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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.

Embedding Continuous Security into the delivery pipeline

Embedding Continuous Security into the delivery pipeline

Many enterprises have successfully shifted to the cloud because they embraced the adoption of DevOps. Running their IT services in the cloud made it possible to implement DevOps processes in a...

2020 State of Application Services Report

The application landscape evolves as organizations transform to meet the ever-changing demands of the market. For the sixth annual survey, F5 heard from nearly 2,600 respondents globally about the challenges and opportunities...
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Meet Pulumi: infrastructure management with your favorite programming language

Since Infrastructure as Code is now the defacto standard to set up and maintain infrastructure, the number of tools to do this and frameworks grows. Perhaps all organizations know CloudFormation for...
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 App Factory A slow movement towards rapid change

The App Factory: A slow movement towards rapid change

Download this whitepaper to learn how to remove silos and increase visibility. As the increasing need for dependable applications proliferates across nearly every industry, many organizations rush to release apps that do...
Using Helm to package and deploy container applications

Using Helm to package and deploy container applications

Helm (site) is an open-source Kubernetes package and operations manager (more info). Its name stems from the (likely mangled from a mispronunciation of the) Greek word κυβερνήτης which translates to “pilot”...
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GitLab ramps up channel and partner investment with launch of new partner program

Today Amazic, a trusted supplier and solution advisor for partners, announced they have joined forces with GitLab, the single application for the DevOps lifecycle, to accelerate DevOps practice buildout and go-to-market...
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...
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Making sense of Container Data Protection

This question is often translated into “why backup containers?”. Perhaps the challenge is not about backing up containers but protecting modern containerized applications. Does it make sense to do container data...
How to do DevSecOps with Chef InSpec and the DevSec

How to do DevSecOps with Chef InSpec and the DevSec.io Policy-as-Code framework

It doesn’t matter what operating system you are running, you are always at risk of being attacked. Common sense will help you in defending your assets but unfortunately, this will not...