orcharhino meets new Windows Templates

Starting with version 5.8 orcharhino comes with new provisioning templates for Windows. These extend the variety of functions of your Windows deployments, for example, by installation in networks without DHCP and parameterized domain join.

Docker Alternatives

Docker has started a revolution with its easy access to Linux containers: Containerized applications, microservices, DevOps, GitOps, and Kubernetes are noticeably spreading. But then suddenly it says “Docker support in [kubernetes] is now deprecated and will be removed in a future release”.

ATIX @ CfgMgmt Camp 2020

Because we made such good experiences in the last two years, also this year a delegation of the ATIX crew travelled to the CfgMgmt Camp (Config Management Camp) in Gent. For ecological reasons we renounced the plane and drove to Belgium with one car.

The Future of Ansible

The introduction of Collections is not the only recent major innovation in Ansible. Until version 2.8, Ansible was offered as one large package. This included a variety of modules developed and maintained by the Ansible community. The introduction of Collections happened as part of the release of version 2.9: a format for easy packaging and […]

WTF is AIOps?

It is still unclear to many what artificial intelligence actually is in concrete terms. At the same time, it is and has often been discussed whether artificial intelligence poses a threat to humanity, especially after this topic is often associated with a scenario like in the Terminator series. But fundamentally, this technology is neither difficult […]

Open Source Automation Days 2020 – virtual diversity

Originally published by Christian Stankowic on https://cstan.io/?p=12523 2020 is not only the product of a fivefold 404 but also the big year of online conferences. Whileconferences were previously held in particularly conspicuous or unusual locations and invited people to join the physical network, this year online platforms in particular serve as a necessary compromise.

orcharhino meets Cloud

Building your own IT infrastructure, including servers, is complex and expensive – but a functioning data center is fundamental for every company. In order to grow and be able to adapt flexibly to current requirements, the associated IT in particular must always be one step ahead. For this there is now “orcharhinoin the Cloud” (in […]


ATIX & the Open Source Community

Originally written for and published on the Foreman Community Blog From its inception, ATIX was conceived as a Linux and open-source company. In this context, we provide our customers with consulting, support, and training for various open source technologies including Foreman, Ansible, Salt, Puppet, Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, and other technologies to automate and run a […]

A somewhat different OSAD

Seit mittlerweile 4 Jahren sind die Open Source Automation Days unser Highlight des Jahres. Mit großer Freude schauen wir darauf, dass sich Münchens größte herstellerunabhängige Open Source Konferenz als festen Bestandteil im jährlichen Veranstaltungskalender etabliert hat. Als wir 2019 für über 150 Teilnehmer erstmals ein dreitägiges Event organisierten, puschte das unsere Motivation für den OSAD […]

Save The Rhino

Since several years, the ATIX AG supports the charity organization “Save The Rhino” (short STR). The British based organization for nature conservation supports rhinos threatened by extinction all over the world.