Puppet: Best DevOps Tool for Open Source at the 2017, DevOps Excellence Awards

Source:- marketwired.com PORTLAND, OR and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – Mar 24, 2017) – Puppet, the standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us, has been awarded the Best DevOps Tool for Open Source at the 2017 DevOps Excellence Awards that took place on Wednesday March 22, 2017 in London. The 2017 DevOps Awards — held annually — is judged by the editors of UK publication, Computing, alongside industry experts and recognises outstanding and

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How CIOs are transforming their organizations for the digital era

Source:- itworld.com Companies are facing a digital imperative to revamp business operations to better serve customers. To accommodate these shifts, CIOs are making sweeping organizational changes, adding new key roles, setting up innovation labs and tapping modern technologies to meet strategic mandates issued by their CEOs and boards. Social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) forms the primary digital fuel for most IT organizations. But most CIOs eager to stay atop trends are also testing new products in artificial intelligence, machine

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7 best practices for securing your cloud service

Source:- networkworld.com As enterprises move their applications and data to the cloud, executives increasingly face the task of balancing the benefits of productivity gains against significant concerns about compliance and security. Security in the cloud is not the same as security in the corporate data center. Different rules and thinking apply when securing an infrastructure over which one has no real physical control. When leveraging cloud services, enterprises need to evaluate several key factors, including: Data encryption capabilities for both

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Beware False DevOps Metrics

Source:- devops.com Metrics are important for any manager seeking to continuously improve critical work processes and the resulting work-product. That’s why DevOps leaders need DevOps metrics. With the right ones, those leaders can guide their organization’s adoption of DevOps best practices—progressively optimizing staff productivity, business agility and customer experience. But, what are the right metrics for DevOps success? And, what are the wrong ones? These next few blogs will offer field-proven guidance on DevOps metrics. Much of the material in

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Tutorial: Set up a continuous testing pipeline with Node.js

Source:- assertible.com Continuous integration is large part of modern development workflows. Most of us are familiar with basic CI services that automatically build code as new changes are pushed. But what if you took that a step further and not only built your code, but also deployed and tested it within the same pipeline? This is continuous development. Let’s outline the steps of the pipeline: Continuous integration: Push new code to GitHub, which is then built by CircleCI. Continuous deployment:

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How to start a DevOps project: Pick the low hanging fruit and just go for it

Source:- computing.co.uk The best way to launch a new DevOps project is simply to pick the low-hanging fruit, or what should be a relatively simple and necessary body of work, and just go for it, without spending months in planning. That’s the opinion of Steven Armstrong, principal DevOps automation engineer at Paddy Power Betfair (pictured). Armstrong was speaking at Computing’s recent DevOps Summit, where the audience was also told about a firm which handed out cricket bats to developers in

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The 10 best tech jobs that pay the highest salaries

Source:- techrepublic.com Tech jobs dominate the top 10 jobs in America, in terms of salary, number of job postings, and opportunities for growth, according to a new report from job search engine Indeed. Most of the tech roles topping the list, including full stack developer, data scientist, DevOps engineer, Salesforce developer, and cloud engineer, make an average base salary of over $100,000, Indeed found. “As every business morphs into the digital version of itself, the demand for workers with highly

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Continuous delivery orchestration: How to choose the best suite for your pipeline

Source:- techbeacon.com Continuous delivery of software is hard. There is no one approach that guarantees that you will be able to compile, integrate, build, deliver, and (if necessary) deploy an application with the push of a button, or even several buttons. Even in the recent past, most of these have been manual steps. Yet if there is to be a way to deliver software rapidly and seamlessly for the business, you have to be able to get a variety of

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Artificial intelligence: how is AI changing marketing?

Source:- memeburn.com 2017 is set to be the year of artificial intelligence (AI). With companies such as Amazon Web Services offering AI on tap — including image recognition and natural language understanding — an increasing number of machine learning powered services will be finding their way to the consumer. Those involved in marketing and retail might have already seen offerings filter through, with the following pointing the way the AI winds are blowing. Elementary, my dear In the world of

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Docker: The smart person’s guide

Source:- techrepublic.com The widespread adoption of containers has changed the orthodoxy of IT—administrators do not need to run multiple virtual machines to create a barrier between applications or users, nor are programmers beholden to languages such as Java, which have their own strategy for process isolation and lifecycle management. Leading the way in this change is Docker, an open-source utility that automates the deployment and management of programs inside software containers. Docker is also the center of the container ecosystem,

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