Continuous Integration

DataOps: The New DevOps of Analytics

Source- insidebigdata.com According to Gartner’s report, Innovation Insight for DataOps, 27 December 2018, “DataOps is a collaborative data management practice focused on improving the communication, integration, and automation of data flows across an organization.” A relatively new approach, DataOps represents a change in culture that focuses on improving collaboration and accelerating service delivery by adopting lean or iterative practices. Unlike its close cousin DevOps, which focuses on operations and development teams, DataOps is geared towards the data developers, data analysts or data

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What is continuous integration?

Source- itpro.co.uk It’s easy to spot mistakes once a project is finished, but it isn’t easy, or cheap, to rectify them. This is particularly problematic when it comes to coding and a reason why many software developers frequently turn to continuous integration (CI) during the build process. CI is the practice of contributing lines of code to a central shared repository, usually multiple times per day. These frequent integrations allow teams to detect errors far more frequently and far earlier in the

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Survey Indicates Container Security Concerns Limit Adoption

Source- datacenterknowledge.com A decade ago when a cloud was the latest disruptive technology, IT departments found they needed to rewrite the book on security. The old way of doing things — protecting the perimeter of the local network or data center with firewalls and other security precautions — wasn’t enough anymore. The data center and the LAN had expanded to include VMs, applications, and data sitting outside the firewall, on cloud servers owned and operated by the likes of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or

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DevOps: Common mistakes and how to avoid them

Source- itproportal.com Across organisations of all sizes, software is driving real business value as it has transformed processes, broken down legacy systems and unleashed the wave of app-driven business models. The software is changing the business landscape, levelling the playing field for businesses of all sizes to compete and innovate through software development. To stay competitive, market-leading businesses are committed to producing software in the right way, adopting the principles of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps. While continuous integration involves

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Getting started with CI/CD: 6 pitfalls to avoid

Source- enterprisersproject.com What shapes the long-term success of your CI/CD effort? A faster, more automated pipeline for software development? We recently outlined 4 success factors when getting started with CI/CD – and all led back to culture. That’s helpful, but it’s also productive to look at the downsides – not of CI/CD itself, but of common mistakes organizations make, especially when they’re just starting out. “If done right, proper continuous delivery and integration can lead to great customer experiences,” says Joy Scharmen, director of DevOps at Optimizely.

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In Digitization, Learn How to Learn More

Source- insidebigdata.com Digital transformation is all about becoming a learning organization – yet a common mistake many organizations make is believing they’re working toward a specific end state. Digital transformation is the realignment of an organization to embrace technology – specifically software – as a competitive advantage. There are really two key drivers for this: ongoing shifts in consumer expectations and pervasive connectivity. Consumer expectations continue to drive towards a highly digital experience, which is also the case for business-to-business (B2B)

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DevSecOps: More Work Ahead

Source- securityboulevard.com DevOps has come a long way since it got underway in full force nearly ten years ago.  As was recently made clear at this year’s DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) in Las Vegas, DevOps organizations have been successful when it comes to knocking down organizational silos, optimizing the delivery of software services and functionality, and shortening the time it takes to deliver digital value to customers. DevOps organizations are delivering better business outcomes. However, one area where there’s still much more work

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Open Source DevOps Platform by Infosys on GitHub

Source- dev-insider.de The IT service provider Infosys has provided an open source DevOps platform, which is also available from GitHub in a community edition. The integrated solution should help companies to implement agile and DevOps-oriented processes. With more than 2,000 predefined scripts and more than 150 DevOps pipelines, the Infosys DevOps platform was fed from scratch. The solution is designed to bring continuous integration, continuous testing and continuous delivery on the way, significantly reducing the time to application startup. The application provision should run as tool-independent as possible. For this,

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A Guide To Building A Serverless Platform

Source- forbes.com It’s cold and deafening as I scan my hand and walk through aisle after aisle of humming and whirring machinery. I used to love sitting on the floor to physically plugin and troubleshoot some mission-critical issue. Now I’m turning it all off. Change in the technology space is seldom subtle. While I may have lost this experience to my memory, there is something incredibly liberating about a fresh start. The last few years have felt frenzied as companies race

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GitHub’s Actions Challenge Traditional CI Vendors

Source- forbes.com In the week since GitHub announced its new Actions capability, I’ve been speaking with developers and colleagues about the implications. There is no doubt that Actions was the most significant announcement at this year’s Universe conference, held in San Francisco, CA. It was met with considerable enthusiasm from those present, even taking into account the boosterism from the more committed GitHub employees present. In essence, Actions provide a mechanism for developers to write event handlers in a language of

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