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Modern Operations: Apps & Stacks

A blog for IT professionals faced with deploying, managing and troubleshooting next-generation applications on distributed infrastructure in the cloud and elsewhere.

Recent Posts

  • CMDB discovery tools alone aren't the answer

    Carlos Casanova - Casanova Advisory Services 16 Jan 2017
  • CMDB discovery tools have been around for quite a long time because their need is pretty obvious. Organizations are generally understaffed to do the daily work. Many just do not staff to ...

  • Six DevOps books to read this season

    Emily Mell - Assistant Site Editor 21 Dec 2016
  • These six Agile and DevOps books cover how to adopt the methodologies, manage IT organizations with them, and find routes to improvement.

  • Read the fine print with Kubernetes 1.5 Windows support

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 Dec 2016
  • Enterprises will get their first look at Windows container and programming-language support with Kubernetes 1.5 this week, but it isn't ready for production quite yet. Windows support in this ...

  • IBM Bluemix touts 'easy button' for DevOps deployment pipelines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Dec 2016
  • IBM delivered its Bluemix Continuous Delivery service this week - it is now generally available on Bluemix Dedicated, IBM's virtual private cloud offering, as well as its public cloud as of last ...

  • CMDB meets IoT and Security

    Carlos Casanova - Casanova Advisory Services 02 Nov 2016
  • In the wake of the October 2016 Dyn attacks, IT organizations must consider IoT security, and truly integrate security into their CMDB and CM planning.

  • IT due diligence in a merger

    Carlos Casanova - Casanova Advisory Services 27 Oct 2016
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) involve a tremendous amount of effort to properly evaluate the situation before decisions are made. Leaders must put together a teams to perform a due diligence ...

  • What about the people?

    Stephen J. Bigelow - Senior Technology Editor 20 Oct 2016
  • I've been a technologist all my life. I studied electronics in high school, graduated college with a BSEE, spent some years creating manufacturing machines, and have written extensively about ...