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You know how you work best. You've got a nice orderly system, working through incidents queued up by severity keeping the risk of outages and significant customer impact as low as possible. You are on top of your game. But in the process of the day to day, you lose track of the fiscal calendar -- well at least I always did. And wouldn't you...

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First appeared on DevOps.com.     “… so, we tokenize the utterances, lemmatize the tokens, vectorize with StarSpace embedding, and run the featurized input through the neural net. The softmax activation layer tells us what the user intent was.”   “Sorry, you what the what and then what?”   “Or, you can say the user types commands, the bot interprets those and takes the appropriate action.”   “Oh, now I get it; it’s like...

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Announcing the RigD Beta of Flows   Not surprisingly, there are many IT operations and data systems that you would want to integrate to streamline the support session.  The RigD crew is planning on providing some out of the box integrations to some key IT Operations and DevOps tools (we are working on creating a Jira ticket activity as we speak).  We do know, however, that teams...

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Summary   This new release from RigD advances machine learning assisted DevOps and IT Operations significantly with these major new capabilities: Performance Benchmarks:  Saving Minutes in Getting Your Critical Application Back Up Streamlining the User Experience with Menus and Buttons Integrated Notification to the RigD Team When Errors are Encountered Four new PagerDuty Activities Sign up for our RigD webinar on PagerDuty and Slack Super Powers here   Saving Minutes...

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PagerDuty Establishes RigD as Verified Partner   RigD for PagerDuty lets you automate many important PagerDuty activities right through Slack. Our Slack bot for PagerDuty saves Ops teams a lot of time.   We’ve been working closely with PagerDuty and I’m happy to share that PagerDuty recognizes the value we bring to customers and has added RigD as a Verified Partner.  We use the latest PagerDuty APIs and we...

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Swabby our pirate bot really hit his stride at PagerDuty Summit 18.  RigD was one of the sponsors of the show along with many big names.     Most striking to the RigD crew was the importance of operational and developer use of PagerDuty in a broad swath of companies and industries.  We also noticed a wide range of roles people have who are using the PagerDuty capabilities...

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2018 RigD Inc. (http://www.rigd.io), a provider of machine learning augmented automation software for DevOps and IT Ops, announces the general availability of its RigD platform with Slack app. With this release, RigD gives organizations a natural language driven, context-aware virtual assistant for many developer and IT operations use cases. Teams can use RigD directly through Slack to automate processes, collaborate...

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It was a great experience attending TechCrunch Disrupt SF this week. The RigD team spent one day exhibiting in the AI and Machine Learning section and the rest of the show attending different and through provoking sessions.  While we did not see many DevOps or IT Operations focused startups, there were a few there besides us.   What was most striking was how machine learning (ML)...

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RigD is proud to be showcasing at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 this week.  RigD will be exhibiting on Wednesday September 5,  Day 2,  in the Startup Alley at Booth K128.   We are in the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning powered by Byton section of TechCrunch. Not afraid of rolling our sleeves up and getting dirty (like our logo doesn’t give it away), we are a...

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some exciting new activities recently. Here are a few of the details. I’m Sorry do I talk too much? Sometimes it’s just plain rude to interrupt a conversation. So we added a couple activities to help ensure you have a satisfying experience...

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Before we get in to all the great things that are available in Beta 3 we want to thank everyone who took time and provided us their thoughts and asked great questions during our Beta 2 and prior to that. It's that amazing feedback that's helped fuel our excitement and allow us continue to make a RigD a service you will love. So thanks and...

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Whether you are a developer, DevOps Admin, in IT Operations or a Site Reliability Engineer, the trends is toward the increasing use of ChatBots in our day to day activites.  When we look at the application development and operations world, the ChatBots that are relevant are the ones that are powered by machine learning, relying on AI to augment our activities.  Augmented automation presents itself...

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Put the Journey in Perspective DevOps has taken the application and operations community by storm.   The unification of application development and application operations has already shown profound effects on the application lifecycle of service/product ideation, architecture, build, test, deploy, configure and operate.  Where traditionally application development was owned by the business, or lines of business, operations was typically owned by the IT department (heck they owned...

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some exciting new activities recently. Here are a few of the details.   AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) Users spoke and we listened. Several mentioned they were starting to explore EKS and Kubernetes in general so we thought we would help...

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Our Goal at RigD is to provide developers with  a convenient experience for automating software deployments, so they can focus on building features that add value to their users. As we continue to add more capabilities and activities we want to check and ensure we are delivering on our objectives. One of the best ways to do this is to compare our solution to alternatives....

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some exciting new activities recently. Here are a few of the details. AWS Simple Systems Manager (SSM) We added some activities focused on allowing you to manage SSM parameters. This is a big help when you have environment variables you want to...

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some exciting new activities recently. Here are a few of the details. AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) We added some activities focused on allowing you to leverage AWS  SAM templates deploy sam stack - allows you to deploy a SAM stack, by...

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The Captian's Log is our blog series which gives you an update on what's been happening with RigD and what's coming next.   Recent Discoveries RigD has discovered some new activities recently. Here are a few of the details. AWS IAM We added a few more IAM activities to make it easy for you to conveniently define roles and policies to use within your infra. create/delete iam roles - allows...

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The RigD team is excited to announce Beta 2, a stealthier version of our Beta. RigD simplifies your work by streamlining your tasks in Slack where you can use RigD to perform activities. An activity is a command run against a specific tool that RigD is integrated with. Check out our new website to learn more. We discuss the value of RigD for developers, give...

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