Archive Search Articles Why A Per-App Approach to Application Services Matters by: Lori MacVittie I can’t read minds (my kids would disagree but that’s neither here nor there) but I can read the responses to our State of Application Delivery survey. And when I read them through the lens of self-identified app developers I see a very... Open Source Spotlight: What’s New for F5 in Ansible 2.5 by: Lori MacVittie New F5 modules have been added with more security profiles, licensing support, and monitoring. More information and community support for a variety of playbooks is available on DevCentral or Github. Production Pain Points and the Application Services that Relieve Them by: Lori MacVittie Developers in a RisingStack survey cite performance, security, and deployment difficulties in production environments Not all security and performance is the result of ‘bad code’. Platforms and protocol implementations are more often than not... Garbage In, Garbage Out: Don’t Automate Broken Processes by: Lori MacVittie When I was a wee lass getting ready to deliver my company’s very first Internet-enabled application, I learned a valuable lesson. It wasn’t about technology. It wasn’t about the Internet. It was about processes and how frustrating they can be t... Unlocking smart core network slicing for IoT and MVNOs by: Bart Salaets Network slicing is one of the most important 5G innovations available to mobile operators, allowing them to subdivide one physical network into multiple logical networks. Open Source Spotlight: F5 Enables A/B Testing and Blue/Green Deployments with Red Hat OpenShift by: Lori MacVittie Today’s fast-paced, digitally-enabled data centers need to be able to direct traffic, not just distribute it. Red Hat OpenShift is in use by 21% of respondents according to the State of Application Delivery 2018. A/B Testing and Blue/Gre... How to Win at Multi-Cloud: Standardize then Automate to Innovate by: Lori MacVittie Cloud has always been about realizing economies of scale. With digital transformation driving organizations to seek new opportunities to improve productivity (internal) and profit (external) with applications, the rate at which operations and apps... Forget the kids. We need this for IT Automation. by: Lori MacVittie To untangle the complexity inherent in IT automation today, we need to find a better way to construct the workflows that represent the processes used to deploy, manage, and configure IT infrastructure.