No, IoT won’t let machines talk to each other unassisted. But digital diagnostics embedded in devices can help with on-site troubleshooting. We leveraged the AWS and its data services to reach thousands of machines, and make the investment in IoT pay off, by collecting, transforming and analyzing the data in real-time to solve real-world diagnostics challenges.
Modern virtualization technologies like KVM and containers give you almost limitless options for spinup and teardown of clusters, machines, networks and so on. But all that flexibility can create a pretty substantial administrative burden. Using some some focused automation tactics with the powerful open source virtualization platform, Proxmox, we’ve found we can make a life of cloud infrastructure sysadmins. Here’s a tutorial.