Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain

Source – informationweek.com Technology has a way of being disrupted the moment you grow accustomed to a new set of processes and procedures. Dealing with change in enterprise IT is simply the nature of the business, and DevOps may be the latest victim of disruption. Read more click here The application delivery process that you have implemented or are working toward implementing will likely have to be retooled. Or it may need to be scrapped altogether, thanks to a shift towards serverless

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Continuous delivery, DevOps and cloud: vital pieces of modernization

Source – searchitoperations.techtarget.com The choice between containerization, DevOps and cloud migration can freeze an IT department’s attempts at modernization, because they weigh the technological options before they determine the goal. Applications should be modernized whenever possible, but it is notoriously difficult to do. Enterprises complain that goals are too technical, business practices are negatively affected and costs overrun expectations. Application modernization projects often become a focus of technical tunnel vision, disconnected from what should be target benefits and from a way to unify

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Cloud + DevOps: A Winning Combination

Source – it-infrastructure.cioreview.com “It takes two flints to make a fire.”—Louisa May Alcott As the use of digital technology and the app economy mushroom, businesses and organizations struggle to provide all the storage and infrastructure they need in their own data centers. For business, it’s not simply a challenge; it’s a matter of survival. Without safe storage and rapidly available infrastructure they can’t stay competitive. Hence, the cloud. The app economy demands more than just storage and infrastructure to stay competitive,

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Improved application performance management tools help simplify DevOps

Source – theserverside.com Application performance management and continuous delivery are not usually terms that you hear used together. But they should be, because developing a strong application performance management tools startegy is essential for achieving and making the most of continuous delivery. Defining APM and continuous delivery To explain, let me first define what each of these terms means. Application performance management (APM) refers to the process of finding and resolving performance and reliability problemsin software. Application performance management tools perform functions such as monitoring applications, testing

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Is DevOps Falling into the Maturity Trap?

Source – news.sys-con.com development manager from a large enterprise organization was explaining how they had created a DevOps maturity model based on CMMI. They went on to describe their current state of maturity and their plans to get to ‘full maturity’ in the next three years. He continued by explaining how they had presented this plan to executive management and subsequently received approval for a new ‘DevOps team.’ Many organizations are now looking to DevOps maturity models to gauge their DevOps adoption

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Java DevOps provides Agile path to continuous delivery success

Source – theserverside.com Every enterprise wants to make IT more responsive to user needs, and at the same time make development and deployment more efficient and fail-safe. Java is the most popular programming language, and it offers much to support these goals. The challenge is making all the various strategies work together. To do that, divide Java projects and continuous delivery capabilities by stage of impact, explore state-of-the-art approaches in each stage, and use project-level practices to tie all the pieces

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5 practical considerations for cloud security

Source – cuinsight.com Cloud computing promises significant costs savings and more streamlined management of mission-critical information technology, data processing, and storage needs, but the question is — is it secure? As Vibrant Credit Union continues to grow their footprint in the cloud, I’ve been tasked with migrating securely to the cloud without inflating the credit union’s IT budget. Like most organizations, we continue to have to do more with less without sacrificing our security posture, in fact, we need to continue

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Improving DevOps automation with continuous delivery chain acceleration

Source – theserverside.com How do you improve your DevOps success and supercharge your continuous delivery chain? Your first thought may be to automate, automate, automate. In fact, however, DevOps automation is not enough. In order to make the very most of continuous delivery chains, DevOps teams should strive also to do continuous delivery chain acceleration, and accelerate the processes that comprise their software delivery pipeline. Continuous delivery chain acceleration and DevOps automation In many cases, organizations seeking to make software delivery faster and more efficient

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Effective DevOps pipelines require a continuous delivery tool chain

Source- theserverside.com In the DevOps world, we tend to speak of the pipeline in singular terms. In most real-world scenarios, however, achieving continuous delivery and an effective DevOps implementation requires working with multiple different pipelines. Making good use of continuous delivery tool chains becomes extremely important when effective DevOps is the end goal. That’s because software delivery involves more than a single team or workflow. You have to integrate your teams and workflows, and keep them in sync with one another, if you want to

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DevOps requires automation and testing to ensure application security

Source – techproresearch.com DevOps is known for continuous delivery and rapid iteration – almost the exact opposite of enterprise security, which can be seen as slow-moving and overly cautious. As more companies move toward DevOps as a means of delivering and maintaining applications, security becomes critical to plug gaps and prevent data breaches–especially in the continuous delivery pipeline, which can introduce more holes for hackers to wriggle into. Experts advise carefully designing the delivery pipeline and testing everything as thoroughly as

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