Security scanning is available now in SonarQube and SonarCloud

Security scanning is available now in SonarQube and SonarCloud for PHP, C#, T-SQL, VB.NET, Java and Swift   Why Do We Care About Application Security? With all the threats lurking out in the wild, application security remains a top-of-mind subject. In spite of these concerns, the number of security breaches continues to rise along with the number compromised accounts containing user data. Why is this happening even with all the emphasis on better security? The simple answer is that it’s not

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DevOps in Mainframe Using Compuware

DevOps in Mainframe Using Compuware The vast majority of new business initiatives involve the mainframe: 57% always and 39% sometimes, according to a recent study. Are your DevOps teams and your mainframe prepared to face this increasing digital activity and deliver quality results faster? Compuware’s Agile/DevOps solutions are changing the way developers develop by helping experienced staff and new hires perform mainframe-related tasks with agility, efficiency and precision. And integrations with popular mainstream tools allow mainframe and non-mainframe teams to

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How DevOps can improve mainframe app agility

Source – techbeacon.com Many enterprises suffer from so-called SOS. Shiny object syndrome is a common ailment that occurs when IT or another team in the organization encourages the business to chase after the newer and more modern over the tried-and-true. It’s not a fatal approach, but it does hold back enterprises, especially those with DevOps initiatives, from realizing the full potential of their tools. Nothing exemplifies this better than your humble, neglected mainframe. Today’s mainframe isn’t ill, or on its deathbed,

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Why and How to Bring DevOps to the Mainframe

Source – http://blog.syncsort.com Can you do DevOps on your mainframe? That might seem like a silly question. DevOps is among the newest trends in IT, and mainframes are an established, “legacy” technology. Pairing the two may appear to make little sense. In fact, however, there are plenty of reasons to integrate mainframes into DevOps workflows. And thanks to technologies that make it easy to bridge the divide between mainframes and other infrastructure, doing DevOps on mainframes is not at all as

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DevOps on the Mainframe

Source – devopsdigest.com Chris O’Malley Compuware Most discussions of DevOps assume that the “dev” is being done exclusively in programming languages of recent vintage and that the “ops” are occurring exclusively on distributed or cloud platforms. There are, however, at least three compelling reasons to have a DevOps discussion that focuses on the mainframe. REASON #1: NECESSITY Much, if not most, of the world’s most economically valuable code still runs on the mainframe in languages such as COBOL, PL/I, and Assembler.

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Engineering Your IT DevOps Career Pathway

Source – cbtnuggets.com DevOps still is new enough that certifications are evolving and emerging. In time, the IT industry will make clear what certifications are most necessary and most highly valued, but until then, we have some suggestions for training and certification pathways to help you engineer a successful DevOps career. IT Certification and Training Pathways DevOps emerged as a response to the challenges of siloed Dev and IT departments, resulting in failures. Generally, the goal is to solve those issues,

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Basic DevOps Principles and its 5 Unsung Tools

Source – ibm.com What is DevOps The term “DevOps” typically refer to the emerging professional movement that advocates a collaborative working relationship between Development and IT Operations, resulting in the fast flow of planned work (i.e., high deploy rates), while simultaneously increasing the reliability, stability, resilience and security of the production environment. Our DevOps online training enlightens you on how DevOps differs from Agile. One tenet of the Agile development process is to deliver working software in smaller and more frequent increments, as opposed

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DevOps Tools and Agile Teams – Best DevOps articles from around the web

Source – Dzone.com Nothing is immune to change, including software delivery practices. As DevOps continues to mature, for example, and become more deeply ingrained in the enterprise, new revelations are discovered and expanded upon throughout the industry. However, three basic tenets will always remain at the core of DevOps: people, processes and tools. While each of the three is equally important to a DevOps transformation, we found this week’s top news dives specifically into the DevOps toolchain.  Continue reading to learn

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Forget DevOps, let’s do OpsDev

Source – electric-cloud.com   Implications of application interconnectivity Going forward, companies will attempt to capitalize on offering an integrated and personalized digital user experience, where several online services will be integrated to create a seemingly unified always-on customer experience across multiple channels and user touch-points. This means a customer’s experience with a brand or company will spans many interconnected applications, all comprised of different code bases, data sources, hosted at the different datacentres, designed and developed by different teams, using different technologies, APIs

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Habitat application portability and understanding dynamic linking of ELF binaries

Source – blog.chef.io I do not come from a classical computer science background and have spent the vast majority of my career working with Java, C# and Ruby – mostly on Windows. So I have managed to evade the details of exactly how native binaries find their dependencies at compile time and runtime on Linux. It just has not been a concern in the work that I do. If my app complains about missing low level dependencies, I find a binary

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