DevOps and cloud set up Amaysim for growth

Source – computerworld.com.au Since its launch in 2010, Amaysim has shaken-up the Australian mobile market, pioneering a bring-your-own handset model and undercutting its more established “dinosaur” rivals with cheap and low-commitment monthly plans. Yet despite its digital-native disruptor status, for the first four years of its existence the company ran on-premise servers and outsourced all of its IT and operations. Over the last three years that situation has been turned on its head. The company’s 20 servers running 100 virtual machines

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10 Top DevOps Barriers And Trends Forecasted For 2018

Source – forbes.com With data indicating that 50% of organizations have implemented DevOps, analysts like Forrester are calling 2018 the “year of enterprise DevOps.” While many enterprises indeed have DevOps practices kicked off, these are early days and barriers to DevOps still exist. Such barriers vary and are based the type of organization, its size, existing processes and degree of deployment scale. A survey we published at the beginning of the year noted the top 10 barriers leading into 2017. Having

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DevOps skill: It’s what software vendors can’t sell you

Source – devopsagenda.techtarget.com One of the more confounding aspects about the hype surrounding DevOps is that, despite the overwhelming belief that it’s the answer to all our problems, there’s a surprising amount of dissent over how to execute DevOps in specific terms. And while it’s bad enough there’s so much noise out there about how to properly “do” DevOps, too many DevOps vendors marketing “DevOps tools” further muddy the waters. While it’s true that the use of certain tools can help facilitate

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Planning for Digital Transformation Success

Source – cio.com Many CIOs are still in a fog when it comes to cloud computing, yet the digital enterprise is the future and the direction most are going. Gartner estimates that less than one-third of enterprises have a cloud strategy set in place, but as Gigabit LTE and 5G approach — and wireless takes the networking reigns — most enterprises may need to cut the cord for specific applications. CIOs simply can’t take full advantage of the cloud with old-fashioned networking technology.

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5 programming languages you need to know for DevOps

Source – jaxenter.com How can we make sure our DevOps adoption is a success? Are there certain languages that fit DevOps better than others? Today, we take a look at different programming languages to see which is the best approach for DevOps. Quick caveat: if your favorite programming language isn’t on this list, that doesn’t mean it isn’t the bee’s knees. DevOps is a state of mind and a methodological process for technology, not an ironclad one-size-fits-all tech approach. If you’re

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Why container tech is the backbone of DevOps

Source – itpro.co.uk Containerisation is one of the most exciting tech trends to emerge over the last few years. Designed to work at operating system level, it’s a popular virtualisation method that allows IT professionals to deploy and distribute applications easily. This form of application management, which is named after shipping containers, allows almost any application to be stored and transported quickly. Containers, which are simply encapsulated systems, are given their own environments and hosts to run on. This process strips the

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Software vendors line up Kubernetes tasting menu for devops

Source – theregister.co.uk With the advent of KubCon and CloudNativeCon in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, assorted enterprise vendors have chosen this week to flog their latest devops-oriented wares, before the impending holiday torpor leaves IT folks too distracted, weary or inebriated to care. In the interest of jargon pruning and hype deflation, we present a few such developments here in brief as a sort of Kubernetes-flavored turducken. Kubernetes – a nod to Greeks, container-bearing ships, and those who steer them – is

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Common sense DevSecOps tips for developers

Source – jaxenter.com DevSecOps might be the latest in a long line of tech buzzwords, but it’s actually a fairly practical way at promoting secure tech practices while uniting different spheres of production and operations. But getting into a DevSecOps mindset requires serious collaboration to change processes and tech for the better. As DevSecOps is rapidly becoming the preferred approach for organizations, it becomes even more important to take a moment and make sure everything is heading in the right directions.

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DevOps, microservices key to digital transformation journey

Source – searchmicroservices.techtarget.com Under increasing pressure to build better-quality mobile apps faster, more efficiently and at less cost, businesses in the midst of their digital transformation journey are starting to migrate from large monolithic systems to newer modular, microservices architectures, in which they build independent components and shape them into complete systems. And DevOps, likewise, brings consistency to the development process so companies can continually build and deploy applications and refresh them as often as necessary. The microservices phenomenon “Mobile

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Closing the DevOps and database gap

Source – sdtimes.com Security isn’t the only aspect overlooked in a DevOps approach. According to Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO of Datical, a database automation company, database deployments are often forgotten about. “Pushing out the application is the easy part of DevOps,” he said. “It is managing and automating database changes that is the real challenge.” According to Reeves, the database deployment process is often slow, error-prone, and resource intensive because a lot of companies are still doing it manually; but

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