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Using Grafana And InfluxDB to Visualize Power Consumption
This blog explains how we configured and use Grafana to graph and visualize PDU data stored in InfluxDB. InfluxDB is a time series database that we use to store dozens of metrics from all of our power distribution units (PDUs). This database is updated periodically with a python script that...
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Network Automation with Paramiko
Today I was helping a customer establish a baseline configuration on all their devices and decided it would be a good time to write a little bit of Python. Our goal for the day was to connect to about 60 devices, setup SNMP, then turn around and add those same...
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Automated Addition of VMware VM to Host Affinity Rules
VMware Affinity rules can solve many issues in a virtualized environment with out the need to create different clusters or datacenters to separate Virtual Machines. The specific need that we at Encore had for this was that when a vm is being cloned, if the VM was migrated to a...
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