About a year ago, while onsite doing a demo with a potential customer someone stated “I just want an easy button to deploy VMs”. That really stuck with me; To the point, I started shopping on Amazon with a project in my head.
The goal of this project is to enhance my Morpheus environment with a NSX-V integration. I wanted to connect end-to-end with from my virtual machines and containers to my Ubiquiti EdgeRouter 4 (ER-4). The final result will be full external networking, shared/broadcast routing information via BGP and OSPF, and a [nearly] infinite amount of lab VLANs. Ideally this will lead to easily creating networking scopes for containerized apps in future posts.
Welcome back for the third, and final installment of creating a WordPress server. In this part, I will be focusing on creating a WordPress server as a multi-tiered application. We will have the web front end, and I will be connecting to a MySQL database server. Because of the flexibility Morpheus Blueprints offer I can […]
There have been asks around creating SQL server instance types within Morpheus. To show another example of utilizing Morpheus to create a full server + application, please enjoy this quick doc for SQL creations! Morpheus Vocabulary I’m going to steal some of this verbatim from previous posts of mine for a refresher. We will include […]
I know it’s been a little bit since the last post. I wanted to be sure to update the site often, and with that, clarity on what I’m working on for upcoming subjects. The plan for coming/in progress posts are as follows: -Ansible (In Progress)—Deploy, Configure, Use-Morpheus Blueprints—Expand on previous concepts discussed in the WordPress […]
Whether or not you followed along in Part 1 which walks through deploying WordPress, the steps here will help acclimate everyone to utilizing Library Items, Custom Instance Types, Scripts, Blueprints, and Applications within the Morpheus CMP. If you have interest in looking at how to manually deploy WordPress, take a look at my post here. […]
Use Case For my first article, where else better to start than with how I created this site! There were a few options out there for getting online. WordPress has it’s advantages as a website platform, and these are the advantages I landed on. Free! Yes, that is a massive advantage from the gate. I […]
Part of my writings will focus on integrations with a CMP called Morpheus. This is available via the website https://www.morpheusdata.com. The purpose of this post is to give a background on what this brings to the table, specifically how I will integrate multiple infrastructures, tools, and code to provision and manage my workloads. While many […]
About Me I’ve spent over a decade in the IT realm. I’ve worked enterprise support at Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, large financial institutions, and most recently at Morpheus Data. Each of these covered a wide variety of roles focusing on networking, storage, virtualization, automation and server support. When I’m not working, I find myself an addict […]