DevOps Process

Combat waste with a DevOps feedback loop, triage and automation

Source – devopsagenda.techtarget.com Gruver sat down with DevOps Agenda to explain enterprise inefficiencies and the value of a quick and effective DevOps feedback loop. The basic definition of DevOps is the answer to a question: How do you release code on a more frequent basis while enabling all aspects of quality? It should be a straightforward, easy process, and everybody would be doing it if there weren’t waste and inefficiencies in the system. One thing I like about DevOps is that, when you

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How DevOps tools accelerate software delivery

Source:- infoworld.com Once upon a time, there was a developer who needed to write code against a database. So he asked the database administrator for access to the production database. “Oh, dear me, no,” said the DBA. “You can’t touch our data. You need your own database. Ask operations.” “Oh, dear me, no,” said the operations manager. “We don’t have a spare Oracle license, and it would take six months to get you that and the server on which to

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Tips on Hiring and Interviewing for DevOps Roles

Souce:- stackify.com The DevOps field has become increasingly competitive as dev leaders hone in on the specific skill sets they need to round out their teams. If you’re hiring for a DevOps position, it’s important to determine whether an applicant understands software development principles and methods and is the right fit for your organization. Let’s take a look at the current demand and examples of questions you should ask (or be expected to answer) in an interview. Demand for DevOps

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DevSecOps: Paradigm shifts are messy, but someone’s got to take the lead

Source:- infoworld.com A perfect storm of factors brewing in the dev, ops, and security worlds have created a window of opportunity to embed security into the application delivery lifecycle, in a needle-moving kind of way. However, security teams need to be the ones driving the DevSecOps charge or that needle will barely wobble. Given how many security practitioners spend their days putting out fires, adding “DevSecOps evangelist” to their job description is more likely to elicit groans than spur the desire

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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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‘Can do’ attitude of DevOps teams is driving cloud-first strategies

Source – computerweekly.com The cloud-first strategies of businesses across sectors are maturing, with DevOps teams playing a leading role More than half (51%) of financial services businesses in Europe have a strategy to put IT in the cloud wherever possible, and 84% expected to do so within two years, with DevOps teams leading the way. According to a survey of 102 senior executives by ReRez Research for cloud software supplier ServiceNow, this puts financial services above the average for cloud

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Top 4 obstacles to DevOps adoption and how to successfully eliminate them

Source – jaxenter.com Many organizations want to apply DevOps principles in their organization but they don’t really know what DevOps is, what it requires from the employees, what value it will bring and how to start a DevOps journey. Other have already given DevOps a try but they faced misunderstandings and challenges that slowed them down. If only there was a way to experiment with DevOps before actually adopting it. Meet The Phoenix Project, the simulation which comes to the

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Continuous deployment using Jenkins

Source – thumbtack.com When I joined at Thumbtack, back in late 2015, we had continuous delivery infrastructure for monolith builds. As more engineers joined, we noticed that a significant amount of time went to deploying the latest build. Moreover, there was a trend of having bigger deploys (so call train deploys) and rollbacks tend to be harder. It was a clear indicator we needed to invest into the deployment pipeline. Continuous delivery At Thumbtack, we use Gerrit for code review.

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Does Your DevOps Department Need More Attention? [Infographic]

Souce:- appdynamics.com There are some big red flags that signify your DevOps department needs an overhaul. Your deployment process seems to take forever. It only work from a few developers’ computers. It’s different for each server you deploy to. Sound familiar? Luckily the warning signs of a DevOps department in need of help are pretty easy to recognize. Read on to learn how to identify if and when your infrastructure team needs more attention—plus a few suggestions to implement those

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Change is the Focus: QA in the DevOps Era

Source:- capgemini.com There is a popular business adage that states, “Fast, Good, Cheap: pick any two”. But what if you want it all?  I definitely want to ensure good quality, in little time and at the lowest cost. Therein lies the challenge. Throughout the product development lifecycle, we face bottlenecks that often prevent us from having it all. Today, Agile and DevOps introduce timeboxed development and continuous integration, which means shorter development cycles and more frequent releases. This results in

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