Automated Operations

Automating Operations is a big part of DevOps. The CALMS-model (Culture, Automation, Lean, Measurement and Sharing) is a great way to define DevOps, and Automated Operations fit into the Automation pillar. Automation is important way to remove toil. Removing toil and automating operations improve the agility and business relevance of sysadmins.

VMware vSphere with Tanzu is the simplest implementation of Kubernetes

VMware vSphere with Tanzu is the simplest implementation of Kubernetes

While we have had capabilities to run Kubernetes on vSphere for a while now with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on VMware Cloud Foundation, I've argued in the past (listen to this CTO...
Choosing the right application deployment strategy

Choosing the right application deployment strategy

DevOps teams that have a lot of team autonomy should think about the way they deploy their applications. Because they are now responsible from start to finish: you break it, you fix...
Keep your workloads compliant with Pod Security Policies

Keep your workloads compliant with Pod Security Policies

Compliance as Code initiatives helps organizations to become and stay compliant. In one of my previous posts, I highlighted this challenging topic and mainly focused on Open Policy Agent. Pod Security...

Shifting right: testing in production

Every day, more and more companies shift to the DevOps way of working. Applications are delivered more frequently and with higher quality. But how well do these applications and their subcomponents...
HashiCorp Full Stack

HashiCorp: the Full Stack

Those of you who have been following our Terraform and Vault technical posts will have seen the benefits of using them for point solutions. Today we will investigate how to use...
VMware buys Avi Networks

VMware buys Avi Networks

VMware has announced its purchase of Avi Networks, a multi-cloud software-defined application delivery solutions company. VMware, the datacenter company? VMware has been moving away from the traditional datacenter in recent years. Its roots...
Vault reaches a milestone as HashiCorp releases Vault 14

Vault reaches a milestone as HashiCorp releases Vault 1.4

HashiCorp Vault has just crossed a milestone and released their latest and greatest, version 1.4. It might seem a little odd to have such a huhar about a dot revision, but...
its a Disaster

Disaster recovery and business continuity in the cloud age

Don't feel like reading? Listen to this article via the player below: Amazic · Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity In The Cloud Age In the beginning, there was the computer room and things...
Jenkins X the new CICD tool for your Microservices

Jenkins X – the new CI/CD tool for your Microservices

Perhaps, one of the most well-known CI/CD orchestration tools is Jenkins. In the early days, it was called "Hudson". Development started at Sun Micro systems and the first official release was...
Not running containers in production is a risk. Here’s why

Not running containers in production is a risk. Here’s why

Two simple questions to start your working day with: How many VMs do you use in production to host your applications? How many containers do you run in production? If you do...