A DevOps developer should be adaptable, creative

Source – techtarget.com DevOps developers have long focused on technology, but with feedback loops and automation becoming more and more essential in DevOps, Agile and SaaS operations, the developer role has started to change. As someone who has worked in the recruitment sector for over a decade, I have a mental picture of the typical developer — enthusiastic, hugely knowledgeable, focused, but usually not the most creative. That could seem unfair, but it isn’t that far from the truth. Development teams have had

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Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 Boosts Multicloud DevOps Capabilities

Source – eweek.com Red Hat is updating its Ansible Engine technology with the new 2.6 release that became generally available on July 17. New features in Ansible Engine 2.6 support automation across multicloud application deployments. Enhanced networking features in Ansible now make it easier for organizations to support different types of software-defined networking (SDN). In addition, Red Hat has boosted support for Microsoft Windows environments in the new Ansible update. “There are a few all-new capabilities in Ansible that are focused

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DevOps as the recipe for disruption

Source – itproportal.com For decades, industries have been disrupted by those that figure out ways to deliver products better, faster or cheaper. Businesses that harnessed natural resources, improved manufacturing processes, refined craftsmanship, deployed assembly lines, perfected supply chains or sourced lighter, stronger, better raw materials dominated. Today, industries are being disrupted by software. We constantly here how “software is eating the world”. New software-driven products and experiences are impacting virtually every industry you can name – from retail (Amazon) to cable

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10 Cool DevOps Tools To Know About In 2018

Source – crn.com The rapid adoption of cloud has ushered in a paradigm shift in how software is developed, packaged, deployed, updated and terminated. For starters, the multi-cloud world has created powerful use cases for containers, which offer unique application portability. Then come technologies, like Kubernetes, that orchestrate and manage those containers up the stack. Developers are now leveraging container technologies to build cloud-native software with service-oriented architectures, where applications are broken into micro-services more adept at rapidly scaling to handle massive loads.

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Back to the Future: Stick to the Fundamentals for DevOps Security

Source – tripwire.com In early August, I will be leading a couple of sessions at the Community College Cyber Summit about cybersecurity fundamentals. I’ve also been spending time working with my amazing colleagues here at Tripwire on a really cool new offering for DevOps pipelines – Tripwire for DevOps. Spending so much time going back and forth from “back to basics” and “the future of development” had me thinking that securing DevOps is really Back to the Future. There have been a number of great posts about

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Enterprise IT struggles with DevOps for mainframe

Source – techtarget.com The mainframe is like an elephant in many large enterprise data centers: It never forgets data, but it’s a large obstacle to DevOps velocity that can’t be ignored. For a while, though, enterprises tried to leave mainframes — often the back-end nerve center for data-driven businesses, such as financial institutions — out of the DevOps equation. But DevOps for mainframe environments has become an unavoidable problem. “At companies with core back-end mainframe systems, there are monolithic apps

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Cisco to acquire Duo Security to beef up multi-cloud efforts

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net Here’s a good example of how security underlines – or should underline – pretty much everything in the cloud: Cisco has announced it is to acquire Michigan-based Duo Security for upwards of $2.3 billion (£1.8bn). The deal, which expects to close during the first quarter of Cisco’s fiscal year 2019, aims to help give the networking giant’s customers straightforward and secure access to any application on any networked device through Duo’s platform. Duo Security offers a trusted access

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Designing new cloud architectures: Exploring CI/CD – from data centre to cloud

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net Today, most companies are using continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) in one form or another – and this is of significance due to various reasons: It increases the quality of the code base and the testing of that code base It greatly increases team collaboration It reduces the time in which new features reach the production environment It reduces the number of bugs that in turn reach the production environment Granted, these reasons apply if – and only

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The 5 Common Mistakes Your Devops Team is Making

Source – whitesourcesoftware.com DevOps has become an important and inseparable part of every business today. The rise of DevOps has meshed the development and operations teams together, largely contributing to the faster development and deployment of software. Despite the most obvious problems that DevOps solves, there are a few common mistakes that DevOps teams and their organizations continuously commit while working together to deliver the companies’ products. We have chosen to highlight the 5 most common mistakes your DevOps team is

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Choose the cloud computing deployment model that fits your data center needs

Source – techtarget.com Businesses that strive to innovate while meeting compliance requirements often turn to cloud computing to update their asset management systems and increase their data center performance. Companies benefit from utilizing cloud and colocation because these services save time, money and space. Administrators can share resources across workloads and protect their data from outages that could affect their entire system by distributing data in the cloud. Organizations have many cloud computing deployment models to choose from to modernize their management

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