IT Automation and Orchestration News
March 03, 2017
Docker repackaged its container management tools in an effort to sweeten the appeal to enterprises.
February 20, 2017
Seeking to improve the workflow efficiencies of corporate IT shops, ServiceNow incorporates IBM's cognitive technology with its services automation platform.
January 27, 2017
IT never sleeps, and 2017 will keep them on their toes. Experts and IT professionals weigh in on their expectations for the cloud, containers and DevOps.
December 27, 2016
IT pros foresee proactive monitoring and container automation will be de rigueur in 2017 to lay the groundwork for serverless architectures and true continuous deployment.
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When developers want to work one way and operations wants to work another, a unified set of IT management tools helps bridge the gap and smooth workflows. Continue Reading
Configuration management is a governance and systems engineering process that ensures the proper accounting of an enterprise's configuration items and of the interrelationship between them in an operational environment. Continue Reading
Deploying new Docker images is the easy part; managing and reporting on those instances is tricky. IT teams can use the Shipyard GUI to stop, start, orchestrate and manage Docker. Continue Reading
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The multicloud model presents unique configuration management challenges. When choosing a tool, enterprises should compare cloud native and third-party options carefully. Continue Reading
Most configuration management tools aim at the same targets, but they employ a variety of techniques to reach those targets. Continue Reading
If a company moves only 30% of workloads from its data center to the public cloud, that will reduce IT ops demand. Is there still a role for the ops engineer? Continue Reading
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Shell scripts can improve speed and automation for sys admins beyond what's possible with graphical user interfaces. Dana French's books cover advanced shell scripting for experienced users. Continue Reading
Administrators will create numerous IIS web servers during their IT careers. With Desired State Configuration, admins can automate this task with cleaner results. Continue Reading
The market for change management automation software is increasing, as networks become more complex and virtual. Continue Reading
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You can make sys admins happier and more productive with easily implemented practices, which includes forcing them to do their least favorite chore. Continue Reading
Compare the progressive stages of IT maturity against your organization's use of documentation, goal orientation and automation; then discover areas for improvement. Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading