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Chef announced that the Chef Habitat automation framework for building and deploying applications can now be used in on-premises IT environments. Mike Krasnow, a senior product manager for Chef, said version 1.5 of Habitat makes it possible to now store applications packages and their dependencies locally in addition to the cloud. In addition, pre-built application packages and …

Linux containers, in short, contain applications in a way that keep them isolated from the host system that they run on. Containers allow a developer to package up an application with all of the parts it needs, such as libraries and other dependencies, and ship it all out as one package. And they are designed to …

Overview Azure Resource Manager or ARM templates is one of the ways for deploying or creating resources in Azure. It is an Infrastructure as a code solution that uses the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) to define the target deployment of resources. It is similar to Google Cloud Platform’s Deployment Manager which uses YAML and Amazon …

Ansible is best known for IT automation, but it can streamline operations across the entire organization. From application deployment to provisioning, Ansible is a powerful open source tool for automating routine IT tasks. It can help an organization’s IT run smoothly, with core IT processes networked and maintained. Ansible is an advanced IT orchestration solution, and it …

Everybody knows sudo, right? This tool is installed by default on most Linux systems and is available for most BSD and commercial Unix variants. Still, after talking to hundreds of sudo users, the most common answer I received was that sudo is a tool to complicate life. There is a root user and there is the su command, so why have yet …

Ansible is a software tool that provides simple but powerful automation for cross-platform computer support. It is primarily intended for IT professionals, who use it for application deployment, updates on workstations and servers, cloud provisioning, configuration management, intra-service orchestration, and nearly anything a systems administrator does on a weekly or daily basis. Ansible doesn’t depend on …

Overview This guide will show you how to install and configure an FTP(s) server in CentOS.   Prerequisites Operating System of (s)FTP server : CentOS 7   Installation 01. Update the system package resources   02. (Optional) Install nano, a simple text editor. Or use the default editor “vi”.   03. Install the SFTP package …

Customer experience has never been more important. People can find out just about anything with a few clicks or a voice search on their phones. They can research products, services, and companies. They can do business with organizations all over the world. They can buy with a swipe and have things shipped right to their home …

DevOps infuses two typically siloed departments — software development (Dev) and IT operations (Ops) into one. This allows better collaboration, faster testing and development and deployment, and better flow of information. DataOps goes a step further than this by also adding the data engineers and data scientists into the mix. Benefits of DataOps Integrating together …

In companies of every size, software is increasingly providing business value because of a shift in how technology teams define success. More than ever, they are defined by how the applications they build bring value to their customers. Tickets and stability at the cost of saying no are no longer the key value of IT. …