Devops

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The one big change in IT

A chat with IT consultant and former InfoWorlder Bob Lewis leads to a couple of entertaining revelations

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The Three Ways: Core principles of devops

If devops has a foundation to build upon that foundation would probably be called The Three Ways. Originally developed by Gene Kim, these three principles underpin what devops is about. From here, many other principles are built but...

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Chef combines 3 devops tools in one package

The new Automate enterprise commercial bundle is an integrated option for existing Chef users, but not a requirement

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What serverless computing really means

For developers, worrying about infrastructure is a chore they can do without. Serverless computing relieves that burden

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Kubernetes 1.3 tackles current and future container questions

The new version of the at-scale container management framework adds better support for increasingly critical container behaviors like persistency

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New toolset makes it possible to build and ship Docker containers within Ansible

Using Ansible playbooks, instead of Docker's tools, opens the doors to new kinds of dev automation

Real-world devops failures -- and how to avoid them

Real-world devops failures -- and how to avoid them

To deliver on the promise of devops, heed these hard-earned lessons of devops gone wrong

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More code deploys mean fewer security headaches

Contrary to what you might think, updating code a lot can cut security issues in half -- and improve software quality

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Tech jobs report: Security, devops, and big data stay hot

Foote's latest data suggests security and devops will remain in high demand for some time -- but cloud pay is starting to slip

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Docker 'swarm mode' aims to steal Kubernetes' thunder

The newest revision of Docker's core product aims to widen its appeal by adding a native app orchestration and clustering system

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Mind the gap between legacy and greenfield

How widespread is enterprise adoption of agile, devops, CICD, containers, and the like? It all depends on which world you live in

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Survey: Container use is way up -- and way different

Containers are in use more than ever, but for shorter stretches -- indicating they may be complementing existing IT modes, not displacing them

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Chef's Habitat puts the automation in the app

The creators of the popular system-automation framework introduce Habitat, which allows apps to do their own automation on any target platform

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$59 for a $4,099 CompTIA-IT Certification Career Advancement Bundle - Deal Alert

This bundle of courses will prep you for the Network+, Security+, Cloud Essentials, and Cloud+ exams, and is available for only $59-- a significant markdown from its $4,099 value.

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Ansible 2.1 gets a grip on Microsoft Azure and Docker

Automation framework Ansible's second point revision adds management for Microsoft Azure and Docker containers, and so far avoids being just a Red Hat support tool

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Jenkins finds a new home on Microsoft Azure

The popular CI/CD solution is moving to Microsoft's cloud for its infrastructure, a possible indication of how it'll address issues of scale

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Beyond Jenkins: 7 devops tools

These alternatives to Jenkins offer unique capabilities for automating software integration and delivery

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Kubernetes-powered PaaS focuses on devops

The Kel PaaS, an open source version of a long-running service aimed at Python and Django app developers, focuses on workflow and dev needs

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