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What is devops? Not even 'leaders' and 'practitioners' can agree

Delphix's first 'State of DevOps' report finds even the definition of the word is in flux among its practitioners

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Red Hat should double down on containers

As Red Hat homes in on VMware, investing development resources in Kubernetes, Project Atomic, and other container-related efforts will pay off far more than propping up OpenStack

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Lazy logging in the cloud will cost you big

Too many organizations log all cloud activities because they can. Here's what you should do instead

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Old software: The savior and scourge of IT

Software will inevitably grow old, but it should never be allowed to fade away

Free download: A get-up-to-speed guide on hyper-converged infrastructure

A quickly evolving market with newcomers and some old-timers too

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Clouds on clouds on clouds: The new IT

You’re likely using nested clouds today -- but don’t really know it

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Hey, stop messing with my command line

Maintaining consistency in interfaces across versions isn't easy, but it's crucial to an admin's sanity

IBM Watson's next trick: Helping you write better

Tone Analyzer can help tweak the attitude in that email before you hit 'send'

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How to orchestrate containers with Docker

Welcome to the post-hardware era, where we move containers or VMs around as needed without thinking about it. Here are some new Docker tools for the job

CA Technologies embraces devops with updated tools

CA's application management and infrastructure management software can now work together

IBM, Nvidia rev HPC engines in next-gen supercomputer push

'The race is on to the exascale milestone,' one analyst says

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Hey, United! Try moving your IT to the cloud

A data center outage grounded United flights -- again. Perhaps the airline should look for a more reliable venue for its systems

Small IT, big problems: Log data reveals the unknown

Even the smallest IT team can leverage log management for smoother operations and stronger security

China retains supercomputing crown in latest Top 500 ranking

The U.S. is close to an all-time low for its number of machines in the supercomputer ranking

Software update caused NYSE suspension

An incompatibilty between new software and customers' systems was the cause for the outage

Computer issues halt NYSE

All trading was halted on the NYSE due to an unspecified 'technical issue'

United Airlines flights grounded by 'network connectivity' issues

Passengers in the U.S. were unable to check in for flights or print boarding passes

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Will the cloud automate operations out of existence?

Microsoft distinguished engineer Jeffrey Snover says the future is bright for ops, but sophisticated cloud automation suggests a different outcome

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