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Active SaltStack CVE Announced 2021-JAN-21

Several critical vulnerabilities have been discovered in Salt. These affect versions 3002 and earlier. Most of these, we expect the …

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Open Hour 2020-NOV-19

Agenda General news and updates Existing SEPs Retrospective Form link Brief Q&A Meeting Notes 2020-11-19 Slides General news and updates 3002.2 …

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Active SaltStack CVEs Announced 11/3/20

SaltStack has released a security update to Salt to address three critical vulnerabilities. We strongly recommend that you prioritize this …

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Active SaltStack CVE Announced 10/30/20

Three related critical vulnerabilities have been discovered in Salt versions 3002 and earlier.  Two of these vulnerabilities are expected to …

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The Salt Journey Continues with VMWare

On February 20th, 2011, I started on a journey. I wrote and committed my first lines of code to the …

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Hybrid Cloud Is Getting Increasingly Hybrid

Perhaps you remember that aha! moment when the concept of hybrid cloud really clicked for you. After all, why tie …

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Risk-Based Vulnerability Remediation with SaltStack

There’s an old saying that pops up on my radar every few months. I’ll usually see it while scrolling through …

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Death Star CIO breaks silence

Who’s to blame for that one open thermal exhaust port? We ask the Death Star CIO. Todd Tarkin. If that …

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What is XOps?

Sometimes you just need to make up a word. We recently took the liberty of doing just that with the …

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Infrastructure Automation Testing: Why Cycle Time Is Key

When you start down the path of infrastructure automation, one thing you’ll want to consider is what your key metrics …

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Add Capability, Ensure Security, and Manage Cost with IT Automation

About a month ago I wrote about a conversation with Mark Sunday and his approach to achieving the elusive “IT …

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The Global Economy Needs Digital Infrastructure Automation More Than Ever

The global economy is leaning heavily on digital infrastructure automation with social distancing and remote work becoming the necessary norm …

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