Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and Efficiency

The federal mortgage finance agency becomes “Agile” to keep pace in a competitive field. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps PainRIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps9 Big Mistakes DevOps Teams MakeReview: SaltStack shifts devops into high gearTwitter Chat: Tips for Embracing DevOps Read more »

Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain

IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and EfficiencyServerless computing may kill Google Cloud PlatformHow the Cloud Can Help Cure CancerRIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOpsHow serverless changes application […] Read more »

RIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps

While the traditional sys admin role may fade away, those who are willing to change can take an exciting journey with cloud and DevOps. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and EfficiencyServerless Architecture Could Cure DevOps PainKids Welcome Guidance; Where Would You Steer Them?9 Big Mistakes DevOps Teams MakeReview: SaltStack shifts […] Read more »

9 Big Mistakes DevOps Teams Make

There are plenty of benefits to be gained from a move to DevOps, but here are some mistakes that you really want to avoid so you can get those benefits. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and EfficiencyServerless Architecture Could Cure DevOps PainRIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOpsReview: SaltStack shifts devops into […] Read more »

Review: SaltStack shifts devops into high gear

The only sane and efficient way to manage a large numbers of servers—or even a few dozen, if they change often—is through automation. Automation tools have to be learned and mastered, so they exact a significant up-front cost, but they dramatically reduce the administrative burden in the long run. Perhaps most important, they provide a […] Read more »

Twitter Chat: Tips for Embracing DevOps

If you are just getting started with DevOps or you want to take your DevOps initiative to the next level, join InformationWeek and Interop ITX for a Twitter chat on Thursday. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and EfficiencyServerless Architecture Could Cure DevOps PainRIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps9 Big Mistakes DevOps […] Read more »

Docker’s tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

Docker is the king of devops tools, hybrid cloud is beating public-only and private-only clouds, and Microsoft Azure is making sizable headway in public cloud. Those are some of the key insights from this year’s edition of SaaS provider RightScale’s State of the Cloud report, which is derived from a survey of more than 1,000 IT pros […] Read more »

Unlock the cloud’s full value: Make devops mandatory

Most people who are good with cloud technology are also good with devops. That’s not an accident: It’s impossible to get the full value out of cloud computing unless it’s done in the context of automated devops. Why is automated devops so important? It’s a competitive advantage that creates faster time to market. Organizations that […] Read more »

27 Open Source DevOps Tools In 7 Easy Bites

DevOps is a discipline filled with useful open source tools. Here are 27 of them, organized into seven categories you should know about if you’re looking to find the right tools for your organization’s DevOps strategy. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:5 Open Source companies to watch in 2017Open Source in the Enterprise: Challenges and MythsOpen source […] Read more »

Review: Chef 12 fires up devops

Two of the most important tasks in a data center are server provisioning and configuration management. At one time, administrators spent a significant amount of time physically deploying servers and network infrastructure, followed by even more minutes and hours manually configuring hundreds or even thousands of nodes. Then they spent an additional chunk of the […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: Why enterprise DevOps will make IT organizations and CIOs relevant

Digital business is changing the competitive environment; the proliferation of startups created by highly qualified unemployed seniors and entrepreneurs, the increasing adoption of cloud which reduces IT cost and the Internet of Things substituting traditional services with digital services are forcing business lines (BL) to opt for new paradigms. Market responsiveness achieved through flexible IT environments […] Read more »

Red Hat dives further into DevOps with Ansible buy

Red Hat will acquire IT automation software provider Ansible in a bid to bolster the tools it can offer enterprises for managing hybrid cloud environments through DevOps and other initiatives. The deal is expected to close this month. Terms were not disclosed, but at least one report suggests a purchase price above $ 100 million. […] Read more »

Red Hat dives further into DevOps with Ansible buy

Red Hat will acquire IT automation software provider Ansible in a bid to bolster the tools it can offer enterprises for managing hybrid cloud environments through DevOps and other initiatives. The deal is expected to close this month. Terms were not disclosed, but at least one report suggests a purchase price above $ 100 million. […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: Devops in an application-centric cloud world

The application-centric cloud development model becomes a devops approach to managing applications. Traditional cultural differences between developers and operations are very pronounced in the current information technology environments, but devops brings forth a blended approach to moving applications and a much quicker and more agile approach to the application-centric cloud. Devops also makes both sides responsible […] Read more »