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      Top DevOps Tools for 2022


      Apr 22, 2022

      4 minute read

      DevOps is a collaborative approach built on communication. It aims to minimize the systems development life cycle and continually deliver high-quality software.

      Implementing the top-performing DevOps tools will make the job easier for DevOps engineers and keep the workflow going.

      Here is a blog post that talks about the different types of tools that you should integrate within your DevOps practice to automate product management, software development, and collaboration.

      So, let’s get started!

      What Are the DevOps Tools That We Need in 2022?


      Version Control Tools

      1. GitHub

      GitHub is the world’s biggest advanced development platform that was first released in 2008. It can restore accidentally deleted repositories, ward off production deletions, and provide a broad range of integrations and security.

      2. Bitbucket

      Bitbucket is a version control repository service to maintain the software source code. It can maintain a number of repositories while a public Bitbucket repository is eligible to have an unlimited number of users.

      3. GitLab

      GitLab is a software repository for hosting and managing source code. It’s an all-in-one DevOps tool for instant software delivery and efficient project management.

      Container Management Tools

      1. Docker

      Containerization is the packaging of software code with all the necessary components such as libraries, frameworks, etc.

      Docker is a tool that has helped containerization gain prominence and simplify workflows in SDLC with an integrated approach.

      This has further facilitated remote development and automation of application deployment.

      2. Kubernetes

      Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration platform that is compatible with Docker. It helps you automate rollouts, rollbacks, make changes to your application configuration and monitor application health simultaneously.

      3. Mesos

      Apache Mesos is an open-source cluster management tool to help you:

      a. Manage computer clusters
      b. Handle workloads
      c. Share resources across environments

      Application Performance Monitoring Tools

      1. AppDynamics

      AppDynamics eases real-time insights and observability across the entire application stack. Also, it helps you develop dashboards that correlate your application performance to business outcomes.

      2. Dynatrace

      Dynatrace helps you automate orchestration with open APIs and enables teams to complete the monitoring needs such as:

      a. Application Performance
      b. AI-Ops
      c. Business Analytics
      d. Infrastructure Monitoring

      3. Datadog

      Datadog is an analytics platform that helps you with:

      a. Real-time reporting
      b. Monitoring the performance of other tools
      c. Fetching insights into the application stack
      d. Complete visibility on the system supports
      e. Seamless aggregation of metrics and events

      4. Nagios

      This tool is capable of monitoring any network device with an IP address. Nagios can also help you monitor different services on a server and even alerts you if there’s some abnormal activity recorded while monitoring.

      5. Elasticsearch

      Elasticsearch is a Lucene-based application that is used to manage unstructured and scattered Big Data. Developed in Java, this tool can be used for content search, data analysis, and to address the real-time biggest challenges.

      6. Kibana

      Kibana is an open-source analytics and visualization tool that can work in collaboration with Elasticsearch. It can help you perform advanced data analysis and visualize your data in the form of a tabular format, charts, maps, etc.

      Deployment Tools

      1. Splunk

      Splunk helps you:

      a. Track and troubleshoot across the physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure.
      b. Modernize applications for great customer experience with innovative solutions.
      c. Improve efficiency in Mean Time to Acknowledge (MTTA) with automated incident response.
      d. With auto-remediation and predictive alerting through AI-Ops.

      2. Jenkins

      Jenkins is an open-source platform that comes with the following main features:

      a. Easy installation and configuration
      b. Works across multiple operating systems
      c. Allows code review for extensive visibility
      d. Numerous plugins to widen the application capabilities

      3. Sensu

      Sensu, an open-source DevOps tool has these top features:

      a. The Sensu Observability Pipeline helps you collect and filter monitoring events and send them to the database.
      b. Sensu helps you use the right interface and data format for your individual problem and configure the corresponding workflow.

      Cloud Tools

      1. AWS DevOps

      AWS DevOps is a suite of integrated DevOps functionality hosted in AWS’s cloud. This eliminates the need to provide a dedicated infrastructure to host DevOps tools.

      Hence, enabling greater collaboration and communication across teams and automating tasks across the AWS services.

      2. Azure DevOps

      Azure DevOps is a custom-built product suite to support the DevOps lifecycle.

      It comes with two options –

      a. Azure DevOps Services is a cloud offering, which can be connected over the public network.
      b. Azure DevOps Server is an on-premise offering, which can be connected to the intranet server.

      Configuration Management Tools

      1. Chef

      Chef is an open-source DevOps tool for automation and configuration management. This tool is also apt for deploying and managing the cloud server, storage, and software.

      2. Ansible

      Ansible is an open automation tool to help you transform and modernize your organization’s DevOps culture.

      Ansible mainly focuses on two use-cases:

      a. Configuration Management
      b. Orchestration

      3. Puppet

      Puppet is compatible with Microsoft, macOS, Linux. This tool deploys, configures, and manages servers and is used for the automation of hybrid infrastructure delivery.

      Test Automation Tools


      This AI-powered testing tool helps you:

      a. Develop tests without coding
      b. Accelerate testing
      c. Scale testing to any platform or application
      d. Maintain tests automatically
      e. Improve the quality of application, software, and infrastructure

      2. Selenium

      Selenium is used to automate one, web application for testing and second, other web-based admin tasks.

      Selenium RC, Selenium IDE, Selenium Grid, and Selenium WebDriver are part of the QA testing suite of tools used by organizations for automated testing.

      3. Ranorex

      It is a GUI automation testing tool used for cross-browser and cross-device testing. Ranorex thus helps you with a user-friendly UI, image tracking, multi-platform testing, summary reports, etc.

      Key Takeaway

      DevOps technology aims to bridge the gap between business, development, and IT.

      Choosing the correct set of DevOps tools enables you to gain operational maturity and accelerate the value generation process.

      Need Help With Implementing DevOps Technologies? Contact Us!

      Team Grazitti helps clients across the globe to launch and implement DevOps as a Service to establish a collaborative and communicative environment. Should you want to know more about our DevOps services and the tools that can be used, read our eBook. Or drop us a line at [email protected] and we’ll take it from there.

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