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March 10, 2017
What do Jenkins, Ansible Tower and New Relic have in common, besides being parts of a DevOps toolchain? A new appeal to an audience beyond IT.
February 16, 2017
Those who aspire to an IT operations career must learn to code, says a former FINRA CTO who works with financial institutions as a DevOps consultant.
February 15, 2017
Is DevOps certification worth the paper it's printed on? In emerging areas such as DevOps, IT ops pros should combine real-world skills with training to get ahead.
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.
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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
The DevOps methodology is rapidly on the rise, with one estimate that three-fourths of businesses are using it. There are some best practices to make the transition less rocky. Continue Reading
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The more IT changes, the more ops teams have to handle, including legacy infrastructure that runs existing systems as well as new, faster software. And this involves a variety of costs. 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
The potential changes that come with DevOps can scare operations personnel. But a good starting point to introduce the methodology will mitigate those fears. 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
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
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There is nothing better than to put yourself in someone else’s shoes for a while -- look at the world through their eyes and ask yourself what would make the world better for that person. 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
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