DevOps Updates

Tasktop helps enable successful DevOps

Source – sdtimes.com Complexity stands in the way of effective DevOps, especially among large, regulated companies. Some of the world’s most successful organizations employ thousands of developers, in addition to testers, QA engineers, product owners and operations personnel. The amount of artifacts, such as features, requirements, test cases and defects in any one area, can be overwhelming, let alone all the artifacts that comprise a DevOps value stream. Tasktop addresses that very problem so companies can innovate more effectively. “I talked

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Can DevOps Simplify the Operational Risk of Compliance?

Source – afcea.org Today, government agency leaders have been tasked to identify and follow multiple modernization initiatives with the possibility of driving private-sector customizations and delivery practices and the associated business efficiencies into the public sector. The impetus is coming from a variety of directions, including the Office of American Innovation;, the adoption of development operations (DevOps) and development security operations (DevSecOps) as a cyber protection strategy;, the emphasis by the Federal Trade Commission on unfair or deceptive practices;, and a

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How to use DevOps without using the word DevOps

Source – devopsonline.co.uk Lidgey has an array of expertise in the agile field, working for the likes of Monitise, IBM and now Companies House, which involves exploring local organisations, Universities and companies, as the executive agency and trading fund of Her Majesty’s Government looks to promote not only as an employer, but as a digital platform. Culture appears to be an extremely important word in the agile and DevOps world. More businesses are formalising digital-led transformations through new strategies and teamwork.

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What is the true cost of a DevOps adoption?

Source – jaxenter.com Transitioning to a DevOps approach can be a wonderful experience. But for all that we talk about it on JAXenter, we often don’t go into the nitty-gritty details of how a DevOps adoption actually works. KMS Technology recently released a survey of over 200 IT professionals who had participated in DevOps in the past year. Their key takeaway? In order for DevOps to be successful, companies need a clear road map with a thorough understanding of the necessary financial and labor

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The importance of DevOps in digital transformation

Source – networksasia.net In this digital age, enterprises are automating IT infrastructure and instituting DevOps methodologies to accelerate the pace of innovation. However, traditional identity and access management solutions are not designed to support the security needs of DevOps workflows. Organisations need new systems and practices to support dynamic workloads, microservices and automated IT without compromising security or service velocity. Thus, DevSecOps was born, where security is designed and in built throughout the DevOps pipeline and multi-cloud environment. “Organisations that have

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Basis Technologies reinvent SAP regression testing with Robotic Test Automation

Source – softwaretestingnews.co.uk Basis Technologies, a leading innovator in DevOps for SAP, recently announced the expansion of its DevOps Toolset with Testimony; a solution that offers a radical new approach to functional regression testing of SAP environments. While SAP environments need to constantly evolve to support business needs, the updates and changes that deliver competitive edge can also cause instability. Regression testing protects critical business processes but traditional methods tend to be disruptive, time-consuming and complex. As a result, costs are

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The need for data-driven DevOps and how to start

Source – itwire.com DevOps is, at heart, the application of programming techniques to infrastructure issues. Using tools like Puppet, virtual servers and other environments can be scripted, built, removed, and generally maintained with full version control and automation. DevOps brings together IT departments, renewing focus on measurement, sharing and continuous feedback loops. However, as systems become more complex, DevOps workflow becomes complex and opaque. The business wants solutions and features implemented. Programmers want to plan, code, test and release their applications,

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Recent trends in cloud computing fuel the need for DevOps methods

Source – techtarget.com Cloud services have transformed IT infrastructure, but the most recent trends in cloud computing signal a more fundamental shift that’s reshaping jobs. Newer cloud services and application design principals — such as microservices, serverless computing and function as a service — have important implications for both IT operations staff and developers. However, understanding the difference between these services and how they affect application deployment can be confusing, especially since most cloud providers will simply tell you their service

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Secure DevOps lengthens IT ops to-do list

Source – techtarget.com Secure DevOps is a recent trend that has primarily involved collaboration between application developers and security experts so far — the IT ops role in the new collaboration between app developers and security pros hasn’t been fleshed out yet. But as developers and security professionals “shift security left” in the app delivery process, IT ops will need to respond accordingly, and preferably proactively. IT pros must collaborate with the security team as well as application developers. Following high-profile

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DevOps Not A One-Size-Fits-All Strategy: CA

Source – cxotoday.com Many IT departments are siloed between development, operations, support, and management, but companies that are using a DevOps system seek to integrate them all for better productivity and a smoother overall workflow. In an exclusive chat with CXOToday, Abhilash Purushothaman, responsible for the overall DevOps Business across India and SAARC region at CA Technologies, said that the key objective is to bring products to market faster, deliver software and security updates more quickly, and make the entire process more reliable. If you combine

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