Donovan Jones

Try out docker swarm mode on the Catalyst Cloud

If you have a Catalyst Cloud account and you want to play with the latest features of docker, read on! Docker 1.12 released last year added a native orchestration feature known...
Del Stevens

Why Catalyst eLearning?

When someone asks me this sort of question, it's tempting to try and produce some sort of pithy soundbite, preferably one that incorporates some en-vogue buzzwords and would look...
MaryRose Painter

Our year in review

2016 has been another very busy year for Catalyst. From our offices in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom we've helped all sorts of clients to achieve the best in...
Zoe Lu

The journey of learning Terraform

As part of Catalyst’s operational activity we recently decided to try out Terraform in our orchestration toolset for a large piece of client infrastructure build. I was given the...
MaryRose Painter

Things you MUST know before you deploy OpenStack

Recently, our Catalyst Cloud GM Bruno Lago was in Barcelona at the OpenStack Summit. He talked to attendees about what he's learned getting the Catalyst Cloud up and running....
Catalyst

New Catalyst Moodle Plugin - Outage Manager

Planned outages are a necessary evil. As a Moodle Partner, we manage hosting and support for our enterprise Moodle clients. Some of these clients receive millions of page...
Bruno Lago

Upcoming changes to cloud object storage

The Catalyst Cloud object storage service is about to get even better. It will replicate your objects across regions and introduce features that are very useful for web...
Catalyst

Burning Samba with perf and FlameGraph

Samba implements many things, but in this case we look at Samba as an Active Directory DC. In that role, Samba now has a quite credible implementation of the required protocols...
Don Christie

7 Themes of Catalyst

OS//OS Talk – 7 Themes of Catalyst I gave a talk at the second Open Source Open Society conference in Wellington recently. I was asked to talk about how Catalyst had grown and...