Delivering Inspiring Retail Experiences with Rancher

When it comes to deciding where and how to shop for food, consumers have a choice. And it may only take one negative experience with a retailer for a consumer to take their business elsewhere. For food retail leader Albert Heijn, customer satisfaction and innovation at its 950+ retail stores and e-commerce site are driving forces.


Using context to triage change-triggered incidents

One of the first things incident managers do when they get an alert page from Zenduty is to check the “Context” tab of the incident. Incident context is extremely critical to get a first responder’s view of what happened and what could possibly have caused it. Context tells you what happened before an incident. In the case of 40–50% of all incidents, Zenduty’s incident context can tell you within 5–10 seconds, what could be the cause of an incident.


How to Add Incident Alert Management to You DevOps Pipeline

DevOps pipelines enable teams to implement continuous software development processes, often by using automation and collaboration tooling. The overall goal is to quickly release software products, updates, and fixes. To ensure a DevOps pipeline works well, teams add management and monitoring tooling to the pipeline. This includes incident alert management, which supports the team’s efforts in monitoring the security of various software and environment components.


Key metrics to track to enable remote work and maintain business continuity

Remote work has become the new norm. Organizations are adapting to the current volatile market conditions by amending their business strategies, drafting new business playbooks, and laying down novel policies, all centered around one theme: remote work. This transition to remote work certainly hasn’t been easy and brings with it a unique set of challenges. Shifting business operations to remote environments profoundly impacts an organization’s IT infrastructure and in-house networks.


Expanding the IBM & Sysdig Relationship to Manage Cloud Security Risk

Today, we are pleased to announce the expansion of Sysdig’s relationship with IBM to extend cloud security governance with IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management. Through a new OEM agreement, Sysdig Secure and the Sysdig Secure DevOps Platform are now available through IBM and IBM Business Partners. The combined IBM and Sysdig offering delivers centralized cloud visibility, governance and automation with in-depth container security intelligence for Red Hat OpenShift.


Embrace Growing and Untapped Data Sources Without Price as a Limitation

At Splunk, we're listening to our customers and offering more predictable, flexible, and familiar pricing options as part of our Data-to-Everything Pricing model. In particular, Splunk’s new infrastructure pricing metric changes the paradigm of how much data you can analyze with Splunk, allowing users to move toward a value-driven pricing model that better aligns what you pay with real value you can extract from using Splunk products.


Ubuntu on WSL 2 Is Generally Available

Today Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in the Windows 10 May 2020 update. WSL 2 is based on a new architecture that provides full Linux binary application compatibility and improved performance. WSL 2 is powered by a real Linux kernel in a lightweight virtual machine that boots in under two seconds. WSL 2 is the best way to experience Ubuntu on WSL.


A Cost Comparison: ELK vs Proprietary Log Analytics

The large volumes of logs, metrics, and traces generated by scaling cloud environments can be overwhelming, but they must be collected to identify and respond to production issues or other signals showing business or application issues. To collect, monitor, and analyze this data, many teams choose between open source or proprietary observability solutions.


How to manage data in hybrid cloud environments

This article was originally published on DevOps.com. We’ve long-since established that multi-generational, multi-cloud environments are the new norm. But how does one go about managing data in those environments? In this post, we’ll take a look at the ramifications of this hybrid cloud reality and best practices for managing your data for increased scalability and heightened availability.


Kubernetes Operators for Automated SRE

It can be quite challenging for an SRE team to maintain the well-being of a large-scale Kubernetes based system with hundreds or thousands of services. In this blog post, Gigi Sayfan, author of “Mastering Kubernetes”, outlines the SRE challenge and how we can achieve the ultimate goal of automated SRE with Kubernetes operators


Why Website Maintenance? The Best Practices for Peak Site Performance

If you have a website, you almost certainly want it to function at its best. In today's digital age, having a website is essential to businesses of all sizes - and it is just as important to maintain those sites. A well-maintained website is crucial for its optimal performance. If you want to grow your number of visitors, maintain search engine rankings, and improve your branding, it's always best to have a solid maintenance plan in place.