Turn your DevOps volume up to 11 and seize the business opportunity

Source:- cloudcomputing-news.net “These go to 11.” One of the great lines from the classic mockumentary – This is Spinal Tap. Spoken by fictional rock guitarist Nigel Tufnel in the wonderful scene where he proudly shows off how his amplifier has a volume range of 0 to 11. Still hilarious after 30-odd years. With DevOps and continuous delivery, organisations can also shoot for 11 – striving to take automation to its ultimate limit and then exceeding it. One hundred software deployments

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DevOps: The top three hottest trends for 2017

Source:- itbrief.co.nz DevOps have quickly become an integral part of modern enterprises. This is largely because they remove the silos between the development and operations teams, helping organisations to achieve greater digital agility. CA Technologies recently announced three trends in DevOps it expects will come under the spotlight in 2017 – interestingly, they’re not specifically about development or operations, but are instead testing, security and metrics. “As organisations race to deliver innovations to market, they will find that ensuring the

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Puppet Announces Sixth Annual State of DevOps Survey

Source:- yahoo.com PORTLAND, OR–(Marketwired – Jan 17, 2017) – Puppet, the standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us, today announced it has launched the 2017 State of DevOps Survey in collaboration with DevOps Research & Assessment (DORA), the leader in DevOps research and evidence-based technology assessment. Now in its sixth year, the State of DevOps Survey and Report has surveyed more than 25,000 IT professionals around the world, making it the most in-depth

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Bain: Is Container Use Optional? Probably Not

Source:- informationweek.com Containers, frequently portrayed as an experimental or optional technology, are likely to be an essential ingredient in transitioning traditional companies to the emerging digital economy, concludes a study by Bain & Compan The Bain authors of For Traditional Enterprises, The Path To Digital And The Role Of Containers come to several surprising conclusions. It’s understood that containers are useful in building next-generation applications based on microservices. Bain says they’re also good for transitioning 20-year-old, monolithic applications. Traditional companies

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Automated deployment tools mitigate the risk of human error in DevOps

Source:- techtarget.com Seemingly endless options abound for IT shops automating application and infrastructure deployment. And that’s exactly the problem. DevOps methodologies and continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) software development processes have unleashed an explosion of automated deployment tools all designed to streamline this pipeline. IT and development organizations cobble together complex tool chains that orchestrate the application lifecycle, from code development and integration to testing and production deployment. Many tools originated to solve a particular problem, e.g., automated system configuration

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Making the case for DevOps in the boardroom: Are you ready?

Source:- itproportal.com Gone are the days when a ‘good enough’ approach to digital will keep your organisation competitive. Your customers and partners demand savvy, delightful digital experiences at any time, from any device. To help you benchmark where your organisation stands today in delivering such compelling experiences, Axway recently partnered with industry analyst firm Ovum to conduct a global survey on the modernisation of B2B integration. Consisting of responses from 450 senior IT decision makers, the primary research study outlines

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Target CIO explains how DevOps took root inside the retail giant

Source:- enterprisersproject.com Brick and mortar stores have been cautiously embracing data, but Target has turned its cornucopia of information into a key to market success. In part one of this two-part interview, Target CIO Mike McNamara explains how DevOps helped move his team to the next echelon in customer service. The Enterprisers Project (TEP): What process did you go through to get your team on board with DevOps? McNamara: When I arrived at Target in mid-2015, I was excited to

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DevOps is More Than Just Automation

Source:- devops.com DevOps is a lot of things. What DevOps is, what DevOps does and how an organization adopts and implements DevOps tools and practices are largely subjective, but there are some foundational elements that are fairly ubiquitous. One of which is automation. As pervasive as it is, though, DevOps is not automation and automation is not DevOps. The Preface of “The DevOps Handbook” lists a number of prevailing myths about DevOps, including the idea that DevOps is just “infrastructure

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New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Source:- infoworld.com A new framework built atop Kubernetes is the latest project to offer serverless or AWS Lambda-style application architecture on your own hardware or in a Kubernetes-as-a-service offering. The Fission framework keeps the details about Docker and Kubernetes away from developers, allowing them to concentrate on the software rather than the infrastructure. It’s another example of Kubernetes becoming a foundational technology. Some assembly, but little container knowledge, required Written in Go and created by managed-infrastructure provider Platform9, Fission works

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Top 2017 DevOps Conferences to Attend

Source:- sys-con.com Every year, a new slate of conferences focus on helping those who work in the world of DevOps learn the latest IT technologies, performance challenges, languages, frameworks, platforms, software developments and career management techniques. However, with tight travel budgets and time constraints, it’s vital you choose the right ones to attend. Below you’ll find a wide variety of DevOps conferences, some small in nature offering lots of hands-on training as well as very large conferences attracting the “who’s

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