Bindered by the GDPR

I usually don't like new tech regulations. One reason is that tech changes so fast that new regulations tend to protect yesterday from last Thursday. Another reason is that lawmakers tend to know little or noting about tech. One former high U.S. government official once told a small group of us, roughly, "There are two things almost nobody in Congress understands. One is technology and the other is economics. So good luck."

Puppet Redefines Infrastructure Automation

Puppet has long been regarded as nothing more than an open-source software configuration management tool. The company has become a standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us. Well, this is about to change. Puppet has evolved and has positioned itself to tackle enterprise-grade problems. All of this and more, was announced on May 2, 2019. So what makes this announcement so exciting? I sat down with Matt Waxman, Puppet's Head of Products to learn more.

CGroup Interactions

CGroups are under constant development, partly because they form the core of many commercial services these days. An amazing thing about this is that they remain an unfinished project. Isolating and apportioning system elements is an ongoing effort, with many pieces still to do. And because of security concerns, it never may be possible to present a virtual system as a fully independent system. There always may be compromises that have to be made.