Azure Pipelines: How to build and test an Angular and Node.js webapp and deploy it to on-premise VM’s using multiple stages (YAML) – Overview

Joost Luijben

What is Azure Pipelines? Azure pipelines is a free continuous integration/continuous delivery tool from Azure Devops (Microsoft). Not only can it deploy to the azure cloud, it can also deploy to self hosted VMs. Even multiple, with multiple stages. For instance, an Acceptance, Test and Production environment. All of this […]

What is Apache Drill and how to setup your Proof-of-Concept

Sam Vruggink 2

Apache Drill is a schema-free SQL query engine. Drill supports a variety of NoSQL databases and file systems, including HBase, MongoDB, MapR-DB, HDFS, MapR-FS, Amazon S3, Azure Blob Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Swift, NAS and local files. A single query can join data from multiple datastores. For example, you can […]

InfluxDB V2.0 – Stack Implementation Proof of Concept

Sam Vruggink 2

This blogpost will give you detailed instructions and information regarding the InfluxDB stack. Since February 2019 InfluxDB now consists not only the database itself, but also Telegraf, Chronograf and Kapacitor. Later you’ll read about what every part of the stack does. 18-2-2019: Living on the bloody edge, do not run […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – Infrastructure as a Service – and as a Product – on Compute, Linux, Private Cloud Machine, Storage, Network and more

Lucas Jellema

If you want to be a cloud provider with a complete portfolio, that means you need to offer Infrastructure as a Service. That is where some cloud providers start(ed) – such as Amazon WebServices – and it is where Oracle completes its stack of cloud service offerings. Compute, Storage and […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – PaaS Foundation (WebLogic, Coherence, JCS and Application Container Cloud Service)

Lucas Jellema

The foundation for most of the Oracle Public Cloud Platform services is the Java Cloud Service (JCS) that itself is powered by WebLogic Server. The same WebLogic that Oracle customers use as underpinning for their middleware platforms and business applications, either on traditional infrastructure, on the Exalogic engineered system or […]

Oracle OpenWorld 2015: Finally a real Vision and Mission. A pleasant surprise

Robbrecht van Amerongen

For me the 2015 Oracle OpenWorld was a pleasant surprise.  The surprise was not the announcement of an additional set of cloud products like the Identity Cloud or the Application Builder Cloud Service. The biggest surprise was the different tone of voice during the conference. In the past you could […]

OOW13: What questions to get answered and plans to see evolved at this year at Oracle OpenWorld Conference

Lucas Jellema

As I am about to start my ninth Oracle OpenWorld Conference, I am wondering what this year’s conference will have in store for me. My schedule is largely filled  up, I know who I am going to meet, where I have to speak and where I need to go. Now […]