Steps on the Journey to DevOps

Source- devops.com There was a time when people thought DevOps was a simple movement that didn’t need to be defined. I have always been told that big leaps won’t get you to your destination immediately, but little steps will get you there one day. For DevOps, the day has come, gaining mindshare among organizations and given importance like never before. However, certain companies are unable to understand what’s going on in their respective industries or how one they make their digital operations

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Linux Foundation helps blend automation and cloud-native communities

Source- fiercetelecom.com The Linux Foundation announced a deeper collaboration between telecom and cloud industry leaders that should lead to better cloud-native use cases. The Linux Foundation’s LF Networking (LFN) is formally working with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) to improve the migration of virtual network function (VNFs) to cloud-native network functions (CNFs). ONAP, which is a part of LF Networking, and CNCF’s Kubernetes are coming together as operators start to look at how VNFs could evolve into CNFs running

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How DevOps and Agile are influencing automation in business

Source- knowtechie.com From its humble beginnings in the software development world, Agile has now grown into the gold standard for project management and product development. Originally, Agile was a useful technique used in the IT and operations space to break down larger projects into smaller, more manageable components. As a result, the methodology has yielded shorter production times, reduced risk, and high-quality products. Agile formed the foundation upon which the world of DevOps emerged. Many people look at DevOps vs Agile as if these

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How Do Today’s App Developers Compile, Test, and Deploy?

Source- cio.com Intro Continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) is the next logical step in the evolution of software development, packaging, and deployment. It utilizes automation to deploy software changes faster, safer, and more frequently than ever before. Next generation toolkits are now available to implement CI/CD methodology. What’s the earliest build tool you remember using? Tools such as GNU Make, Scons,  and Autoconf date back to the 1990s and beyond. They give many seasoned developers unpleasant memories of hours of fruitless

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How to drive an effective DevOps for business approach

Source- devopsagenda.techtarget.com In the majority of cases, this comes down to an organization understanding DevOps as a development or operational issue, one meant to speed the delivery of code from one group to another. This perception of DevOps, though, misses a couple of important areas. The first, as I wrote about a while back, is the need to have security baked into the whole process in the form of DevSecOps. The second, and possibly even more important, is the need to have the

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Microservices Help Scale Distributed Apps, Survey Finds

Source- enterprisetech.com The ability to scale applications and get products and services out the door faster are the primary reasons DevOps teams are embracing microservices, a new survey finds. Microservices are the foundation of an agile architecture on which applications are built as a collection of different smaller services rather than an entire application. Among the emerging challenges is determining the best way to communicate among those lightweight services. While nearly two-thirds of the 354 companies surveyed by workflow automation

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In a DevOps evolution, there are many paths to success, but even more that lead to failure

Source- networksasia.net Every organisation is different and for most, the DevOps journey isn’t linear. There are many starts and stops along the way, which can kill early momentum and lead to cynicism. Without a prescriptive path forward, organisations are struggling to scale their DevOps success beyond isolated teams, according to the 2018 State of DevOps Report released by Puppet. Globally, 80 percent of respondent organisations are Medium. Almost 11 percent are Low and just under 10 percent are High. Though DevOps

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CloudBees gets software delivery system cloud-ready

Source- devclass.com The CloudBees suite now includes a free plan for CD platform monitoring across heterogeneous CloudBees Core and Jenkins deployments, a starter kit for new CloudBees customers, and a way to continuously deliver applications on Kubernetes. CloudBees describes its product suite as an end-to-end software delivery system for modern software development. It consists of CloudBees Core, an automation engine for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, DevOptics to control metrics, the fully-managed CI/CD offering CodeShip to get started, and newly available support

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GitLab raises $100 million for DevOps vision

Source- sdtimes.com GitLab is now valued at more than $1 billion thanks to a recent $100 million series D round of funding. The company plans to use this new investment to strengthen its position with DevOps and tackle everything from planning to monitoring. The round of funding was led by ICONIQ Capital and included participation from Khosla Ventures and Google Ventures. “GitLab is emerging as a leader across the entire software development ecosystem by releasing software at an exceptional velocity,”

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Google Cloud rolls out security feature for container images

Source- zdnet.com Google on Wednesday announced a new feature for developers in the early stages of the continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) process. All container images built using Cloud Build, Google’s fully-managed CI/CD platform, will now be automatically scanned for OS package vulnerabilities. The Container Registry vulnerability scanning feature is currently in beta. The cloud is disrupting traditional operating models for IT departments and entire organizations. The images will be scanned for vulnerabilities when they’re pushed to Container Registry

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