Three DevOps toolchain options refine IT automation

Source – techtarget.com DevOps toolchains are becoming more integrated, from dev to test to IT. Properly instrumented process automation can improve application quality and security — a major DevOps goal — through detailed performance profiles and code and configuration audits. DevOps automation reduces and eliminates rework, reuses code and configuration templates, and eliminates manual tasks. As DevOps teams mature, they shift attention from automating individual steps and tool mastery to tying those automation tools together. As development and IT teams work

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DevOps lessons for network acceleration and deployment

Source – itproportal.com In a business climate where “every company is becoming a software company,” it’s no surprise that enterprises are searching for best practices to accelerate their software development processes. Primary among these is DevOps, one of the leading methodologies for speeding up the delivery and performance of applications. Closely akin to the “agile” methodology, DevOps strives to align application development (the Dev) and IT operations (the Ops) to improve the entire application-management lifecycle. DevOps practices achieve their goals largely

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4 steps to continuous development and positive organisational change

Source – anatas.com.au Continuous delivery is a software development approach that involves implementing small but frequent improvements to a product based on user feedback. It’s a methodology widely favoured over less responsive, more traditional methods. Rather than trying to build a final complex piece of software without knowing whether anyone will use it, continuous delivery allows customers to engage with versions that are still a work in progress. Any feedback can then be looped back and corrections made sooner, more frequently and with less

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Continuous Delivery with Kubernetes the Hard Way

Source – infoq.com This post will discuss how to build up an architecture for continuous delivery from simple to complicated. At each point we’ll see the limitations of the simpler approaches, and justify adding complexity and/or refactoring the architecture. The ultimate approach described here is the approach that the Weaveworks team has found works best for them. Continuous delivery Continuous delivery is when software is produced in a way that allows it to be released little and often, rather than in

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8 QA Tips to Survive in the Digital Transformation Era

Source – techstory.in “90% of CEOs believe the Digital Transformation will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy.” – MIT Sloan & Capgemini This research says that each enterprise will need to adapt digital strategies in order to align the business processes and offer end-to-end customer experience. The digital transformation journey involves the huge investment into enterprise mobile apps for business operations, cloud computing for process co-ordination, Big Data for analyzing the data for the

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Continuous Integration and Delivery Require Continuous Cost Control

Source – business2community.com Today, we propose a new concept to add to the DevOps mindset: Continuous Cost Control. In DevOps, speed and continuity are king. Continuous Operations, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration. Keep everything running and get new features in the hands of users quickly. For some organizations, this approach leads to a mindset of “speed at any cost”. Especially in the era of easily consumable public cloud, this results in a habit of wasted spend and blown budgets – which may,

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Crafting an Effective DevOps Strategy

Source – virtual-strategy.com Uptake of DevOps tools and practices in the context of faster software releases, cloud adoption and improving innovation velocity has been on a tear away pace over the last couple of years. However, it is still early days for maturity and standardization of DevOps processes in the enterprise, with several barriers – both human and technological – to be overcome. IT leaders are constantly challenged to adopt standardized DevOps practices that deliver faster software releases with higher

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EMA Releases New Report on DevOps and Continuous Delivery Tooling

Source – benzinga.com Enterprise Management Associates (EMA™), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, has released a new research report titled “DevOps/Continuous Delivery Tooling: Launchpad for the Digital Enterprise,” based on criteria defined by Julie Craig, research director of application management at EMA. This new research examines the current state of software delivery and related tooling in today’s companies and summarizes the results, tracing the DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices and tools most relevant to managing the delivery

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Roll DevOps tools into your AWS migration plan

Source – techtarget.com accelerated dePublic cloud platforms such as AWS have changed how many businesses develop applications. Cloud affords development times — and enables some dev teams to release new features and app updates multiple times a day. But none of this would be possible without a vast array of DevOps tools and services. After an AWS migration, businesses can model their infrastructure as code (IaC), build and test code with managed services and automate deployments using continuous integration (CI) and continuous

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Continuous Integration and Deployment for Xamarin Apps

Source – xamarinhelp.com Continuous integration and continuous deployment, or CI/CD for short, is a common word you might continuously see when businesses are setting up their DevOps or processes. Simply put, these two phrases, in the context of developing Xamarin apps, are defined as follows. Continuous integration (CI) is the process of merging all developers work into a single main repository, continuously throughout the day. Continuous delivery (CD) is a process of automatically deploying your Xamarin apps to testers, or end users. Merging files

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