How Do Containers Make Things Easier for Application Development?

How Do Containers Make Things Easier for Application Development?

It works on my computer! We’ve all been there.  We’ve installed, configured, or developed something that works perfectly on “my computer” or “my dev environment”, but under release testing it stops working. There is a period of troubleshooting that diagnoses an application / plugin version mismatch, or configuration constraint. Then there is the deployment window […]

Containers: Making the Most of Cloud Solutions

Containers: Making the Most of Cloud Solutions

Containers: at one point seemingly a fad, now a major component in large enterprise. Estimations from Gartner point to half of global organizations running containers in production from 2020, and the once turbulent landscape of containerization solutions (with Kubernetes, Docker and Mesosphere going head to head in the orchestration space) has now begun to calm […]

Forcing TLS1.2 when using Azure Hybrid Runbook Workers

Forcing TLS1.2 when using Azure Hybrid Runbook Workers

We have some Azure automation running to query a REST API using Azure Hybrid Runbook Workers. Recently the connectivity started failing with error of “The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel.” This was caused by the deprecation of legacy TLS Ciphers (1.0 and 1.1) The work around is to force the PowerShell […]

Moving DPM 2016 DB after JSON Install

Moving DPM 2016 DB after JSON Install

Whilst scripting the JSON installation for DPM 2016, i discovered that i couldn’t specify the DPM DB location. There is a parameter for this, but no matter what i tried, the DPM DB files would always be installed on the C Drive, despite the default location being another drive. To get around this once DPM […]