DevOps Updates

Why Failure is Critical to DevOps Culture

Source – informationweek.com One of the first steps in DevOps is to understand the need for some failures and learn from them. It’s no secret that in order to fully adopt a DevOps culture, it requires acceptance of change from the C-level, down. The tricky part is that there is no roadmap or “step-by-step” guide to change a company’s culture, because every company is vastly different. A business can’t simply say, “Right now we’re going to start doing DevOps,” because so

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DevOps success: 4 reasons teamwork comes first

Source – enterprisersproject.com DevOps is quickly becoming increasingly mainstream in enterprises. Why? Because a DevOps culture gives companies a competitive advantage by streamlining processes internally. A DevOps approach allows companies to develop and deploy software more efficiently and effectively, meaning businesses can respond to changing customer needs and competitive pressure faster than before. However, it’s important to note that adopting a DevOps model isn’t always easy. It requires a shift in the organization that unites two traditionally siloed teams, which is no

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The various DevOps pitfalls & How to avoid them

Source:- capgemini.com DevOps is simple, right? Wrong. The concept of DevOps might be simple, however the implementation is not. The following short blog will try to point out some of the key pitfalls. There are plenty of DevOps related mistakes an organisations can make. One is to treat DevOps as a solution that can simply be implemented. Another one is to see DevOps as Tools only. Some organisations seem to believe that all that is needed is to move staff from an

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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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DevOps Intelligence Changes the Game

Source – blog.xebialabs.com The moment comes as the company’s CFO lays out for Bill how he strives to align the goals of his department with the goals of the business. It’s here Bill starts to realize he must take a similar approach with IT. He ultimately turns to data about his delivery process to improve IT’s effectiveness and save his team from outsourcing—and a DevOps team is born. Ok, so real-world situations might not be as dire as the fictional

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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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Low Code: What IT Needs to Know

Source – informationweek.com As low code, which minimizes the amount of coding needed to build out applications, becomes a new norm, it is important to consider how the rise of citizen developers will affect the enterprise. Across industries, from healthcare to manufacturing and financial services, organizations are undergoing digital transformations. This is creating a competitive job market for skilled developers, such as mobile app developers, and in turn, can cause a talent shortage. As demand for mobile apps in the

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AppDynamics interviews container expert Liz Rice

Source – sys-con.com I was delighted to spend time with container guru Liz Rice recently, ahead of the presentation Liz will deliver at AppD Summit Europe. There are over 460K Dockerized applications and more than 5 billion containers have been pulled so far. Why do you think containers as a concept have caught on so quickly? Containerization-related technologies existed before Docker arrived on the scene, but Docker made it easy to use at the command line. This opened the advantages

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Why DevOps And The Cloud Are A Match Made In Heaven

Source:- contino.io DevOps and the cloud. They’re an obvious match, but what elements of the cloud, and of DevOps, make the match so obvious? A Look at DevOps First, a very quick historical recap. DevOps grew out of the Agile movement, which was largely focused on applying streamlined (i.e. very agile) business-organisation practices to software development. DevOps extended Agile processes and philosophy to IT, combining development and operations into a single, unified set of practices. DevOps eliminates silos (walled-off and

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Resources for DevOps Pros to Learn About Security

Source:- threatstack.com These days, security should be part of everyone’s job. This is especially true for DevOps teams, which are responsible for developing, delivering, and maintaining critical applications for many organizations, and must therefore prioritize security as part of their role. But the world of security can seem like a bit of a mystery until you’ve been exposed to it. If you or someone on your team is looking to learn more about what it takes to run a secure

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