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.

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The four-eyes principle: what’s important in a DevOps world

DevOps accelerates everything from code to production. Manual approvals for releases and deployments quickly become a thing of the past. DevOps teams need to embrace security and compliance in their day-to-day...
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Useful things you need to know about system hardening

Since Dev and Ops related activities blend together in a DevOps world, developers need to understand more than just coding their application. Their role also includes typical Ops work: packaging and...
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Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise

Sharing his pioneering insight on how organizations can transform their software development and delivery processes, Gary Gruver provides a tactical framework to implement DevOps principles in "Starting and Scaling DevOps in...

Otomi avoids Technical Debt for Kubernetes platforms

Getting started with Kubernetes is a daunting endeavor, but a necessary one. For most organizations, it’s about digital transformation in the marketplace, where digital products and services are becoming...
Get the evil out – don’t run containers as root

Get the evil out – don’t run containers as root

Containers are not hot and shiny anymore. They are a common piece of the puzzle when it comes to building great software. But a common pitfall, even now, is that many...
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...
Building out a Kubernetes cluster with Terraform

Building out a Kubernetes cluster with Terraform

If you remember back to our last article in the series, the boss had just had an epiphany and decided that our perfectly functional LAMP stack was not resilient enough and...
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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...
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...
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...