Why the database is at the heart of DevOps success?

Source- devopsonline.co.uk Given the importance of data to business today, it’s no surprise that this year’s Accelerate State of DevOps Report recognises the critical importance of the database to DevOps success. Quite simply, if it isn’t included in the DevOps workflow, it slows down and hinders the pace of development that can otherwise be achieved. The topline findings of the report back this up – elite performers deploy code 46 times more frequently, recover from breaking changes 2,604 times faster, and have a

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Kubernetes cloud computing bug could rain data for attackers

Source- nakedsecurity.sophos.com Kubernetes, a tool that powers much modern native cloud infrastructure, just got its first big security bug – and it’s a mammoth one. The flaw could give an attacker unfettered access to the software applications that rely on the tool to operate. Kubernetes is a software tool that manages large numbers of containers. These are similar to the virtual machines that run multiple operating systems on the same physical computer, but they have a key difference. Instead of

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Continuous testing survey results released

Source- softwaretestingnews.co.uk Software developer, KMS Technology, has released the results of a software testing survey undertaken to explore the challenges and achievements of companies that use continuous testing as part of their overall software testing strategy. Respondents comprised of around 135 software developers and testers from several different industries. Results from the survey reveal that companies believe adopting continuous testing is key to accelerating release cycles and obtaining immediate feedback on defects. Benefits of continuous testing Continuous testing, according to the release, has various

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What’s the best way to make the most of the cloud?

Source- zdnet.com What’s the best approach to moving to the cloud? According to Rob Howe, IT director at Guinness World Records (GWR), it’s to tread very carefully. Rather than rushing into cloud-led digital transformation, he believes CIOs should evaluate workloads, find partners and — only then — think about how on-demand IT can help deliver innovative services to customers. “Cherry pick the key elements — understand the changes you need to make to the infrastructure, and the behaviour of software, when you’re

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Kubernetes 1.13 Improves Cloud-Native Storage Features

Source- eweek.com Kubernetes 1.13 was released on Dec. 3, providing users of the popular open-source cloud-native platform with new features to help make it easier to manage, deploy and operate containers in production. Among the features that are now generally available in Kubernetes 1.13 is the kubeadmin administration tool for configuring services. The Container Storage Interface (CSI) is another new generally available feature providing a stable abstraction layer for different third-party storage plugins. Additionally, with Kubernetes 1.13, CoreDNS is now the

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Hybrid Cloud Computing Emerges as Next Big IT Management Challenge

Source- itbusinessedge.com Going into 2019, it’s apparent that a major challenge facing IT leaders will be to bring the cost of cloud computing under control. While cloud computing, in theory, reduces the cost of IT, it turns out that the operational complexity of supporting multiple cloud computing platforms alongside existing on-premises IT environments has become quite expensive. IT leaders clearly need to bring some order to the cloud computing chaos. A recent report from International Data Corp. (IDC) highlights the extent of the

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9 Must-Have Tools To Make DevOps Much Easier

Source- nerdsmagazine.com The concept of DevOps is increasingly becoming popular in the technological sphere. Basically, it is the process which aims at the unification of development and operations to allow a custom software development company to deliver high-quality solutions faster. But DevOps is much more than merely purchasing a new set of tools. It’s all about undergoing a true cultural transformation. However, to be successful with DevOps, you need to invest some money in acquiring a few new software. These tools help the

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5 best ways to minimize cloud scaling costs

Source- searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com There are a lot of ways to rack up cloud computing costs, but scalability issues consistently top that list. Part of the challenge lies in the fact that scalability is one of the best-known benefits of cloud. Whether you need to scale applications under load, burst from your data center to the cloud or replace failed instances with new ones hosted elsewhere — scalability is present. The key isn’t to avoid it, but to manage it well. To protect your

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Does “DevOps” still mean anything?

Source- enterprisersproject.com The term “DevOps” is generally accepted as being coined by Patrick Debois when he named a development conference in Belgium “devopsdays” — in 2009 — a virtual lifetime ago in the world of software development. Since then, DevOps has become the method du jour for thousands of organizations of all sizes and verticals in the never-ending pursuit to build better software faster. Its relationship with supporting methodologies like agile and continuous delivery are well and painstakingly documented. As DevOps has adapted and changed

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Amazon Web Services to help skilled students find Cloud computing jobs

Source- firstpost.com As tech companies, the world over face an acute crunch of skilled workforce in the field of Cloud computing, retail giant Amazon’s Cloud arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has decided to go beyond providing training and certification to now help students grab relevant openings in Cloud. According to Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector at AWS, the time is ripe to connect skilled students with employers via “AWS Educate” — a global initiative to provide students and educators

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