Why container tech is the backbone of DevOps

Source – itpro.co.uk Containerisation is one of the most exciting tech trends to emerge over the last few years. Designed to work at operating system level, it’s a popular virtualisation method that allows IT professionals to deploy and distribute applications easily. This form of application management, which is named after shipping containers, allows almost any application to be stored and transported quickly. Containers, which are simply encapsulated systems, are given their own environments and hosts to run on. This process strips the

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The driving force behind DevOps in the cloud

Source – searchcloudapplications.techtarget.com If you’ve been fortunate enough to attend one of the mega-conferences, like Amazon re:Invent or Oracle OpenWorld, or perhaps if you’ve been privy to the Twitter feeds of big tech vendors, such as Amazon, Google or Microsoft, then you’ve inevitably become aware of the fact that the two technical titans driving modern digital transformation are cloud computing and DevOps. As these two technologies have independently emerged, they have also managed to converge, with the latest digital transformation trend

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How do you run enterprise DevOps?

Source – searchitoperations.techtarget.com DevOps has escaped the rarified realm of unicorns and startups, as workhorse enterprises take up application delivery and support methodology. Every experience is unique, and yet everyone can learn from the successes and messes encountered during DevOps adoption at other companies. How does enterprise DevOps work, and how have pros — including you — struggled? Join other DevOps engineers, IT managers and developers with SearchITOperations in an interactive Challenge Your Peers session at Delivery of Things World on

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Four mistakes organizations make when adopting DevOps

Source – searchmicroservices.techtarget.com DevOps has become the preferred way to ship applications faster and with better quality. However, making the transition from waterfall to DevOps can go wrong in many ways. Not only are many people, tools, processes, data and applications involved, but adopting DevOps must encompass new approaches, such as microservices and application containers. This tip covers the top mistakes that can make the road to adopting DevOps very bumpy. 1. Not going all the way The process of adopting DevOpscan

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The future of Java and Java development is highlighted by the JavaOne Keynote

Source – customerthink.com Java is a popular choice for the development of apps with extreme performance and scalability requirements. The technologies of the platform help develop huge, robust and high performance apps that could be extended easily. Java for web development and the Java language as a whole is supported by all major platforms. Furthermore, Java continues to innovate the apps world around. Through continued modernization, the platform provides developers an innovative platform and language to build the next gen scalable,

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DevOps support strategies for an effective, informed help desk

Source – techtarget.com These are the battles of DevOps support — in particular outsourced support. In situations like these, uncontrolled DevOps adoption idolizes change and speed without consideration of the help desk and users who rely on them. The promise of DevOps is that it gets much-needed functionality to the business rapidly, using the various C’s of CI/CD: continuous integration, continuous development, continuous delivery and continuous deployment. IT organizations generally believe that users can absorb small, incremental changes introduced through a DevOps

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Tooling up for DevOps

Source – computerweekly.com Organisations are moving from traditional waterfall and cascade software development, where code is produced over defined time periods and combined with operational systems management and application management, to more agile approaches. With an increasing need for rapid functional provisioning via continuous integration, continuous development and continuous delivery, many businesses are looking to adopt a DevOps process. DevOps aims to bring together the development, test and operational teams to streamline the movement of code and functional apps through the

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Engineering Culture and Distributed Agile Teams

Source – infoq.com Having a high productive engineering culture should be the same whether your organisation is centered around one physical location for the whole company or when people work in globally distributed teams. Most of the time distributed teams are a fact of work-life: many organisations use distributed teams in their search for talent. The search always starts in the area where the headquarters is located but then quickly expands to the rest of the world. In some cases setting

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DevOps and IoT merge to improve app quality and security

Source – searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com Although DevOps is hot in the cloud space, it’s still just catching on in the internet of things world, where devices rule and requirements for reliability, quality, security and safety are paramount. DevOps is not focused on any particular technology or app quality, but certain challenges arise when DevOps and IoT intersect. IoT is typically a three-tier architecture, consisting of a device, gateway and platform. There are constrained devices or really small sensors with not much processing power that

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The DevOps Culture In Telecom: Integrating Development and Operations

Source – pipelinepub.com The rise and growing prominence of the DevOps culture in recent years has been hard to miss. This collaborative union of development, operations, and quality assurance professionals in order to develop and deliver products and services quickly has gone from theoretical to ubiquitous in relatively short order. It’s an approach that’s not without its detractors. Objections range from “it’s a mish-mash of ill-defined buzzwords” to “it doesn’t scale” to “it’s only worth doing in a handful of industries.” On

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