How Cloud Companies Can Move from Agile to DevOps

Source – talkincloud.com To move from agile to DevOps methodology requires new consideration of deployment and hosting infrastructure. How can cloud companies best address these concerns? Best practices and key advice for progressive IT teams at managed service providers (MSPs) can help the move from agile to DevOps. To transition the move from agile to DevOps, the structure should be adapted for developers who have been using agile for a while. Fortunately, agile and DevOps are not necessarily methodologies at odds, according to

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What is the true cost of a DevOps adoption?

Source – jaxenter.com Transitioning to a DevOps approach can be a wonderful experience. But for all that we talk about it on JAXenter, we often don’t go into the nitty-gritty details of how a DevOps adoption actually works. KMS Technology recently released a survey of over 200 IT professionals who had participated in DevOps in the past year. Their key takeaway? In order for DevOps to be successful, companies need a clear road map with a thorough understanding of the necessary financial and labor

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The big opportunities in serverless computing

Source – venturebeat.com Serverless computing is a type of cloud service where the hosting provider allocates adequate resources for you on the fly rather than making you pay for dedicated servers or capacity in advance. It’s a major technological breakthrough, and we expect to see a significant inflection point soon in this nascent market. Serverless computing is the next phase in the evolution of IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service). It completely abstracts the underlying infrastructure from developers and essentially virtualizes runtime and operational management.

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5 Ways To Become A Cloud Powerhouse

Source – forbes.com We all know when looking at cloud-based services one by one – online survey tools, online backup, online customer files – they are worth their weight in gold. But how much are they paying off at scale – for the enterprise? A recent study may finally be shedding some light on how cloud is changing the economics of the enterprise. In the early days of cloud computing as we know it (dating back a decade or so), cloud-native

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Successful DevOps implementation needs a clear plan

Source – betanews.com Businesses are reporting strong success in transitioning to DevOps, provided there is careful upfront planning and an honest assessment of resources, according to a new study. The survey, by development and testing services firm KMS Technology, finds that among the 200+ IT professionals questioned, 43 percent report having a ‘very positive’ impression of DevOps prior to their transitions. When these transitions were completed, 51 percent report a very positive impression, and 79 percent say they have achieved their desired

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DevSecOps is important and here is why

Source – appdevelopermagazine.com In the digital age, securing your development projects against malicious hackers can be quite the challenge. And when you take security and try to scale security to an enterprise, the challenge seems insurmountable. Evident by the frequent hacking incidents we see come through the news. Enter DevSecOps. DevSecOps is a methodology that interweaves the aspects of DevOps and standard security practices. It attempts to prevent vulnerabilities that can occur at every step of the development process, and so,

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Why we need to improve cloud computing’s security

Source – phys.org Do you often use Facebook? How about Snapchat, Gmail, Dropbox, Slack, Google Drive, Spotify or Minecraft? Perhaps all of them? Bottom line, if you use an online social network, e-mail program, data storage service or a music platform, you are almost certainly using cloud computing. Cloud computing is way of giving access to shared resources such as computer networks, servers, storage, applications and services. Individuals and organisations can place their data on the cloud and enjoy unlimited storage

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WHY DEVOPS AND THE CLOUD ARE IMPORTANT TOGETHER

Source – datacenterjournal.com The defining characteristic of software is that it’s soft. For an example, let’s contrast the flip phone with the smartphone. If you wanted to change the color of a flip-phone key, which is a physical piece of molded plastic, you would need to change the manufacturing process. From idea to market implementation, it would take weeks—if not months. A smartphone, however, displays its keys using software, and that scope of change is just one line in a configuration

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How do you run enterprise DevOps?

Source – searchitoperations.techtarget.com DevOps has escaped the rarified realm of unicorns and startups, as workhorse enterprises take up application delivery and support methodology. Every experience is unique, and yet everyone can learn from the successes and messes encountered during DevOps adoption at other companies. How does enterprise DevOps work, and how have pros — including you — struggled? Join other DevOps engineers, IT managers and developers with SearchITOperations in an interactive Challenge Your Peers session at Delivery of Things World on

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Not ready for DevOps? 3 steps to prepare your organisation

Source – information-age.com A recent survey by eMarketer found that the average person clocks over 4 hours of time on their mobile phone every single day, with 90% of that time spent on apps. It comes as no surprise then that to satisfy this ever-increasing digital appetite, apps need to be developed and updated rapidly. The fact that an app works – or, indeed, doesn’t work is of primordial importance in whether the customer has a positive or negative impression of a company.

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