DevOps News

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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How to turn DevOps fakers into believers

Source – enterprisersproject.com We recently shared some strategies for sniffing out DevOps fakers in your recruiting and hiring. By DevOps fakers, we mean candidates whose qualifications for a DevOps role might be more hype than substance. But what if the “faker” is already on your team? Moreover, what if they’re faking not their technical skills or other qualifications – you hired them, after all – but their commitment to your organization’s ongoing DevOps transformation? They’re talking the talk but not walking the walk, perhaps. Or

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How to accelerate digital transformation

Source – networksasia.net Every company in the fast-expanding digital economy has become essentially a software company. Those with the ability to transform and seize emerging opportunities with greater speed and agility than their rivals hold the key to success. This decisive shift has pushed demand for application development to an all-time high, as the State of Application Development 2018 study published by OutSystems found. The bad news is that organizations have found it difficult to keep up with this demand. The OutSystems report also

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Five DevOps trends to watch out for

Source – rcrwireless.com A budding concept DevOps — a term used to refer to the integration of software developers and operations teams — continues to spread like wildfire throughout the open networking ecosystem. The main idea behind DevOps is that by breaking down barriers between these two departments, market applications can be delivered faster with lower costs and better quality. Nevertheless, for all the advantages attached to DevOps, it is still a budding concept since it is primarily concerned with

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CA ‘Modern Software Factory’ Boosted By DevOps, Automation & Security Updates

Source – silicon.co.uk CA WORLD 2017: CA releases 20 new products and enhancements as it preaches the power of change through software CA has used its CA World conference in Las Vegas to detail new products and enhancements and to reiterate its commitment to help deliver ‘The Modern Software Factory’. CEO Mike Gregoire has pushed the idea since he joined the company five years ago and spoke to customers about the need to marry the concepts of “ideas and execution” by

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Node.js Popular With DevOps, But Security Lags

Source – enterprisetech.com Developers are painfully aware of the risks inherent in deploying applications on the open Internet, but few are using tools designed to secure code and mitigate risks. A survey released by Node.js JavaScript runtime vendor NodeSource and software security startup Sqreen found that more than one-third of the Node.js developers and executives it polled expect to be hacked. Indeed, many were resigned to large-scales attack over the next six months. Perhaps reflecting the current harried state of application

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Cost and complexity are top barriers to DevOps adoption

Source – betanews.com While DevOps seems to be flavor of the month with many organizations, the path to adoption is not necessarily a smooth one. Intelligent SaaS specialist Pensa has conducted a survey of more than 200 IT decision makers with a view to identifying the biggest challenges they face in the adoption of DevOps practices. Limited budgets are cited as the top barrier to DevOps success by 19.7 percent of respondents. This is followed closely by the constraints of legacy systems (17.2

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Possible Amazon cloud failure worries tech community

Source:- fnlondon.com The tech community has added its voice to the debate around whether companies are at risk from an over-reliance on a cloud-based computing service run by e-commerce giant Amazon. Financial News this week published an article that revealed Amazon Web Services as the predominant cloud provider to the City and highlighted concerns aired by the Financial Stability Board that the cloud computing giant could now be ‘too big to fail’. Responding to the article on Hacker News, the

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DevOps Security & the Culture of ‘Yes’

Source – darkreading.com I was talking to the CISO of a Fortune 500 healthcare company about how security teams work with their counterparts in other organizations. He lamented that he had recently overheard a peer refer to him derisively as the “C-S-No.” That was painful to hear because it brought into focus one of his most strategic challenges, one that security leaders everywhere are facing. That is, we as an industry haven’t figured out how to remain effective and relevant within

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DevOps Jobs: How to win that role

Source – enterprisersproject.com For IT job hunters, some of today’s most desirable jobs are DevOps jobs. A company with a strong commitment to DevOps wants people to run fast, experiment, and iterate their way to success. These organizations prize innovation. But the DevOps methodology and culture turns some old rules about IT job hunting upside down. For instance, your ability to spot trouble and turn around failures now trumps certifications, says Robert Reeves, CTO at Datical, a database release automation company. For DevOps teams, companies need people who can think on their feet

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