In a symphony orchestra, instruments harmonize to create one pleasing sound. Similarly, enterprise IT procedures orchestrate to introduce new systems to production, monitoring, and maintenance processes. IT automation with kernel live patching ensures this beautiful music sounds the same every time and never stops.
If you’re a systems administrator responsible for thousands of servers, even a small slowdown can cause serious technical problems for your enterprise, and cost it a lot of money as well. Does live kernel patching cause them, or help solve them? Read below to find out. Continue reading “Does Live Patching Slow Systems Down?”
DevOps is a combination of software development and IT operations that aims to improve and evolve products at a faster than normal pace in order to help organizations compete more effectively and better serve their customers.
Ever heard of a pipe-freeze kit? A pipe-freeze kit forms a plug of ice inside a water pipe, allowing a plumber to make repairs without shutting off water.
Like water pipes, there are some things that you don’t want to shut down to fix.
Rebooting a system to install security updates and patches isn’t necessary, but it happens every day in the form of server reboot cycling. Conversely, live patching of an enterprise Linux system flash freezes central processing units (CPUs) to install patches automatically, taking nanoseconds to complete.