Stop messing up with CI/CD vs. DevOps and learn the difference finally

Source: itproportal.com When asking development pros to weigh in on the concept of DevOps, and share their views, we realised one thing. Ever since Patrick Debois coined the term DevOps in 2009, it has become a buzzword when talking about software production. The DevOps methodology has slowly taken over the workflow of most programmers, thereby marking a new era of continuous software product releases. As the team behind DeployPlace, we often interact with hundreds of developers and tech enthusiasts to

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Is AI the key to improving speed, testing, and even your personal state?

Source:-softwaretestingnews.co.uk Testing is Still in the Dark Ages The hard truth is that testers, test engineers and developers all spend too much of their working life “waiting”.  Even when teams are moving towards continuous everything (testing, integration, delivery deployment) there is still too much inefficiency in the delivery process; too much waste, too much complexity, too many bottlenecks, and too much waiting.  All of this leads to frustration for testers and developers alike. We wait because the software delivery process

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How DevOps enables organisations to deliver true value to customers: A guide

Source:-cloudcomputing-news.net Gone are the days when teams could work on a project for months (or even years) before releasing it to production. Now even two-week cycles are too long due to ever more demanding customer expectations and an always-growing field of competitors. Organisations today expect to deliver new features to production on a weekly, daily or even hourly basis. This accelerated timeline lets organisations adapt to market shifts and technological changes. It keeps companies on the same pace as their

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CloudBees Advances Continuous Delivery

Source:-devops.comAt the DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019 conference, CloudBees released an update to the continuous delivery (CD) platform it gained via its acquisition of Electric Cloud, signaling the company’s commitment to investing in a platform that’s employed widely in the enterprise. CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey said the rechristened CloudBees Flow builds on the application release orchestration (ARO) platform to further automate the last mile of a DevOps process. Version 9.1 of CloudBees Flow provides a path to increased visibility into how

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Clippy lives again as a software developer brings the Microsoft assistant to the Mac

Source:- cnbc.com Clippy, Microsoft’s love-it-or-hate-it virtual assistant that debuted in the 1990s, has come back to life as a free application for Apple’s MacOS. The resuscitation capitalizes on people’s memories of bygone software from Microsoft, which last year recaptured the title of world’s most valuable public company as it becomes more centered on subscriptions and cloud services. Devran “Cosmo” Ünal, senior product engineer at optics company Zeiss Group, released the software on the Microsoft-owned GitHub code-storage website last week, and

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The evolution of DevOps: Gene Kim on getting to continuous delivery

Source:-techbeacon.com DevOps continues to gain momentum. This isn’t exactly news. The term itself is about eight years old, and big names such as Google, Amazon, Netflix, The Gap, and General Motors have made validating investments in it. Many industry watchers believe it’s no longer a question of if your organization will adopt these practices, but when. And yet DevOps is still evolving, as are the tools and technologies that support it. So the question also involves what you’ll be adopting.

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CloudBees Acquires Rollout, Adding Feature Flag System to Manage Deployment Risk and Accelerate Software Feature Delivery

Source:- devops.com SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 11, 2019 – CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise DevOps leader powering the continuous economy, today announced the acquisition of Rollout, a secure feature management company providing software specifically targeted for developers and product teams. The deal further strengthens CloudBees’ leadership in the continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) market, giving customers the ability to deliver new features safely, securely and quickly into production. The benefit of continuous software delivery is clear for high-performing software developers and

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Picking the right tools for DevOps communication

Source – blogs.atlassian.com DevOps is often misconstrued as a specific release methodology like continuous delivery or continuous integration, however, it applies more broadly to a development model where development teams collaborate closely with operations teams. Unlike typical siloed development teams, organisations practicing DevOps break down the barriers between development and operations, often placing a member of each organisation on each product team (Read more)

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