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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.

Create cache, databases and DDoS protection in Azure with Terraform

Create cache, databases and DDoS protection in Azure with Terraform

As they say, all good things must come to an end. This is the third and last post in our deploying LAMP on Azure with Terraform series, where we'll create cache,...
Resilient infrastructure and applications to overcome failures in the cloud

Resilient infrastructure and applications to overcome failures in the cloud

Cloud adoption grows exponentially. Development teams use on-demand infrastructure that scales up and down. They benefit from multiple datacenters and regions, as well as dedicated connections from their on-premises datacenter. Although...
Building images and VMs in Azure with Terraform

Building images and VMs in Azure with Terraform

In this post, we'll look at building images and VMs in Azure with Terraform. In our last post, we looked at how we would design the layout of our folders to...
Fluentd_logs everything from everywhere

Fluentd – logs everything from everywhere

Every component in your application landscape should log (part of) its activity for troubleshooting and security auditing purposes. This helps developers check debug logs when they are developing an application, or...
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”...