Top DevOps Challenges at DOES19

Source:- devops.com I recently attended the prestigious DevOps Enterprise Summit in London. During the three-day event, I asked people what their major DevOps transformation challenge is. I wanted to examine these at global events, asking the same question. I recently attended the prestigious DevOps Enterprise Summit in London. During the three-day event, I asked people what their major DevOps transformation challenge is. I wanted to examine these at global events, asking the same question. Recent Posts By Mark Smalley The Third

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How Do Today’s App Developers Compile, Test, and Deploy?

Source- cio.com Intro Continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) is the next logical step in the evolution of software development, packaging, and deployment. It utilizes automation to deploy software changes faster, safer, and more frequently than ever before. Next generation toolkits are now available to implement CI/CD methodology. What’s the earliest build tool you remember using? Tools such as GNU Make, Scons,  and Autoconf date back to the 1990s and beyond. They give many seasoned developers unpleasant memories of hours of fruitless

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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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6 DevOps culture mistakes holding you back

Source- enterprisersproject.com Having a strong DevOps culture is like having good taste. Everyone wants it – but is everyone equipped with the skills, instincts, and sheer luck needed to actually have it? The reality is, building a great DevOps culture is easier said than done. Here are the major challenges facing strong DevOps cultures and how to overcome them. 1. Inability to give and listen to feedback Teams must learn how to give and receive feedback if they are to improve and

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How Do Security Champions Enable a DevOps Culture?

Source – resources.infosecinstitute.com DevOps as a whole is a state of mind for organizations. It helps them to deliver applications and services by espousing a culture and best-practice methodology that drive product development and service provision. Champion roles are important in IT circles, especially where product knowledge or specific framework knowledge is required. But how do security champions fit into the more traditional DevOps space? Quite well, as it turns out. Security champions are an important backup mechanism. They help to

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3 DevOps culture mistakes and how to fix them

Source – enterprisersproject.com It’s a universally accepted truth: The more changes you make to code, the larger the chance it’s going to break. Everyone knows bugs happen, and organizations that are equipped to quickly and expertly squash them are the ones that come out ahead. Increasingly, those teams that prove to be masters of their codebase and fierce problem solvers operate in organizations that have come to embrace good DevOps practices. “Bugs” will inevitably come to delay a deployment or cause a crash,

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5 ways to nurture DevOps culture

Source – enterprisersproject.com Culture shifts such as DevOps take a lot of hard work, because you need every single person to buy into the new culture. The most successful adoptions we’ve seen of the DevOps mindset start with an organic, bottoms-up approach. Where to start with DevOps culture Start with a concrete, immediate problem. For example, at many cloud software companies, engineers are paged when an error occurs. Since no one enjoys being paged, the engineers who are frequently paged are

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The DevOps Culture In Telecom: Integrating Development and Operations

Source – pipelinepub.com The rise and growing prominence of the DevOps culture in recent years has been hard to miss. This collaborative union of development, operations, and quality assurance professionals in order to develop and deliver products and services quickly has gone from theoretical to ubiquitous in relatively short order. It’s an approach that’s not without its detractors. Objections range from “it’s a mish-mash of ill-defined buzzwords” to “it doesn’t scale” to “it’s only worth doing in a handful of industries.” On

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Why Failure is Critical to DevOps Culture

Source – informationweek.com One of the first steps in DevOps is to understand the need for some failures and learn from them. It’s no secret that in order to fully adopt a DevOps culture, it requires acceptance of change from the C-level, down. The tricky part is that there is no roadmap or “step-by-step” guide to change a company’s culture, because every company is vastly different. A business can’t simply say, “Right now we’re going to start doing DevOps,” because so

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DevOps Intelligence Changes the Game

Source – blog.xebialabs.com The moment comes as the company’s CFO lays out for Bill how he strives to align the goals of his department with the goals of the business. It’s here Bill starts to realize he must take a similar approach with IT. He ultimately turns to data about his delivery process to improve IT’s effectiveness and save his team from outsourcing—and a DevOps team is born. Ok, so real-world situations might not be as dire as the fictional

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