The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and in September 2011 NIST published a definition of Cloud Computing. The full definition / document (SP 800-145) can be read via the NIST webpage: https://csrc.nist.gov/publications/detail/sp/800-145/final , however I am going to summarise parts of the document. Five … Continue reading NIST: Definitions Of Cloud Computing
I’m currently finishing up some of my “part written” blog posts, and after releasing my post around CPD planning I thought I would get my DevOps post out as well. Over the last few years, I have been learning to be more agile and carry out tasks with a DevOps mindset (or at least try … Continue reading What Is DevOps?
A post looking at Python Unit Tests and GitLab CI.
In this blog post I am going to introduce Terraform and install it. What’s Terraform? Terraform is a tool to help build infrastructure from code, i.e. it takes a terraform file and then creates / destroys infrastructure as required. Terraform was created by Hashicorp, the same company behind Vagrant and Packer. Terraform is written in … Continue reading Terraform – Introduction: Installation
PowerShell Core is a version of PowerShell that can be installed on Windows, Mac OS X (I covered it here) and Linux, i.e. Raspbian. For this blog post I am going to using my Raspberry Pi 4 and Raspbian (Buster). “PowerShell is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line … Continue reading Installing PowerShell Core on Raspbian (Raspberry Pi)
Imagine you are a social media influencer, about to launch a big new Twitter campaign. You have your hashtag lined up and it is about to go live when it hits you – how do you know the tweets mentioning the campaign hashtag are positive? What if the hashtag is being used for negative tweets? … Continue reading Twitter Tweet Analysis Charts (Python)
Today (18th June 2019) I had the fantastic opportunity to attend (virtually) the Amazon Web Services (AWS) AWSomeDay conference. Up to now most of my cloud experience (both personally and professionally) has been via Microsoft Azure, which has allowed me to have fun completing various projects (bots, cognitive vision, temperature sensors etc), so I thought … Continue reading AWS AWSomeDay June 2019
So far I have looked at outputting the data from my sensors to Flask, Twitter and Azure. However, a simpler option could be to output the date to a CSV (Comma Seperated Value) file that could be used by various programs later on. I’ve placed the Python code to capture data from the Pi sensors … Continue reading Saving Sensor Readings To CSV (Python / Raspberry Pi)
I can’t remember the last time I did a blog entry just about me and not a program/code that I’ve been working on. November 2018 has been quite a month, so I have decided to do one now. Training I’ve spent most of it hitting up LinkedIn Learning to increase my knowledge in various subjects. … Continue reading November_2018 = document.getElementById(‘Update’)