Continuous Deployment

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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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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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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Best Practices for Application Security Testing in the Era of DevOps and AI

Source – devops.com Application security testing is no easy feat. And yet, it’s usually the first topic that most articles about application security address. The reasons are simple: As the pace of application development techniques (and their inevitable vulnerabilities) evolve, AppSec personnel have found themselves caught between the desire to keep pace with their management of security testing requirements and their ability to allow the developer teams to operate in the modern, fast-paced ecosystem of DevOps and artificial intelligence. To better

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How to align test automation with agile and devops

Source – infoworld.com One key devops best practice is instrumenting a continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline that automates the process of building software, packaging applications, deploying them to target environments, and instrumenting service calls to enable the application. This automation requires scripting individual procedures and orchestrating the steps from code check-in to running application. Once matured, devops teams use the automation to drive process change and strive to do smaller, more frequent deployments that deliver new functionality to users and improve quality. But there’s a significant assumption

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Big growth predicted for DevOps

Source – digitaljournal.com DevOps and Fast IT adoption are set to the among the biggest growth areas for business technology, according to a new report. These are driven by the widespread adoption of cloud computing. The growth in DevOps and Fast IT is highlighted in a new report from Venafi (a privately held cybersecurity company). While the focuses on security vulnerabilities and proposes actions, it highlights a number of growth areas in relation to business machine-to-machine communication. The report is titled

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The How and Where of DevOps Automation

Source – itbusinessedge.com The key challenge to automating a DevOps environment is figuring out what to automate, and how. Multiple platforms are available to help in this quest, of course, but in the end, the enterprise needs to craft its own unique solution based on legacy infrastructure, operational goals, corporate culture, and a host of other factors. And as a steady stream of financiers of a certain fictional prehistoric biological theme park keep finding out, over-reliance on automation can be just as problematic

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DevOps Intelligence Gathering: What Are We Measuring Here?

Source – adtmag.com There’s a business adage that goes, “We manage what we measure,” (or some variation thereof) — which is important insight, but easier said than done when it comes to DevOps. Moreover, says Tim Buntel, DevOps Advocate at XebiaLabs, it’s downright tricky. “If you think about, say, a manufacturing process, where you have specific outputs — products like cars or cell phones — the metrics are fairly straightforward,” Buntel said. “But measuring software development and delivery in general can be

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IBM celebrates 10 years of DevOps with new releases

Source – betanews.com Over the past decade, DevOps techniques have helped to transform software development teams with a new and more agile approach. But now companies are starting to move beyond the standard DevOps approach in what is being called ‘Day 2’ DevOps, a world that emphasizes scalability and teamwork. In such environments, development teams shift one way, operations teams shift the other and together they can deliver and manage multiple, complex applications at the same time. In order to meet

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Why Open Banking Should Consider DevOps

Source – devops.com There is a craze sweeping Europe, and rippling across the world—and no, I’m not talking about the next British Invasion. Open banking is a trend that’s significantly altering how banks work with fintechs and maintain agility in the global marketplace. A main enforcer is PSD2, a piece of EU legislation that sanctions access to personal banking data. It’s resulted in an explosion of EU banks providing public application programming interfaces (APIs) for fintechs to develop with. The implications aren’t

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