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June 08, 2018
Puppet plans to add data visualization and analysis to spruce up its DevOps tools now that it has acquired Reflect, but it's still playing catch-up in a crowded, noisy market.
May 25, 2018
Learning the ins and outs of the Chef InSpec product is only half the battle for compliance as code. The thornier task for some enterprises is to bridge the gap between compliance expertise and DevOps execution.
February 21, 2018
Chef InSpec 2.0 adds infrastructure tests for compliance policy enforcement, and the tool's expansion into more areas of the DevOps workflow won't stop there.
February 16, 2018
Products branded with DevOps are everywhere, and the list of options grows every day, but the best DevOps tools are already well-known among enterprise IT pros.
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DevOps isn't just the domain of open source Linux experts. These three tool options tailor DevOps to how Windows applications and systems operate. Continue Reading
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Bypass the need for excess infrastructure, and put off the automation languages seminar -- you need to configure the cloud now. Fortunately, you can still do that. Continue Reading
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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
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
Development and operations teams need to work together on container images going to production and be alert when security vulnerabilities appear. Continue Reading