DevOps Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:06:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 DevOps Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 What is AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS)? Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:29 +0000 AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS) is Amazon’s block-level storage solution used with the EC2 cloud service to store persistent data. This means that the data is kept on the AWS EBS servers even when the EC2 instances are shut down. EBS offers the same high availability and low-latency performance within the selected availability zone, allowing […]]]> Introduction to Kubernetes ConfigMap Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:07 +0000 In this post, i am going to go over ConfigMaps. I assume you have a basic understanding of Kubernetes and its use cases. It is also important to have a basic understanding of what a pod is. To follow along with the demo example, you will need kubectl and minikube installed. What is a ConfigMap? […]]]> How eBay is Reinventing Their IT with Kubernetes & Replatforming Program Mon, 28 Jan 2019 00:00:50 +0000 When you’re a company with more than 175 million active users and over 1.1 billion live listings, how do you maintain security, enable new innovation, and improve the user experience? eBay is the latest company to share its IT transformation. At a time when many companies are just digging into microservices, FaaS, and a whole […]]]> Tips for DevOps Organization Structure Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:30 +0000 DevOps is not a silver bullet that will make all your problems go away. Nor is it a system you can just turn on like a light switch. DevOps helps to optimize your IT organization’s process for software development along each step of the development chain. Introducing DevOps systems into your organization isn’t something that […]]]> FaaS vs Serverless: What’s the Difference? Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:57 +0000 Serverless and FaaS (function-as-a-service) are two new categories in the vast, ever-changing world of cloud computing services. Both may be useful in saving money, refocusing developers’ time, relegating infrastructure management, and harnessing cloud technology. Though the terms of FaaS and serverless are sometimes used interchangeably, they are not the same thing. This article breaks down […]]]> What is Workflow Orchestration? Workflow Orchestration Explained Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:11 +0000 Workflow orchestration processes aren’t simple workflow automations completing individual tasks. Instead, they’re complex series of workflow processes that depend on one another to enhance a production ecosystem. Two common types of workflow orchestration in IT are: cloud orchestration and service orchestration. Undoubtedly, service orchestration exists on a much grander scale than cloud orchestration, although both […]]]> DevOps Influencers: 8 DevOps Experts to Follow on Twitter Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:06 +0000 Twitter is the go-to platform for most DevOps pros and influencers when it comes to sharing thoughtful, informative and sometimes entertaining perspective on the technologies, trends and practices within the DevOps landscape. Here’s a list of some of the most active DevOps influencers providing valuable contributions to the software development industry in bite-sized pieces of […]]]> Introduction to Kubernetes Secrets Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:43 +0000 In this blog post, we are going to discuss k8s secrets, what it is, how to create and work with it. I assume you have some basic understanding of Kubernetes and you have read some of my other posts on other Kubernetes concepts like pod, deployment, service etc. To follow along, you will need to […]]]> The Role of Automation in DevOps Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:05 +0000 Internet, connectivity and software technologies have raised customer expectations for service performance, reliability and quality. And since every organization is a software organization, businesses are forced to respond faster than ever before when it comes to improving product features, fixing issues, delivering customer service or even to market competition and trends. Organizations have responded by […]]]> What is a Kubernetes DaemonSet? K8s DaemonSet Explained Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:09 +0000 In this blog post, we will discuss kubernetes DaemonSet. To understand the topic of this post, i assume you have a basic understanding of kubernetes, Kubectl and Pods. Also to follow along with the demo, i assume you have a k8s cluster with multiple nodes. We will go over what a DaemonSet is used for, […]]]>