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The DevOps 2.2 Toolkit by Viktor Farcic

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Self-Adaptation Applied to Infrastructure

Our goal is within reach. We adopted schedulers (Docker Swarm in this case) that provide self-healing applied to services. We saw how Docker For AWS accomplishes a similar goal but on the infrastructure level. We used Prometheus, Alertmanager, and Jenkins to build a system that automatically adapts services to ever-changing conditions. The metrics we're storing in Prometheus are a combination of those gathered through exporters and those we added to our services through instrumentation. The only thing we're missing is self-adaptation applied to infrastructure. If we manage to build it, we'll close the circle and witness a self-sufficient system capable of running without (almost) any human intervention. ...

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