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.

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

 

New Office Hours Session featuring Rundeck Pro Log Filtering

Don't miss Office Hours with our Rundeck Pro experts.  The November session, on November 29, 2017 at 9 am PDT, will focus on Rundeck Pro's log filtering capabilities. Learn how this feature allows you to render the output of your Rundeck jobs to improve readability and make it easier to share important info within your organization.

The Operations as a Service Guide is Here

Operations as a Service is a design pattern that allows an Operations organization to move faster, be more fexible, and lock things down. 

On the surface, Operations as a Service appears to be a straightforward concept — turn your operations tasks into automated services that can be consumed on-demand (via GUI, command line, or API) by anyone who needs those operations task performed.

However, when you look deeper, you’ll see that a lot goes into making this straightforward vision a reality.