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May 17, 2018
IT ops participation is necessary for successful serverless infrastructure management, but operations pros will need to sharpen their skills in systems engineering and infrastructure as code.
November 21, 2017
Nationwide prepares for the final stage of a 10-year Agile, Lean and DevOps transformation with value stream mapping process that unites IT and business workflows.
October 13, 2017
Customers reacted to new Puppet Pipelines tools with confusion about how the new software compares with Jenkins for CI/CD and concerns that Puppet will spread itself too thin.
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.
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Go is a diversely applicable programming language that ops admins can use on distributed systems without the complications of traditional languages such as C or Java. Continue Reading
When you have users interacting with multiple services with each action, finding the cause of a problem becomes a difficult hunt. Distributed tracing helps highlight the issues. Continue Reading
When everything from the coffee maker to the manufacturing plant's robots to the electric grid is connected, shouldn't security be IT's primary concern? Continue Reading
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Serverless and microservices reshape the application stack into something that looks like a swath of stars in the sky. How do you find a slow, misconfigured component in this interconnected galaxy? 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
Create a detailed map of application dependencies from the CMDB and cloud resources and help prevent unexpected outages. Continue Reading
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App deployment in the cloud operates differently than it does on physical infrastructure. The blue/green deployment model has a couple variations, each of which can save on time and errors. Continue Reading
What the modern IT organization needs isn't DevOps -- it's BizDevOps. IT exists to serve the business, but that relationship must be fully reciprocal. Continue Reading
An IT monitoring strategy depends on the applications and systems it governs. Static and dynamic thresholds each have benefits and drawbacks, but it's possible to find a balance. Continue Reading
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IT problems can cause distress, chaos and, well, panic -- but they don't have to. These tips and tools guide admins through IT troubleshooting for the best chance of success. 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
Criminals have turned encryption technology against businesses, and IT ops have to fight and sidestep ransomware attacks with basic best practices. Continue Reading