Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago

Stackery

Serverless architecture frees you to focus on solving business problems without the burden of managing infrastructure on AWS. AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out.

Why Integrated Infrastructure Is the Key to IT Success

DevOps.com

At first glance, your IT infrastructure might seem like your house’s basement. The post Why Integrated Infrastructure Is the Key to IT Success appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Challenges of Big Infrastructure Monitoring

DevOps.com

The growing complexity of today’s IT reality is indisputable: Software is becoming more complex, and the infrastructure it runs on is equally so. The post Challenges of Big Infrastructure Monitoring appeared first on DevOps.com.

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Goes Mainstream

Dell EMC

Customers need to accelerate the pace of digital business activity, but how can they drive changes in data center infrastructure while also improving IT’s ability to meet business needs? Hyper Converged Infrastructure Opinions Partners

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

infrastructure isn’t set up to scale with increased. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

Infrastructure as Code and Six Key Automation Concepts

DevOps.com

This summer, I walked into an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) flame war because I was blissfully unaware of just how broadly IaC had been reinterpreted. Reviewing the comments, it’s clear that thinking has evolved since Kief Morris’ 2016 Infrastructure as Code tomb.

Benefits of Infrastructure as Code

Blue Sentry

The post Benefits of Infrastructure as Code appeared first on Blue Sentry. Amazon Web Services Cloud Technology Cloud Transformation DevOps

Can Kubernetes Orchestrate the Infrastructure?

The New Stack

I think that Kubernetes is going to move from managing applications to managing infrastructure, like storage,” Thirumale said. “My The post Can Kubernetes Orchestrate the Infrastructure? Portworx sponsored this post.

Ready Stack: Flexibly Build Your Own Converged Infrastructure

Dell EMC

That’s why we’ve created Ready Stack – a portfolio of validated designs that enable customers to build their own converged infrastructure data center solutions. Hyper Converged Infrastructure Opinions Data Center Partners

Why Consider IT Infrastructure Managed Services

Trigent

Most of the time IT organizations are caught up with managing complex IT infrastructure environments and the whole process of planning, building, running and maintaining IT makes it difficult to think of much else. cloud-based IoT infrastructure

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

Dell Technologies and Cisco Reaffirm Joint Commitment to Converged Infrastructure with Multi-Year Agreement

Dell EMC

There’s industry chatter about what the growing adoption of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) might mean for the converged infrastructure (CI) space. Data Center Hyper Converged Infrastructure News Converged/Hyper-converged Infrastructure Dell EMC

How does Infrastructure Maturity Impact Business KPIs?

Trigent

IT infrastructure, which includes hardware, software and human resources, is defining the present and the future of organizations across all industry segments. infrastructure KPI

Why Kubernetes Works for Infrastructure Abstraction

The New Stack

Koltovich: You’ve said that the industry needs to shift from seeing Kubernetes purely as a container orchestrator to leveraging it as an infrastructure abstraction layer. Additionally, a self-healing infrastructure does not guarantee self-healing Kubernetes.

Winning the Red Queen’s Race with Kinetic Infrastructure

Dell EMC

Data Center Opinions Servers Modular InfrastructureAre you running fast just to stay in the same place? In Lewis Carroll’s classic novel Through the Looking Glass, when Alice meets the Red Queen, she runs as fast as she can, but then realizes they remain under the same tree where they started.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

Predictions 2020: Infrastructure and Ops Trends to Watch in 2020

DevOps.com

The post Predictions 2020: Infrastructure and Ops Trends to Watch in 2020 appeared first on DevOps.com. Today, modernizing systems is more than simply moving technology to a new location. It requires an IT stack of a new generation of technologies and tools to work.

Leapfrog to a Higher Level on the Infrastructure Maturity Continuum

Trigent

Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) managers have their jobs cut out for them. Today IT infrastructure is intrinsically tied to business value and outcome. IT infrastructure which till a few years ago, hummed quietly in a data center, has moved to center stage.

Why Infrastructure Automation Needs PowerShell + Bolt

The New Stack

If you have a large organization spanning multiple teams, you will benefit from Puppet Enterprise, an automation platform that gives you a huge amount of control over infrastructure automation. The post Why Infrastructure Automation Needs PowerShell + Bolt appeared first on The New Stack.

Running Kubernetes on Ephemeral Infrastructure

CTOvision

The presentation embedded below, titled “Running Kubernetes on Ephemeral Infrastructure”, talks about what happens when you run large kubernetes clusters for mission critical enterprise apps and you destroy every node every 48 hours.

The New Infrastructure Automation: Continuous Cost Control

ParkMyCloud

As applications and systems have evolved from single-host mainframes to distributed microservices architectures, infrastructure automation has become a key part of the toolkit for modern sysadmins and operations teams.

May Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

In the past few weeks, we’ve discussed patch management and using vulnerability scanning to see what vulnerabilities are in your infrastructure, and then we dove into the importance of data backups , as well as passwords and policies such as using MFA and proactively identifying compromised passwords to help secure your infrastructure. Center for Internet Security (CIS) puts out an annual top 20 security controls you should use to protect your infrastructure.

