Open Compute Software Interface Platform Control Demonstration

This four minute demonstration from Mellanox is really well done. It provides a simple and direct demonstration of the OCP Platform Control system. I note the simplicity of the linux commands to drive the configuration of the switch. Especially, if you use Ansible/Puppet etc, you will appreciate how easy it is to configure and monitor […]

Bi-Modal IT Bemusement – I Call It Project-Driven IT


I’ve been much amused byBi-Modal IT that Gartner coughed up a few months back. Bimodal IT refers to having two modes of IT, each designed to develop and deliver information- and technology-intensive services in its own way. Mode 1 is traditional, emphasizing scalability, efficiency, safety and accuracy. Mode 2 is nonsequential, emphasizing agility and speed. […]