Tag: automation

Infrastructure as Code - Terraform

Tools for Testing Terraform Managed Code and Infrastructure

Infrastructure as code is the backbone of any cloud-based DevOps system or architecture. In the past, it was not uncommon for testing to be downplayed as unnecessary. Engineers may look at their work and feel there is no real need to test and push to production. However, in the long run, this is a mistake….

Automation

Infrastructure as Code Best Practices

For many years managing your company’s IT infrastructure was a challenging job. IT teams had to manually configure all the software and hardware used to run your applications. Teams would set up physical servers and configure and manage them manually. This effort required large teams of people and dedicated physical space for servers. Luckily this…

Automation

The Benefits of Automating Your Cloud Infrastructure

Infrastructure Automation is on the rise. In fact, there is a good chance part or all of your cloud infrastructures is automated. If it isn’t, it should be. There are numerous significant benefits to automating your cloud infrastructure. Some might even say automation is good for everything in your infrastructure. Below we break down a…

Automation - Docker

Top 10 Best Practices For Docker

Containers are the industry standard. They are a unit of software that packages up an application’s code and all its dependencies for it to run reliably from one environment to another. More specifically, a Docker container image is used as a stand-alone, lightweight software package with everything needed to run your application.  Organizations from banking…

Automation - Kubernetes

Automating Multi-Tenant Applications with Kubernetes Operators

Automation in the cloud is mandatory. Beyond being mandatory, automation makes business sense. The complexity, size, and dynamics of today’s business world, especially startups, make manual operations an undesirable choice due to a lack of reliability, speed, and consistency. Much automation is achieved using Infrastructure as code. However, there may be cases where Infrastructure as…