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Red Hat OpenStack tightens OpenShift Kubernetes integration

Red Hat has launched Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.2, an update to Red Hat’s infrastructure-as-a-service platform that offers tighter integration with the company’s OpenShift Kubernetes container system. With the new integration, users of both platforms can run VM-based and container-based applications in parallel with improved network capacity, security features, storage, and performance, Red Hat said …

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Lessons from the trenches: How to Deal with the Challenges of Applying Government DevOps

DevOps consists in having both operations and development engineers including other stakeholders participate in the entire service lifecycle. This joint participation begins at the design phase, moves onto the development process, and persists all the way to production support. DevOps can be considered an extension  of the Agile framework to include operational considerations. Another significant …

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How to become a cloud architecture generalist

Based on the feedback here and from social media, this post about being a cloud architectural generalist, not a specialist hit a few nerves. For a long time I’ve said that cloud architects need to be aware of all technology solutions, not just cloud-based ones. They need a mix of traditional enterprise systems, networking, security, governance, and …

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CNCF Adopts Meshery to Advance Service Mesh Management

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced this week during the ServiceMeshCon/KubeCon + CloudNativeCon conference that Meshery, a service mesh management plane created by Layer5, has become a sandbox-level project. In addition, Layer5 has also donated Service Mesh Performance (SMP), a set of tools for measuring the efficiency of a service mesh, to the CNCF. …

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Explained: Monitoring & Telemetry in DevOps

DevOps is a data-driven software development lifecycle (SDLC) framework. DevOps engineers analyze logs and metrics data generated across all software components and the underlying hardware infrastructure. This helps them understand a variety of areas: Application and system performance Usage patterns Bugs Security and regulatory issues Opportunities for improvement Extensive application monitoring and telemetry is required …

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Helping unicorns and futurecorns do better in the cloud

The growing number of unicorns and futurecorns is great news for the UK economy. But, despite their magical names, these are real-life tech companies facing real-world challenges. We’ve helped several current and former unicorns overcome issues that might otherwise have hindered performance. Read on to find out how DevOps-enabled cloud modernisation can rectify common problems …

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Top 5 Must-Haves for IaC Automation Tools

These days, there are a lot of different DevOps tools to accomplish a lot of different jobs. Almost daily another startup comes out with a new and innovative product or a newer (maybe even better) version of existing tools. One of the biggest innovations has been infrastructure-as-code (IaC). Giving infrastructure admins and developers alike the …

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Rethinking Your Approach to Ops Governance

The “You build it, you run it” approach has changed the mindset of modern organizations that are increasingly adopting DevOps practices. No longer completely beholden to the requirements of operations, engineering teams are continually acquiring more autonomy to deliver rapid innovation. At the same time, more organizations are adopting platform teams to accelerate development, empowering …

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Serverless Architecture: The Beginner’s Guide

Serverless architecture refers to the software design pattern where infrastructure management tasks and computing services are handled by third-party cloud vendors through functions. These functions are invoked and scaled individually during the software development process. The vendor handles these in their entirety: Physical hardware-related concerns Several infrastructure and operations tasks Serverless architecture is different from …

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7 Best Practices For Responsive Websites [With Examples]

A responsive website is one that can adapt to any device or browser, having any specific resolution without causing any breakage in layout or horizontal scrolling. Thus, it helps create seamless user experiences across all devices and operating systems. For web designers, responsive web design should be standard practice. According to a GoodFirms survey, 73.1 …

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