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Understanding the Difference Between CI and CD

There is a lot of information out there regarding Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD). Multiple blog posts attempt to explain in technical terms what these methodologies do and how they can help your organization. Unfortunately, in several cases, both methodologies are usually...
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MySQL High Availability at GitHub

GitHub uses MySQL as its main datastore for all things non-git, and its availability is critical to GitHub’s operation. The site itself, GitHub’s API, authentication and more, all require database access. We run multiple MySQL clusters serving our different services and tasks. Our clusters use...
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Helm, The Package Manager for Kubernetes

A few weeks ago, the CNCF family was extended with a new project – Helm, the package manager for Kubernetes. Kubernetes was developed as a solution to manage and orchestrate containerized workloads. At the same time, managing the pure containers is not always enough. At the final end, Kubernetes is...
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Thoughts on the New State of DevOps Report

This week, the latest State of DevOps report by the team at DORA was released. There is a lot of conversations in various social media platforms on what makes an engineering team ‘successful’ and how to increase feature velocity in tech companies and the DORA report does not just rely on anecdotes...
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How to See What's Going On With Your Linux System Right Now

Is that service still running? What application is using that TCP port? These questions and more can be answered easily by sysadmins who know simple Linux commands. If you're a system administrator responsible for Linux servers, it's essential that you master the Bash shell, especially the...
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Large technology companies are leading the way in establishing open source programs to create and nurture best practices.

Survey: Open Source Programs Are a Best Practice Among Large Companies

Open source software programs play an important role in how DevOps and open source best practices are adopted by organizations, according to a survey conducted by The New Stack and The Linux Foundation (via the TODO Group). By implementing open source best practices, organizations are helping...
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A Quick Guide to DNF for yum Users

Dandified yum, better known as DNF, is a software package manager for RPM-based Linux distributions that installs, updates, and removes packages. It was first introduced in Fedora 18 in a testable state (i.e., tech preview), but it's been Fedora's default package manager since Fedora 22. Since it...
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11.5 Factor Apps

Each time someone talks about the 12 Factor Application a weird feeling overcomes me .. Because I like the concept .. but it feels awkward .. it feels as if someone with 0 operational experience wrote it. And this devil is in a really small detail. And that is Part III. Config ... For me (and a lot...
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The spirit of openness and collaboration in the Kubernetes community opened the door to work with people from other organizations, says Michelle Noorali.

Opening Doors to Collaboration with Open Source Projects

One of the biggest benefits of open source is the ability to collaborate and partner with others on projects. Another is being able to package and share resources, something Michelle Noorali has done using Kubernetes. In a presentation called “Open Source Opening Doors,” Noorali, a senior software...
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10 Virtualization Mistakes Everyone Makes

Virtualization can give anyone a headache if it’s not properly set up and thought through. Here are the top 10 mistakes and how to prevent them. Although we often discuss virtualization as a new thing, the need for the technology is almost as old as computing itself, dating back to the 1960s....
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