IT ops pros adopt iterative approach to security in DevOps

Source:- searchitoperations.techtarget.com Baby steps that add security in DevOps environments are better than none at all, according to experienced IT ops practitioners. Most organizations have dedicated IT security departments or personnel, but lack of a mature DevSecOps collaboration means IT ops ends up on the front lines to identify vulnerabilities and anomalies in production applications. Like it or not, security in DevOps environments is often left up to them. Attacks are often unmasked because they show up as a problem

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Seven ways the mature Docker container architecture changes the game

Source:- techtarget.com What does the architecture of a containerized system look like, and how have Docker container architectures evolved as Docker matures? The answer to this question can be found by examining the different layers of infrastructure required to host containerized applications. What is a container architecture? Simply put, a container architecture is the hardware and infrastructure set up to host an application within containers. Managing a Docker container architecture is different from running just a single container. Running a

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Enabling the future of connected devices

Source:- cio.com The Fog Rolls In There is an IT market segment, with roots dating back to the 1800s, that is growing at 60% CAGR and yet, almost no one has heard of it. There is even an industry consortium for this market, with big-name founding members like Dell Technologies, Cisco, Intel and Microsoft.  And when you hear the name for the first couple of times, you think it might be a prank.  It’s called Fog Computing. The first time I

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Top IT Trends MSPs Need to Know Today

Source:- mspmentor.net Staying on top of the managed IT services business requires knowing the latest, greatest trends and practices in computing. Here’s a recap of the innovations shaping the IT world today. Being familiar with these trends is important for two reasons. First, this knowledge helps you provide the best services to customers — and answer their questions authoritatively when they ask about tech buzzwords they’ve heard recently. Second, you may be able to benefit by adopting some of these

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How to build self-organizing DevOps teams

Source:- techbeacon.com The idea of a self-organizing DevOps team is enticing: Promote business growth by combining automation at all levels with the innovation that’s enabled when individuals with a sense of ownership focus on progressive transformation in an environment that encourages continuous improvement. Parties in self-organizing teams should have a keen understanding of their business goals and the ability to make decisions about how to achieve them on their own. In the context of swiftly and consistently changing market dynamics, in

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Seven Essential Steps for Transitioning to Enterprise DevOps

Source:- informationweek.com DevOps is currently the train every enterprise wants to climb aboard. In fact, many of today’s market leaders already have some sort of DevOps plan in place. As companies incorporate IT further into their business, DevOps is becoming a basic necessity for the modern enterprise. However, when it comes to actually implementing DevOps in real life, things can get a little shaky. Having helped many organizations go through this process, I’ve pinpointed some common mistakes and misconceptions —

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3 Key DevOps Needs for Every Development Team

Source:- stackify.com Agile development has created a process for developers to rapidly ship a new version of their code. DevOps is the next step in the process. It is the ability to help get that code to production as fast as possible. DevOps should be about empowering your development team to be able to do their job and support their apps from A to Z. There are the 3 critical things I think every development team needs. 1. Automate builds

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How Continuous Delivery Can Improve the Customer Experience

Source: fundesco.net Keeping up with the competition and the demands of your customers requires constantly enhancing and improving your website or web application experience. But traditional approaches to delivering updates won’t keep you agile. You need to start thinking about a new way to manage your web and digital experience using Continuous Delivery. Traditional vs. Continuous The traditional, and still often followed, approach to delivering updates and new features to a website or a web application is to introduce them

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What CIOs need to know about containers

What CIOs need to know about containers Source: ciodive.com Software development in the enterprise is no longer something left to technology companies alone. Rather, organizations across sectors have found the need for apps and software to service both customers and internal stakeholders. Whether application creation takes place internally or is contracted out, companies are investing in software that best suits their organizational needs, giving rise to new development technologies and methodologies. One such technology — software containers — has allowed

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Three Lessons From Test-Driven Development

Source:- securityintelligence.com In 1999, Kent Beck’s “Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change,” became an inspiration for rethinking the way software was developed. Three years later, his “Test-Driven Development: By Example” further elaborated on the need to reconsider the way software is planned, how teams operate and, most importantly, the way software is tested. To date, there are over 170 books on Amazon about test-driven development (TDD). For readers curious about the origins and evolution of the concept, the Agile Alliance posted

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