Microservices Help Scale Distributed Apps, Survey Finds

Source-enterprisetech.com The ability to scale applications and get products and services out the door faster are the primary reasons DevOps teams are embracing microservices, a new survey finds. Microservices are the foundation of an agile architecture on which applications are built as a collection of different smaller services rather than an entire application. Among the emerging challenges is determining the best way to communicate among those lightweight services. While nearly two-thirds of the 354 companies surveyed by workflow automation vendor

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In a DevOps evolution, there are many paths to success, but even more that lead to failure

Source-networksasia.net Every organisation is different and for most, the DevOps journey isn’t linear. There are many starts and stops along the way, which can kill early momentum and lead to cynicism. Without a prescriptive path forward, organisations are struggling to scale their DevOps success beyond isolated teams, according to the 2018 State of DevOps Report released by Puppet. Globally, 80 percent of respondent organisations are Medium. Almost 11 percent are Low and just under 10 percent are High. Though DevOps practices

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CloudBees gets software delivery system cloud-ready

Source-devclass.com The CloudBees suite now includes a free plan for CD platform monitoring across heterogeneous CloudBees Core and Jenkins deployments, a starter kit for new CloudBees customers, and a way to continuously deliver applications on Kubernetes. CloudBees describes its product suite as an end-to-end software delivery system for modern software development. It consists of CloudBees Core, an automation engine for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, DevOptics to control metrics, the fully-managed CI/CD offering CodeShip to get started, and newly available support for

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GitLab raises $100 million for DevOps vision

Source-sdtimes.com GitLab is now valued at more than $1 billion thanks to a recent $100 million series D round of funding. The company plans to use this new investment to strengthen its position with DevOps and tackle everything from planning to monitoring. The round of funding was led by ICONIQ Capital and included participation from Khosla Ventures and Google Ventures. “GitLab is emerging as a leader across the entire software development ecosystem by releasing software at an exceptional velocity,” said

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Google Cloud rolls out security feature for container images

Source-zdnet.com Google on Wednesday announced a new feature for developers in the early stages of the continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) process. All container images built using Cloud Build, Google’s fully-managed CI/CD platform, will now be automatically scanned for OS package vulnerabilities. The Container Registry vulnerability scanning feature is currently in beta. The cloud is disrupting traditional operating models for IT departments and entire organizations. The images will be scanned for vulnerabilities when they’re pushed to Container Registry once

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The corruption of DevOps

Source-ciodive.com Enterprise technology has a long history of asking for the easy answer. Process people and technology people commingle, with underlying divisions creating tangible opposition. Business stakeholders ask for more than technologists think reasonable, and dusty layers of backend technology leaves IT always asking for more resources, more people, funding and tools. Compounding the issue is the disconnect between those that develop and operate business technology. Once all the business requirements are met, developers unleash software on operations, leaving deployment

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How DevOps can reshape the global economy: Study

Source-digitaljournal.com A new report, from Google Cloud, provides a comprehensive view of the growing DevOps industry, with scientific studies that span five years and more than 30,000 survey responses. The new report has been assembled by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim, of the DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) organization, and it is called “Accelerate: State of DevOps 2018: Strategies for a New Economy”. The research has been undertaken in conjunction with in collaboration with Google Cloud. An

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Azure DevOps – Why It’s A Big Deal For Microsoft And The Community

Source-forbes.com Microsoft has recently announced the rebranding of Visual Studio Team Service (VSTS) to Azure DevOps. VSTS, an extension of Visual Studio – the flagship integrated development environment from Microsoft – enabled architects, developers, and testers to collaboratively design, develop and test software. Though it may seem like yet another rebranding exercise, Azure DevOps is much more than that. It is a strategic move from Microsoft with an aim to establish itself as a segment leader in the DevOps market.

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Puppet Delivers 2018 State of DevOps Report with Five Stage Plan for DevOps Success

Source-bdaily.co.uk DevOps in 2018 is a big deal. Most, if not all, enterprises have some sort of DevOps initiatives, and many have become non-stop software and data factories, operating 24×7. However, succeeding with DevOps has proved challenging and results vary wildly between companies. In an effort to solve this problem, Puppet has released its State of DevOps Report this week. According to Puppet, one of the main goals of this report was to understand the DevOps journey and how organisations

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Ansible Tower 3.3 arrives to make DevOps easier than ever

Source-zdnet.com   Red Hat’s Ansible Tower, like other DevOps tools, such as Chefand Puppet, makes it much easier to manage your IT infrastructure without the blood, sweat, and tears of manually setting up servers, containers, and clouds. With the latest edition, Ansible Tower 3.3, you can do all that with an improved user interface and scaling, and you can now run it on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat’s Kubernetes container application platform. Ansible makes it easier to move your resources and applications from platform to platform as

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