- Windows in the Cloud with RightScale « RightScale Blog
There's a whole lot going on here: full management of Windows in AWS, PowerShell bundling, RightScale ported Chef to Windows ("we’re working with Opscode to feed the changes back into the mainline"), and more. Looks like managing Windows fully in the cloud is a bear, and RightScale has done a lot of work to get it done.
- GroundWork Helpdesk Survey
Looks like GroundWork is interested in Service Desk work.
- IBM – Service Delivery Manager – Software
Some sort of private cloud, virtualization management thingy from Tivoli. They have the market-y stuff down, but the technical information is slim. I asked for more details – we'll see.
- Q&A: The Rise of DevOps
ALM vendor meets dev/ops.
- Nolio – Data Center Application Deployment and Release Automation Management
Someone new in the dev/ops space: "Nolio Application Service Automation Platform (Nolio ASAP) automates application deployment, maintenance, remediation and recovery across the data center. Centrally manage application releases – in minutes instead of days or hours, and increase application quality, operations productivity and business agility."
- SAP Certification Survey
Give your input on SAP certification: is it good, bad, what's your thoughts?
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