DevOps Best Practices

ASEAN firms need to overcome DevOps hurdles

Source – computerweekly.com Thai telco Advanced Info Service (AIS) took just 30 minutes to build a mock-up for its Play mobile app, which was developed in just 45 days. AIS would have taken twice as long to build the app – if it had not embraced DevOps, a movement that aims to have software development and IT operations teams working more closely together in a bid to respond faster to changing business requirements. This push to become more agile while developing higher

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What is devsecops and why should your business care?

Source – techcentral.ie Although tacking on another three letters to the already heavily abbreviated ‘devops’ has the uncomfortable aura of word soup, ‘devsecops’ is a logical, essential continuation of the devops mindset. Devops is loosely defined as the process of breaking down silos within organisations so that developer and operations teams are working side by side, and using automation wherever possible, with the aim of working towards common goals and releasing better, more stable software at speed. Bringing security into that

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DevSecOps: How to conquer 3 big culture challenges

Source – enterprisersproject.com Just about any DevOps shop will hit speed bumps on the path toward continuous learning and improvement. “Organizations are increasingly adopting DevOps environments in hopes of achieving transformative velocity and innovation,” says Elizabeth Lawler, VP of DevOps security at CyberArk. “But like any new business initiative, this comes with challenges – and in the case of DevOps, it’s often around culture and areas of responsibility.” Even issues that seem technical in nature are often rooted in people. Take security: It’s as

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OverOps Brings Machine Learning to DevOps

Source – devops.com OverOps has launched a namesake platform employing machine learning algorithms to capture data from an IT environment that identify potential issues before a DevOps team decides to promote an application into production. Company CTO Tal Weiss said the OverOps Platform is unique in that, rather than relying on log data, it combines static and dynamic analysis of code as it executes to detect issue. That data then can be accessed either via dashboards or shared with other tools via an

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DevOps Experts Share Advice on Measuring Success

Source – informationweek.com Sears is at risk of bankruptcy, but not for the reasons we’re used to reading about here. While Sears has been in decline for many years, most recent CEO Eddie Lampert’s plan to sell “member” (employees aren’t allowed to say “customer”) data from subscription sign-ups floundered when an aggressive customer sign-up campaign called Shop Your Way slowed down check-out lines at Sears-owned stores. This aggravated customers and resulted in a loss of sales and decreased sales per minute, according

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Agencies Should Look Beyond DevOps to DevSecOps

Source – meritalk.com As Federal agencies adopt DevOps practices to shorten development cycles and increase deployment frequency, security must be interwoven into every aspect of the process from design, through coding, testing, release, and operation. DevOps, a moniker that is a combination of development and operations, is now morphing into DevSecOps as organizations and security professionals rethink how they develop, manage, and secure applications. A primary goal of DevSecOps is to break down barriers and open collaboration between development, security, and

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Applying machine learning to DevOps

Source – jaxenter.com DevOps methodologies are rapidly increasing and generating vast and diverse data sets across the life cycle of entire application including development, deployment, and performance management. Only a robust analysis and monitoring layer can particularly harness this data for the ultimate DevOps goal that is end-to-end automation. The rise of machine learning and its related capabilities, such as artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, has pushed organizations to explore implementing new analysis models that mainly rely on mathematical algorithms.

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Why you should apply change management in DevOps failures

Source – techtarget.com In a digital world, every company depends on software to continuously improve its products and business. This need for continuous speed has led to the explosion of DevOps initiatives. Well-executed change management in DevOps shortens software release cycles while improving quality. These conditions, in turn, make continuous integration, regular deployment and continuous delivery possible. For many organizations, however, DevOps remains a distant mirage rather than a reality. So why do some DevOps initiatives fail? DevOps success depends on tools, processes and people.

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A proactive flavor of DevOps grows at Google

Source – zdnet.com Everyone wants to do DevOps these days, but what does a well-humming DevOps environment really look like? What is the vision to strive for? To date, DevOps has been popping up as a hodgepodge of activities and initiatives across companies, perhaps in the name of doing it because it’s the thing to do. As a result, companies really aren’t seeing the full potential of DevOps. Consistency in DevOps approaches is a rare thing indeed, relates Kurt Marko, citing a recent

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DevOps 101: Adopt Continuous Innovation

Source – informationweek.com DevOps requires some hard work and tough choices, but in the end can keep a business competitive and innovative. I’ve spent a good portion of my career interacting with DevOps, but from an infrastructure and data center perspective. In that role, my goal was to eliminate legacy components from infrastructure so that the entire process could then impact both DevOps and the business overall. Today, my focus has shifted into the world of cloud, DevOps, and advanced technology

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