Winston Bumpus, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the DMTF, introduces Cloud Service Brokers – agents providing guidance in selecting and using the most appropriate cloud service from multiple providers – and the CIMI model – a standardized model based on the Open Virtualization Format (OVF) Specification - used to integrate cloud service providers.
Virtual environments can be a rich form of communication, where people can brainstorm, share and discuss ideas, or collaborate on a virtual version of a product. They can also add a new dimension to customer interaction. Games can be used to simulate situations, as an enhancement for learning and teaching complex problems. Ian Hughes talking about mixing the physical world and the virtual world.
David Josephsen recently published this book which contains best practices for building monitoring infrastructure, lessons in operational theory focused on the usage of Nagios, and practical guidance for implementing Nagios. David wrote the book in a way primarily useful for system engineers and enterprise architects, though it has information relevant to most roles in technology.
In this issue Chris Williams tells the story of how Rafter grew from one developer taking care of system administration tasks to a full-fledged DevOps team that supports the whole business. 2
The number of jobs in a continuous integration tool can range from a few to several thousand, all performing various functions. There is an approach to manage these jobs in a more efficient manner. 1
James Turnbull makes a compelling case for using Logstash for centralizing logging by explaining the implementation details of Logstash within the context of a logging project. 2
Paul Dix leads a practical exploration into Big Data in this video training series. The training focuses on the high level architecture while teaching practical usage skills and Ruby algorithms.
In this article we learn how lessons learned from the DevOps movement have permeated engineering management at Spotify. The result is a healthy Potlac with team leader, product owner and agile coach.
Large enterprises face challenges in innovation, budgeting, and transformation to agile. Principal analyst Michael Azoff explains Ovum’s view on creating an agile enterprise.
Sam Haskins from Etsy talks about code management with Github, fast deployments with feature flags and no packaging, canary releasing, voluntary code reviews, CI with Jenkins, monitoring and failures. 1
Kyle Rankin delivers practical advice and techniques for team oriented troubleshooting of Linux servers in a DevOps culture. The book includes Linux Server Best Practices in common problem areas.