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ChatOps is still a niche in IT operations and DevOps shops, but organizations that have set it up love it. That means you should join the fun and give it a try. Here's what you need to know about ChatOps tools. 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
Given an embarrassment of riches, DevOps teams must discover what they need from tools and how to pick and propagate a cohesive tool stack across multiple teams. Continue Reading
Zero-day exploits are more dangerous than ever, but so is applying an untested patch to live systems. Without a strategy to quickly validate patches -- outside of production -- you're playing with fire. Continue Reading
IT organizations with configuration management set up for on-premises workloads can add public cloud without changing much, or they can make use of native services from cloud vendors.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.
IT organizations hear plenty of myths about isolation and security when they compare containerization vs. virtualization. One DevOps and containerization consultant sets the record straight in this podcast.Continue Reading
If your organization hosts applications in the cloud, IT ops pros need to see what's going on. A mix of cloud vendor and traditional monitoring tools -- even Twitter -- makes for a comprehensive support and warning system.Continue Reading
IT ops pros look to AIOps tools to help find the smoking gun in failing IT stacks, but some call automated root cause analysis more dream than reality.Continue Reading
Review the finalists, and vote for your favorite products and services in TechTarget's Modern Infrastructure 2018 Impact Awards. Winners will be announced in January.Continue Reading
An organization should assess its strengths and weaknesses before choosing a DevOps toolchain. A pre-made pipeline is simpler than individually collected tools, but it sacrifices flexibility.Continue Reading
There is an assortment of OSes that support containerized applications, so go into the decision with a set of wants, needs and must-avoids.Continue Reading
What's missing from your DevOps pilot and scale-up plans? Cold, hard, impartial numbers. Track these key metrics to ensure DevOps processes achieve stated goals.Continue Reading
If your organization uses different configuration management software for development and operations, you're not alone. Even better, it's no engineering feat to migrate to one main tool.Continue Reading