Continuous Delivery

A model-driven approach is the best way to scale DevOps

Source – techtarget.com Modern software requires deployments that run consistently and correctly across different environments. As the software release process matures within an organization, a model-driven approach helps enable automation for complex deployment scenarios, increase release velocity and improve software quality. Deployment milestones of maturity The first milestone of maturity in this process is reached when manual processes no longer work. As deployment demands grow, there are almost always mounting impediments — lack of speed, consistency and visibility, to name a

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Adopting Continuous Delivery at teamplay, Siemens Healthineers

Source – infoq.com Overview Continuous Delivery is about working in a way that keeps the system in a releasable state throughout its development. This, seemingly simple idea, requires rethinking of all aspects of a traditional software development process. In this article, we will describe how a large software development organization at Siemens Healthineers started the transformation towards Continuous Delivery. We will describe the strategy and tactics used to gradually and safely change the development process in a regulated medical domain. teamplay

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Where Do You Want to be on the DevOps Maturity Scale?

Source – cbronline.com What kind of DevOps practices, tools, and culture are commensurate with your digital investments? According to Forrester, 50% of organisations are implementing DevOps principles – it has reached “Escape Velocity”. However, interpreting ‘implementing DevOps’ depends on where they are with DevOps maturity; when we look across organisations, we see three patterns emerge: DevOps Lite, Ops-Centric DevOps, and Dev-Centric DevOps. If you believe digital transformation will rapidly enable you to achieve scale, increase revenues, and stay ahead of competition, then

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Where does DevOps start? Not where you think

Source – zdnet.com Typically, when people think of initiating DevOps practices, they think about automating infrastructure delivery. However, organizations that have successfully adopted DevOps typically go through a number of other specific steps before reaching that point, according to new research from Puppet. “In a DevOps evolution, there are many paths to success but many more to failure,” Alanna Brown, Puppet’s director of product marketing, said to ZDNet. Organizations of all kinds, she said, “share the same set of challenges as they’re

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Best Practices for Your SaaS Laravel Application on AWS

Source – devops.com It is not easy to subsist in a modern cloud ecosystem. However, there are solid principles that will help you to build a perfect AWS architecture for your Laravel application, including the 12-factor methodology, design applications with a stateless approach and decoupling service components. I’m sure you are adopting many of these principles already. However, I will cover merely the relevant to the AWS Laravel architecture and AWS Auto Scaling to maximize infrastructure robustness. 12-Factor App Methodology Key

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When DevOps and ITSM Collide: Mistakes to Avoid

Source – devops.com In many ways the DevOps movement evolved as a reaction against the worst elements of IT service management (ITSM). IT leaders wanted to get from under the yoke of overly complex processes, bureaucracy and red tape to speed up software delivery, and to just get stuff done. Now that DevOps has kicked into full gear at so many organizations, the question remains: What do we do about ITSM? While the instinct in some may be to completely ditch

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Embedding Security into the DevOps Toolchain

Source – darkreading.com The adoption of DevOps continues to grow rapidly, and security teams are still trying to keep up. A natural starting point has been to focus on application security and securing the code itself. Although this is definitely an important piece of the puzzle, DevOps today has moved beyond just building application code into binaries into building complete system infrastructure in containers and virtual machines. With this increased scope of DevOps comes all of the risks of the tens

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The DevOps guide to evaluating modern log management tools

Source – jaxenter.com Enterprise IT, information security, and engineering teams share many priorities, workflows, and even technology. But each is very different from the rest in the context of operational visibility. Engineers, especially those on the front line of a rapid, continuous software delivery process, require a strong focus on performance and alignment with their teams’ work styles. Legacy operational visibility tools have long been optimized for the needs of IT and information security users. As new architectures have changed software

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The Struggles DevOps Administrators are Up Against

Source – devops.com DevOps has quickly gone from being a niche concept to a widespread practice that is gaining traction rapidly in both large and small organizations. As it becomes a key part of many development teams, administrators must work to integrate DevOps techniques, tools and practices into a wide range of teams, from operations to development, support and management. The seamless completion of this implementation, together with the overall change in methodology and culture from top to bottom, provides a

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A Certifiable Reason to Attend Training at DevOps World | Jenkins World 2018

Source – devops.com There are many factors that make DevOps World | Jenkins World the essential DevOps event to attend each year. Whether it is the keynotes and speaker sessions from industry-leading DevOps experts, the expo where you can check out the latest and greatest from our friends in the software industry or the themed after-party, there are many reasons why year over year the conference grows. An added benefit that contributes to DevOps World | Jenkins World being the DevOps event of

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