3 steps to boost your career in the cloud

Source:- infoworld.com It’s not easy to get ahead in large enterprises. Companies of that size are typically awash in policies and procedures that affect how far and how fast you can go as an employee. Years ago, I remember working for a Global 2000 company where it was understood that you had to leave and come back to get any kind of career acceleration. These days, with the cloud technology talent shortage and the higher cost of that talent, companies

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BizDevOps: Here’s how to make it happen in your organization

Source:- techtarget.com The first time I heard the word “BizDevOps,” I had one question: How is this development different from earlier efforts to engage business executives in delivering great software? I was skeptical, but not dismissive. Yes, BizDevOps is a buzzword, but it felt like more than that. I was excited. After all, this buzzword had “biz” in the name. The very emergence of the term was a victory of sorts. This thing we call BizDevOps acknowledges something my colleagues

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Agile and DevOps: Better together?

Source:- zdnet.com Organisations across Europe believe that using an Agile methodology for software development can vastly improve the customer experience, while using DevOps can boost revenue from new sources. A new report commissioned by software company CA said that 67 percent of UK organisations using an Agile methodology saw an improvement in customer experience, while firms using DevOps practices report a 38 percent increase in business growth from new revenue sources. In addition, Agile reduces the time needed to act

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Why release orchestration is essential for Continuous Delivery success

Source:- jaxenter.com Automation provides consistency, repeatability, traceability and auditability. It allows enterprises to scale up quickly without an over-reliance on individuals. And it paves the way for a microservices approach, where different components can be integrated to create something new. But as automation has expanded into new areas, maintaining visibility and control as you speed up processes is a real challenge, especially where legacy applications are concerned. Achieving harmony Even in a largely automated pipeline, some manual steps probably still

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Visual Studio 2017 Coming March 7

Source:- infoq.com Following a recent spate of release candidates, Microsoft has begun final preparations for the formal release of Visual Studio 2017. Microsoft has announced that March 7, 2017 will be the official release date for VS2017. This release marks the 20th anniversary of the original release of Visual Studio in 1997 which in those days included Visual J++, Visual FoxPro, and Visual InterDev along with Visual C++. In preparation for formal release, Microsoft is still working to finish VS2017 and

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How to create a webserver with Docker

Source:- steemit.com I’ve got some more docker for you. This time I’ll show you how to set up a simple webserver in a docker container. The Dockerfile One really important thing I didn’t cover last time was the Dockerfile. Now, if you have made a really good docker image that you want to share with others, you could just give them the image. They would have to trust you though, because it might be hard to tell if you were doing

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Introducing Docker Datacenter on 1.13 with Secrets, Security Scanning, Content Cache and more

Source:- docker.com It’s another exciting day with a new release of Docker Datacenter (DDC) on 1.13. This release includes loads of new features around app services, security, image distribution and usability. Let’s dig into some of the new features: Integrated Secrets Management This release of Docker Datacenter includes integrated support for secrets management from development all the way to production. This feature allows users to store confidential data (e.g. passwords, certificates) securely on the cluster and inject these secrets to

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How to automate your app dev process—and improve code quality

Source:- networkworld.com As your business grows, it’s increasingly important to understand how to scale engineering processes and methodologies. The amount of time spent on setup, deployment and manually testing code is often ignored by technology teams and managers. Manual server configuration and code quality tests are not only error prone, but they ultimately result wasted time and money. 3 steps to automate software development Introducing automation into your Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and infrastructure scaling projects is the most effective

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Continuous Deployment with Google Container Engine and Kubernetes

Source:- semaphoreci.com Introduction This tutorial will show you how to deploy a sample microservices application to Kubernetes and set up continuous deployment using SemaphoreCI. It includes a crash introduction to Kubernetes, Google Container Engine, and building an automated deploy process. Kubernetes, or “k8s” for short, is an orchestration tool for container native applications. Note that Kubernetes is about containers, and not only Docker containers. This tutorial uses Docker because it’s the current industry standard. Kubernetes is a complex distributed system.

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Secure Coding: The Rise of SecDevOps

Source:- databreachtoday.com For too long, ensuring that code is securely written – and bug free – has been a business afterthought. But there’s been new hope for building security into the development lifecycle, thanks to the rise of DevOps, aka rugged software, says Chris Wysopal, CTO of the application security firm Veracode. DevOps – a truncation of software development and IT operations – incorporates aspects of agile development, including short sprints – perhaps just two weeks in length – that

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