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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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...
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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...
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HashiCorp is in the update vibe, Terraform 0.13 inbound

Coming rapidly on the heels of the 1.4 release of Vault and the 1.8 beta release of Consul, HashiCorp today announced that version 0.13 of Terraform is imminent, with a public...
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Gitlab 13.0 – a big focus on security

Amazic helps you speed up your cloud journey. In order to do this, you need a lot of useful tools. One of them is Gitlab. At the end of May, version...

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...
Helm is the package manager of choice for Kubernetes

Helm is the package manager of choice for Kubernetes

Companies adopt Kubernetes at a rapid pace. There is no doubt Kubernetes serves as the foundation of almost every container platform of choice. Kubernetes is a 'batteries included but replaceable' deal,...
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VMware’s not done expanding its Kubernetes ecosystem; buys Octarine

VMware announced that its acquiring Octarine, a Kubernetes security startup offering continuous security and compliance for automated pipelines. Intrinsic security Reading the VMware blog post on the acquisition, Octarine is part of VMware's intrinsic security...
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OpenStack Ussuri is ready for the Edge Computing revolution

The OpenStack Foundation releases Ussuri, the 21st release of the OpenStack platform today. This release delivers on some interesting new features for telcos and edge computing use cases. Let's go through...