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Exploring DevOps: Monitoring to Red Hat and CoreOS

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Exploring DevOps: Monitoring to Red Hat and CoreOS

Boost your deployment monitoring and API test automation, and get the news on Red Hat's acquisition of CoreOS in this month's DevOps spotlight.

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This time around, our monthly spotlight looks at monitoring deployments, code rewrites, and more, and gives you the low-down on the recent Red Hat acquisition of CoreOS. You might even find some free resources and job opportunities. Let's explore!


5 Trending DevOps Articles on DZone

  1. 8 Things to Monitor During a Software Deployment, by Matt Watson. In this post, we take a look at eight areas to monitor during a software deployment, no matter what tools you're employing, for a smoother deployment.

  2. Code Rewrites and How They Create Value - Stop Fighting Against It, by Steven Lott. Code rewrites can become necessary for a variety of reasons, but they offer many benefits. See why you should stop worrying and learn to love the rewrite.
  3. GitLab vs. GitHub for Open Source Projects, by Juraci Paixao Kroehling. GitHub has become a wide-reaching community for developers, but isn't open source. Take a look at GitLab and how it compares.
  4. Automated Testing for REST APIs, by Biplab Pal. REST APIs and microservices are exposed to the web, so security is important. Learn about automating your testing for these crucial APIs and services.
  5. Eleven Continuous Delivery Anti-Patterns, by Badri N. Srinivasan. Featured in our recent DevOps guide, this article discusses some of the most common methods used by development teams that are counter-productive in Continuous Delivery and must be avoided.

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The DevOps 411

You might have heard the big news this week: that Red Hat has acquired CoreOS. You'll find a few different takes on it in the following articles:

  1. Red Hat to Acquire CoreOS, Expanding its Kubernetes and Containers Leadership, January 30, 2018. Red Hat's original press release.
  2. FAQ: Red Hat to Acquire CoreOS, January 30, 2018.
  3. Red Hat Acquires CoreOS for $250 Million in Kubernetes Expansion, Ron Miller, January 30, 2018. Techcrunch weighs in on how the acquisition came about and where it could lead for the two entities.
  4. The Real Reason Red Hat Is Acquiring CoreOS, Jason Bloomberg, February 4, 2018. Forbes speculates on the motivation behind this acquisition.

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