Ansible Automation Platform

Ansible is known to be one of the most widely used automation tools. This is certainly also due to the relatively simple setup and use. Especially in very large environments, i.e. with a large number of users, a pure CLI setup quickly reaches its limits: Multi-tenancy, credential management, scheduling are just some of the points […]

ATIX AG is best employer in the category Bavaria, small medium-sized businesses and ITK at Great Place To Work Germany 2022

The ATIX is a Great Place to Work

ATIX AG was awarded by the Great Place to Work® Institute as one of the best employers in the category Bavaria, small medium-sized businesses, and information and communication technology (ITK). This time we even won first place in the category ITK. For the past 4 years, ATIX has been awarded and, I believe, for good […]

container building with kaniko

Container Building with Kaniko

Automation of container image building processes usually starts with porting docker build directly into a CI pipeline. This command is directed to the host’s Docker daemon, which is mounted as a socket in the pipeline sandbox. Read more

Automated Windows Patches with Ansible

As a specialist for Linux patch management, we are often asked whether we are also familiar with Windows patch management and whether we can provide an automated solution for this.

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orcharhino and Sophos – a malware trail search

The use of anti-virus and security software is a prerequisite in most infrastructure scenarios. This makes it all the more important to adapt them to the respective usage scenario. The orcharhino as the central hub in the computing cluster is of particular importance.

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Kubeflow at Home: AI and Kubernetes outside of Google & Co.

There are always new hot trends in the IT world: yesterday it was all about AI, ML and Data Science – today everything is running in containers. It’s no wonder the two worlds are coming together: it is now possible to get Tensorflow-based AI environments running in a Kubernetes cluster. Possible, but not necessarily easy, as we learned.

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DevOps Culture “without Bullshit”

Have you ever googled DevOps and tried to find an answer beyond bullshit bingo? No? Wonderful, then you’ve come to the right place. “Without bullshit” is, after all, exactly the buzzword we use to live DevOps for our customers and also for ourselves. And summarized in one sentence, it means: a mix of the right culture and the right tools.

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orcharhino

CentOS 8 alternatives

In December 2020 Red Hat announced a shift in the product politics of CentOS 8. In a nutshell, the Red Hat sponsored CentOS 8 community will focus on CentOS Stream and discontinue CentOS 8 Linux at the end of 2021. This started a broad discussion in the open source operating system community. Which CentOS 8 alternative will you choose?

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Container Technology at IT-DLZ

Container Technology at IT-DLZ

At OSAD 2021, Matthias Kanzog from IT-DLZ Bayern gave an insight into the container technology used.

“In order to be able to deploy applications faster and more flexibly in the future while ensuring data security, the IT DLZ decided to set up its own container operation.” This is Matthias’ answer to the “crucial question” about agility and flexibility in public authorities. Read more

orcharhino

User-Provisioned Infrastructure for OpenShift with orcharhino

Recently, a participant of a Kubernetes training asked me whether this OpenShift can be set up with orcharhino. He had been an orcharhino user for some time and was familiar with its automation methods, Kubernetes and OpenShift in particular were still relatively new to him. “Yes.”, I replied, but then had to pause, brooding and silent. We’d done this before, but this was OpenShift 3.

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