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.

Kubernetes and the Hype Cycle at its Peak or in the Trough

Kubernetes and the Hype Cycle: at its Peak or in the Trough?

Kubernetes is the great new kid on the block, and just like at high school everybody wants to be friends with them. Those on the outside of the gang all wonder...
7 Steps to simplify migrating architectures to the cloud

Whitepaper: 7 Steps to simplify migrating architectures to the cloud

Face it: most IT architectures are complicated. And if you’re considering migrating to the cloud, you’re right to be concerned about the vast changes that will be required of your architecture—and your...
The importance of DRY code and immutable infrastructure

The importance of DRY code and immutable infrastructure

DRY and Immutable are two key terms well known in traditional coding, they are two sides of the same coin. What is DRY? You may or may not have heard of the term...
Infrastructure inflexibility is wasting Kubernetes potential

Infrastructure inflexibility is wasting Kubernetes’ potential

At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Virtual, the CNCF and its members talked about the adoption of cloud-native technologies. As Kubernetes is approaching version 1.19, the technology is starting to mature,...

Deploying a LAMP Stack with Terraform – AMIs, network & security

In this the first of two post on deploying a LAMP stack with Terraform we discuss some new concepts and explain the creation of the network.