API Management for IT Tools
- June 25, 2020
Puppet's IT automation system Relay, now in beta, offers an event-driven take on IT workflows, but the vendor must clearly establish the product's value over competing DevOps systems.
- June 24, 2020
Terraform 0.13, recently released to public beta, includes support for complex infrastructure deployments that users have eagerly awaited.
- May 15, 2020
AIOps systems for incident response have helped a bank and a provider of care services in the home streamline operations amid a pandemic emergency and an ongoing IT skills shortage.
- January 16, 2020
SaltStack, like other infrastructure-as-code tools, must reinvent itself as cloud-native IT automation approaches such as containers, serverless and Kubernetes Operators grow.
- October 11, 2019
Ticketmaster troubleshoots and secures distributed applications using Kafka stream processing as a central hub for data collection.
- July 31, 2019
When European car-sharing startup Drivy becomes Getaround this fall, a SaaS management tool will integrate the two companies' IT systems, an increasingly common need for businesses.
- April 25, 2019
When Experian deployed xMatters, the IT landscape was very different. But the incident management tool's adaptability kept it useful through shifts in tech trends.
- January 08, 2018
DevOps monitoring tools based on time-series databases create a steeper learning curve than traditional monitoring software, but arm IT pros with richer data for troubleshooting.
- October 13, 2017
Puppet Enterprise users plan to apply the tool's capabilities into new environments, and the vendor encourages that trend with additional tie-ins.
- October 11, 2017
What happens when your container management tool switches to a new technology behind the scenes? Ops teams say Rancher's Kubernetes move adds features -- and trepidation.
- October 06, 2017
IT pros can improve monitoring and pare down alerts to get only actionable information, but then what? IT incident response is its own black art, and it's changing fast.
- September 08, 2017
When Windows DevOps shops want to modernize legacy applications, third-party services and VM-based automation techniques can take them on the first steps.
- September 07, 2017
Early adopters of DevOps embrace open source software, but enterprise Microsoft shops have made strides in 2017, as have Microsoft's DevOps products.
- 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 07, 2017
A Brazilian cosmetics company has assembled a wide palette of IT monitoring tools to enhance the reliability of its operations.
- May 15, 2017
Enterprises trust Puppet configuration management, but the company must win over a new audience of DevOps teams with capabilities that matter to them.
- 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 03, 2017
An understanding of APIs is table stakes for IT operations pros in the modern job market, as businesses increasingly operate and connect through these interfaces.
- December 22, 2016
Rancher container management rode into town for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2016, and the government department hasn't looked back since.
- December 06, 2016
Shared tools and shared knowledge bring DevOps deeper into production, where it belongs, says Jayne Groll of the DevOps Institute.
- October 12, 2016
Enterprises are ready to ante up in the DevOps game, as shown by new features being rolled out in DevOps pipeline tools.
- September 07, 2016
A complex IT deployment with demanding metrics might require many IT monitoring tools, but that doesn't mean you can't view it all as one.
- August 09, 2016
Sumo Logic's log analysis tool initially couldn't keep up with the flow of data from the newspaper's mobile delivery apps, but a novel integration with AWS Lambda changed that.
- June 08, 2016
Full-stack DevOps automation can be done more easily today than ever before, but not every organization should do it.