Optimizing the Ops in DevOps

Source – virtualization.sys-con.com We call it DevOps but much of the time there’s a lot more discussion about the needs and concerns of developers than there is about other groups. There’s a focus on improved and less isolated developer workflows. There are many discussions around collaboration, continuous integration and delivery, issue tracking, source code control, code review, IDEs, and xPaaS – and all the tools that enable those things. Changes in developer practices may come up – such as developers taking

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DevOps brings together the best elements of your IT team

Source – betanews.com Teamwork, agility and communication set apart the most successful IT teams from the rest. It should come as no surprise: developments in technology and IT are the driving force behind many of the changes in our fast-paced world. The demands on the IT team have never been greater. There is pressure to deliver new features and software to users, added to vast data growth, budget constraints and the ever-present need to do more with less. To get

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APIs and automated testing: Go integrated for the best of both worlds

Source : techbeacon.com Modern IT applications are becoming more distributed, mobile applications integrate with back-end systems through standardized interfaces, Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices communicate with each other and third-party services, and IT service providers are exposing parts of their data and services through APIs in order to generate additional cash flow (a phenomenon known as the API economy.) So what does that all mean for development teams? Performing automated integration tests at the API level is rapidly becoming an indispensable

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6 trends that will shape cloud computing in 2017

Source – cio.com Cloud computing has helped many enterprises transform themselves over the last five years, but experts agree that the market is entering something of a second wave, both for public cloud and private cloud services built and hosted in corporate data centers. The cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as enterprises seek to gain efficiencies as they scale their compute resources to better serve customers, says Forrester Research in a new report. “The No. 1 trend is

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Why you’ll NEVER nail that DevOps interview

Source – venturebeat.com Many companies these days are constantly complaining that they are struggling to recruit good talent. There are rumored talent acquisition wars and agreements between large companies like Google and Apple, and I’ve often heard these types of issues referenced in talks. Just recently I heard Battery Ventures’ Adrian Cockcroft say that, while he was at Netflix, large companies often asked him, “Where does Netflix hire such great talent?”, and his reply to the Comcasts and others was that

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Book Review: ”Continuous Enterprise Development in Java”

Source – dzone.com This is a very short review of the Continuous Enterprise Development in Java book. The book can be easily split into two parts. The first part of the book from (Chapter 1 to Chapter 4) contains general information about the difficulty of testing the JEE applications, the software development cycles, the types of testing, and some more technical details about the testing frameworks (JUnit and TestNG), build tools like Maven and (JBoss) Forge, version control (only Git

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Optimization for SaaS: Works for Business and DevOps

Within SaaS companies, both DevOps and business teams can benefit from using performance optimization tools. Performance matters – whether you’re managing a marketing website or a web app. In this blog post we’ll: Discuss how Optimization fits into workflows for DevOps and business teams, and Explore some hypothetical (and slightly hyperbolic) examples of how to use Optimization.   Optimization for DevOps Teams Traditionally, engineering teams at software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies have been primarily focused with optimizing databases and applications to scale.

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DevOps and Security: Divided we fall

Source – vmblog.com Tufin 2017 Predictions: DevOps and Security – Divided We Fall VMblog Predictions 2017 Virtualization and Cloud executives share their predictions for 2017. Read them in this 9th annual VMblog.com series exclusive. Contributed by Reuven Harrison, CTO, Tufin DevOps and Security: Divided we fall The DevOps movement is picking up speed as an increasing number of organizations realize the many benefits of the DevOps process. Built on the principles of faster software development, collaboration and innovation, why wouldn’t an

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Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

Source : 126kr.com/ week we are highlighting the most talked about issues from the Flux7 blog in 2016. While new AWS services are always being announced, sometimes making it hard to keep up, we found that a lot of discussion revolved around process management and how to best use new features and tools to streamline DevOps processes like continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). As we all know CI/CD is a key tenet of successful DevOps with automation playing a starring

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Busting 5 DevOps Myths

Source – inormationweek.com DevOps is a technology movement for hipsters and your company doesn’t need to worry about it, right? Right? DevOps, with its focus on combining development, testing, deployment, and operations, has fast become the poster-child for accelerated app delivery. Some will argue that DevOps is long overdue since business success clearly hinges on quickly delivering innovations based on high-quality software services. As with anything relatively new, there’ll be lots of information and discussion — some of which will be

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