Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust

Source- informationweek.com Cloud infrastructure plays a major role in a company’s ability to execute a high performing software delivery cycle. An advanced cloud architecture allows developers to spin instances up and down as needed and provides the bandwidth necessary to experiment and test an application or software update before pushing live. According to a report by LogicMonitor, 58% of respondents to their survey said DevOps was somewhat/significantly driving public cloud engagement in their company, only ranking below digital transformation (63%) and IT agility

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Container security starts with Kubernetes

Source- jaxenter.com The rise of container technology is undeniable, and it’s not hard to see why. By offering greater DevOps flexibility as well as an optimized build/deployment pipeline, container technology is allowing companies and their development teams to build faster, deploy software more efficiently and operate at an unprecedented scale. Gartner estimates that 50 per cent of companies will leverage container technology by 2020, up from roughly 20 per cent in 2017, and this momentum is sure to continue to rapidly increase. In

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DevOps Success: A Look at Performance by Region and Industry

Source- cio.com Introduction Since Puppet published its first State of DevOps Report in 2012, we’ve learned a lot about how IT is implementing DevOps practices and the resulting impact to businesses. After collecting nearly 30,000 responses from around the world, we wondered: Where are trends and patterns emerging in these segments? Our first-ever State of DevOps: Market Segmentation Report makes it easier to benchmark your organization against other companies in your peer group. Automation Enables DevOps Not surprisingly, we found that most

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Cloud computing: How the amazing Amazon service brings agility to companies

Source- financialexpress.com Around the world, cloud first is the way forward. In India too, a few companies are transitioning to a new age where cloud computing—on-demand delivery of compute power, database storage, applications, and other IT resources through a cloud services platform via the internet with pay-as-you-go pricing—is enabling them to transform into intelligent enterprises. India is set to be among the top cloud markets in the world by 2020, with $4.1 billion market opportunity. Diverse workforce Take the case

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Jenkins Configuration as Code eases dev and admin woes

Source- searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com DevOps might be a relatively new paradigm, but some of its core components need a refresh to support even more modern development requirements. With that in mind, CloudBees, a CI/CD platform provider, recently delivered version 1.0 of a Jenkins plug-in that cuts complexity when it comes to managing Jenkins configurations for system administrators and developers. Jenkins Configuration as Code (JCasC) lets admins and developers define and manage their Jenkins configurations in human-readable, plain text YAML syntax, instead of verbose XML files, and

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Defining software quality metrics for Agile and DevOps

Source- sdtimes.com In a Tricentis-commissioned report from Forrester released in July, “The Definitive Software Quality Metrics For Agile+DevOps,” surveyors found that it’s a common trait of companies that have seen the most success from Agile and DevOps adoption that they have made another operational transition. These companies have moved on from considering “counting” metrics — for instance, whether you’ve run tests an adequate number of times — as key indicators of success, to “contextual” metrics — whether the software meets

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Bridging the priority gap between IT and security in DevOps

Source- betanews.com Let’s start with a test. Suppose that you manage a corporate network gateway across which a critical programmed transaction is scheduled to occur in exactly one hour. Suppose further that the firewall protecting this gateway is functionally misbehaving and will almost certainly block any programmed activity with your transaction partner. This is a serious concern because your boss has reinforced to you several times the importance of this planned transaction. Your team continues to work the technical problem,

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DevOps India Summit Sets the Stage for DevOps’ Future in India

Source- devops.com DevOps India Summit 2018, India’s biggest DevOps conference, concluded with notable audiences and best in industry experts setting the tone for the future of DevOps in India. The summit was held Sept. 1 at the Marriott Hotel, Whitefield, Bengaluru with a pre-event workshop Aug. 31. Around 500 professionals, including corporate leaders and mid-level managers from across the country, who witnessed the best minds in DevOps sharing their valuable insights on all phases of DevOps transformation. The event was

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Putting Security on Par with DevOps

Source- darkreading.com DevSecOps: It’s not a very friendly acronym. It reeks of techno-babble, sounds a little military, and resists a consumer connection. But think again. This is a vital discipline that’s directly relevant to every enterprise and every individual, particularly within cloud infrastructures, and has long deserved greater attention. Maybe that’s why we’re now seeing greater research and more discussion devoted to the subject. But what’s really at stake here? And what needs to happen next? First, let’s understand the

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Automation testing skills define the future, says Africonology CEO

Source- intelligentcio.com In 2016, the global test automation market was valued at around US$16 billion. And, in a study done by Zion Market Research, the company predicted that this market will reach US55 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of just over 23% from 2017. Driven by Digital Transformation and measurable benefits to business and process, the test automation market is seeing steady growth. However, according to Mandla Mbonambi, founding CEO of Africonology, there is a critical need to invest

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