DevOps Updates

Harnessing AI to make DevOps more effective

Source – zdnet.com Loom Systems’ AI-powered log analysis aims to give companies a warning when there may be a problem in their system by reading logs and detecting when something is likely to go wrong — and then sends out alerts so DevOps and IT managers can respond before systems go down. ZDNet talked to CEO Gabby Menachem about the company’s future plans. ZDNet: Tell me about the origins of Loom Systems. Menachem: We were founded two years ago and using

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Digitally disruptive competition drives DevOps trend

Source – techtarget.com From a leadership perspective, it is hard to argue against the goals of the current DevOps trend. DevOps seeks to integrate the work performed by a company’s application development team with the work performed by its systems operations team. The aim is to improve the quality and flow of that work through better communication, standardization, simplification, collaboration and automation. DevOps builds on the Lean and Agile development practices that promote systemic thinking and rapid value creation. In many ways, the DevOps trend

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Why DevOps is critical to your organization’s success

Source – jaxenter.com Now standard within tech space, here’s what you need to know about DevOps for the coming year. 2017 started off with a DevOps bang. VCs have poured an enormous amount of capital into DevOps technology companies. Other companies have approved the large-scale adoption of DevOps tools in this year’s IT budgets with the recognition that this technology is now a “must-have”. A survey speculated that that “in 2016, 38% were already using DevOps, whereas in 2017 it is

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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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How to Make Docker Containers Faster and Improve Performance

Source:- containerjournal.com Your Docker containers are already fast, at least compared to virtual machines. But what if you want to make them even faster? Here are strategies for optimizing Docker container speed and performance. If you’re using Docker, it’s probably at least partly because you want your applications to start and run faster. Out of the box, containers offer significant performance advantages over infrastructure built using virtual machines. Making Containers Even Faster But why settle for the speed containers give

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20 Docker security tools compared

Source:- sysdig.com There are quite a few Docker security tools in the ecosystem, how do they compare? This is a comprehensive list of Docker security tools that can help you implement some of the container security best practices. Is Docker insecure? Not at all. Actually features like process isolation with user namespaces, resource encapsulation with cgroups, immutable images and shipping the minimal software and dependencies reduce the attack vector providing a great deal of protection. But, is there anything else we

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Getting the balance right in microservices development

Source:- cloudcomputing-news.net Choices, choices, choices. User requirements and non-functional requirements are just the beginning of the balancing act of services development. New development paradigms usually take a few years before their practitioners get a handle of the factors that they need to balance. In the case of microservices, this balancing act comes down to three things: granularity, data consistency, and performance. The most usable and best-performing services built on the microservices architecture will find a balance of these three factors

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Why The Cloud Is The Biggest Disruptor In Every Business Today

Source:- forbes.com The first sign that the cloud was going to take over the world came in 2008 when research firm Gartner introduced cloud computing on its closely-followed hype cycle, which ranks fledgling technologies based on how the market perceives them and how far they are away from mainstream adoption. At the time, Gartner predicted that the cloud was 2-to-5 years away from going mainstream, and few people outside the world of enterprise computing really understood the concept of accessing

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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 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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