DevOps crisis plan

Sep 18

By design, DevOps is supposed to minimize the risk of errors and mitigate their impact when they occur. But mistakes are still inevitable.

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Making the Most of Wercker Pipelines

Sep 11

In this post, we'll try to give you a clear picture of Wercker pipelines—what they are, how they operate in Wercker, and how you can make the best use of them.

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The DevOps Org Chart

Aug 30

Companies that think that DevOps is a technology-only endeavour are set up for failure. At best, they will create some short-lived automation, and will not support a delivery chain of an ever-changing application—which is just Waterfall 2.0. 

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Achieving Continuous Improvement Through Containers

Jul 27

When implementing a container environment, one of the worst things you can do is to complete the implementation and call it done. After all, few things in the world of IT can truly be managed with a “set-it-and-forget-it” mindset. There is always room for further improvement and optimization.

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SOA vs. Microservices: What’s the Same? What’s Different?

Jul 27

Microservices are all the rage these days. But are they really a new idea?

If you were around and kicking in the 2000s, you may also remember when Service-Oriented Architecture, or SOA, was the cool way to design apps. In some respects, SOA is very similar to microservices.

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How to Get Unstuck in Your DevOps Transformation

Jul 25

In today’s highly dynamic IT environments, DevOps transformations are all the rage. Yet DevOps transformations do not always go according to plan. Any number of things can completely derail a DevOps transformation. When issues occur, it’s important to take decisive action to get things back on track.

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Kubernetes Internals: Load Balancing

Jul 23

How does Kubernetes handle load balancing? That's a simple question, but it has a complicated set of answers.

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LinuxKit - Know the next solution for containers

Jul 20

The big news in the Docker world of late is the announcement of LinuxKit, which Docker developers created in conjunction with Intel, IBM, ARM and Microsoft. LinuxKit is a modular, compact, secure and portable framework for building tiny Linux-based operating systems that you can run inside a Docker container to serve as an application host.

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What's the difference between CI and CD, anyway?

Jun 28

Are you having trouble figuring out what constitutes a reasonable first step on the DevOps journey? Are you wondering whether continuous integration (CI) is enough for your needs, or whether you need to implement continuous delivery (CD)?

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Kubernetes' killer features

Jun 27

2016 was quite the year for the Kubernetes project. With record-setting attendance at Kubecon, almost bi-weekly feature releases to the Kubernetes platform, and large-scale adoption, Kubernetes has truly become the belle of the container ball over the past year.

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