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How devops changes both dev and ops

A combination of cultural transformation and automation is redefining the way developers and operations work together

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How to transfer your datacenter’s data to Azure

Hybrid applications need dedicated connectivity and new ways of getting data from your datacenter to the cloud

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Azure Stack: Good private cloud technology that you don’t need

The new private cloud from Microsoft stands out from the competition, but it goes against enterprises’ desire to shrink their datacenters

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Why Ansible is the future of Red Hat—and automated devops

OpenShift gets all the attention, but the Ansible configuration automation tool for devops shows how to moving to the future seem boring

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best cloud computing software

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for building and managing cloud infrastructure

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5 great books for devops enthusiasts

If you want to practice devops, you need to have a deep understanding of the principles, values, and concepts that drive it

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Visual automated CI/CD is essential for great devops

Devops is where continuous quality improvement (CQI) and other best practice methodologies either fulfill or fail

Hidden cloud migration gotchas

From equanimity to Equifax

What the Equifax breach should show CIOs and CISOs about open-source software quality

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Mesosphere taps Kubernetes for container orchestration

Longtime Kubernetes competitor Mesosphere joins the bandwagon, making Kubernetes available with DC/OS

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Doing cloud computing? You need devops, too

If you’re moving to the cloud, you’re moving to devops as well—even on premises

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Vertically challenged: the pace of digital transformation across industries

There is exponentially more data to be managed in digital enterprises today and making sure your organization is equipped to manage that data as a service is crucial

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How devops tools accelerate software delivery

Devops is a little bit of philosophy and a lot of tools. Here’s how those tools work their devops magic

Three devops practices to avoid the Thursday Night of Dread

These devops practices will have your team actually looking forward to deployment days

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What is devops? Transforming software development

Core devops practices center around infrastructure configuration standards, automation, testing, and monitoring. But devops also requires cultural and mindset changes in IT

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4 data privacy considerations for preparing for GDPR compliance

With the GDPR Compliance deadline approaching, it's critical to understand its principles and set up the necessary infrastructure to ensure compliance. Following are several practical tips to help you prepare

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3 open source projects that make Kubernetes easier

From cluster state management to snapshots and DR, companion tools from Heptio, Kubed, and Kubicorn aim to fill the gaps in Kubernetes

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21 technologies transforming software development

The very nature of programming is evolving faster than you might think, thanks to these powerful tools

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What is the difference between devops and system administrator?

Devops and sysadmins: they have many common tasks but there are also vital differences that we should always be aware of.

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Attack and response: Cloud-native cybersecurity vs. virtual machine security

Securing containers and cloud-native workloads is different than securing virtual machines (VMs), and it all starts with understanding attack and response and the ever-evolving nature of threats.

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How to monitor MongoDB database performance

You can keep your MongoDB environment running smoothly by keeping a close eye on six key metrics

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