The DevOps Culture In Telecom: Integrating Development and Operations

Source – pipelinepub.com The rise and growing prominence of the DevOps culture in recent years has been hard to miss. This collaborative union of development, operations, and quality assurance professionals in order to develop and deliver products and services quickly has gone from theoretical to ubiquitous in relatively short order. It’s an approach that’s not without its detractors. Objections range from “it’s a mish-mash of ill-defined buzzwords” to “it doesn’t scale” to “it’s only worth doing in a handful of industries.” On

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DevOps security has not caught up

Source – networksasia.net With the world’s fourth-largest internet population, Southeast Asia has in recent years become an attractive target for cybercriminals, their task made simpler by an underdeveloped system of data protection laws and weak adoption of cybersecurity best practices. The pace of innovation and rapid adoption of new technologies such as cloud and DevOps also pose further vulnerabilities for Southeast Asia. DevOps is the future, but organizations are not future-proof While seventy (70) percent state their organization plan to – or

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Trai suggests light touch approach to regulate cloud services

Source – telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com KOLKATA: The sector regulator has advocated a light touch approach to regulate cloud services and urged the telecom department (DoT) to lay out a broad framework for registration of an industry association of cloud service providers (CSPs). The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said, it would suggest the terms and conditions of registering the proposed CSP industry body once the government cleared its overall recommendations on cloud services issued Wednesday. Such terms and conditions, it said, would include the

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New practices spring from DevOps competency shortage

Source – techtarget.com Once you establish DevOps competency, employee retention is an even bigger challenge in a highly competitive seller’s market for technical skills. “High tech has a lot to learn about culture from the manufacturing business,” E3’s Rheem said. Companies eager to retain employees often find themselves in a “perk race,” but perks quickly become entitlements, Rheem said. Most companies don’t have a great sense of what makes people want to come to work, which is predictability, consistency and the

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DevOps will kill DevOps, ultimately

Source – computerweekly.com DevOps, as we know, is the portmanteau coming together of Developers and Operations to create an amalgamation of cultural philosophies, working practices and technology tools designed to make software application development more Agile and less painful. So what’s the goal of DevOps, ultimately? If DevOps comes into existence inside any given software application development shop, then how does it exist in the long term? Eternal DevOps Is good DevOps an established long term connection between Developers and Operations that pervades for

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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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Cyber Exposure : The Next Frontier for Security

Source – cso.com.au The stakes have never been higher when it comes to cybersecurity. Global cyber attacks such as the recent WannaCry ransomware attack is a sobering reminder that cybersecurity is the existential threat of this generation. A new report from Lloyd’s of London estimates a serious cyber attack could cost the global economy more than US $120 billion – as much as catastrophic natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and Sandy. According to the report, the most likely scenario is

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Dev-Oops: Why DevOps efforts fail

Source – sdtimes.com The main goal of DevOps is quite simple: ship software updates frequently, reliably, and with better quality. This goal is somewhat “motherhood and apple pie,” since almost every organization will agree that they want to get there. Many will tell you they’ve already embarked on the DevOps journey by following some commonly followed frameworks, such as “CALMS.” However, very few will express complete satisfaction with the results. After speaking to 200+ DevOps professionals at various stages of the

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DevOps and Security: Fighting factions or fabulous friends?

Source – cbronline.com DevOps processes focus on being  agile, ahead of the game and able to deliver innovative software quickly and efficiently. Traditional software security processes prioritise thoroughness over agility and are often implemented as blocking gates  at the last stages of software delivery. Due to this, these approach are often viewed as being in competition. It doesn’t have to be this way. More and more security breaches are uncovered every week, and it has become vitally important that security and

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5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation

Source – appdevelopermagazine.com Disruptive, continuous change is now the norm. Online companies like Uber, Airbnb and Netflix have transformed the transportation, hospitality and entertainment industries with disruptive technologies and services that couldn’t have been conceived just ten years ago. However, enterprise organizations have been slower to respond. While customer facing web and mobile applications in retail, financial services and healthcare industries have been developed using continuous delivery methods, examples of enterprises adopting similar methodologies are few and far between. The culprit

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