5 foundational DevOps practices your enterprise needs to succeed

Source- techrepublic.com In less than a decade, DevOps transitioned from a hot buzzword to a proven way to manage technological change and deliver software quickly and efficiency. However, most enterprise DevOps teams still struggle with how to get started in the workflow, according to a Thursday report from Puppet. Puppet uncovered five foundational DevOps practices that are critical to success in any organization. While no one path to DevOps transformation exists, top performers have demonstrated that these practices are essential at every stage

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DevOps Success: A Look at Performance by Region and Industry

Source- cio.com Introduction Since Puppet published its first State of DevOps Report in 2012, we’ve learned a lot about how IT is implementing DevOps practices and the resulting impact to businesses. After collecting nearly 30,000 responses from around the world, we wondered: Where are trends and patterns emerging in these segments? Our first-ever State of DevOps: Market Segmentation Report makes it easier to benchmark your organization against other companies in your peer group. Automation Enables DevOps Not surprisingly, we found that most

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Compuware brings agile and DevOps to the mainframe

Source- sdtimes.com A majority of enterprises are running their mission-critical apps on the mainframe, but a lack of mainframe expertise is getting in the way of successful development and deployment. A recent study from Forrester revealed 64 per cent of enterprises plan to run more than half their critical app solutions on the mainframe, but only 37 per cent have been able to keep up with the mainframe workforce demand. To ease the pain, Compuware is updating its zAdviser solution

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Steps on the Journey to DevOps

Source- devops.com There was a time when people thought DevOps was a simple movement that didn’t need to be defined. I have always been told that big leaps won’t get you to your destination immediately, but little steps will get you there one day. For DevOps, the day has come, gaining mindshare among organizations and given importance like never before. However, certain companies are unable to understand what’s going on in their respective industries or how one they make their digital operations

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In a DevOps evolution, there are many paths to success, but even more that lead to failure

Source- networksasia.net Every organisation is different and for most, the DevOps journey isn’t linear. There are many starts and stops along the way, which can kill early momentum and lead to cynicism. Without a prescriptive path forward, organisations are struggling to scale their DevOps success beyond isolated teams, according to the 2018 State of DevOps Report released by Puppet. Globally, 80 percent of respondent organisations are Medium. Almost 11 percent are Low and just under 10 percent are High. Though DevOps

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There is No Magic Recipe to Adopting DevOps

Source- devops.com Over the past five years, we have seen more and more organizations of every size trying to adopt DevOps practices. However, we’re still expecting adoption rates to continue to rise—we have not yet reached “peak DevOps.” The motivations behind this comes from the need to reduce time to market, deliver better quality software, reduce operational costs and, ultimately, improve productivity and stay competitive. More enterprises are changing their business models by digitizing their business processes. We’re also seeing

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Benefits and Drivers of Full-Stack Monitoring

Source – devops.com As organizations undergo digital transformations, there is increasing need to modernize the way IT operations is managed and to deliver applications faster, while at the same time delivering business value by managing applications’ availability, performance and outages in a cost-effective way. Because outages have a huge impact on revenue, there is a growing demand for site reliability people and monitoring systems, which can enable them to handle applications’ uptime, performance and reliability with a proactive and predictive monitoring

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10 bad DevOps habits to break

Source – enterprisersproject.com In 2017, more companies than ever before decided to start their DevOps journey. As with anything new, there’s a learning curve: The trick is identifying missteps before they become bad habits, because habits can be hard to break. As you refine your DevOps strategies for the new year, it’s important to take a critical look back and seek out these troublemakers. These issues may not be obvious – so we asked business leaders and DevOps practitioners to help,

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Four key lessons to apply from DevOps success stories

Source – techtarget.com For teams in small organizations, embracing and applying DevOps practices is often a matter of just doing it. There are fewer constraints, fewer moving parts, and most of the time development and operations skills are already aligned and close together — on the same team, if not the same person, which makes for many DevOps success stories. For large organizations, though, any transformation can be daunting. Complex development programs and traditional org structure can result in no shortage

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New database provisioning solution brings GDPR compliance to DevOps

Source – realwire.com The latest solution from Redgate Software, known for its industry leading database development tools, promises to resolve much of the headache the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is already causing. SQL Provision launches today and allows users to create copies of SQL Server databases in seconds which use a fraction of disk space, and mask any sensitive data to address data privacy and protection issues. The provisioning of database copies to improve the efficiency and quality of database

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