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  • Top 8 benefits of outsourcing 2020:  Pros and Cons and Do's and Don'ts about outsourcing in the current market situation  Strategic Ways To Outsource And When To Do It

    Top 8 benefits of outsourcing 2020: Pros and Cons and Do's and Don'ts about outsourcing in the current market situation Strategic Ways To Outsource And When To Do It

    What is outsourcing exactly and would your business benefit from it? There are a lot of factors to consider in order to run a successful business. You must have the right people, choose the right timing, offer the right product or service to the right customers. Having the right resources is crucial, but there is something that distinguishes average companies from great companies like nothing else and it is making the right decisions at the right timing. The management choices a company makes can either lift it to the skies or crush it completely. For the sake of winning the market companies today must take a very progressive approach. Their focus must be on innovation and technology, planning and funding, and scaling up their teams. When it comes to having the right team, a decision that many successful companies make is taking the outsourcing route. Let’s dive in and strip away the myths about outsourcing.

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  • ITGix is a part of AWS Partner Network (APN)

    ITGix is a part of AWS Partner Network (APN)

    We are proud to announce that ITGix is an official AWS partner and a part of the AWS Partner Network (APN).  You want to transform your technology to work for your business today? Choose ITGix as your trusted partner wherever you are on your journey towards the best digital transformation!

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  • Step Guide to Performance Testing in Kubernetes

    Step Guide to Performance Testing in Kubernetes

    All working files and examples can be found in our githup repo on this url1. JMeter 1.1 What is JMeter?  The Apache JMeter™ application is open source software, written in Java with primary goal to test functional behavior and measure performance of a web app and more. 1.2 What can JMeter do?  Apache JMeter can simulate heavy load on server, or multiple servers with the goal to test strength and/or analyze performance.

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  • How does a non-tech person describe DevOps?

    How does a non-tech person describe DevOps?

    How does a non-tech person explain DevOps? Why do we necessarily need DevOps, how does it boost our business’ productivity and incomes and which are the main DevOps tools in use?1. I’m not a tech expert, explain DevOps to me? A tool? An approach? A role? Few questions in the world have such a diverse of answers, and “What is DevOps?” is one of them. Let’s finally answer this question and find out why adopting DevOps will lead to faster product delivery and higher quality. Why look for the DevOps approach and what are the benefits of integrating it into the software development process? Does any Business need a DevOps approach? How do we manage to achieve the flexibility and operational efficiency of the business infrastructure, being minimal costs served by a solid dose of professionalism, responsiveness and active collaboration? Let's dive into some explanations and divide DevOps into three levels of abstraction: DevOps as a philosophy, as a set of practices, and using the right tools.

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  • Icinga2 - API and Passive Checks

    Icinga2 - API and Passive Checks

    The Icinga2 configuration options are rich and provide you with a lot of ways to re-use what you already have. They serve well, but once your monitoring becomes big enough they just don't cut it anymore. Reducing the load on the monitoring hosts and the servers you check becomes a high priority. One way to solve this is to use the API and create passive services where applicable. At the time of writing this blog post, there isn't enough information for people who are trying to learn what passive checks are and how to implement them. I'm writing this with the hope that I will make it easier for people who want to know how to get started. Passive Checks Icinga API Automation and autodiscovery Performance Data

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  • Icinga2 Fine-Tuning

    Icinga2 Fine-Tuning

               Icinga2 is a great tool built upon the foundation of the well known Nagios monitoring, inheriting all the pros it has to offer. With many plugins available in your repository and thousands more in the community-driven Nagios-exchange website, icinga2 is a very good choice for your infrastructure monitoring. I will cover some of the optional features that can be tweaked to suit your needs, once the main configuration has been set up. Some of the points are: Taking full advantage of variables defined in your Host file. Setting up custom scheduled downtimes. Changing the timeout for specific checks. Using a different user for your checks. Writing your own plugin.

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  • Monitoring Openstack Part 2

    Monitoring Openstack Part 2

    In my previous blogpost I was discussing how to monitor RabbitMQ as a centralized message Q of Openstack. Well, that's quite important but the end goal of having cloud are the instance on top of the machine. Most of you and especially the infrastructure guys who dig into monitoring will know what are the most important components to look over.The reason to monitor is to have reasonable planning which is probably the drill in cloud environment where you have spawnlarge number of virtual machines of containers. On the other hand having the data in one glance is very easy to increase the reliability, uptime plan better your architecture and identify the bottlenecks of your setup.

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