16 Feb 2016

Devilabs CTO: “So, you call yourself a full-stack developer, huh?” You: “First of all, let me use this opportunity and tell you how intelligent and charismatic person you appear to me.” Devilabs CTO: “Well, thank you, thank you…” You: “Now, as a full-stack developer I eat Python and Linux…

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16 Nov 2015

Slush is one of the biggest annual start-up events in northern Europe. Again this year 15.000 entrepreneurs, inventors, speakers, geeks, investors and other enthusiastic people from all around the globe were queuing in the rain to get their Slush badges. Amazingly, this was the first time for Devilabs and me…

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24 Aug 2015

Level: Intermediate. Estimated reading time: 5  minutes. Without a doubt, currently the biggest hype in computer networking revolves around Software-defined networking (SDN). IDC predicts the SDN market will grow from less than 1 billion dollars in 2014, to $3.7 billion by 2016 and 8 billion by 2018. The promises of…

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22 May 2015

Level: Intermediate. Estimated reading time: 5-10 minutes. Recommended reading: What is OpenStack and so what? HP Helion Cloud portfolio explained In the previous post I discussed the OpenStack project and in the end I promised to present to you one OpenStack- based solution: HP Helion CloudSystem. In this post I will…

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06 May 2015

Level: Intermediate. Estimated reading time: 5-10 minutes. No prior knowledge of OpenStack is required but some basic understanding of virtualization helps. OpenStack has been around for a while now and it has generated a lot of discussion. Yet when you ask people what they think it is, you usually get…

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18 Mar 2015

I have a confession to make. From the very day all the hype about so-called “Cloud” began years back, I was everything but convinced. That’s mainly because for me, there was absolutely nothing new: it’s all about the same geeky stuff like servers, storage arrays, networking and virtualization we’ve…

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09 Mar 2015

Having played and coached American Football; gym trained lightly pretty much all my life and completed three Helsinki City marathons (my first one, my only one and my last one), cross-training my strength workouts with some stretch and flexibility from yoga is quite a new addition to my weekly…

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27 Jan 2015

Fancy a car? Price range starting from $1000 – $10.000. Selected models $100.000+. No matter the price, the sales process / buying process always includes a test drive. But when buying IT, which is more expensive and surely more critical, that test drive is not a default. This is one (of the many)…

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