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IT automation is taking over in operations as tasks get bigger and more complex, handling distributed systems. Stay current with these five big trends. Continue Reading
Don't try to stick with traditional monitoring tools when your organization matures to containers; they won't do enough. Seek out monitoring and management tools with targeted capabilities. Continue Reading
Operations admins have a lot on their plates already, and they'll pile on more in 2018. These IT pros and analysts share what's coming and how to handle it. Continue Reading
There's more to app support than making sure the bits and bytes are in order; the user's experience is vital to uphold. Creating a smooth process takes more than just operations. Continue Reading
Just how many errors is the IT operations team allowed to make? Trendy organizations are answering this question with a budget, but it possesses some admins to push the envelope. Continue Reading
Create a detailed map of application dependencies from the CMDB and cloud resources and help prevent unexpected outages.Continue Reading
New Year's resolutions aren't just for the gym averse and fast food junkies. IT engineers, cloud admins and other professionals obsessed with uptime have self-improvement in mind for 2018.Continue Reading
Containerization tools grow ever closer to an industry standard. The signs are saying 'Learn to code' and 'AI threatens IT jobs.' Make sure you didn't miss anything important in 2017.Continue Reading
Container technology didn't sit still in 2017, with maturing platforms and orchestration tools. Now more than ever, it's time to learn how to deploy containers at scale.Continue Reading
IT orchestration systems have a plethora of benefits for an organization, and there are a wealth of options. Follow this tutorial to set up a platform that works with cloud and on-premises hosts.Continue Reading
If you spend all day on work in progress and end with more rather than less to do, check out Dominica DeGrandis' book on best practices and methods to diminish the madness.Continue Reading
Automation technologies create an artificial brain for IT operations, but that won't turn skilled admins and engineers into zombies -- far from it.Continue Reading
Nothing is set in stone when an organization follows a DevOps methodology -- a DevOps security model pushes developers and ops to constantly retune, slow down and speed up.Continue Reading
It's been two years since Gartner declared that the future of the data center was software-defined. And while we're still a ways from that reality, there's plenty of reason to think IT is indeed moving toward the software-defined architecture.
Migrating applications off premises to the cloud requires a new capacity planning approach: Develop a detailed cloud strategy, and carefully track upgrade schedules.Continue Reading