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Rev up IT with continuous delivery and DevOps

Source – techtarget.com Humans love to go fast. That thrill can extend to software code with the pairing of continuous integration/continuous delivery and DevOps. Continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and continuous deployment all focus on getting newly created code onto production systems as quickly as possible — without breaking anything. The terms can be segmented by steps: CI facilitates and automates code creation, verification and management before it is an executable product. CD brings executable code through automated and manual

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Enterprise IT struggles with DevOps for mainframe

Source – techtarget.com The mainframe is like an elephant in many large enterprise data centers: It never forgets data, but it’s a large obstacle to DevOps velocity that can’t be ignored. For a while, though, enterprises tried to leave mainframes — often the back-end nerve center for data-driven businesses, such as financial institutions — out of the DevOps equation. But DevOps for mainframe environments has become an unavoidable problem. “At companies with core back-end mainframe systems, there are monolithic apps

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Kubernetes Jenkins Master-Slave: Scaling the Scalability Issue

Source – devops.com Dell and many other companies use Jenkins as a CI/CD tool and builds happen with substantial code bases that run 365 days in parallel. Generally, you may not have as much code to build, but the slave that’s created during the build process is in an upstate even after the build is completed. That can result in higher cost, higher unnecessary resource utilization and a more complex delivery pipeline. Is there the process to overcome this situation? Yes.

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Reflect adds color to Puppet DevOps tools

Source – techtarget.com Data visualization specialist Reflect enlivens the growing Puppet DevOps tool portfolio, but it’s unclear if Puppet’s wares will catch enterprise customers’ attention in a busy marketplace. The purchase of Reflect, a startup company based in Portland, Ore., shows that Puppet has little choice but to reinvent itself as containers pull users’ attention away from traditional configuration management, analysts said. Data visualization, a way to portray data so that it’s easily understood by people, will also be increasingly important

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Windows DevOps shops quickly gain on Linux counterparts

Source – techtarget.com Almost overnight, Windows DevOps has gained ground on the open source world. Windows shops have a well-earned reputation for conservatism, and a deeply entrenched set of legacy enterprise applications that often hinder automated application development. However, Microsoft products have recently focused on Windows DevOps support. There’s still work to do to underpin Windows container orchestration, but IT pros in Windows DevOps shops are determined to break free of stodgy stereotypes. Those stereotypes are based in reality. Microsoft shops have

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