What are the primary use cases for VM deployment automation?

Source- searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com To keep up with ever-increasing resource demands, use VM deployment automation to launch and configure VMs quickly and predictably. Virtualization can improve resource utilization and enhance workload management, but the diversity and volume of virtualization processes can make it difficult to manually support virtualization. VM deployment automation can add speed and consistency to VM workload provisioning, deployment and management. Automation offers two principal benefits for any task: speed and consistency. Automation enables you to complete repetitive — and often complex

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Adobe Looks to Drive DevOps Adoption via the Cloud

Source- devops.com Adobe has been building out a managed service that includes continuous integration/continuous development capabilities on the Adobe cloud service. Now Adobe is extending the DevOps processes enabled by its CI/CD platform to make them more customizable in addition to expanding the scope of the application development tools it provides to include support for single page application (SPA) JavaScript frameworks. Haresh Kumar, director of strategy and product marketing for mobile and connected experiences at Adobe, said DevOps processes are now an integral

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Automation: One of the keys to DevSecOps

Source- securityboulevard.com Automation is one of the keys to consistent and meaningful AppSec adoption in an evolving world. Many organizations have taken the first step in integrating their development and operations teams to drive more efficient delivery of applications and innovation to the market. They have come a long way by aligning around the shared goal of delivering stable, high-quality software quickly. One way they are achieving these efficiencies is through automation. Automation in DevOps By automating manual processes and building

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Time to get your head in the cloud!

Source- devopsonline.co.uk As part of a specialist DevOps and cloud consultancy that helps organisations to use public cloud securely and professionally throughout their cloud journey, I’ve seen the importance of working closely with companies to define their public cloud strategy and governance model, build secure core-infrastructure, enable DevOps teams and migrate data centres. With this in mind, the crucial mission at hand is to help organisations accelerate their time-to-value from the cloud, by designing, building, and optimising their infrastructures in the

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Docker And Kubernetes: Furthering The Goals Of DevOps Automation

Source- forbes.com Containers are a hot topic, yet production usage remains low, according to Gartner, with most enterprise container adoptions in an early phase. A recent survey by Diamanti backs this up, finding that while almost half (47%) of the IT leaders it surveyed plan to deploy containers in a production environment, only 12% have already done so.   Despite this low adoption, the hype is for good reason, as containers can make a significant impact on development and production environments, infrastructure cost and time

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DevOptimism: The Future of DevOps is Becoming Clearer

Source- devops.com DevOps has quickly matured from a fairy tale to a bestseller at most large enterprises. However, we are still at the beginning of the DevOps story, with many exciting chapters still to be written. This article looks at several emerging technologies shaping DevOps today and a handful of developing trends that will shape the ecosystem in the years to come. Today’s IT organizations increasingly are moving away from monolithic applications deployed through grand-slam releases with security slapped on

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Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?

Source- informationweek.com This is the question I’m helping numerous customers answer right now. Development operations and the creation of a continuous development cycle are somewhat of a new concept. Ever since development leaders saw that working with broken release cycles, coding practices, and heterogenous tools actually slowed the entire process down, we’ve seen massive movement around today’s modern DevOps culture. Before we go on, I need to touch on the concept of legacy. At a high level, this is any process

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Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust

Source- informationweek.com Cloud infrastructure plays a major role in a company’s ability to execute a high performing software delivery cycle. An advanced cloud architecture allows developers to spin instances up and down as needed and provides the bandwidth necessary to experiment and test an application or software update before pushing live. According to a report by LogicMonitor, 58% of respondents to their survey said DevOps was somewhat/significantly driving public cloud engagement in their company, only ranking below digital transformation (63%) and IT agility

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Container security starts with Kubernetes

Source- jaxenter.com The rise of container technology is undeniable, and it’s not hard to see why. By offering greater DevOps flexibility as well as an optimized build/deployment pipeline, container technology is allowing companies and their development teams to build faster, deploy software more efficiently and operate at an unprecedented scale. Gartner estimates that 50 per cent of companies will leverage container technology by 2020, up from roughly 20 per cent in 2017, and this momentum is sure to continue to rapidly increase. In

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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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