Continuous Delivery

What is devsecops and why should your business care?

Source – techcentral.ie Although tacking on another three letters to the already heavily abbreviated ‘devops’ has the uncomfortable aura of word soup, ‘devsecops’ is a logical, essential continuation of the devops mindset. Devops is loosely defined as the process of breaking down silos within organisations so that developer and operations teams are working side by side, and using automation wherever possible, with the aim of working towards common goals and releasing better, more stable software at speed. Bringing security into that

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10 tough Jenkins interview questions and answers for DevOps engineers

Source – theserverside.com To be a full stack developer or a DevOps engineer, you need to know CI/CD. It is an absolute requirement. If you’re applying for a new technical position and want to be prepared, here are 10 tough Jenkins interview questions and answers for DevOps engineers that employers often ask. Jenkins interview questions strategies A good strategy to use to apply to this set of tough Jenkins interview questions and answers for DevOps professionals is to first read through each

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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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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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A DevOps mindset shouldn’t overemphasize speed

Source – techtarget.com We often talk about how DevOps and automation can help speed up release cycles and get the latest code changes and updates out in a quick, stable and efficient way. This DevOps mindset keeps developers and operations teams in sync and ensures that the software they produce is always on the cutting edge. But is this all too much? With a continual focus on trimming the release cycle time and automating this process, do DevOps organizations put enough focus

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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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A DevOps mindset shouldn’t overemphasize speed

Source – techtarget.com We often talk about how DevOps and automation can help speed up release cycles and get the latest code changes and updates out in a quick, stable and efficient way. This DevOps mindset keeps developers and operations teams in sync and ensures that the software they produce is always on the cutting edge. But is this all too much? With a continual focus on trimming the release cycle time and automating this process, do DevOps organizations put enough

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Google announces Cloud Build, its new continuous integration and delivery platform

Source – techcrunch.com It used to be that developers built applications with long lead times and development cycles. There was always plenty of time to prepare, but in today’s continuous delivery/continuous deployment (CI/CD) world, new versions could be going out every day. That requires a CI/CD framework, and today at Google  Next in San Francisco, the company announced Cloud Build, its new CI/CD framework. As Google describes it, Cloud Build is the company’s “fully-managed Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) platform that lets you build, test, and

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Why you should apply change management in DevOps failures

Source – techtarget.com In a digital world, every company depends on software to continuously improve its products and business. This need for continuous speed has led to the explosion of DevOps initiatives. Well-executed change management in DevOps shortens software release cycles while improving quality. These conditions, in turn, make continuous integration, regular deployment and continuous delivery possible. For many organizations, however, DevOps remains a distant mirage rather than a reality. So why do some DevOps initiatives fail? DevOps success depends on tools, processes, and people.

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