SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF DEVOPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Source – irishtechnews.ie Historically, the DevOps movement ascended from an utter aspiration to employ the principles of agile software development for IT operations. Essentially, the model involves practices like automated testing, continuous integration, proactive monitoring, continuous delivery, agile development and automated configuration management. As explained by experts from Firewall Technical, DevOps is a combination of tools, philosophies and cultural practices which work in unison to bolster a business’s capacity to offer services. Its principles and ideologies expedite a company’s ability to adapt

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DevOps Experts Share Advice on Measuring Success

Source – informationweek.com Sears is at risk of bankruptcy, but not for the reasons we’re used to reading about here. While Sears has been in decline for many years, most recent CEO Eddie Lampert’s plan to sell “member” (employees aren’t allowed to say “customer”) data from subscription sign-ups floundered when an aggressive customer sign-up campaign called Shop Your Way slowed down check-out lines at Sears-owned stores. This aggravated customers and resulted in a loss of sales and decreased sales per minute, according

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Agencies Should Look Beyond DevOps to DevSecOps

Source – meritalk.com As Federal agencies adopt DevOps practices to shorten development cycles and increase deployment frequency, security must be interwoven into every aspect of the process from design, through coding, testing, release, and operation. DevOps, a moniker that is a combination of development and operations, is now morphing into DevSecOps as organizations and security professionals rethink how they develop, manage, and secure applications. A primary goal of DevSecOps is to break down barriers and open collaboration between development, security, and

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Applying machine learning to DevOps

Source – jaxenter.com DevOps methodologies are rapidly increasing and generating vast and diverse data sets across the life cycle of entire application including development, deployment, and performance management. Only a robust analysis and monitoring layer can particularly harness this data for the ultimate DevOps goal that is end-to-end automation. The rise of machine learning and its related capabilities, such as artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, has pushed organizations to explore implementing new analysis models that mainly rely on mathematical algorithms.

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A proactive flavor of DevOps grows at Google

Source – zdnet.com Everyone wants to do DevOps these days, but what does a well-humming DevOps environment really look like? What is the vision to strive for? To date, DevOps has been popping up as a hodgepodge of activities and initiatives across companies, perhaps in the name of doing it because it’s the thing to do. As a result, companies really aren’t seeing the full potential of DevOps. Consistency in DevOps approaches is a rare thing indeed, relates Kurt Marko, citing a

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Why you should apply change management in DevOps failures

Source – techtarget.com In a digital world, every company depends on software to continuously improve its products and business. This need for continuous speed has led to the explosion of DevOps initiatives. Well-executed change management in DevOps shortens software release cycles while improving quality. These conditions, in turn, make continuous integration, regular deployment and continuous delivery possible. For many organizations, however, DevOps remains a distant mirage rather than a reality. So why do some DevOps initiatives fail? DevOps success depends on tools, processes and people.

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A DevOps developer should be adaptable, creative

Source – techtarget.com DevOps developers have long focused on technology, but with feedback loops and automation becoming more and more essential in DevOps, Agile and SaaS operations, the developer role has started to change. As someone who has worked in the recruitment sector for over a decade, I have a mental picture of the typical developer — enthusiastic, hugely knowledgeable, focused, but usually not the most creative. That could seem unfair, but it isn’t that far from the truth. Development teams have had

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Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 Boosts Multicloud DevOps Capabilities

Source – eweek.com Red Hat is updating its Ansible Engine technology with the new 2.6 release that became generally available on July 17. New features in Ansible Engine 2.6 support automation across multicloud application deployments. Enhanced networking features in Ansible now make it easier for organizations to support different types of software-defined networking (SDN). In addition, Red Hat has boosted support for Microsoft Windows environments in the new Ansible update. “There are a few all-new capabilities in Ansible that are focused

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A proactive flavor of DevOps grows at Google

Source – zdnet.com Everyone wants to do DevOps these days, but what does a well-humming DevOps environment really look like? What is the vision to strive for? To date, DevOps has been popping up as a hodgepodge of activities and initiatives across companies, perhaps in the name of doing it because it’s the thing to do. As a result, companies really aren’t seeing the full potential of DevOps. Consistency in DevOps approaches is a rare thing indeed, relates Kurt Marko, citing a recent

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DevOps 101: Adopt Continuous Innovation

Source – informationweek.com DevOps requires some hard work and tough choices, but in the end can keep a business competitive and innovative. I’ve spent a good portion of my career interacting with DevOps, but from an infrastructure and data center perspective. In that role, my goal was to eliminate legacy components from infrastructure so that the entire process could then impact both DevOps and the business overall. Today, my focus has shifted into the world of cloud, DevOps, and advanced technology

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