Why Infrastructure Has Become a Key Differentiator

The New Stack

At some point, a DevOps team might realize they have built everything they need as a developer, but seek to improve the user’s experience in ways that only investing in a complete ecosystem and infrastructure can provide. Packet sponsored The New Stack’s news coverage of IFX2019.

Top 5 Reasons to Stick With a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Storagecraft

For many SMBs, it’s practical to use a private cloud for everything from software as a service to storage infrastructure and more. Read more » The post Top 5 Reasons to Stick With a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure appeared first on StorageCraft Technology Corporation.

Self-testing infrastructure-as-code

OpenCredo

As traditional operations has embraced the concept of code, it has benefited from ideas already prevalent in developer circles such as testing your programmable infrastructure. Continue reading Self-testing infrastructure-as-code on opencredo.com. Uncategorized DevOps infrastructure as a code test automation testing vault

How companies adopt and apply cloud native infrastructure

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Survey results reveal the path organizations face as they integrate cloud native infrastructure and harness the full power of the cloud. How Companies Adopt and Apply Cloud Native Infrastructure. Types of cloud infrastructure used by survey respondents.

Interconnection Trends: Cutting Complexity with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Megaport

With hybrid and multicloud environments representing the future of all IT infrastructures, there’s a risk that leaders will find themselves saddled with a level of complexity beyond the on-premises tech they were trying to escape from.

8 New Rules of Open Source Infrastructure

The New Stack

What do all these changes mean for IT infrastructure moving forward? “Hand-crafted” is for beer, not infrastructure. “Hand-crafted” is for beer, not infrastructure. The post 8 New Rules of Open Source Infrastructure appeared first on The New Stack.

Infrastructure as Code Automation To The Cloud With Terraform and Azure Pipelines

Dzone - DevOps

See how Infrastructure as Code automates with Terraform and Azure Pipelines. Infrastructure-as-Code is best applied when managing infrastructure within the cloud. tutorial devops azure terraform infrastructure as a code iac terraform tutorial azure pipelines

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Self-testing infrastructure-as-code

OpenCredo

Version control brings the benefit that not only can you see what the infrastructure was, but you can also get reviews of changes by your peers before the change is made live; known to most developers as Pull Request (PR) reviews.

Infrastructure first: Because solving complex problems needs more than technology

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Continue reading Infrastructure first: Because solving complex problems needs more than technology Drawing from technology, finance, sports, social psychology, and complexity theory, Everett Harper looks at the key practices that are crucial for solving our most critical challenges.

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Infrastructure as Code: Evolution and Practice

The New Stack

Sean is a seasoned systems operator and software developer with a decade of experience in automating infrastructure. As infrastructure has evolved and matured over the last decade, the way in which we build and deploy that infrastructure has — for the most part — kept pace.

May Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

In the past few weeks, we’ve discussed patch management and using vulnerability scanning to see what vulnerabilities are in your infrastructure, and then we dove into the importance of data backups , as well as passwords and policies such as using MFA and proactively identifying compromised passwords to help secure your infrastructure. Center for Internet Security (CIS) puts out an annual top 20 security controls you should use to protect your infrastructure.

May Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

In the past few weeks, we’ve discussed patch management and using vulnerability scanning to see what vulnerabilities are in your infrastructure, and then we dove into the importance of data backups , as well as passwords and policies such as using MFA and proactively identifying compromised passwords to help secure your infrastructure. Center for Internet Security (CIS) puts out an annual top 20 security controls you should use to protect your infrastructure.

How SREs and Automation Can Save Your Security Infrastructure

The New Stack

One of the main caveats is how the push-to-deploy at increasingly aggressive speeds can lead to, among other things, glaring infrastructure problems and security holes. As mentioned above, IT infrastructure security and management is thus increasingly lacking, Hatch said. “I

Customers Need a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure For a Resilient, Adaptive Cybersecurity Strategy – Partners Can Help

Dell EMC

Unfortunately, outdated legacy infrastructure can make it difficult to defend against risks and vulnerabilities. Organizations need modern infrastructure that is built, deployed and supported to handle even the most-demanding workloads.

Why Serverless Is the Uber of Infrastructure

The New Stack

Serverless, the latest evolution of computing power, allows engineering to operate think about infrastructure in the same way a ride-share user thinks about cars: in short, they do not. Companies don’t move to the cloud solely to save money on infrastructure though.

NS1 Launches DDI for Modern Distributed Enterprise Application Infrastructure

DevOps.com

Designed for modern distributed application-centric computing infrastructure, NS1 Enterprise DDI reduces the friction and […]. The post NS1 Launches DDI for Modern Distributed Enterprise Application Infrastructure appeared first on DevOps.com.

Top Tips for Improving a Client’s Storage Infrastructure

Storagecraft

MSPs need to be strategic as they develop and maintain storage infrastructure for their clients. Read more » The post Top Tips for Improving a Client’s Storage Infrastructure appeared first on StorageCraft Technology Corporation.

Modernizing Converged Infrastructure for the Cloud Era with New Updates to Dell EMC VxBlock and Ready Stack

Dell EMC

It’s been 10 years since the first VCE Vblock debuted, the result of innovative collaboration between VMware, Cisco and EMC Corporation that launched the world’s first fully integrated converged infrastructure system. Hyper Converged Infrastructure News