Leaving Comments in Code Expressed Artefacts

Week of 24th June 2019 was interesting. We had #ferrogate which made a lot of network engineers very unhappy and also an ongoing social media thread on code comments.

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Automation Workflow Patterns

Workflows vary from seriously simple to notoriously complex and as humans, we might not even consciously observe the subtleties of what a workflow comprises of.

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IaC – unit tests with jSNAPy and Ansible

JSNAPY is an open source tool released by Juniper Networks circa 2015 that is the Python version of the Juniper Snapshot Administrator.

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Automation: Tools vs Languages

When it comes to expressing intent in automation workflows, there is validation in both using a task or workflow engine and also knocking it together using scripting in some language.

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