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The right container management system for your company depends on whether you need a basic system, orchestration, a combination of these, resource abstraction or extra security. Continue Reading
When ITIL last updated, DevOps was in its infancy. In the face of rapidly evolving IT practices and technologies, ITIL 2018 must be powerful and usable for diverse IT organizations. 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
Sorting through container management software can be overwhelming. Determine what your organization actually needs in terms of security and cloud capabilities before leaping in. Continue Reading
Create a detailed map of application dependencies from the CMDB and cloud resources and help prevent unexpected outages. Continue Reading
Containers improve resource usage and operations both in data centers and the cloud. Discover more about their architecture and how this software works to achieve these benefits.Continue Reading
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