Author Archives: Vinay Kumar

About Vinay Kumar

Intern @Knoldus, Inc. Looking to fly high in this technical sky.

DC/OS: The Architecture #2


In my previous post, we have gone through the type of nodes, tasks and the distributed process management. Now we’re going under the hood to explore the components which make DC/OS what it is. You’ll find the basic working of … Continue reading

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DC/OS: Dynamic Resourcing


Suppose that we are running a service on a node and it was producing some date to be used later. Then your node was restarted. What will happen to it? The data will evaporate and on the next boot, the … Continue reading

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DC/OS: The Architecture #1


Mentioned in a paper called “Datacenter needs an Operating System” published at the University Of California. The expectations in the paper were roughly rounded up to the following points: Sharing of Data & Resources. Programming Abstractions. Debugging & Monitoring. Mesosphere … Continue reading

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CI/CD: The Jenkins Way


First, There was Waterfall model, software builds took a long time to develop and then deployment alone was time-consuming. Now, Agile, revolutionizing the way we follow the development cycle making it faster, deliverables have the same quality and they are … Continue reading

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Jenkins File: The A B C …


Jenkins came with a big bang. That said, it enhanced the whole process of continuous integration & continuous deployment. The challenge that a dev faces is to deliver the most updated and safe code to the customer. The advent of … Continue reading

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Trim Your Playbooks.


When you mention re usability to a developer his/her ears will perk up. If you understand re usability, you will know beforehand, that this developer isn’t going to talk about copy & paste. So, Is it possible to have that reuse ability in playbooks? Can we write a short playbook? Continue reading

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Ansible: Do more with ease.


In software engineering, software configuration management (SCM or S/W CM) is the task of tracking and controlling changes in the software, part of the larger cross-disciplinary field of configuration management. SCM practices include revision control and the establishment of baselines. … Continue reading

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