How to improve DevOps value with containers and microservices

Source:- techradar.com DevOps is not simply a set of tools or systems, but rather a methodology requiring stakeholder buy-in for successful execution. DevOps is based on collaboration—using operations, best practices, and organizational culture to streamline and connect development teams and IT operations. The better the system design, the better the DevOps implementation. Deriving the best value from DevOps requires agility many legacy systems can’t deliver. To maximize efficiency, DevOps must operate on a flexible system, such as one running microservices and containers

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Chef Embraces Microservices to Advance IT Automation

Source – devops.com Chef at the ChefConf 2018 conference today unveiled a series of DevOps offerings, including a revamped version of Chef Automate that has been rewritten using the Go programing language to improve performance and scalability. Now based on a microservices architecture, Chef Automate 2.0 a new user interface based on a REST application programming interface (API) that also serves to enhance integration. There also are a variety of visibility and debugging tools built into the platform, including a streaming event feed,

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Bringing DevOps agility to the edge with APIs

Source – insidebigdata.com Few question the value DevOps brings to organizations, particularly those that are forging ahead with digital transformations. Efficient build processes, quick release cycles and easy integration with partner features and functionality are exactly in line with the authentic experiences customers have come to expect. But the agile nature of DevOps is only beginning to be applied to IoT, enabling the computing of IoT device data closer to where it lives, at the edge, rather than in the cloud

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GitHub GraphQL API is Out of Early Access

Source – infoq.com GitHub GraphQL API has recently become generally available. InfoQ has spoken with GitHub senior engineering manager Kyle Daigle. Announced at GitHub Universe last year, GitHub GraphQL API aims to add more flexibility to GitHub API. The main advantage of GraphQL is its ability to define exactly what data are required, which makes it possible to replace multiple REST request with a single call. Additionally, GraphQL schemas are strongly typed and introspective. InfoQ has spoken with Daigle to learn more about

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Application Security Report Calls Out Problems in Mobile, IoT Devices and DevOps

Source – securityintelligence.com Vulnerabilities in mobile backends, web interfaces to the Internet of Things (IoT) and negligent DevOps practitioners are among the fastest growing application security threats, according to a report released at the InfoSecurity Europe conference in London this week. What’s the Problem? Research from High-Tech Bridge, a Swiss company that also operates in the U.S., said 83 percent of web service and application programming interfaces (APIs) used in apps for retail, banking and other markets could fall prey to

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