Containers

Kubernetes and the Cloud

One of the questions I get asked quite often by people who are just starting or are simply not used to the “new” way things are done in IT is, “What is the cloud?” This, I think, is something you get many different answers to depending on who you ask.

DevOps

Everyday Regular Expressions

Nearly every programmer or systems administrator will use regular expressions at some point in their career; whether it’s as simple as changing a select bit of text in vim, or as advanced as validating detailed bits of information.

DevOps

Get More From Chef By Extending It

For the second quarter in a row we’ve launched a Chef certification course, this latest time we launched Extending Chef Badge.

DevOps

Using Ansible Facts to View System Properties

Using Ansible for system automation provides a number of powerful features, one being Ansible facts.

Announcements

DevOps Training Courses | New January Releases

DevOps has become an integral part of the cloud – in Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure.

DevOps

Learn the YAML Basics

As YAML is increasingly used alongside various agile languages and applications, learning the basics of this data serialization language will let you jump in and start working with a variety of tools, such as Ansible, Kubernetes, and Salt.

DevOps

Demystifying Pointers in Go

If you’ve never worked with a language that exposes pointers, it could be a little confusing.

DevOps

Happy Birthday, Chef!

On this day nine years ago, Chef was born — and the world was never the same.

Big Data

System Log Aggregation with the Elastic Stack

The Elastic Stack is infinitely configurable for just about any use case that involves collecting, searching, and analyzing data.

DevOps

Will Anyone Be Fired for Hiring Big Purple?

While the cloud offers a compelling cost advantage, lower cost is not the only differentiator that will define tomorrow’s winners and losers in the cloud marketplace.