Agile DevOps - People and Process then Automation!!!

Use Cloud and DevOps to build infrastructure by rapid agile iterative development using collaborative open source tools:
-Terraform or Cloud Formation for easy orchestration.
-chef cookbooks, puppet modules or ansible playbooks to build servers.
-Test Kitchen to deploy and test them.
-Packer for build server images or containers.
-EC2Dream a graphic user interface that provides a 'single pane of glass' to do agile devops primarily on cloud servers.
-Amazon AWS, Azure, Google Compute Engine, IBM, Openstack, Local and Hosted servers.

Cloud Status and Real-Time Information

There are a proliferation of websites providing status and real-time information about Public Cloud Providers.

Many of the Public Cloud Providers have an official site that provides the current status of their services and often the status over the previous week or month:

    Amazon AWS
    Google App Engine
    Microsoft Azure
    GoGrid System Status Blog

    CloudStatus from Hyperic shows both Amazon App Engine and Amazon EC2 statuses.

Some sites show the response time and/or performance of a sample application running on the cloud:

    CloudClimate shows EC2, S3, GoGrid, NewServers, Opsource, Content Delivery Networks.
    CloudSleuth shows Amazon, GoGrid, Opsource, Rackspace.

There are also specialized information about particular cloud features of services:

    The Cloud Market show real-time prices of Amazon EC2 Spot Instances.
    If your a google account holder Google dashboard shows all your usage of the various google services (Gmail, Blogger etc).


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