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Learn about the tools and trends in IT automation that are helping optimize, accelerate, and improve processes and DevOps practices across organizations, as well as open source tools for everyday users looking to automate common tasks.

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Learn to install and configure the Jenkins automation server and create a job to install an...
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Learn how to save time doing updates with the Ansible IT automation engine.
Feed the dog and close the door with an open source home automation system

Home Assistant, a versatile and lightweight open source tool, makes it easy to automate everyday...
How to use Ansible to set up system monitoring with Prometheus

In summer 2017, I wrote two how-to articles about using Ansible . After the first article , I...
Re-imagining beta testing in the ever-changing world of automation

Today's beta test solutions aren't working to develop products that meet users' needs. It's time...
6 open source home automation tools

With the Internet of Things rapidly expanding the number of connected devices in our homes, finding...
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No time for commands? Scheduling tasks with cron means programs can run but you don't have to stay...
6 open hardware projects for upgrading your home

We take a look at six open hardware projects designed to make home life easier (or, at the very...