Cloud Security: 11 Best Practices

Source – esecurityplanet.com From the very beginning of the cloud computing era, security has been the biggest concern among enterprises that are considering the public cloud. For many organizations, the idea of storing data or running applications on infrastructure that they do not manage seems inherently insecure. CloudPassage’s 2016 Cloud Security report found that 53 percent of those surveyed listed “general security risks” as one of their biggest cloud adoption barriers, making it the biggest obstacle to the cloud. In addition,

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DevOps success: 4 reasons teamwork comes first

Source – enterprisersproject.com DevOps is quickly becoming increasingly mainstream in enterprises. Why? Because a DevOps culture gives companies a competitive advantage by streamlining processes internally. A DevOps approach allows companies to develop and deploy software more efficiently and effectively, meaning businesses can respond to changing customer needs and competitive pressure faster than before. However, it’s important to note that adopting a DevOps model isn’t always easy. It requires a shift in the organization that unites two traditionally siloed teams, which is no

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5 DevOps Management Faults

Source – informationweek.com By all estimations, DevOps has been proven to be effective in accelerating the delivery of applications with a consistent level of code quality. In fact, DevOps has such a big impact on enterprise IT, that some call it a “key driver of business growth” in 2017. Despite the potential, management of DevOps has proven difficult in some organizations. The biggest problems seem to revolve around improper management practices that should bind operations and development teams together. So where

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The various DevOps pitfalls & How to avoid them

Source:- capgemini.com DevOps is simple, right? Wrong. The concept of DevOps might be simple, however the implementation is not. The following short blog will try to point out some of the key pitfalls. There are plenty of DevOps related mistakes an organisations can make. One is to treat DevOps as a solution that can simply be implemented. Another one is to see DevOps as Tools only. Some organisations seem to believe that all that is needed is to move staff from an

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5 DevOps principles to apply to enterprise architecture

Source – techtarget.com DevOps is reshaping the way software is produced and delivered. But how can you apply DevOps principles consistently across your organization when making changes to your entire enterprise architecture? Here, we explore how best to integrate DevOps into your enterprise architecture. Defining DevOps At the most basic level, DevOps means that software developers and IT operations engineers (also known as system administrators) work together on software production. By facilitating collaboration between the programmers who write software and the administrators

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4 Tips for Successful DevOps Implementation

Source – virtual-strategy.com As technology continues to evolve, improve and develop, many companies are focusing on their IT departments to better understand this new technology and making the best use of it. Alongside technology, customer expectations and needs are on the rise as well. The necessity of DevOps implementation is thus also on the rise, as it offers a solution to meeting market demands. The foundation of DevOps is the effective collaboration between the development and operations teams. That’s why companies

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Top 4 obstacles to DevOps adoption and how to successfully eliminate them

Source – jaxenter.com Many organizations want to apply DevOps principles in their organization but they don’t really know what DevOps is, what it requires from the employees, what value it will bring and how to start a DevOps journey. Other have already given DevOps a try but they faced misunderstandings and challenges that slowed them down. If only there was a way to experiment with DevOps before actually adopting it. Meet The Phoenix Project, the simulation which comes to the

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AppDynamics interviews container expert Liz Rice

Source – sys-con.com I was delighted to spend time with container guru Liz Rice recently, ahead of the presentation Liz will deliver at AppD Summit Europe. There are over 460K Dockerized applications and more than 5 billion containers have been pulled so far. Why do you think containers as a concept have caught on so quickly? Containerization-related technologies existed before Docker arrived on the scene, but Docker made it easy to use at the command line. This opened the advantages

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Does Your DevOps Department Need More Attention? [Infographic]

Souce:- appdynamics.com There are some big red flags that signify your DevOps department needs an overhaul. Your deployment process seems to take forever. It only work from a few developers’ computers. It’s different for each server you deploy to. Sound familiar? Luckily the warning signs of a DevOps department in need of help are pretty easy to recognize. Read on to learn how to identify if and when your infrastructure team needs more attention—plus a few suggestions to implement those

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DevOps success factors: Culture, APIs and security

Source:- zdnet.com As little as a decade ago, software was shipped in a CD-ROM to a storefront, purchased, and likely abandoned after the user’s initial installation. Today, code is shipped via the internet, meaning that continuous software updates are not only achievable, but expected, whether it’s for desktop, mobile, or browser-based applications. In an age where competitive advantage requires fast time to market, high service levels, and relentless experimentation, enterprises that cannot continuously deliver improvements risk losing in the marketplace.

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