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DevOps Tools Introduction #13: Log Management and Analysis

3 April, 2018 - by Fabian Thorns

While running, most applications, containers and virtual machines constantly generate information about numerous events. These events can be anything from severe errors to a simple notice that the server successfully answered a request. Collecting and analysing this log data become challenging in a dynamic architecture or microservice environment.... Read more

DevOps Tools Introduction #10: Ansible

13 March, 2018 - by Fabian Thorns

Objective 704.1 of the DevOps Tools Engineer exam covers configuration management using Ansible. With a weight of eight, this is one of the most important topics on the exam. This should be reflected in the time and effort spent learning and practicing with Ansible.... Read more

DevOps Tools Introduction #09: Machine Deployment

6 March, 2018 - by Fabian Thorns

The last few DevOps tools blogs focussed on container virtualization. One of the major benefits of containers is their incredibly fast startup time and their small overhead. However, containers are not suitable for every type of deployment. There are situations where real virtual machines are required.... Read more