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Configuration Management and DevOps News
October 15, 2020
HashiCorp launched another new open source project this week, this time a continuous delivery utility called Waypoint, which IT pros hope will simplify DevOps deployments.
September 29, 2020
The acquisition of SaltStack will help VMware build event-driven security automation and configuration management into vRealize Automation, as open source Salt gains VMware's backing.
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.
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