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Scripting, Scheduling and IT Orchestration News
October 04, 2017
IT ops pros often hear that DevOps calls for them to script, code and serve up automated infrastructure for developers. But where should aspiring SREs begin?
September 26, 2017
Citizen data scientists are now equipped with tools like low-code platforms, AI and automation and are revolutionizing the world of IT. Learn what this means for you.
June 29, 2017
Sys admins look to infrastructure-as-code tools, such as CloudFormation and Terraform, to keep up with rapidly changing infrastructure, but those tools are also evolving.
June 12, 2017
It takes some effort and skill to ramp up IT automation, and the monetary return on investment will be murky at best. So why do we do it?
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IT automation is the use of instructions to create a repeated process that replaces an IT professional's manual work in data centers and cloud deployments. Continue Reading
Container management software is any of a range of products that simplify how an administrator adds or replaces software containers on IT infrastructure, and that facilitate the organization of large numbers of containers. Continue Reading
Kubernetes deploys containers in scalable, logical and highly available configurations, which makes it a valuable addition to IT operations. Continue Reading
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Windows admins cottoning on to the CLI have a new option: integrated Bash, a Linux shell. But Bash doesn't stack up one-to-one with PowerShell for Windows deployments. Continue Reading
A well-run, uniform group of servers resembles a herd of cattle, not pampered pets. But a trucking fleet is better optimized for the diverse needs of varied applications. Continue Reading
IT shops aim to reduce manual management tasks, which is where cloud orchestration and automation comes in. Learn how these two technologies differ from, but also depend on, each other. Continue Reading
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This step-by-step tutorial walks through the process to automate an Azure deployment; start with launching the virtual server, and finish with the deletion process. Continue Reading
The introduction of containers can certainly complicate governance, especially when working with microservices. Here's how a containers-as-a-service platform can help. Continue Reading
IT infrastructure is difficult to get right. Whether to stand up a test/dev server or deploy a new app to production, infrastructure developers turn to a deployment pipeline to build IT. Continue Reading
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IT automation software projects can involve a great deal of risk, but avoid these common mistakes and it will increase the chances for automation success. 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
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