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May 15, 2015
The mistakes, best practices and tools that Facebook shares from its migration to Chef configuration management apply to your DevOps shop too.
April 02, 2015
The new Chef Delivery tool gives DevOps teams a workflow engine that moves code through build, test and production deployments and much more.
November 11, 2014
Dell Software's CTO Donald Ferguson reveals his thoughts on cloud security, the Internet of Things and software design.
October 08, 2014
Careful measurement and user focus are the best approaches to tomorrow's IT infrastructure and operations management.
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With ChatOps, DevOps teams are finding they can integrate project communication with its execution -- more or less seamlessly. Continue Reading
When done successfully, performance monitoring tool integrations enhance administrative insight and productivity across a busy data center. Continue Reading
FirewallD, also known as Dynamic Firewall, replaces Fedora's old firewall tool, iptables, and allows for easier configuration and interface. Continue Reading
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Not every enterprise needs containers yet, and with the challenges facing deployment and management, it's OK to hold off. Continue Reading
IBM Tivoli enterprise system management products are designed to manage all aspects of a data center, including storage, monitoring and automation. Continue Reading
Dell's OpenManage product suite provides tools and modules to manage both Dell and third-party IT infrastructures. Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: ScienceLogic is multi-tenant from the ground up, starting at the code level. With many other tools, you have to trick them...Continue Reading
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Data center tool integration projects don't end when you finish linking up systems. Without testing and regular maintenance, integrations quickly fall apart. Continue Reading
Several tools and techniques let data center systems administrators work with multiple server OSes on one host system, and manage it effectively. Continue Reading
It's hard to avoid the growing importance of data center infrastructure management technology (DCIM) within the world of IT. Data center managers are increasingly looking to merge the management of servers and facilities, and DCIM generates a number... Continue Reading
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If you're thinking about deploying an application software package, how do you know if it is compatible with your particular systems and hardware? Continue Reading
A data center should be prepared for the worst, but try to avoid that at all costs. Appropriate system documentation helps avoid critical errors. Continue Reading
How do you swap a jumble of different IT methods for a centralized computing approach? IT management best practices move you to consolidate. Continue Reading