Myth or Matter: Is There a DevOps Talent Shortage?

Source- informationweek.com Change often requires adding new skills to the team, but the search for the perfect, ideal engineer can become an exercise in frustration. Consultants and hiring experts say this is a time of significant change ushered in by cloud providers and edge computing. They see a bit of a frenzied response at some organizations to find DevOps talent, and such actions may be overzealous. “Things are not in such bad shape,” says Brendan Caulfield, chief revenue officer with ServerCentral Turing

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Why do your DevOps projects fail? Here’s why

Source- techgenix.co Several businesses have opted for DevOps tools and processes that fit the framework. Unfortunately, few of them actually implement the workflow with the fidelity necessary to increase team productivity. According to a 2nd Watch report, companies must bring separate operating groups together as a single unit when transforming their business into a full-fledged DevOps organization. Unfortunately, 78 per cent of IT professionals claimed their organizations still keep separate teams for operations and developments and managing infrastructure. These kinds of key mistakes

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7 essential best practices to follow when adopting a DevOps model

Source- sdtimes.com The benefits of DevOps have been talked about for some time now. But a recent report has shown how organizations are reaping the benefits after implementing DevOps. According to a recent survey sponsored by Google and Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, two-thirds of the respondents that have implemented DevOps have seen benefits that impact their bottom line. Seventy per cent have seen increased speed to market, 67 per cent have seen improved productivity, 67 per cent have seen increased customer relevance, 66

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When DevOps Isn’t Enough

Source- cso.com.au The DevOps approach can accomplish many things, but can it help make your business more cyber secure? I don’t believe so. In fact, the notion of “DevSecOps”—making its way to an IT buzzword bingo card near you—could, in fact, jeopardise informational security across the organisational surface. The best way to boost security is to build a central team responsible for baking it into the development process from start to finish. More than just an attitude DevOps brings various strengths

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Kubernetes Goes Native for Developers

Source- enterprisetech.com Among the leading “cloud-native” technologies is the Kubernetes container scheduler. Red Hat said this week it has gone a step further down the cloud-native path with the release of a “Kubernetes-native” development environment designed to make collaboration easier for cloud application developers. Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) said its Kubernetes-native, browser-based development environment dubbed CodeReady Workspaces would allow enterprise development teams to share tools and dependencies needed to build, test and run container-based applications. The environment is optimized for Red

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Is Your Organization ‘Fit for the Future’?

Source- devops.com This was a question explored by CIO Platform Nederland and the DevOps Agile Skills Association(DASA) in a recent event I attended, hosted by Transavia. Many organizations have already embarked or are about to embark upon Agile transformation initiatives, driven by growing business demands. This event focused on sharing experiences, learning from the practical examples (successes and lessons learned) from Transavia and ABN AMRO, and exploring the way forward to successfully create a high-performing IT culture that is “Fit for the Future.” The event

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Benefits of Automation in IT Infrastructure

Source- trendintech.com The convergence of technology in this digital age is phenomenal. At the core, every organization is looking forward to a single speedy solution that provides them with the opportunity to streamline their operational efficiency and cut costs of IT functionalities. From the release of application to customer support, every aspect of the enterprise needs faster solutions. The competitive distinctness, customer loyalty, and good business outcomes are all dependent on the acceleration of business processes.  While the legacy IT

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Four DevOps mistakes to avoid when implementing for your SME

Source- devopsonline.co.uk There are many advantages to implementing a DevOps program within an SME, if it’s done correctly. However, since there is some confusion today about what DevOps truly means and what it can accomplish for organisations of all sizes, there are several pitfalls to avoid when undertaking a DevOps initiative. Before rushing to implement this latest trend, we’ve helped clarify a successful strategy by outlining below some of the DevOps mistakes to avoid. 1. Failing to clearly define DevOps

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The future of open source and DevOps.

Source- jaxenter.com Only a few short years ago, organizations considered open source to be a high risk. These days, enterprises and governments alike are embracing open source and placing it at the center of their software development stacks. IBM’s recent acquisition of Red Hat and Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub, which is the home of many open source projects, show that open source has won the hearts and minds of the general populace. In fact, if you’re not already using open source,

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Oracle: Cloud-Native Apps to Drive DevOps Change

Source- containerjournal.com Oracle is betting this coming year will see accelerated adoption of a raft of nascent emerging container and cloud-native technologies that will radically transform a range of DevOps processes. Siddhartha Agarwal, vice president of product management and cloud strategy for Oracle Cloud Platform, predicts 2019 will witness more organizations hiring platform engineers in place of traditional IT administrators as the shift to cloud-native technologies such as Docker containers and Kubernetes continues to gain momentum. Agarwal also expects to see

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