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.

Don't Miss Our New Office Hours Session featuring Rundeck Pro Cluster

We're excited to announce new monthly Office Hours with our Rundeck Pro experts.  The first session, on October 11, 2017 at 9 am PDT, will focus on Rundeck Pro Cluster.  Last month, we launched a new and improved version of Rundeck Pro Cluster that delivers the availability, scalability and management features required for IT Operations in the DevOps and Digital Transformation age.  

Automation and software-defined IT can bridge server skills gap

 

An article from Cliff Saran at Computer Weekly caught my eye this week.  It asserts that many IT Ops personnel are reluctant to use orchestration and automation tools deal with the demands of modern business.  Of course, we at Rundeck think orchestration and automation are critical components of an efficient and scalable IT Ops organizations.  Read on and let us know what you think about this research.

3 Tips for Managers Rolling Out Ansible

“Just fell in love with @Rundeck to let non-ops people run @ansible playbooks.”-CTO, Digital Agency

Getting to Self-Service: Break Up the Monolithic Thinking About Ops Procedures

 The Takeaways:

  • Ops procedures are not as monolithic as commonly believed
  • Separate each element and move to where it will do the the most to improve the flow of work or labor utilization
  • Implement Operations as a Service capabilities and move your organization towards a Self-Service Operations model