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DevOps is a culture where people, regardless of title or background, work together to imagine, develop, deploy and operate a system. In practical terms, DevOps is the next logical iteration after Agile of multidisciplinary teams working together to create software products and services.

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Moving from Ops to DevOps: a 9-step saga

We all know about the DevOps revolution, a lot of us have read the Phoenix Project and the new book the Unicorn Project by Gene Kim and friends. Two books about...
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...
DevOps The Infrastructure Revolution

DevOps – The Infrastructure Revolution

Is the DevOps of today the same as the original concept, if not how has it changed over the years.
Keep your workloads compliant with Pod Security Policies

Keep your workloads compliant with Pod Security Policies

Compliance as Code initiatives helps organizations to become and stay compliant. In one of my previous posts, I highlighted this challenging topic and mainly focused on Open Policy Agent. Pod Security...
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,...
A journey to the cloud business challenges

A journey to the cloud: business challenges

Moving to the cloud is not easy. Challenges include security concerns, required technical skills and high costs if you're not optimizing workloads for how the cloud works best (and is billed). As...
Lift and Shift to the cloud what you need to know before you start

Lift and Shift to the cloud – what you need to know before you...

As of today, businesses are in the middle of their journeys to migrate their workloads to the public cloud. There are multiple strategies and paths to follow. Some follow a very...

Why Security Shift Left makes sense

DevOps has become a popular way of ‘shifting left’ infrastructure, making it easily consumable, in a self-service manner for developers. Tools like HashiCorp Terraform automate public cloud resource consumption and make...

Introduction to HashiCorp Packer

Packer is a tool from Hashicorp that can be used to build images in an automated and repeatable way. Why building images is important in a DevOps World Now why would you need...