DevOps Updates

DevOps engineers think Docker, Ansible and Kubernetes are the top 3 tools to learn

Source – jaxenter.com The data is in. According to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey, Machine Learning, Big Data, and cloud computing are the top three trends in tech for 2017. Five thousand developers and tech professionals across the world responded to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey to share their thoughts on the latest tech tools and trends, and how they work and learn. This year’s survey went even deeper than previous years, asking respondents to share their opinions on

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Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 State of DevOps Report

Source – news.sys-con.com The sixth annual State of the DevOps report – encompassing over 27,000 survey respondents – just hit last week. Like every year, the findings of the report would become ‘the bible’ for the DevOps industry and for organizations delivering software in the months to come. The report not only provides us with the benchmark for what to aspire to, but also shines a light on some of the proven patterns and tactics we should be focusing on to advance our own

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DevOps success relies on supportive and communicative senior leaders, research shows

Source – computerweekly.com The influential role played by supportive senior leadership in helping organisations successfully shift away from big-project, waterfall-like software development is laid bare in the 2017 State of DevOps Report. Compiled each year by software automation supplier Puppet and DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA), the report seeks out the opinions of DevOps practitioners to gauge how adoption of the software development methodology is progressing worldwide. The 2017 edition includes input from more than 3,200 respondents, whose feedback has enabled

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The search for IT’s Holy Grail: Fostering DevOps Collaboration

Source – dev.to The Tech industry is constantly drawn to new concepts and one of the most talked about topics of the moment is DevOps. This new kid on the block promises to deliver a faster response to business change while reducing single points of failure. But to successfully implement a DevOps culture in any organisation collaboration is key. Yet many teams struggle to obtain this highly sought after prize due to fear and distrust between Software Development and IT Operations.

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Study reveals how companies can develop and deliver better software faster

Source – channellife.co.nz New data from almost a thousand global respondents has found there are substantial benefits to be had from cloud-based tools for DevOps. CA Technologies released the first-of-its-kind study in a move the company says quantifies the benefits for companies the combine DevOps methodologies with cloud-based tools and delivery mechanisms. Revealed at the company’s first annual ‘Built to Change Summit’, CA Technologies asserts the intelligence supports the announcement of innovations across its portfolio. The study was conducted by Freedom

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Ansible Emerges As the Preferred DevOps Software

Source – Readitquik.com Ansible, an open-source software automation engine, is the latest in the league of DevOps tools to join well-known player Chef and Puppet. Founded in 2013 as an open source project, Ansible was bought by Red Hat in 2015 for a supposed amount of over $100 million. Since then, it has gained huge popularity with the DevOps community, and currently occupies third place in StackShare’s list of ‘Top Five Most In-Demand Devops Tools.’ Post its acquisition by Red

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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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