DevOps, Software Development, Continuous integration, DevOps tools, continuous delivery

Source – expressbpd.com By Yoosuf Mohamed, Senior Vice President & Global Delivery Head – Cognizant Security and Engineering Practice, Cognizant These field-testing steps can help organizations make the required changes to speed software to market that meets continuously changing market needs. In today’s fast-paced digital economy, it has become clear that the traditional waterfall-style development processes are too expensive and slow to keep pace with the speed of change. Delivering software features and functionalities quickly enough to meet the continually changing

Read more

Top 4 challenges to adopting DevOps and the best ways to resolve them

Source – jaxenter.com Most companies both large and small have already implemented or are progressing towards implementing a DevOps model into their day-to-day operations for improved workflow and productivity. DevOps is a methodology involving application delivery that encourages communication and collaboration between the operations teams and developers across all stages of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle). The collaboration between the operations and development teams promotes a well-defined integration and enables them to strive for a common goal which ensures the

Read more

How to manage cultural change while adopting DevOps

Source – itbrief.co.nz With the rise in connected devices, big data, and an ever-increasing number of business applications, enterprises are now operating like continuous software and data factories. The most successful businesses take an agile approach, constantly updating and aligning development output with business requirements. DevOps can be an incredibly successful tool for companies, but there’s one key challenge: putting the right foundations in place. The organisations that are leading the way are already automating parts of the software engineering process

Read more

The Importance of Cloud Automation and How to Get There

Source – solutionsreview.com Automation is driving today’s enterprise technology advancements. Some forms of automation can be relatively easy to manage on your own, but for most situations, getting a tool or service is the right choice. With how fast technologies and processes are changing, automating repetitive tasks allows teams to learn new methods and practices. Automation frees up teams throughout the IT space to work on more pressing projects. The importance of cloud automation is due to the increasingly agile IT

Read more

3 Cultural Considerations in IT Modernization

Source – nextgov.com The Office of Management and Budget recently set the stage for IT modernization across the federal government with the Modernizing Government Technology Act, allowing agencies to apply for funds needed to update their outdated systems. Moreover, the 2018 President’s Management Agenda identifies the number one cross-agency priority goal as IT modernization. It’s high time. In recent years, at least two-thirds of the federal IT budget is funneled to operations and maintenance of outdated IT systems—some that are older than the employees tasked with their

Read more

Application security needs to shift left

Source – sdtimes.com As teams are pressured to release software more rapidly, more and more aspects of software development are being forced to “shift left,” moving up earlier in the development lifecycle. Because of the speed in which code is updated and delivered, security can no longer be thought of as an afterthought, said Rani Osnat, VP of product marketing at Aqua Security, a company that specializes in container security. “That’s why we profess to shift left security and basically embed

Read more

Continuous delivery from the cloud with leading DevOps deployment automation tool

Source – asiaone.com Octopus Deploy, a DevOps tool used by over 20,000 companies around the world, has today launched itscloud-hosted product, Octopus Cloud. The advancement has been in the making for the past six months, and has developers and DevOps teams excited about automating their deployments in the cloud, without having to manage and maintain their own infrastructure. CEO and founder Paul Stovell: “Octopus Cloud offers all the same features and functions that users know and love in the self-hosted product, only now

Read more

When AI meets DevOps: Getting the best out of both worlds

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net DevOps has been widely embraced by businesses under pressure to get competitively advantageous digital deliverables to market at the fastest possible cadence—especially given the reality of limited coder headcount and the need to rigorously avoid brand-toxic snafus in the customer experience. Artificial intelligence (AI), in stark contrast, is a potentially transformative digital discipline that is still very new to most enterprise IT organizations. But while it’s certainly important that CIOs nurture AI adoption with appropriately resourced pilots, it’s

Read more

Big growth predicted for DevOps

Source – digitaljournal.com DevOps and Fast IT adoption are set to the among the biggest growth areas for business technology, according to a new report. These are driven by the widespread adoption of cloud computing. The growth in DevOps and Fast IT is highlighted in a new report from Venafi (a privately held cybersecurity company). While the focuses on security vulnerabilities and proposes actions, it highlights a number of growth areas in relation to business machine-to-machine communication. The report is titled

Read more

Google Explains Why Others Are Doing SRE Wrong

Source – infoq.com Stephen Thorne, customer reliability engineer at Google, recently spoke at the DevOps Enterprise Summit London on what Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is and how many organizations are failing to understand its basic premises and benefits . Confounding service level objectives (SLOs) which are focused on early failure detection with service level agreements(SLAs) which often serve as financial compensation for past incidents, not enforcing error budgetsand not dedicating at least 50% effort of SRE teams to improve the systems and tools (instead letting them continue to drown in

Read more
1 4 5 6