30 Must-Have Tools to Support DevOps

9. AUTOMATION The single most important tool for DevOps success is an automation tool that is capable of supporting a variety of technologies. Our customer base needs a complete big data stack automation tool that speeds the creation of big data clusters for hard-to-system-engineer, distributed processing applications. With this type of tool developers can gain access to a Hadoop cluster almost immediately – as opposed to the weeks or months it might take through conventional channels. This allows developers and data scientists to experiment and innovate rapidly….   http://www.devopsdigest.com/30-devops-tools-2

Big Data and Cloud Problems Are an Employment Problem

Regardless of the industry, we are finding these days all businesses are becoming data businesses. To keep up with competition, companies need to collect and analyze data, gain insight on that data and act on that insight. That’s easier said than done. At the moment, many companies can’t keep up with their data, let alone their competition. That’s not a technology problem; it’s an employee skillset problem…. http://www.devopsdigest.com/big-data-and-cloud-problems-are-an-employment-problem