Continuous Delivery

The pros and cons of adopting a DevOps model

Source – computerworld.com.au In today’s digital era, mastering the customer experience through a continuous delivery of applications is a must. Hence, more and more organisations are focusing on adopting DevOps principles. Many Australian companies – such as Commonwealth Bank and AMP – have already embraced a DevOps model, and we anticipate many more organisations will join them as DevOps is likely to become mainstream within the next few years. In fact, a recent survey of almost 2,000 senior managers at

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The Essential DevOps Process We’re Ignoring: Continuous Response

Source – cloudscaling.com Continuous response—or “CR”—is an overlooked link in the DevOps process chain. The two other major links—continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD)—are well understood, but CR is not. Yet, CR is the essential element of follow through required to make customers happy and to fulfill the promise of greater speed and agility. At the heart of the DevOps movement is the need to greater velocity and agility for the business in our new digital age. CR plays a

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Reasons Continuous Delivery Considered As Key For Success of Developer’s Career

Source – careermetis.com Have you ever heard the word Continuous Delivery? It is an advanced software engineering approach that allows teams to create software in small cycles, making sure that the developed software can be released at any time. This is one such approach that mainly aims at developing, testing, and releasing software quickly and often. This approach is highly well-known among professional developers as it decreases the cost, time, and risk of serving changes by enabling more incremental updates to

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Running Agile at scale: Three challenges

Source – searchcio.techtarget.com Across large enterprises, IT leaders are developing a new operating model to respond to digital demands. This model presumes that applications development will need to scale the use of Agile methods if teams are to support digital products and services at the cadence of continuous delivery. In their quest to run Agile at scale, many organizations have made substantial investments in tools, training, and frameworks like SAFe. But these investments by themselves are insufficient. When it comes

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The transformational power of Continuous Delivery

Source – 126kr.com I was recently asked to answer some questions about Continuous Delivery for someone’s undergraduate university research. The questions were interesting, so here are my answers �� What do you feel are the benefits of adopting Continuous Delivery? How do you feel adopting Continuous Delivery has affected your development cycle? Do you think Continuous Delivery is an important approach for a company to pick up, If so Why? How do you think Agile compares to more traditional models

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Continuous deployment using Jenkins

Source – thumbtack.com When I joined at Thumbtack, back in late 2015, we had continuous delivery infrastructure for monolith builds. As more engineers joined, we noticed that a significant amount of time went to deploying the latest build. Moreover, there was a trend of having bigger deploys (so call train deploys) and rollbacks tend to be harder. It was a clear indicator we needed to invest into the deployment pipeline. Continuous delivery At Thumbtack, we use Gerrit for code review.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Continuous Delivery

Source:- testlio.com Apps used to be so large that they came on CDs. Today, software updates are small enough to download in the background of our smartphones. As our expectations for technology have increased, engineers have kept pace by continuously delivering smaller enhancements and feature upgrades to the end user. In a recent Atlassian survey, 80% of respondents used agile processes to build products faster and 65% of respondents relied on continuous delivery shorten their release cycles. Continuous delivery requires teams

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Why we always start with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

Source:- 126kr.com Ten years ago, researchers and cutting-edge developers had to argue that software testing was part of the process of writing software, not a nice to have depending on the budget. Nowadays, it is almost always accepted that shipping an application (or a feature) is an inherent bundle including code, tests and documentation. Open Source software have been written that way for decades and thanks to GitHub, which generalized Open Source good practices, things got a lot better. In

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Is Continuous Deployment right for your business?

Source:- 126kr.com It’s easy for technologists to target a challenging architecture or development practice, after all, they love solving technical challenges. So as automation has become a key capability of software development, and organizations have begun to adoptDevOps practices many development teams are striving for the “holy grail” of continuous deployment. Some product owners also love the notion of continuous deployment. Ask for a feature today, build tomorrow and deploy the same day. Seems too good to be true. My

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How Continuous Delivery Can Improve the Customer Experience

Source: fundesco.net Keeping up with the competition and the demands of your customers requires constantly enhancing and improving your website or web application experience. But traditional approaches to delivering updates won’t keep you agile. You need to start thinking about a new way to manage your web and digital experience using Continuous Delivery. Traditional vs. Continuous The traditional, and still often followed, approach to delivering updates and new features to a website or a web application is to introduce them

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