Continuous Delivery

The DevOps process is hard. But here are seven ways it’s easy

Source – techtarget.com The DevOps process is hard. It’s hard to roll out, hard to scale, hard to get everyone on board and then hard to maintain. But something must be easy about it, right? We asked seven of our experts to talk about the easiest part of the DevOps process. Their answers may surprise you. Most agree the technology aspects — like implementing CI or automated deployment tools — are the simplest way to start doing DevOps. In that way, DevOps is actually an easy sell.

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How to make CI, CT and CD work together and avoid the drama of a DevOps love triangle

Source – itproportal.com It’s no secret that organisations across the world are working hard to seize the competitive advantage that comes from digital disruption. The savviest firms are now knee deep in Agile and Digital Transformation strategies, which focus firmly on offering services at hyper velocity and availability on any device – whilst maintaining high quality. Agile processes are crucial to success in this high speed digital world. And to support this must be a strong DevOps team that has responsibility

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Qualys brings web application security to DevOps

Source – helpnetsecurity.com Qualys announced new functionality in its web application security offerings that helps teams automate and operationalize global DevSecOps throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), drastically reducing the cost of remediating application security flaws prior to production. Qualys Web Application Scanning (WAS) 6.0 now supports Swagger version 2.0, a new native plugin for Jenkins for automated vulnerability scanning of web applications, and the new Qualys Browser Recorder. New functionality Qualys WAS 6.0 and new capabilities include: Scanning of Swagger-based

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DevOps success: Why continuous is a key word

Source – enterprisersproject.com “Customers are dropping off our website. Do we need to work on our load times?” “Users can’t open the camera function on our mobile app. How can we fix it?”  “Twitter and Snapchat are down. How can we make sure our web and mobile applications don’t experience the same technical glitches?” Do any of these sound familiar to your organization’s developers? Today’s consumers want bigger and better technologies, tools and features, and they want them now. For most

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Secdevops or devsecops or devops next-generation (NG) – What is your take on devops?

Source – csoonline.com I recently had the opportunity to attend and present at the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) Devops Summit last month. There was, as expected given the topic, a huge turn-out of US federal, commercial and public-sector participants looking to learn, connect and share lessons from adopting and implementing devops in their organizations. A key moment at the summit conference was an informal survey of over 200 participants by Tom Suder, the President of ATARC. Tom pulsed the

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GitLab 10.6: CI/CD for GitHub, increased Kubernetes support

Source – jaxenter.com DevOps without CI/CD is like trying to build a house out of popsicle sticks. Sure, it can be done, but oh man, are you making your life harder than it needs to be. So, the fact that GitLab, one of the most popular Git-repositories on the internet, still didn’t support CI/CD with GitHub has been something of a thing. Now, that problem is gone forever with GitLab 10.6. GitLab’s popular built-in continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment

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Four common barriers that impede DevOps at scale

Source – computing.co.uk The software producers that report the best performance across a variety of metrics are those that release code most frequently. So says Rob Vanstone, technical director at continuous delivery vendor XebiaLabs, speaking at the Computing DevOps Summit this week. The aim then is to iterate faster. The problem for large organisations is how to reduce the software delivery lifecycle at scale. “What we see is teams starting to do pockets of innovation, typically scripting, typically automation and then saying ‘hey,

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How Dev and Ops Can Work Together for Continuous Delivery

Source – informationweek.com Your organization has created a DevOps group, embarked on a journey to implement Agile methodology, and has been working towards continuous delivery. But have you really examined what that all means? Have you thought about the fact that you will be making one of the most difficult changes that can be made in an organization — a cultural change? This year the pair will appear together for the first time on a conference stage at Interop ITX 2018

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Developer Report Compares Agile vs. DevOps

Source – techtarget.com One interesting aspect of the new developer report from GitLab Inc. — a company based on the open source GitLab project — is a comparison of two popular development approaches Agile and DevOps. The GitLab project’s Community Edition provides a complete open source software development platform featuring built-in version control, issue tracking, code review and Continuous Integration/Continuation Delivery (CI/CD). In its new “2018 Global Developer Report” based on a survey, GitLab Inc. covered a wide range of

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Jenkins basics: The DevOps and build platform for dev teams

Source – techtarget.com Jenkins is a tool that manages how a team compiles software code and pushes it out to users. Here are the introductory steps to Jenkins basics and how to install it. Jenkins gathers code from developers on a team, runs unit and functional tests, and pushes the tested code and configurations out to target systems. Jenkins has been given the label DevOps, and its focus is not just infrastructure. When you install Jenkins, its role in the DevOps

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