GitLab tells us about Auto DevOps

Source – appdevelopermagazine.com As enterprises begin to embrace the benefits of DevOps to improve their application workflow, challenges still exist in the development process that prevent a streamlined workflow between developers and operations. In this interview, Sid Sijbrandij, CEO and co-founder at GitLab, shares insight on the company’s plans to offer an automated approach to DevOps, and shares solutions for enterprises who are interested in adopting DevOps as part of their business strategy. We sat down with Sid Sijbrandij to discuss

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Red Hat Wraps OpenStack In Containers

Source – nextplatform.com Red Hat is no stranger to Linux containers, considering the work its engineers have done in creating the OpenShift application development and management platform. As The Next Platform has noted over the past couple of years, Red Hat has rapidly expanded the capabilities within OpenShift for developing and deploying Docker containers and managing them with the open source Kubernetes orchestrator, culminating with OpenShift 3.0, which was based on Kubernetes and Docker containers. It has continued to enhance the platform since. Most recently,

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How IT teams can implement DevOps

Source – gcn.com Today government agencies face an increasingly complex technical and operational environment; they must be able to design and facilitate secure information sharing and data analysis in highly complex network environments. To effectively defend networks and speed national security decisions, government IT teams need the flexibility to deploy any kind of solution — from advanced virtualization, big data analytics and cloud computing, to application development, training and simulation. Many government agencies, however, rely on aging legacy systems, which impede

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Why cloud computing for small businesses is a powerful solution

Source – telegraph.co.uk What kind of business has the billing capability of a telecommunications giant, the e-commerce platform of a global online retailer and the security capability of a government agency? Potentially any kind of business, as it happens. Today businesses of all sizes are accessing technological capabilities that were once the preserve of large companies simply by tapping into the cloud – an internet-based form of computing where processing resources and data are shared with computers and other devices on

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How important is ALM process automation in a modern DevOps approach?

Source – searchmicroservices.techtarget.com Automation is key to the modern DevOps approach and application lifestyle management. Though it was a Herculean task in the days of VMs, containers are now making automation accessible for every DevOps team. With the advent of Docker, ALM process automation becomes even more possible and necessary. Let’s look at how containers change automation at every step of the software delivery lifecycle. Automated container image builds In a DevOps environment, code is often checked in numerous times per day. Each

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Three ways IT can team up with mobile application developers

Source – searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com Today, advancements in monitoring, management and automation software abstract much of the physical IT infrastructure away. As a result, IT departments no longer manage servers, networks and storage separately — at least not to the extent they once did. These components are all part of a software-defined data center that depends less on humans and more on computer code. IT roles are evolving in response to this new approach. There are fewer specialists tasked with monitoring, maintaining and

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A new DevOps survey underscores demand for automation

Source – searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com Software testing toolmaker LogiGear Corp. just released a new DevOps survey, and based on the results, it is clear there is lingering confusion about the development methodology. One DevOps survey participant summed it up: “Agile and Scrum were concrete processes that led to tangible and positive results in the workplace. On the other hand, I have yet to understand the term DevOps, except as a meaningless buzzword that has had zero effect to our work processes.” According to

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Why Microservices is the Future of Software

Source – readitquik.com The latest in software application development is the rise of microservices, wherein applications are offered as a bundle of loosely coupled services. First coined in 2011, this term is now doing the rounds of popular technology circles. According to a survey by Nginx, 36% of enterprises are currently using microservices. Another 26% are in the research phase as far as this new technology is concerned. Organizations are divided between whether they should adopt a microservices approach or not.

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Security & Development: Better Together

Source – darkreading.com How DevSecOps removes the silos between security and application development teams so that everyone can work together at the same speed. For organizations trying to accelerate their product go-to-market, DevOps has transformed application development. By knocking down the wall between development and operations it’s now possible to release incremental changes more often. The bad news is that security teams are not equipped to move as quickly, and are falling behind. For security teams looking for best practices to

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The emergence of DevOps in the evolving digital enterprise

Source – networkworld.com Welcome to the rise of the digital enterprise, where vendors and customers engage via applications and data is the new currency. Digital enterprises operate with radically different datanomics than conventional physical businesses. Here, digital information is the business. A successful digital enterprise is constantly updating applications in response to user context, market and environment—all of which is quantified, measured and delivered with data. Everything and everyone is personified by a digital footprint. Learning that the user just bought

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