Why not every DevOps strategy is worthy of your attention

Source – techtarget.com If the current hype cycle is any indication, the industry must be approaching peak DevOps. It simply would not be possible for the tech media, along with online seminars, social media and conference sessions, to provide any more opportunities for advocates and evangelists to offer up DevOps advice. And in light of this onslaught of opinions, we should note that some of this advice is significantly better than the rest. In fact, much of the DevOps strategy we’re

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Database automation drives DevOps into the persistence layer

Source – theserverside.com The adoption of highly scriptable cloud-based technologies, along with the emergence of continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) tools, has created an environment in which every operations process should be scriptable and all manual processes targeted for automation. Organizations with a DevOps approach to application lifecycle management should automate every process imaginable, but they often hit a wall when they reach the persistence layer. Emerging technologies have the potential to make that limitation disappear. Apply DevOps lessons

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CloudBees acquires CodeShip as devops consolidates

Source – techcrunch.com More consolidation is afoot in the busy world of backend developer tools. Today, CloudBees — the company closely associated with support and services for the open source Jenkins continuous integration and delivery engine — has announced that it will acquire CodeShip, another startup in the dev-ops space focusing on continuous integration and delivery. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed, Sacha Labourey, CEO and co-founder of CloudBees, said in an interview. The entire team of CodeShip will

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7 Skills Every DevOps Engineer Must Have

Source – cbronline.com The aim of using DevOps is to alter and improve the relationship between development and IT operations, advocating better communication and collaboration between the two units. Although it may seem somewhat simple, there is much more needed from a DevOps engineer to successfully deploy the code and bind the two units together successfully. From the basics of day to day skills needed to cope with the pressures of DevOps, comes technical skills each and every engineer must qualify

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How to work through the four complicated DevOps stages

Source – techtarget.com For thousands of years, we have been devising ways to cross bodies of water. Historically, our attempts were crude — makeshift rafts and rickety, ferrylike vessels. So, we started building bridges, albeit basic ones. Ferries and bridges still need upkeep as weather and increasing traffic require intelligent decision-making and technology to optimize transit. Let’s apply this to DevOps. Like bridging two shorelines together, DevOps involves efficiently linking an organization’s business idea to its market. For an organization to

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4 trends to watch as IT automation expands

Source – enterprisersproject.com We recently examined some of the fundamental factors that have fueled IT automation to this point. “To this point” is the operative phrase – there’s not necessarily a finish line for automation, and even as it matures, automation is going to continue evolving from a technical, business, and people standpoint. With that in mind, we asked a variety of experts for their insights on the current trends to watch as automation grows inside of IT shops going forward,

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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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