Making enterprise automation your app development advantage

Source- enterpriseinnovation.net In today’s agile, innovation-driven and dynamic market, automation rules! It allows companies to streamline, optimize, eliminate human error and reallocate valuable human resources to other value-adding tasks. Automation provides the foundation for DevOps, which brings together the two separate worlds of app development and software operations. In theory, automation can improve rollout of app releases, increase deployment speed, lower failure rates, shorten the time between fixes, and reduce mean time to recovery when apps crash. The reality, however, can

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THE PROMISE OF (PRACTICALLY) ‘SERVERLESS COMPUTING’

Source- wired.com The definition of cloud computing may be nebulous, but its promise is clear. Instead of filling a warehouse with servers and paying people to manage them, a company can pay a cloud computing provider for computing resources on demand and pay only for what it actually uses. This prospect lured organizations ranging from startups to massive corporations to stodgy government agencies onto cloud offerings from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and others. Those now well-established services might save companies from buying and managing

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5 foundational DevOps practices your enterprise needs to succeed

Source- techrepublic.com In less than a decade, DevOps transitioned from a hot buzzword to a proven way to manage technological change and deliver software quickly and efficiency. However, most enterprise DevOps teams still struggle with how to get started in the workflow, according to a Thursday report from Puppet. Puppet uncovered five foundational DevOps practices that are critical to success in any organization. While no one path to DevOps transformation exists, top performers have demonstrated that these practices are essential at every stage

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We Must Find A Way To Defy Data Gravity In The Cloud

Source- forbes.com The IT industry is in the midst of a transformational era in terms of how we treat data.  At Moor Insights & Strategy we have discussed countless the times forces that are driving the need for a data strategy, how that need is deeply impacted by real-time analytics, and how data has escaped the data center and is now spread from edge to cloud. The world of IT today is one of hybrid and multi-clouds. IT deploys workloads to the public cloud

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Role of DevOps in Mobile App Development

Source- devops.com Emerged out of Agile methods in 2001, DevOps basically represents a fundamental departure from the traditional waterfall software development approach. DevOps is a modern software development method that focuses mainly on the effective collaboration between software developers, project managers and operations staff, while also aligning with business goals at the same time. DevOps came into being when developers and operations staff came together to more effectively overcome the challenges associated with continuous software delivery. DevOps in Mobile Applications Peerbits takes a

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3 new DevOps lessons learned

Source- enterprisersproject.com IT workers sometimes live in fear and too often loathe their jobs. Look no further than last year’s testimony by the former Equifax CEO as a reason why. He blamed a single IT worker for the company’s unprecedented data breach. That explains the fear, and his $90 million exit package may explain some of the loathing. But there is light and hope on the horizon, and that was on full display at the DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) this year. Here are three of my takeaways:

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Building the hybrid serverless multiclouds of the future

Source- siliconangle.com Developers frequently compose solutions as patterns that hybridize different approaches to developing, hosting and managing application resources. Any solution pattern may be hybridized, with the approach usually contingent on the developer having access to an abstraction layer designed to enable the complex application environment of interest. In cloud computing, we increasingly see hybridization in the form of public and private clouds interoperating to handle transactions, analytics, integration and other complex workloads. At the platform-as-a-service level, we also see it

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Fixvember aims to boost DevOps skills

Source- sdtimes.com For many developers, November is the time of the year where they look to sharpen their skills and dedicate more of their time to outside projects. Much like the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) initiative where writers commit to writing 50,000 words in the month of November, developers commit to writing code. A few years ago an initiative called Progvember was launched to encourage developers to create a computer program within the 30 days. Progvember seems to have died out, but

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Calling all small businesses: The advantages of cloud-based voice-over-IP

Source- smartbrief.com The combination of cloud computing and ubiquitous internet has become the great equalizer in business. The low cost of using computing, storage and applications hosted by a third-party data center enables the smallest of companies to be competitive. So it’s no surprise that small- and mid-size businesses are embracing cloud applications. More than 70% of companies with fewer than 100 employees and more than 90% of companies with between 100 and 499 employees already use the cloud, according to International Data

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In Digitization, Learn How to Learn More

Source- insidebigdata.com Digital transformation is all about becoming a learning organization – yet a common mistake many organizations make is believing they’re working toward a specific end state. Digital transformation is the realignment of an organization to embrace technology – specifically software – as a competitive advantage. There are really two key drivers for this: ongoing shifts in consumer expectations and pervasive connectivity. Consumer expectations continue to drive towards a highly digital experience, which is also the case for business-to-business (B2B)

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