Can IT admins benefit from a DevOps environment?

Source- searchdatacenter.techtarget.com If DevOps is implemented poorly, it increases the pressure on admins to deal with uncontrolled code rollouts in the operational environment, which can drain hardware resources and increase troubleshooting time. However, a good DevOps environment with all the right checks and balances in place reduces the number of mind-numbing tasks that admins face, and it provides more time for interesting, value-add tasks that help the business. DevOps also gives admins oversight of developers. Powerful DevOps tools place all the correct filters

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What is continuous integration?

Source- itpro.co.uk It’s easy to spot mistakes once a project is finished, but it isn’t easy, or cheap, to rectify them. This is particularly problematic when it comes to coding and a reason why many software developers frequently turn to continuous integration (CI) during the build process. CI is the practice of contributing lines of code to a central shared repository, usually multiple times per day. These frequent integrations allow teams to detect errors far more frequently and far earlier in the

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The future of open source and DevOps.

Source- jaxenter.com Only a few short years ago, organizations considered open source to be a high risk. These days, enterprises and governments alike are embracing open source and placing it at the center of their software development stacks. IBM’s recent acquisition of Red Hat and Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub, which is the home of many open source projects, show that open source has won the hearts and minds of the general populace. In fact, if you’re not already using open source,

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DevOps Ethics: The Danger of Unethical Code

Source- devops.com The accident could not have come at a worse time for Uber. Already under scrutiny following several high-profile lawsuits for sexual harassment, intellectual property theft and other accusations that played at least as significant role in founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick’s departure, the ride-hailing firm’s driverless test vehicle was involved in a fatal pedestrian accident earlier this year. It was later revealed the test driver, who was paid to take over driving in case of an emergency,

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Are developers ready for the new era of edge cloud computing?

Source – jaxenter.com Today, at the dawn of Internet of Things (IoT), our devices constantly connect and communicate mostly through a central cloud and have transformed many aspects of our daily lives. IoT is undoubtedly a transformative technology and will impact most industries, and the way businesses and consumers behave. Some projections state that there will be more than 50 billion connected devices and as many as 22 billion IoT devices operating by 2021. The big question is whether existing networks

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CloudBees DevOptics delivers DevOps insights

Source – enterprisetimes.co.uk At Jenkins World 2017, CloudBees has announced the availability of DevOptics. It is designed to provide customers with insight into the effectiveness of its DevOps processes. Unlike software development where companies are able to compare projects and performance, there is no equivalent for DevOps until now. According to Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees: “This is about data. We go through a lot of code changes, use a lot of tools, make a lot of modifications but all of the data

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15 noob mistakes even experienced developers still make

Source:- infoworld.com Coders are gonna code and newbies are gonna noob. Sometimes, even experienced coders make newbie mistakes. In the 20-plus years I’ve been at it, I’ve seen it all. But mostly I’ve seen the same mistakes over and over again. These common mistakes are of the tactical variety. You should also do good hygiene like use revision control, but even if you do good hygiene you may be making these other tactical mistakes, and suffering as a result. Noob

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Microsoft’s new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

Source – heraldkeeper.com The Basic tier will be broadly available and the Standard tier will be available in a limited number of Azure regions. While new tools and updates were demonstrated and discussed, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella set the tone for the conference by noting a fundamental shift in the world view of computing. Described by Microsoft as a database built from scratch to “power planet-scale cloud services” with both strong power and fault tolerance capabilities and the ability to handle

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How Cloud Computing is Impacting the Way Developers Code

Source – pcquest.com Q: What are the latest trends in the coding industry? We are increasingly witnessing the democratization of coding. Developers are looking to quickly create applications with microservices, APIs, containers, machine learning, mobile backends and chatbots using modern DevOps processes. They need rich and robust platform capabilities including big data and analytics, integration, management and monitoring, mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT). They want the ability to choose any programming language, database, operating system, virtualization technology and developer

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10 commandments of IT Ops in the DevOps era

Source – techbeacon.com You might think that IT operations is becoming irrelevant these days, as orchestration and DevOps tools now supposedly do the job for you. I’m sorry to break it to you, but that’s just a myth. Throw it in the pile with other busted myths, such as the ability to see the Great Wall of China from space, bulls’ hatred of red (they’re actually colorblind), and vitamin C’s effectiveness in curing colds. But according to this growing meme,

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