13 Jun 2014

A Glossary for Ansible

by Flux7 Labs / June 13, 2014 / Glossary 0

Ansible is an IT automation tool that provides continuous deployment capabilities and zero downtime rolling updates. It’s simplicity, agentless features, and scalability is what makes it stand out. In this post, let’s discuss some common terms used in Ansible to get a better grasp of this tool.

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23 May 2014

A Glossary for Agile Programming Methodologies

by Flux7 Labs / May 23, 2014 / Glossary 0

It’s well known that the Agile movement proposes alternatives to traditional project management. You likely are aware that Agile approaches are typically used in software development to help businesses respond to unpredictability. The results of this approach to development greatly reduces both costs and time to market. Because teams can develop software at the same time they’re gathering requirements, it’s less likely to impede a team from making progress.

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16 May 2014
18 Apr 2014

DevOps Glossary - DevOps Monitoring Tools/Services

by Flux7 Labs / April 18, 2014 / DevOps, Glossary 1

As we mentioned in our article, DevOps is about gaining visibility into key metrics, communicating that information to the stakeholders, and reacting to that information automation where and when possible.

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07 Mar 2014

Netflix Infrastructure Services, Dev Productivity and Misc OSS Tools Glossary

by Flux7 Labs / March 07, 2014 / Glossary 0

This is part 4 of our series on Netflix open source tools.

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28 Feb 2014

Netflix Data Management & Platform Libraries Tools |Glossary Part 3

by Flux7 Labs / February 28, 2014 / Glossary 0

This is Part 3 of our series on Netflix open source tools. You can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

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21 Feb 2014

Netflix Persistence Systems and Build & Deploy Tools|Glossary Part 2

by Flux7 Labs / February 21, 2014 / Glossary 0

This is Part 2 of our series on Netflix opensource tools. You can find Part 1 here.

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13 Feb 2014

Netflix Availability and Cloud Management Tools| OSS | Glossary Part 1

by Flux7 Labs / February 13, 2014 / Glossary 0

Netflix Availability Tools


Hystrix is a library that provides control over interactions among distributed services and enables efficient handling of latency and failure. It helps to:

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31 Jan 2014

DevOps Glossary: Open source tools for automation, configuration management and CI

by Flux7 Labs / January 31, 2014 / DevOps, Glossary 3

And some Glossary treat for the weekend. Check out how well you know DevOps terms!

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01 Nov 2013

Elastic Load Balancing - Amazon Compute Services - Glossary

by Vishnupriya / November 01, 2013 / Glossary 0

Based on the incoming application traffic, Elastic Load Balancing automatically distributes traffic across EC2 instances. Elastic Load Balancing detects unhealthy instances and moves traffic to healthy instances till the unhealthy instances are restored back.

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