Puppet acquires Distelli to bolster cloud computing automation platform

Source – geekwire.com Rahul Singh started with a single focus when he launched Distelli more than two years ago: give developers a way to ship better software faster. Now he’s doubling down on that mission with a little help from a leading cloud computing company. Portland-based Puppet today announced that it has acquired Distelli, a Seattle startup founded in 2015 by Singh that helps software engineers deploy code more efficiently. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Distelli employees — five are listed on LinkedIn — will

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How DevOps is challenging testing teams

Source – devopsonline.co.uk Antony Edwards, CTO at TestPlant, argues that DevOps may be an unclear buzzword for many organisations, but understanding the importance of keeping roles separate, while focusing on the customer, can allow testing to flourish The concept of DevOps has become a buzzword in recent years, with many organisations unsure of its actual meaning. DevOps, the combination of development teams and operations teams, became necessary the moment SaaS (software-as-a-service) was born. SaaS meant that development teams delivered software to

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DevOps will kill DevOps, ultimately

Source – computerweekly.com DevOps, as we know, is the portmanteau coming together of Developers and Operations to create an amalgamation of cultural philosophies, working practices and technology tools designed to make software application development more Agile and less painful. So what’s the goal of DevOps, ultimately? If DevOps comes into existence inside any given software application development shop, then how does it exist in the long term? Eternal DevOps Is good DevOps an established long term connection between Developers and Operations that pervades for

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DevOps and Security: Fighting factions or fabulous friends?

Source – cbronline.com DevOps processes focus on being  agile, ahead of the game and able to deliver innovative software quickly and efficiently. Traditional software security processes prioritise thoroughness over agility and are often implemented as blocking gates  at the last stages of software delivery. Due to this, these approach are often viewed as being in competition. It doesn’t have to be this way. More and more security breaches are uncovered every week, and it has become vitally important that security and

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NetOps and DevOps Want More Collaboration in a Multi-Cloud World

Source – businesswire.com CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced the results of a recent survey comparing the views of over 850 NetOps and DevOps IT professionals on their respective disciplines and collaboration practices. Traditionally, the larger IT market has viewed these two groups as somewhat antagonistic toward one other. However, the F5 survey indicates they are largely aligned on priorities, with converging interests around the production pipeline and automation capabilities. Reconciling survey results with the current trend of DevOps turning to outside solutions

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How important is ALM process automation in a modern DevOps approach?

Source – searchmicroservices.techtarget.com Automation is key to the modern DevOps approach and application lifestyle management. Though it was a Herculean task in the days of VMs, containers are now making automation accessible for every DevOps team. With the advent of Docker, ALM process automation becomes even more possible and necessary. Let’s look at how containers change automation at every step of the software delivery lifecycle. Automated container image builds In a DevOps environment, code is often checked in numerous times per day. Each

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Increased automation helps organizations succeed: new DevOps report

Source – itworldcanada.com The highest performing organizations will have already automated the majority of their business, according to the results of a new report by US-based automation software provider Puppet. Its “State of DevOps” report, conducted in partnership with DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA), and co-sponsored by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), Deloitte, Australian software development firm Atlassian, US-based DevOps company Electric Cloud, intelligent data analysis corporation Splunk, and Canadian IoT innovator Wavefront, found that successful businesses have automated 72

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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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Cultural backlash stifles DevOps for database pros

Source – searchitoperations.techtarget.com DevOps for databases doesn’t lack for technical hurdles to overcome. But the biggest problem is a culture clash among developers and database administrators. Developers want more speed and flexibility; DBAs want to protect the status quo — whether that’s the organization scheme for the company’s structured data or the nature of their jobs. In some cases, this becomes an irresistible force that collides with an immovable object and brings the whole IT automation process to a halt. “We have such

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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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