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Myth or Matter: Is There a DevOps Talent Shortage?

Source- informationweek.com Change often requires adding new skills to the team, but the search for the perfect, ideal engineer can become an exercise in frustration. Consultants and hiring experts say this is a time of significant change ushered in by cloud providers and edge computing. They see a bit of a frenzied response at some organizations to find DevOps talent, and such actions may be overzealous. “Things are not in such bad shape,” says Brendan Caulfield, chief revenue officer with ServerCentral Turing

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Security scanning is available now in SonarQube and SonarCloud

Security scanning is available now in SonarQube and SonarCloud for PHP, C#, T-SQL, VB.NET, Java and Swift   Why Do We Care About Application Security? With all the threats lurking out in the wild, application security remains a top-of-mind subject. In spite of these concerns, the number of security breaches continues to rise along with the number compromised accounts containing user data. Why is this happening even with all the emphasis on better security? The simple answer is that it’s not

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Re-Architecting Log Management for DevOps

Source – itbusinessedge.com Log management in a DevOps environment requires a lot more than just the right platform. As enterprises become more steeped in DevOps processes, tools like deep visibility and AI-driven analytics are proving invaluable to continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD). But in many cases, even the most advanced of these technologies will fail to produce the desired results if not implemented and orchestrated properly. Among the initial questions organizations face when revamping their log practices is what components to log and

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Does DevOps Plus Open Source Equal Security?

Source – forbes.com There is a cost to prioritizing speed over software quality. Today’s CIO is in a tough spot. As one of the fastest-growing professions, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, we are seeing more newly promoted CIOs enter the job market than ever before. In addition to this flood of fresh CIOs who have limited experience managing increasingly complex IT issues, we have CEOs and boards putting more pressure on IT organizations to deliver updates faster while

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DevOps the forgotten team when it comes to security: CyberArk

Source – zdnet.com Due to the dynamic nature of DevOps and the business “secrets” they have access to, security vendor CyberArk has highlighted the importance of ensuring these teams are protected from the threat landscape. According to Jeffrey Kok, senior director of solution engineering for Asia Pacific and Japan at CyberArk, exposing DevOps to the elements means privileged account credentials — such as SSH keys, API keys, and other credentials — are proliferating throughout IT infrastructure at a rapid-fire pace, creating

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Three experts weigh in on the state of DevOps in 2017

Source – techtarget.com At the upcoming 2017 DevOps Enterprise Summit in San Francisco, questions about how DevOps at scale is really faring in large organizations are going to be raised and debated on the podiums and in the halls. To get that conversation started a bit earlier, we asked three DOES speakers about what to expect at the conference and the state of DevOps in 2017. Robert Stroud, principal analyst serving infrastructure and operations professionals at Forrester, will be speaking on

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DevOps Success Beyond Agile: Cloud Expo Power Panel

Source – forbes.com The venerable Cloud Expo conference may be a mere shadow of its former self, but it still has its moments. One high point: a powerful panel of technology experts debating the ins and outs of DevOps. The most refreshing insight: while DevOps is an important trend, there is no magic here. It’s difficult work, and we’ve built it on hard-earned lessons of the past. “DevOps is something we’ve done under different monikers for many, many years,” explained Tracy

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15 noob mistakes even experienced developers still make

Source:- infoworld.com Coders are gonna code and newbies are gonna noob. Sometimes, even experienced coders make newbie mistakes. In the 20-plus years I’ve been at it, I’ve seen it all. But mostly I’ve seen the same mistakes over and over again. These common mistakes are of the tactical variety. You should also do good hygiene like use revision control, but even if you do good hygiene you may be making these other tactical mistakes, and suffering as a result. Noob

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Security teams must embrace DevOps practices or get left behind

Source – techtarget.com All companies, whether they realize it or not, are technology companies. Digital technology is transforming businesses. It is changing how companies operate and how they deliver value to customers. This increased reliance on technology is driven by the desire to bring new products and services to market in a faster, more efficient way to meet customer demand. New technology, including microservices and the public cloud, as well as various DevOpspractices, is now commonly utilized to bring products to market faster. Despite

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Hiscox CTO Emphasises DevOps Is About Survival

Source – infoq.com A migration towards using cloud platforms has been a catalyst to fully embrace an end-to-end DevOps approach at Hiscox, said company CTO Jonathan Fletcher in a talk at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London in June. Fletcher’s talk was titled ‘Sorry Mr(s) Ops, We Hadn’t Forgotten You – Part Two of the Hiscox Story’. It built on his talk from 2016 and highlighted the impact of their growing realisation that, despite making improvements such as reducing the number of people involved in a

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