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.

Spectro Cloud saves Kubernetes from vendor lock in and DIY complexity

Spectro Cloud saves Kubernetes from vendor lock-in and DIY complexity

Kubernetes is great for developers creating containerized workloads and microservices. But it's open, pluggable architecture and design principles can be scary at first sight: it just doesn't hide any of its...
Vault reaches a milestone as HashiCorp releases Vault 14

Vault reaches a milestone as HashiCorp releases Vault 1.4

HashiCorp Vault has just crossed a milestone and released their latest and greatest, version 1.4. It might seem a little odd to have such a huhar about a dot revision, but...
Why CICD and team metrics matter for your business

Why CI/CD and team metrics matter for your business

With the ever-increasing popularity of containerized microservices in the public cloud, deployments have become more complex. Because changes are deployed quickly and often, how these services behave in production is not...
Increasing Developer Velocity in the Cloud Operating Model

Whitepaper: Increasing Developer Velocity in the Cloud Operating Model

This whitepaper discusses how HashiCorp tools and the GitHub platform work together to enable organizations to adopt a strong CI/CD workflow and increase developer velocity. Success for modern enterprise development teams can...
MobiledgeX Cloud Foundations

MobiledgeX is the Amazon of Edge Computing

We all know Amazon.com, the online retailer. In the Netherlands, we have similar 'platform' players, that, for a fee, will let 3rd party resellers sell their inventory via the site. It's...

What does HashiCorp’s Series E of $175 million mean for cloud-native?

Hashicorp has raised $175 Million US in funding to aid them in their stage of growth. HashiCorp's Series E positions them to take advantage of their multi-cloud messaging. The money will...
DevOps and the Product Owner what changes

DevOps and the Product Owner – what changes?

We live in the DevOps world now. Businesses implement CI/CD processes throughout their entire organization. Traditional teams have evolved to multi-disciplinary teams, delivering new features and release to production more quickly...

Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

The CNCF regularly surveys the marketplace to understand adoption of cloud-native technologies. The results of the most recent survey shows some interesting adoption rates, indicating that cloud-native technologies are becoming mainstream. Why...
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...
What is the difference between variable tf and variable tfvars in Terraform

What is the difference between variable.tf and variable.tfvars in Terraform?

Whitepaper: Increasing Developer Velocity in the Cloud Operating Model This whitepaper discusses how HashiCorp tools and the GitHub platform work together to enable organizations to adopt a strong CI/CD workflow and increase...