Topic: operations

There’s a missing pillar in production operations — and it may be killing innovation

On-call is broken. It’s not a little broken. It’s really broken. We all take the current on-call experience for granted. It’s the way it’s always been. Most of us never stop and think about how expensive, manual, and error-prone on-call really is. That is, until a major outage sets your company back and damages trust … continue reading

GigaSpaces 15.2 comes with new DataOps functionality

The latest release of the in-memory real-time analytics processing platform GigaSpaces is now available. Version 15.2 aims to double performance, introduces the GigaOps Stack, and features improvements to data processing and analytics velocity, reliability and security. According to the company, the release focuses on delivering higher performance for read-intensive workloads, simpler operations to reduce management … continue reading

VMware releases self-driving operations system vRealize Operations Cloud

VMware has announced its self-driving operations system is now available as a software as a service (SaaS) solution. According to the company, VMware vRealize Operations Cloud is designed to improve operational agility, scale, speed and flexibility.  “Enterprises in every stage of their cloud journey are looking for operations solutions that are purpose-built for cloud and … continue reading

Google details how to apply SRE to monolith applications

Microservices are taking the software industry by storm, but that doesn’t mean monolithic applications are becoming extinct. While SRE is more commonly associated with modern architectures, Google is providing some insight into how enterprises can use SRE to manage their monoliths.  “When and why to choose monolithic architecture is usually a matter of what works … continue reading

O’Reilly Velocity: SRE is an opinionated implementation of DevOps

When Google first came up with the term Site Reliability Engineering, it stemmed from its own production growth and challenges. “SRE is what you get when you treat operations as if it’s a software problem. Our mission is to protect, provide for, and progress the software and systems behind all of Google’s public services — … continue reading

CA uses machine learning to give ITOps teams new insights

CA Technologies revealed a new advanced analytics solution at its second annual Built for Change Summit this week. The new solution is designed to help ITOps teams gain meaningful insights with minimal effort. The CA Digital Operational Intelligence solution uses machine learning to automatically ingest cross-domain data from IT operations tools. It is powered by … continue reading

Self-driving Ops: VMware’s vRealize to automate based on business intent

An upgrade of VMware’s vRealize Suite datacenter and cloud management tools slated for release next month will use predictive analytics to automate monitoring, provisioning and capacity utilization, based on the business intent of specific workloads. VMware’s vRealize Operations 6.7, a new release of the company’s datacenter and multi-cloud performance management tool, will introduce “self-driving operations” … continue reading

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon: containerd 1.0, Fluentd 1.0 and Jaeger 1.0

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced that a number of its projects have reached version 1.0 at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North American conference this week in Austin Texas. Ahead of the conference, the foundation announced the general availability of containerd 1.0. Containerd is Docker’s core container runtime it donated to the CNCF in March. Initially, containerd … continue reading

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