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Peter Gatt
Peter Gatt
May 28, 2017

Vibrato Sponsors Doxa Cadet


I'm very excited to announce that last night, I had the ability to give back finally after some 14 years alumni and have Vibrato sponsor our very own cadet! James and I would like to congratulate Connor Sutton on becoming Vibrato's very first Doxa Cadet and wish him well on starting his Advanced Diploma in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering at Swinburne University. Connor is not only an amazing guy with a bubbly and enthusiastic personality, but he's also one of the most switched on technical people we've come across at such a young age. If you get a chance, please reach out to Connor to congratulate him or swing past our offices from time to time as I'm sure we're gonna get him buried in some cool robotics and automation soon!


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Peter Gatt
Peter Gatt
May 28, 2017

Warrior Nathan

Twas the day before summit (AWS Summit) ... I think I've started a post like this before.
 
It's that AWS Summit time again in Sydney!!. If you're not familiar with the AWS Summit, whether you are just starting to look at cloud or you're looking to catch up with the experts in the field to further your adoption of cloud, this is the place to do it. It's an action packed couple of days and there's plenty to see. In particular for Vibrato, this year marks a very special occasion as I personally hand over the "Cloud Warrior" title to our AWS legend, Nathan Dines, and retreat to the "Alumni Pete?" status.
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Nathan Dines
Nathan Dines
May 28, 2017

Leverage Enterprise Identity Management when Adopting Cloud


Access control is key to building a secure cloud offering. In the rapidly developing world of cloud computing, user and group creation can quickly get out of hand and become unmanageable. Locking down standards and patterns early in your cloud journey will help you avoid this pitfall down the road.

Over the years at Vibrato, we’ve worked with a plethora of clients ranging from aspiring startups to multi-continental enterprises, which has positioned us really well to design patterns around identity and access management on cloud environments in line with all stages of business maturity. While complexity levels will differ, the most important aspects of approaches to identity management are definability, scalability and consistency. This post is targeted towards AWS with ADFS as a SAML provider specifically, but these principles apply across all cloud providers.


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Alvin Oh
Alvin Oh
May 28, 2017

Automating IBM Websphere

Inline with Vibrato's mission to automate everything, Alvin Oh explores how to use CHEF to automate IBM Websphere (WAS v8.5) in a Microsoft Windows environment.

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Peter Gatt
Peter Gatt
May 28, 2017

Hashicorp's First Conference: Hashiconf

Since the debut of Vagrant in January 2010, Hashicorp has now stepped it up to a total of 8 open source products, and 1 commercial offering. I’m proud to say that I was at the first Hashiconf ever, hosted in Portland, Oregon. Three hundred engineers descended on this big culture, small town location, and enjoyed 2 days of presentations and discussion on Packer, Vagrant, Terraform, Consul, Vault, Serf and Atlas.

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