Well, I guess it had to come to this. Rob Hirschfeld brought up the wonderfully preposterous notion of puppies growing up to be dinosaurs. And as a good scientist, and a profound thinker in DevOps, Rob’s statement is based upon his direct observation. He states that our most beloved pets can become tyrants (Tyrannosaurus Rex, aptly named) in our lives in operations.
It’s going to take some time to understand and articulate the full awesomeness of Crowbar 2’s approach to DevOps. One of the ways is to envision “Functional Operations,” similar to “Functional Programming”… this is early, but it’s a peek at our thinking. Paraphrasing Parliament Funcadelic: “Make my Func the FuncOps, I want to get FuncOps.”
What Erlang teaches us about orchestration.
Erlang’s design allows for intergalactic scalability and concurrency. Let’s riff off of a great design!
As tools like Docker eliminate much of the slowness and immutability of “golden images” and more robust config managers like Enterprise Chef reach further out across the datacenter, three thoughts come to mind: