Best DevOps

Keeping up with DevOps

Source – techrepublic.com Waterfall program design was first described in 1956. It continues to operate today in companies because of the volumes of legacy software that IT still supports. Waterfall is also an excellent, step-by-step software development methodology that has proven itself for decades. The methodology is named waterfall because application development flows only one way: downward, like a waterfall. Waterfall development begins with requirements definition, moving down into design, then programming, test, and implementation. In contrast, DevOps, which can approach

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A DevOps mindset shouldn’t overemphasize speed

Source – techtarget.com We often talk about how DevOps and automation can help speed up release cycles and get the latest code changes and updates out in a quick, stable and efficient way. This DevOps mindset keeps developers and operations teams in sync and ensures that the software they produce is always on the cutting edge. But is this all too much? With a continual focus on trimming the release cycle time and automating this process, do DevOps organizations put enough

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Data, DevOps, and the Rest of the Business

Source – informationweek.com So, what’s a guy best known as an advocate for DevOps doing in a data and analytics track session at Interop ITX? Did Andi Mann, chief technology advocate for DevOps company Splunk take a wrong turn? Afterall, analytics has grown to be associated with data scientists and their models, AI, visualization, and algorithms, not rolling out application code updates to fields of servers. Actually, the high-energy Mann was there to show how data is at the heart of DevOps and, as

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A DevOps beginner’s guide for user experience professionals

Source – techtarget.com DevOps increases an organization’s ability to deliver applications and services at a greater pace. Customers now expect this continuous delivery of bug fixes and new features, but they also expect seamless experiences. Disappoint them and they can abandon a transaction, rethink the app altogether or trash it on social media. Customer experience has never been more important, but it can be tough for design leaders who are DevOps beginners. Here are seven steps to make it easier to

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Treating Shared Databases Like APIs in a DevOps World

Source – infoq.com Simon Sabin, Principle Consultant at Sabin.io, spoke at WinOps 2017 conference on how to include database changes in a continuous deployment model. A key aspect when sharing databases across multiple services or applications is to treat them as APIs, from the perspective of the database owners. Sabin suggested that mechanisms such as views, triggers and stored procedures can be used to change the database internal structure while keeping backwards compatibility with the applications data operations. He gave the example of migrating

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Secure DevOps lengthens IT ops to-do list

Source – techtarget.com Secure DevOps is a recent trend that has primarily involved collaboration between application developers and security experts so far — the IT ops role in the new collaboration between app developers and security pros hasn’t been fleshed out yet. But as developers and security professionals “shift security left” in the app delivery process, IT ops will need to respond accordingly, and preferably proactively. IT pros must collaborate with the security team as well as application developers. Following high-profile

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Serverless computing: It’s all about functional stateless microservices

Source – siliconangle.com In between meeting with customers, crowdchatting with our communities and hosting theCUBE, the research team at Wikibon, owned by the same company as SiliconANGLE, finds time to meet and discuss trends and topics regarding digital business transformation and technology markets. We look at things from the standpoints of business, the Internet of Things, big data, application, cloud and infrastructure modernization. We use the results of our research meetings to explore new research topics, further current research projects and share insights.

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