vendors alike, implementing […]

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Creating a Private Hybrid Kubernetes Cluster Pt. 2

To pick up where I left off in the previous post, I had just finished attempting to create a cluster using Windows Server 1709 and 1607. In each of these I was able to get the cluster created, but there were still some issues that prevented the cluster from being usable with Windows workloads (e.g., Windows containers wouldn’t start, meaning that the cluster was no better than a Linux-only cluster).   Then, I acquired the most recent 1803 Windows Server. I went back and re-tried it using Rancher.   After a couple of minor hiccups (getting Docker installed and running was a bit more difficult than expected: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/Windowscontainers/quick-start/quick-start-Windows-server https://blog.docker.com/2016/09/build-your-first-docker-Windows-server-container/), I saw a curious error when first attempting to join the […]

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