5 Ways a Deployment-Only Focus Puts Your DevOps Efforts at Risk
by Damon Edwards     December 22, 2017 IT Operations

Much of the DevOps conversation within enterprises focuses on getting products deployed quicker. "Deploy, Deploy, Deploy" is a common mantra, but what happens after deployment? How are you going to handle incidents? How are you going to scale? Who is going to do the operational work? How will they keep up as the cadence of deployments accelerates? Falling into the trap of thinking deployment is your finish line can doom your DevOps efforts.

365 Days of Rundeck

As they ask in the popular play, Rent, how do you measure a year? At Rundeck, we can look at all the new features we added to the Pro platform to make the Ops life easier for our customers. It all rolls up into our vision of Operations as a Service.  You talked. We listened. We're proud to share with you the results of your feedback. Following are some of the key enhancements to Rundeck Pro in 2017. Watch this space to stay up-to-date in 2018.

Did you miss Office Hours? Here's the Video.
by Dawn van Hoegaerden     November 30, 2017 IT Operations, Rundeck

We know many of you are at AWS re:invent this week. That doesn't mean you have to miss out on the Office Hours session on log filtering. We also ended up talking about the difference between Rundeck Pro and Rundeck OSS. If you've been thinking about making the switch, you'll want to listen in.

What's a Silo? (and why they ruin everything)
by Damon Edwards     November 29, 2017

If you've seen enough conference presentations, you've likely come across the following image (original photo credit to Doc Searls) along with statements like "Silos are bad" or "Get rid of Silos." Usually, the presenter will then move quickly to another topic. Rarely do we get much analysis on what Silos actually are and why they are so destructive.

DevOps Enterprise Summit 17, San Francisco Recap
by Dawn van Hoegaerden     November 28, 2017 IT Operations

 

New Feature: Edit ACL Policies Directly in the Rundeck GUI (video)
by Damon Edwards     November 27, 2017 Rundeck

Another highly requested feature added! You can now add and edit ACL policy files via the Rundeck GUI. No more needing to jump to the command line. Manipulate policies from your browser without leaving the Rundeck application. Got the syntax wrong? Built-in validation will point you to the error. In this video, Alex Honor gives a tour of the new feature.