Operations

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.

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...
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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 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...
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...

Do we still need architecture in a DevOps world?

Modern IT architecture, with all the layers of abstraction, is difficult. It also seems like every couple of months a brand new shiny thing pops up out of Silicon Valley, Seattle,...
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...