Category Archives: DevOps

Preview Application Boxes: Deploy like never before

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A couple of months ago, we announced general availability of public boxes, a knowledge repository of sample deployments for popular application stacks.

But, we couldn’t just leave it there because we know that customers want more. How about simplifying your application deployment processes? ElasticBox is now enabling customers to deploy complete application stacks with Application Boxes which include all of the dependent components and infrastructure that can be deployed in a predictable manner. Read More

Real DevOps Value vs Hype: Survey Highlights

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Here’s a question for you: Does DevOps measure up to your expectations? Sure, several surveys in the last year or two have established DevOps as a hot trend. Even as DevOps adoption is on the rise, a look at the tools that software development and release teams use and their perceived value, reveals deeper DevOps trends. That’s why together with Devops.com, we recently conducted a survey to explore how real the DevOps promise is for enterprises.
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On a mission for hyper-growth: Preview one-click deploy and container orchestration

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Faster time-to-market is a sure strategy to grow a business. App deployment automation gets you there. Which is why we’re in the business to automate deployments. Whatever applications power your business — on premises, in public, or hybrid clouds — we help lower virtual infrastructure costs, operational overhead, and create more time for engineers to innovate freely. Read More

What biotech service Cytobank did to save $$$ and boost efficiency

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Today, we are proud to highlight the success story of one of our biotech customers, Cytobank. Cytobank is a cloud biopharma service that supports research labs around the world. We spoke to Robin Lee Powell, Director of IT Operations at Cytobank who shared how they leverage ElasticBox to save on infrastructure costs and increase team efficiency. Read More

How to achieve the top 3 IT Ops objectives

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Back from an exciting week at the Jenkins User Conference in Santa Clara, I want to thank all of you who stopped by the ElasticBox booth to share your thoughts and questions.  From the 600+ attendees representing various enterprises, some key themes emerged that reflect their IT organizational challenges and objectives. I’ll go over the top three. Read More

3 steps to connect service bindings of complex deployments

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Bindings make it easy to connect services together. They enable components of large-scale, multi-tier applications to interconnect in a virtual cloud deployment that can span hybrid clouds. Recently, ElasticBox made bindings even more powerful. Now at deploy time, services can automatically detect dependencies — with the help of binding tags. Read More

Open DevOps automation catalog for cloud deployments — now available

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ElasticBox brings you public boxes, a knowledge repository of sample deployments for popular application stacks. Public boxes are now freely available to all. Explore simplified automation and deploy in minutes without writing code. Read More

Why is the developer’s dream an operations nightmare?

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As a developer at ElasticBox, I wear the IT Ops hat just as often as I spend time writing code. So I understand all too well the pain IT Ops endure to keep things running smoothly after a production update. In the continuous delivery world where small, incremental code changes are deployed every day, chances are that IT Ops have to constantly put out fires. Luckily, in my own job, I’ve been able to leverage a combo of tools and workflows to catch the problems right where they originate — in the development environment. Read More

Excited to see you Sept 2-3 at the Jenkins User Conference, booth 3

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ElasticBox is happy to announce that we are a sponsor for the upcoming Jenkins User Conference in Santa Clara, CA. This will be an exciting time to connect with IT operations folks and developers and share how to deploy applications at speed without manual setup. Read More

Building a knowledge tree of deployment automation

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Think of a repository where you are able to consume knowledge that someone shared as well as understand how it works. Does GitHub come to mind? What if you could do the same thing with deployment automation? ElasticBox boxes are your GitHub equivalent for sharing, running, and explaining deployment automation code. Read More