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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management
Cloud Pak for Network Automation - incl Orchestration and Performance Management
Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - incl Netcool Operations Management portfolio
Edge Application Manager
IBM Observability with Instana
ITM-APM Products - incl IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8
Workload Automation - incl Workload Scheduler
Tivoli System Automation - inc Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)
Application and Event monitoring statefulset operators
The community around the operator pattern and the community framework has gained a lot of traction and has matured quite a bit from its original proposal and delivery. There are increasingly more examples of technologies adopting this pattern (https://github.com/operator-framework/awesome-operators)
Managing stateful services in a declarative manner eases the administrative and operational burden for these services.
This pattern allows for continued enhancements to be delivered based on client requests and priorities. It allows for improved lifecycle management as well as automation of key operational and administrative tasks that are difficult for stateful services.
Service/workload specific automation can be delivered by developers who are extremely familiar with the workload technology to be used by operations teams, SREs, and administrators to better manage these workloads in their sites.
Who would benefit from this idea?
Operations teams, administrators, SREs and others whose responsibility is to manage the Application and Event monitoring workloads.
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