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IT Operations is an activity business do to use IT technology within their organization. Traditionally focussing on keeping the lights on, IT Operations falls into three areas: servicedesk, network infrastructure and server and device management. With modern technology, less time is spent on running, and more on changing IT. Simpler, commoditized cloud services remove much of the day-to-day work sysadmins do to keep the lights on, meaning more time can be spent supporting the business with project and initiatives and changing and optimizing IT resources as a result.

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...
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...

What’s New in VMware vSphere 7

In these times of “Sheltering in place” if you are American or “lockdown” for the rest of the world, it is the perfect time to learn something new or improve on...
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Kubernetes 1.18: What’s New

Last week, the CNCF released Kubernetes 1.18. In this new version, there are a lot of exciting new features. A lot of existing features are promoted from alpha to beta or...

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

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

There is no denying that Terraform is one of the leading players in the Infrastructure as Code space, but the learning curve is quite steep. One of the things that can...
Expressions in Terraform

Expressions in Terraform

Wikipedia defines an expression in a programming language as a combination of one or more constants, variables, operators, and functions that the programming language interprets (according to its particular rules of precedence and...
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Integrating Security into your Infrastructure-as-Code pipelines

Security is often left at the back of the queue when developing code, Priority is on Minimal Viable Product, and after delivering a feature, it's quickly on to the next. The...

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