DevOps transformation headaches: who you gonna call? Silo busters

Source:- itproportal.com In the classic Ghostbusters movies para-psychologists save New York City from being overrun by ghosts. While there may well be some long-deceased software lurking on a dusty mainframe, today’s large organisations are not being held to ransom by ghosts but by the proliferation of data silos. Many of these new silos are an unexpected fall-out from the digital transformation drive that is sweeping big business. The task of silo busting just got tougher. We’re now in a world where

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News IT leaders need to know

Source:- financialpost.com VMware updates NSX VMware has updated its NSX network virtualization platform with two new releases, VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3 and VMware NSX-T 1.1. NSX for vSphere features enhanced security, extension of a unified virtual network to remote datacentres, and better support for vCloud Director. NSX-T adds support for VMware Photon Platform, an enterprise cloud-native infrastructure platform, expanded support for KVM distributions from Canonical and Red Hat, updated support for OpenStack Newton and Mikata, and access to a

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15 Questions AWS Users Ask About DDC For AWS

Source:- docker.com Docker is deployed across all major cloud service providers, including AWS. So when we announced Docker Datacenter for AWS (which makes it even easier to deploy DDC on AWS) and showed live demos of the solution at AWS re:Invent 2016 it was no surprise that we received a ton of interest about the solution. Docker Datacenter for AWS, as you can guess from its name, is now the easiest way to install and stand up the Docker Datacenter (DDC)

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Five Ways Data Analytics Will Storm the Stage in 2017

Source:- insidebigdata.com It is becoming more and more apparent how data analysis is driving e-commerce revenues. And this growing importance has forced e-tailers and e-commerce firms to hire more data scientists in order to better understand how customer engagement impacts revenue and sales. This assessment comes from SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, who reveals that data analytics is important in all aspects of the organization – from digital transformation to digital performance management. SOASTA predicts that these are the five

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Learn What is Kubernetes and What are Container Operations

Source:- eduonix.com The traditional approach of deploying applications was using a package manager for application installation, but it also suffered from the problem of mixing up executable files, configuration files and libraries of the application and those of the host. Although virtual machines could be used to ensure predictability they suffer from performance and portability issues. To resolve problems faced with the traditional approach, containers were developed that enable virtualization at the operating system level rather than hardware level virtualization.

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Jenkins gets new pipeline feature, sees increase in usage

Source:- sdtimes.com Jenkins saw a surge of growth in 2016. The Jenkins project, a community behind Jenkins, has released results from its 2016 Community Survey that show the open-source automation server saw an increase in usage across organizations already using Jenkins, organizations new to Jenkins, and organizations implementing Continuous Delivery. “As an ever-increasing number of teams implement DevOps, we are seeing them naturally turn to Jenkins as the de facto business-critical solution for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery,” said Sacha

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5 Steps to Fix Your DevOps

Source:- dzone.com DevOps. Why is everyone talking about it now? People say, “Just do DevOps,” and I laugh at that. Is it that easy? Let’s discuss some facts that you should know before moving to DevOps. We all want to do DevOps because it’s cool and trendy. Is that your answer? If so, then stop thinking about it. It’s not what you think it is. Before taking the first step to doing DevOps, ask yourself why you need DevOps and

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5 ways to align security with your DevOps strategy

Source:- techbeacon.com In 2016, DevOps reached a tipping point. Half of all organizations surveyed indicated that they are actively using it as a model for releasing and maintaining custom applications, according to the Gartner Research note DevSecOps: How to Seamlessly Integrate Security Into DevOps, September, 2016. Yet, about 80 percent of those organizations surveyed expressed concerns that information security policies and teams are preventing them from achieving the level of agility that DevOps promises. Development, operations and security all want

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5 new guides for working with OpenStack

Source:- opensource.com OpenStack experience continues to be among the most in-demand skills in the tech world, with more and more organizations seeking to build and manage their own open source clouds. But OpenStack is a huge domain of knowledge, containing dozen of individual projects that are being actively developed at a rapid pace. Just keeping your skills up to date can be a challenge. The good news is that there are lots of resources out there to keep you up

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Agile Is King, But Continuous Integration Is An Elusive Goal

Source:- informationweek.com When it comes to enterprise software development, agile is in, and continuous integration is deemed a worthy goal. Many organizations report that they have adopted some form of agile development. Continuous integration, on the other hand, where frequent application updates are meshed with production systems, remains a goal that’s growing in popularity but implemented by only a few. Those were some of the key responses of of 732 software professionals who participated in a recent survey, Testing Trends In

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