I attended a hands-on class today about using Hashicorp’s Terraform to build infrastructure using code. I have been building network infrastructure for decades using command lines, web interfaces, templates, and FortiManager and Cisco Meraki dashboard templates. At the same time, I have been working with Amazon Web Services to build out my own virtual private […]
I recently set up my Synology DS1515 NAS servers to back up my 12 terabytes of images and video to Amazon’s I have two Synology DS1515 NAS servers, each with 20TB of spinning disks. I used to have one at home and one at a remote location, but I no longer have the remote location […]
Fortinet SD-WAN and the TIC 3.0 standard allows federal agencies to move from a hub-and-spoke network to a much faster software-defined network at a much lower cost. Best part is that SD-WAN capabilities is included with every Fortigate firewall.
As pretty well any IT person knows, VMware is the leader and industry standard in hypervisor technology. Companies have been building and running applications in their own data centers using the VMware vSphere hypervisor for years. The tools are mature, staff are highly trained managing VMware workloads, and companies understand how to manage security, maintain […]
After working off and on for a couple of weeks I finally got one of my WordPress web sites RideOK.com migrated to Amazon Web Services. And it is FAST! For this first migration I installed WordPress on a t2.micro EC2 instance. I was a bit concerned that it might not have enough performance, but so […]