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There are many reasons to adopt DevOps, and there are many challenges involved in getting it right. But don't buy into the culture myth that many DevOps evangelists are selling. Continue Reading
New Year's resolutions aren't just for the gym averse and fast food junkies. IT engineers, cloud admins and other professionals obsessed with uptime have self-improvement in mind for 2018. 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
IT orchestration systems have a plethora of benefits for an organization, and there are a wealth of options. Follow this tutorial to set up a platform that works with cloud and on-premises hosts. Continue Reading
If you spend all day on work in progress and end with more rather than less to do, check out Dominica DeGrandis' book on best practices and methods to diminish the madness.Continue Reading
Automation technologies create an artificial brain for IT operations, but that won't turn skilled admins and engineers into zombies -- far from it.Continue Reading
Nothing is set in stone when an organization follows a DevOps methodology -- a DevOps security model pushes developers and ops to constantly retune, slow down and speed up.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.
Migrating applications off premises to the cloud requires a new capacity planning approach: Develop a detailed cloud strategy, and carefully track upgrade schedules.Continue Reading
Development and operations teams need to work together on container images going to production and be alert when security vulnerabilities appear.Continue Reading
Kubernetes Replica Sets protect containerized applications from downtime and inconsistencies, with flexible, customizable rules that administrators should exploit.Continue Reading
With Red Hat Satellite, IT ops can deploy an update server to simplify patching. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to install the server, attach subscriptions and devise a sync plan.Continue Reading
Ops' responsibility doesn't end once in a public cloud; in fact, it can get more confounding. Learn the best route to update Azure cloud instances and what mistakes to avoid.Continue Reading
When an IT incident arises, the focus is often on what admins can fix in the moment, but unflappable organizations make process improvement the final step of issue resolution.Continue Reading