Posts Tagged ‘API’


ClusterHQ, the team behind Flocker, have announced Powerstrip, an Apache licensed tool to prototype Docker extensions. Powerstrip works as a proxy between the Docker command line interface (CLI) and the Docker daemon allowing the Docker API to be extended. The main advantage of this approach is that by extending the Docker interface, rather than wrapping […]


TL;DR The Administrator setup for Google Apps Migration guide makes things look pretty straightforward, but it’s much, much more complicated. What should be just a couple of check boxes turned out to be a twisty turny journey through hidden menus littered across distant parts of the administrators console. Background The move from CohesiveFT to Cohesive Networks […]


This is a cross post from the CohesiveFT corp blog. A friend and former colleague recently asked me, “on the SDN front – anything you’d recommend reading in terms of positioning, and compare/contrast of quantum vs. openflow vs. onePK vs…….?”. This was my reply: OK… based on my limited understanding (I don’t consider myself anything […]


In part 1 of this series I looked at ladder board, and in the next part I plan to review the Gertboard. This post is about Quick2Wire‘s boards, where I’ve been fortunate enough to try out some alpha and beta samples. Quick2Wire concept There’s an interface board that connects to the general purpose input output […]


If I’d had a dummy in my mouth then I’d have definitely spat it when I read this: The article makes out the NYSE is pitching OpenMAMA directly against AMQP. Luckily it’s sensationalist twaddle, and the author obviously doesn’t appreciate the difference between an API, which is what OpenMAMA is, and a wire protocol, which […]


Over the past few weeks I’ve been kicking the tyres on two new(ish) entrants to the IaaS space. Both services are still in beta. Savvis Virtual Private Datacenter I first came across this back in June at the Cloud Computing World Forum, and I signed up straight away for a trial. Sadly there was some kind […]