Common DevOps Myths and Misconceptions

Source – informationweek.com For those who think that DevOps is a one-off project or simply a set of tools, check out why those and other beliefs are myths. Business leaders across industries know that accelerating speed to market is more than a goal, it is a survival skill. Sony CEO, Kazuo Hirai, succinctly described the pressure many executives feel, especially in the tech sector: “We need to execute with faster speed, which means effective decision-making, effective execution.” While many industry

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Sonatype Nexus Named Best Open Source DevOps Tool

Source – globenewswire.com Sonatype, the leader in open source governance and DevSecOps automation is proud to announce that Nexus Repository has been named Best Open Source DevOps Tool by Computing at the DevOps Excellence Awards 2018. The distinction was announced on March 21 in London at the DevOps Excellence Awards gala where Computing recognized outstanding achievements from organizations, personalities and solutions operating within the DevOps space. “Nexus Repository has become a defacto standard within DevOps toolchains worldwide and is simply the

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Want to be the best at DevOps? You need a DevOps bot

Source – techtarget.com A DevOps bot with access to all business, technical and customer profile information would make software development and deployment a breeze. Expert Torsten Volk introduces DOBO. When my former software engineering director, Bill Jones, and I got together, we discussed how DevOps has improved over the previous decade and what is still left to do. We started envisioning an AI-driven DevOps bot. Let’s call it DOBO, a bot that provides contextual information, best practices, toolchain integration, operational analytics,

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Keep DevOps operations relevant in the age of code

Source – techtarget.com When I was right out of college, I actually interviewed for computer operator jobs twice. The first was an overnight shift at a hospital, starting at 10 p.m. and ending at 6 a.m. Operators had to run backup jobs, type in the command from the command line, switch tapes when the tapes filled and stuff envelopes when there was nothing to do. It wouldn’t be long until I’d see a listing of the career opportunities in IT, with

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Top 5 DevOps automation tools 2018: Docker vs Puppet vs Kubernetes vs Ansible vs Chef

Source – wire19.com “With our data confirming that 50% of organizations are implementing DevOps, DevOps has reached “Escape Velocity”. On the basis of this data indication, analyst firm Forrester has declared 2018 as “the year of enterprise DevOps”.  The term DevOps is used in multiple ways but in its broadest meaning, DevOps is an operational culture that aims at continuous development & integration and rapid IT service delivery by promoting better communication and improved collaboration between developers and operators. It has become

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7 of the best DevOps tools for 2018

Source – cbronline.com Enticed by promises of agility, cost-effectiveness and update efficiency, companies across the spectrum are embracing DevOps. Billed as the modern answer to fluid system improvement, DevOps is supposedly a smoother, faster and more cost effective software development tactic in contradistinction to the staggered waterfall or cascade approaches. Emerging out of the agility movement in software culture, DevOps combines development and operations to form practices where services systems are built for resilience and scalability, allowing engineers to deliver updates

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DevOps for networking: What the future looks like

Source – jaxenter.com Can incorporating networking in the DevOps culture boost your organization’s growth? DevOps solution architect and Packt author, Steven Armstrong, certainly believes so. In his book, ‘DevOps for Networking’, Armstrong explores the fundamentals of DevOps in networking and how to improve DevOps processes and workflows by providing automation in your organization’s network. We asked him a few questions about the future of DevOps in networking and what DevOps engineers need to be learning to get ahead. What does the

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What is DevSecOps? Developing more secure applications

Source – itworld.com The simple premise of DevSecOps is that everyone in the software development life cycle is responsible for security, in essence bringing operations and development together with security functions. DevSecOps aims to embed security in every part of the development process. It is about trying to automate core security tasks by embedding security controls and processes early in the DevOps workflow (rather than being bolted on at the end). For example, this could be the case when migrating to

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Qualys: How to be cool with DevOps

Source – computerweekly.com Well, it was only meant to be an open question, a hypothesising supposition, a point of informed speculation that might lead to an informal pub discussion at best. But, as is often the way with these things, the industry has taken it as a clarion call for commentary and deeper analysis… and who are we to turn down the opportunity for deeper inspection of the DevOps state of the nation? First among a small group of spokespeople invited

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Is 2018 the year of the DevOps backlash?

Source – computerweekly.com The DevOps honeymoon is over – well, it could be… and here’s one reason why. As we know by now, DevOps is a portmanteau term used to describe the notion of more connected, cyclical, integrated and holistically-aware way of working between Developers (the Dev in DevOps, obviously) and the Operations team, which could encompass sysadmins, DBAs, configuration specialists, testers and other key supporting operational staff. DevOps origins The term itself [arguably] arose not because developers decided they needed

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