DevOps News

DevOps shops size up security and compliance as code

Source – techtarget.com IT pros in DevOps shops want compliance and security to be the next things they automate, but people with the right skills are tough to find. AUSTIN — As enterprise IT pros gain experience with DevOps and infrastructure as code, they also begin to assess whether code can help with IT security and compliance problems. Products such as Chef Compliance and InSpec are on the minds of DevOps pros at ChefConf here this week. InSpec is an open

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DevOps strategy: 3 resources for CIOs

Source – enterprisersproject.com TechRepublic asked its CIO Jury whether they had implemented DevOps or if they had plans to do so, and this week they reported that the results were split down the middle. The six IT leaders on the pro-DevOps side of the coin cited improved communication, smoother testing cycles, increased productivity, and speed to market as its benefits. On the other side, tech executives said they were either not ready to implement DevOps, or they weren’t convinced of

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Which Comes First: DevOps or Culture Change?

Source – informationweek.com By now, most people in IT and product management understand DevOps. The power of DevOps, like Agile, is that there’s no strict rule set to follow, nor is there a standard to adhere to. It’s open to interpretation and adaptation according to your own corporate, customer, product, or cultural situation. However, corporate culture sits square in the cross hairs of what DevOps aims to improve. With this in mind, is it better to change corporate culture at the

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9 Big Mistakes DevOps Teams Make

Source – informationweek.com If organizations want to maximize the benefits they experience as a result of embracing DevOps, they’ll need to avoid these “gotchas”. If you’re going to adopt DevOps, you better do it right. According to the RightScale 2017 State of the Cloud report, 84% of enterprises and 72% of small to medium-sized businesses have adopted some DevOps practices. These organizations are attracted to DevOps benefits like greater agility, improved customer satisfaction, greater employee morale, greater productivity and business

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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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8 Crucial DevOps Success Tips

Source – news.sys-con.com Effective collaboration and communication are highly valued by the DevOps culture, and it’s been like that for a reason. It is an industry where even departments within the same company tend to distrust one another, and where distributed offices full of crucial roles are the norm. Thus, any possible positive improvement in the interaction between people is welcomed, especially for an organization where several moving parts need to collaborate in order to create a product on time and

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Continuous Deployment of a Python Flask Application with Docker and Semaphore

Source – semaphoreci.com Introduction In this tutorial, we’ll go through the continuous integration and deployment of a dockerized Python Flask application with Semaphore. We’ll deploy the application to Heroku. Continuous integration and deployment help developers to: Focus on developing features rather than spending time on manual deployment, Be certain that their application will work as expected, Update existing applications or rollback features by versioning applications using Git, and Eliminate the it works on my machine issue by providing a standardized testing

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How To Install Gradle On Ubuntu

Source – linuxhelp.com Gradle is a free and open source automation toolset based on Apache Ant and Apache Maven and builds support for development lifecycle. It uses domain specific language rather than XML form for project configuration. This tutorial explains the installation procedure of Gradle on Ubuntu. Installation procedure To start the installation procedure, first update the system repositories using the apt-get update command. root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports

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How to use Dockerfiles

Source – techrepublic.com With Docker images, you can easily deploy containers without having to worry about maintaining the same overhead required by virtual machines. These containers can be pulled from the Docker Hub with ease, for easy use. Let’s say, for example, you want to pull down the latest Ubuntu image for development purposes. However, before you start development, there are a number of changes you need to make to the image (such as updating, upgrading, and adding the build-essential package

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Which DevOps Skills Pay the Most?

Source – insights.dice.com Those DevOps experts who command the highest salaries also possess some extraordinary skills. Not only do they know the ins and outs of the latest enterprise automation technology, for example, but they also have the “soft skills” necessary to operate collaboratively across any given organization. They can finesse their way through every stage of the software-development lifecycle, all the way through implementation. Most of all, DevOps experts are good at handling transitions. While most employees regard change

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