How to Land That DevOps Job You’ve Been Coveting

If you’ve started a career in development or operations, or if you’ve got an IT background and want to make a switch, transitioning to a cushy but intellectually rewarding DevOps job at your dream company may not be as difficult as it seems.

How Better DevOps Processes Could Have Saved Equifax from Data Breach Fallout

If you’ve ever obtained credit in the United States, you’re 44.3% likely to be one of the 143 million hacked Equifax accounts that the company disclosed on September 7.

Top 4 Reasons to Become a DevOps Intern at a Startup

You can intern at huge tech companies like Google or Facebook and get all the benefits of having freshly squeezed orange juice and heated toilet seats, or you can work for a smaller company and get the career-building experience of a lifetime....

A Short History Lesson in DevOps — And Where It’s Going

You work in DevOps. You live DevOps. Perhaps DevOps is even in your job title. But do you know the origins of the term — and more importantly — where the industry is going?

How Security & QA Fit into the DevOps Cycle

Security and QA kind of get a bad rap in DevOps circles. We get it: QA has traditionally been at the end of the DevOps cycle, if included at all. It’s a department staffed by people looking for problems. And building in IT security requirements...

Why Watchdog Should Be a Part of Your DevOps Monitoring Team

“Alert, fearless, loyal, and highly trainable.” That’s the American Kennel Club’s description of the doberman pinscher breed, which is No. 2 on their list of the top guard dog breeds. Those attributes are also why we chose a doberman to represent...

How DevOps Helped Save the Day From WannaCry Ransomware (And How It Could Save Your Company, Too)

The WannaCry ransomware targeted countries all over the world, including the UK, Russia, and the United States. DevOps helped save the day.

How to Build Your Own DevOps Tools Platform [Short Guide + Infographic]

Here’s our stab at a list of the most salient DevOps disciplines and a sampling of the most popular tools you need to build a functional DevOps platform for your needs.

What is Blue Matador?

Blue Matador is the AI-powered DevOps monitoring platform that provides real-time, predictive alerts that help your team decrease downtime and increase customer confidence in your brand. Learn more

Our Monitoring Products

Watchdog is the free server monitor that sends you and your team proactive system vitals alerts, proactively notifying you of all the metrics you need to know to prevent downtime. Install for free


Lumberjack is the AI-powered centralized log management tool that proactively warns your DevOps team of impending server and app issues that affect uptime. Try free for 14 days