FOSDEM 2016 and my first talk?

On Monday, I travelled back home from FOSDEM Conference which I was attending for the second time. Last year I was only an attendee enjoying the atmosphere made by all these open-source positive people, but this year I decided to move further and try to apply for a talk. When I was sending a proposal Read more about FOSDEM 2016 and my first talk?[…]

Infrastructure Provisioning in context of organization

At present, companies go for moving their infrastructure to the clouds, which became synonyms for cost efficiency. Instead of using public cloud, why not to create your own exactly according to your needs? OpenStack is one of the options there for you. By deploying identity management system (midpoint) in different companies I learnt people have different Read more about Infrastructure Provisioning in context of organization[…]

MidPoint Deployment Workshop Challenge

During the last weeks of 2015, the Evolveum team was partially “distributed” around the Europe. There were multiple conferences and similar public events and also two midPoint workshops led by me, in Switzerland and Germany. I used to lead a lot of trainings and workshops in Evolveum and also before, but the workshops are usually more challenging, especially when they are organized for the partners, not the end customers. The partners usually already have experience with different products and try to match the features during the courses. Their expectations are both specific to a project and also abstract – conceptual. MidPoint deployment workshop can be very effective way how to boost your midPoint knowledge in a couple of days.

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Different Naming Conventions For Different User Types

The user naming attribute “name” is a string attribute and can be defined manually. MidPoint will ensure that the value of this attribute is unique. Although for small setups there is no problem with entering this attribute value manually, it can be usually defined by an expression based on various UserType object properties (attributes). In Read more about Different Naming Conventions For Different User Types[…]

Future = Open Source

North Bridge & Black Duck released the results of their 2015 Future of Open Source Survey just some days ago. Based on the information from 1300 completed responses from IT & business professionals, we can say that the community is growing pretty fast. This statement is supported by the fact that 78% of respondents said their Read more about Future = Open Source[…]

Using midPoint with CAS

Do you use CAS and need just-in-time provisioning? Use midPoint! It can be maybe simpler than you can imagine. Few days ago I got requirement if it is possible to provision identities from CAS after user logs in. For sure, you can make provisioning for each service provider using CAS by itself. But what if Read more about Using midPoint with CAS[…]

How Precise are the Analysts?

Industry analysts produce their studies and fancy charts for decades. There is no doubt that some of them are quite influential. But have you ever wondered how are the results of these studies produced? Do the results actually reflect reality? How are the positions of individual products in the charts determined? Are the methodologies based Read more about How Precise are the Analysts?[…]

Evolveum Winter 2015

The Evolveum team is great. I cannot put it in any other way. It is the best team that I have ever worked with. I have a long history of projects that I worked on: big projects, small projects, corporate projects, academic projects, consulting projects, deployment projects, development projects … and some of these were Read more about Evolveum Winter 2015[…]