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Lori MacVittie
Updated 4 days ago by Lori MacVittie

Inline, side-arm, reverse, and forward. These used to be the terms we used to describe the architectural placement of proxies in the network.   Today, containers use some of the same terminology, but are introducing new ones. That’s an...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 week ago by Jason Rahm
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In this episode of Post of the Week, Jason addresses a couple iControl REST issues that come up in Q&A often: confusion over how to handle objects that are not sub-collections, and options for working around the lack of F5 DNS cli for...

Eric Ji
Updated 1 week ago by Eric Ji

DevOps is the best practice for businesses to pursue digital transformation strategies to venture into new revenue streams or simply remain competitive. It’s hard, though. One of the biggest challenges DevOps practitioners are facing is the...

Sanjay Shitole
Updated 3 weeks ago by Sanjay Shitole

With the growth in public clouds, many enterprises who have deployments in AWS, Azure and GCP are using terraform in DevOps and CICD initiatives. Terraform is an open source tool for provisioning and deployment of both public and private cloud...

Payal
Updated 3 weeks ago by Payal
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There are a lot of technical resources on how Ansible can be used to automte the F5 BIG-IP. A consolidated list of links to help you brush up on Ansible as well as help you understand the Ansible BIG-IP solution > - github/devcentral etc I am...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 1 month ago by Lori MacVittie
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Containers continue to be a hot topic. Some claim they are on the verge of a meteoric rise to dominate the data center. Others find them only suitable for cloud. And still others are waiting patiently to see if containers is the SDN of app...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
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In the first article in this series we looked at the sdk installation steps, nomenclature, and basic BIG-IP instantiation. In this article, we’ll focus on unnamed resources and commands. Working with Unnamed Resources Unlike named resources like...

Nathan Pearce
Updated 2 months ago by Nathan Pearce
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We play games in order to 'come up against ourselves' in the presence of others. No amount of googling has helped me identify its source, but this statement is peppered across a lot of...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 months ago by Jason Rahm
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In this article, I’ll cover the basics of installing the f5-common-python SDK and show how to utilize the core functionality.

Jason Rahm
Updated 3 months ago by Jason Rahm
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TL;DR - iCall is BIG-IP’s event-based granular control-plane automation system that enables comprehensive control over configuration and other system settings and objects.

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 week ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Post of the Week, Jason addresses a couple iControl REST issues that come up in Q&A often: confusion over how to handle objects that are not sub-collections, and options for working around the lack of F5 DNS cli for...

Payal
Updated 3 weeks ago by Payal
5 out of 5 stars

There are a lot of technical resources on how Ansible can be used to automte the F5 BIG-IP. A consolidated list of links to help you brush up on Ansible as well as help you understand the Ansible BIG-IP solution > - github/devcentral etc I am...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 1 month ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

Containers continue to be a hot topic. Some claim they are on the verge of a meteoric rise to dominate the data center. Others find them only suitable for cloud. And still others are waiting patiently to see if containers is the SDN of app...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In the first article in this series we looked at the sdk installation steps, nomenclature, and basic BIG-IP instantiation. In this article, we’ll focus on unnamed resources and commands. Working with Unnamed Resources Unlike named resources like...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 months ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this article, I’ll cover the basics of installing the f5-common-python SDK and show how to utilize the core functionality.

Jason Rahm
Updated 3 months ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

TL;DR - iCall is BIG-IP’s event-based granular control-plane automation system that enables comprehensive control over configuration and other system settings and objects.

Jason Rahm
Updated 3 months ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

This episode of Lightboard Lessons introduces iCall, the built-in event-based BIG-IP control-plane scripting engine. Resources iCall release article iCall Wiki iCall Codeshare iCall Triggers Example with iStats to Invalidate Cache iCall...

Hitesh Patel
Updated 4 months ago by Hitesh Patel
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Recap Previous Article: Cloud/Automated Systems need an Architecture In the last article we spent some time laying the foundation of an Architecture for Cloud and Automated Systems. In that article we discussed that our Architecture consisted of...

Payal
Updated 4 months ago by Payal
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F5 has been actively developing Ansible modules that help in deploying an application on the BIG-IP. For a list of candidate modules for Ansible 2.4 release refer to the Github link. These modules can be used to configure any BIG-IP...

Payal
Updated 4 months ago by Payal
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Join us for our 2nd joint webinar with Ansible on Wednesday May 31st, 2017 from 11AM to 12PM PST where we will dig deeper into the F5/Ansible integration.

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