Redis and the Elastic stack

The first thing that popped into my mind when writing this post’s topic is that it sounds like a band fresh out of the 80’s. Redis and the Elastic stack.  This week’s mission was to get more of an understanding of how the Elastic Stack (formally known as ELK stack) functions. A part of that was coupling it […]

Test-Playground – Kitchen DSC for PowerShell

As a precursor to this post I want to thank Matt Wrock from Stephen Murawski Chef for all their hard work with Test-Kitchen and Kitchen-DSC. Testing DSC Modules and Resources can be cumbersome task when having to run them locally on your machine. You may end up with tons of different undesired configurations and files sprawled throughout your machine. […]

Making Containers beautiful

One of the things I love about PowerShell is that it can be used as somewhat ‘sudo code’ to just write things that come to mind. Afterwards, if it turns out you are onto something great you can always come back with the C# hat on and make things more official. On that note, I had great feedback […]

Nano Server Container Host

When it comes to Containers we are aiming to detach our self from any of unnecessary bells and whistles that come with modern Server based operating systems. With Nano Server we only use what we need. We don’t have a need for anything besides the essentials that allow us to offer our Application/Content to the world. […]