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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9 common mistakes when implementing DevOps

Source:- ciklum.com DevOps can be a godsend, but if used improperly, DevOps can also tank your project. Let’s look at nine common mistakes made when implementing DevOps. 1. Building a DevOps department The point of DevOps isn’t to create a new department strictly for DevOps, but instead to create a new collaborative model that unites existing departments. 2. Failing to streamline software Over-complicated software systems that have too much sprawl require siloed management and make systems over complicated for users. If

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Seven Essential Steps for Transitioning to Enterprise DevOps

Source:- informationweek.com DevOps is currently the train every enterprise wants to climb aboard. In fact, many of today’s market leaders already have some sort of DevOps plan in place. As companies incorporate IT further into their business, DevOps is becoming a basic necessity for the modern enterprise. However, when it comes to actually implementing DevOps in real life, things can get a little shaky. Having helped many organizations go through this process, I’ve pinpointed some common mistakes and misconceptions —

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How to start a DevOps project: Pick the low hanging fruit and just go for it

Source:- computing.co.uk The best way to launch a new DevOps project is simply to pick the low-hanging fruit, or what should be a relatively simple and necessary body of work, and just go for it, without spending months in planning. That’s the opinion of Steven Armstrong, principal DevOps automation engineer at Paddy Power Betfair (pictured). Armstrong was speaking at Computing’s recent DevOps Summit, where the audience was also told about a firm which handed out cricket bats to developers in

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Top 10 challenges to DevOps implementation

Source:- techrepublic.com As more companies adopt DevOps to improve their workflow and productivity, a number of challenges related to infrastructure and legacy systems have arisen, according to a new survey from cloud sandbox software provider Quali. In a survey of more than 2,000 IT industry executives, 54% of respondents said they had no access to self-service infrastructure—instead, they take a ticket-based approach to infrastructure delivery, which impacts productivity and increases time to market, the survey notes. And only 23% of

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Is Your Organization Correctly Implementing DevOps for the Database?

Source:- developer.com 2017 is going to be a good year for DevOps for the database. Both development and operations teams have realized that managing source code, tasks, configuration, and deployments are incomplete if the database is the weak link. Also, the role of the DBA has evolved to the point where they are very involved in both development and operations, because a database that is well incorporated can drastically affect your company in a positive way How It Used to

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DevOps Implementation Without Containers

Source:- informationweek.com One of the reasons to adopt a DevOps approach to software delivery is to remove the bottlenecks in your production deployment processes. For server side software, this often involves many pieces, including: The application environment, such as operating system parameters Third party components, such as application servers, web servers, and databases  Your application software that runs on top To remove the deployment bottlenecks, DevOps aims to break down the barriers between developers and IT operations staff (hence the

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