Sensu

Sensu delivers full-stack monitoring for dynamic operating environments. As a DevOps tool, Sensu is helpful in monitoring servers, services, application health, and business KPIs, collecting and analyzing custom metrics, and being alerted to failures before users do. Key Features: A cohesive monitoring platform that focuses on composability and extensibility Approximately 70% of Sense users report standardizing on Sensu and replacing at least 3 or more legacy monitoring systems within the first 30 days of installing it while improving monitoring coverage by over 25% Monitor servers, containers, services, applications, network devices,…

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Ansible

Providing the simplest way to automate IT, Ansible is a DevOps tool for automating your entire application lifecycle. Ansible is designed for collaboration and makes it much easier for DevOps teams to scale automation, manage complex deployments, and speed productivity. Key Features: Deploy apps Manage systems Avoid complexity Simple IT automation that eliminates repetitive tasks and frees teams to do more strategic work

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Grafana

The analytics platform for all your metrics Grafana allows you to query, visualize, alert on and understand your metrics no matter where they are stored. Create, explore, and share dashboards with your team and foster a data driven culture. Visualize From heatmaps to histograms. Graphs to geomaps. Grafana has a plethora of visualization options to help you understand your data, beautifully. Read more. Alert Seamlessly define alerts where it makes sense — while you’re in the data. Define thresholds visually, and get notified via Slack, PagerDuty, and more.Read more. Unify Bring your data together to get…

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Prometheus Monitoring System

Prometheus, an open-source service monitoring system and time series database, powers DevOps teams’ metrics and alerting. Prometheus especially is popular with teams using Grafana. Key Features: Flexible query language for slicing and dicing collected time series data to generate graphs, tables, and alerts Stores time series in memory and on local disk with scaling achieved by functional sharing and federation Supports more than 10 languages and includes easy-to-implement custom libraries Alerts based on Prometheus’s flexible query language Alert manager handles notifications and silencing More details at: https://prometheus.io/  

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Puppet

Overview of Puppet’s architecture  Catalogs  The agent/master architecture  Communications and security  The stand-alone architecture  Differences between agent/master and stand-alone You can configure systems with Puppet either in a client/server architecture, using the Puppet agent and Puppet master applications, or in a stand-alone architecture, using the Puppet apply application. Catalogs A catalog is a document that describes the desired system state for one specific computer. It lists all of the resources that need to be managed, as well as any dependencies between those resources. Puppet configures systems in two stages: Compile a catalog. Apply the catalog. To…

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Chef Platform

Platform Overview   Chef is an automation company. Ever since it was founded in 2008, we’ve been bringing together developers and system administrators with our namesake product, Chef. Over the years, what we mean by automation has expanded. Today, Chef has a complete automation solution for both infrastructure and applications that takes you all the way from development to production. Here’s the complete Chef solution. Chef Chef is a powerful automation platform that transforms infrastructure into code. Whether you’re operating in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment, Chef…

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The ADKAR Model

WHAT IS THE ADKAR MODEL The Prosci ADKAR Model is a goal-oriented change management model to guide individual and organizational change. Created by Prosci founder Jeff Hiatt, ADKAR is an acronym that represents the five outcomes an individual must achieve for change to be successful: awareness, desire, knowledge, ability, reinforcement®. When applied to organizational change, this model allows leaders and change management teams to focus their activities on what will drive individual change and therefore achieve organizational results. ADKAR provides clear goals and outcomes for change management activities. It also provides a simple, easy-to-use framework for everyone in the…

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