Continuous Delivery

7 Highly Effective Continuous Delivery Principles

Source – devops.com If you’re in the IT space and you weren’t born yesterday, then you understand the need for speed. Development and release cycles are now faster than ever as companies implement continuous integration and continuous delivery (CD). Browsers and social media sites, for example, are doing multiple releases a day, and organizations that want to keep up in the information age are implementing continuous delivery. But to ensure successful continuous delivery, there are continuous delivery principles every organization should

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The Role of QA Testing in Continuous Delivery

Source – rainforestqa.com With more traditional develop-first-then-test models, the rate at which you can merge or ship codes depends on how fast you can test it. Every new or updated feature must go through the cycle. As a result, you can only move as fast as your QA process allows. That’s why in order to do continuous delivery, you need to adopt an equally continuous QA process. How QA Impacts Continuous Delivery It’s much cheaper and faster to fix bugs that

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Continuous delivery book asserts automation is key to effective DevOps

Source – theserverside.com The installation and use of a CI server is a standard in any IT department that is bold enough to throw around the term DevOps, but simply having a Jenkins or Concourse server running jobs every hour or two doesn’t mean you’re doing continuous integration right. “I’d say that continuous integration is nowadays a commodity, up to the point where people actually have forgotten what it actually means. People are using integration servers just to do a regular

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Improving DevOps automation with continuous delivery chain acceleration

Source – theserverside.com How do you improve your DevOps success and supercharge your continuous delivery chain? Your first thought may be to automate, automate, automate. In fact, however, DevOps automation is not enough. In order to make the very most of continuous delivery chains, DevOps teams should strive also to do continuous delivery chain acceleration, and accelerate the processes that comprise their software delivery pipeline. Continuous delivery chain acceleration and DevOps automation In many cases, organizations seeking to make software delivery faster

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The Critical Difference: Continuous Quality versus Continuous Testing

Source – cio.com The rapid adoption of the Agile method and the software development and operations (DevOps) approach isn’t surprising. As anyone in our industry knows, the pressure to conduct system testing and quality with both speed and accuracy is a daily struggle. Employing Agile methodologies allows us to better address business and customer needs, while breaking through the challenges and limitations of traditional waterfall development. As an extension of Agile, DevOps has emerged as a solution to a fundamental necessity,

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Jenkins Continuous Deployment

Source – wisdomjobs.com How Jenkins supports continuous deployment? Jenkins offers good support for continuous deployment and delivery. Flow of any software development through deployment is shown below. Main part of Continuous deployment is to make sure that the entire above shown process is automated. Jenkins accomplishes all of this using various plugins, one of them being “Deploy to container Plugin” which was seen in the earlier lessons. Many plugins are available which can actually give a graphical representation of the Continuous

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Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployments Best Practices

Source – by.dialexa.com Today’s environment demands fast deliverables to clients, customers, and partners followed by quick iterations to improve business value and enhance the user experience.  At Dialexa, it’s imperative for us to execute these tasks with excellence and not only satisfy our client’s current needs, but also position them for success when facing tomorrow’s challenges. Two key pieces help turn this agile principle into a reality: continuous integration and continuous deployments.  We’ll walk through an example approach of how to

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Continuous integration and delivery with Jenkins Pipelines & Blue Ocean

Source – moori.n At Moor Interactive we continuously improve our development and deployment workflows in order to provide a very reliable process for getting our code to production as fast as possible. Over the decade we have intensively worked with Jenkins as our CI/CD platform. Travis CI and Drone are also platforms we used a lot in the years as we used to store everything in Git (the thing we missed about Jenkins and it’s job configurations). Last week we took

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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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