Is DevOps Helping Feds Put the Pedal to the Metal on Cloud?

Source – meritalk.com We are starting to hear very different language when federal IT leaders talk about modernization. At the recent Federal Focus: The Cloud Generation event, Small Business Administration (SBA) Deputy CIO Guy Cavallo and CTO Sanjay Gupta talked about their migration from data center to cloud, noting that the key was to “burn the bridge back to the old way of doing things” and commit completely. The SBA successfully managed the migration in just 57 business days with no additional funding,

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Trai suggests light touch approach to regulate cloud services

Source – telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com KOLKATA: The sector regulator has advocated a light touch approach to regulate cloud services and urged the telecom department (DoT) to lay out a broad framework for registration of an industry association of cloud service providers (CSPs). The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said, it would suggest the terms and conditions of registering the proposed CSP industry body once the government cleared its overall recommendations on cloud services issued Wednesday. Such terms and conditions, it said, would include the

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Security teams must embrace DevOps practices or get left behind

Source – techtarget.com All companies, whether they realize it or not, are technology companies. Digital technology is transforming businesses. It is changing how companies operate and how they deliver value to customers. This increased reliance on technology is driven by the desire to bring new products and services to market in a faster, more efficient way to meet customer demand. New technology, including microservices and the public cloud, as well as various DevOpspractices, is now commonly utilized to bring products to market faster. Despite

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Harnessing AI to make DevOps more effective

Source – zdnet.com Loom Systems’ AI-powered log analysis aims to give companies a warning when there may be a problem in their system by reading logs and detecting when something is likely to go wrong — and then sends out alerts so DevOps and IT managers can respond before systems go down. ZDNet talked to CEO Gabby Menachem about the company’s future plans. ZDNet: Tell me about the origins of Loom Systems. Menachem: We were founded two years ago and using

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Dev-Oops: Why DevOps efforts fail

Source – sdtimes.com The main goal of DevOps is quite simple: ship software updates frequently, reliably, and with better quality. This goal is somewhat “motherhood and apple pie,” since almost every organization will agree that they want to get there. Many will tell you they’ve already embarked on the DevOps journey by following some commonly followed frameworks, such as “CALMS.” However, very few will express complete satisfaction with the results. After speaking to 200+ DevOps professionals at various stages of the

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The benefits of intelligent DNS in DevOps projects

Source – betanews.com The DevOps model continues to gain traction because it’s an efficient and cost-effective development approach. It yields fewer errors, shorter development cycles and reduced need for expensive code fixes after deployment. One goal of DevOps is continuous development and deployment, which necessitates the automatic creation or removal of networks, as well as automated deployment to production. Automation is important because the fewer the number of manual steps involved, the less likely that human error will disrupt the process.

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How DevOps and modern DNS work together

Source – itproportal.com The DevOps model continues to gain traction because it’s an efficient and cost-effective development approach. It yields fewer errors, shorter development cycles and reduced need for expensive code fixes after deployment. One goal of DevOps is continuous development and deployment, which necessitates the automatic creation or removal of networks, as well as automated deployment to production. Automation is important because the fewer the number of manual steps involved, the less likely that human error will disrupt the process.

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Do ops skills fall into an IT engineering job description?

Source – techtarget.com IT professionals love to learn and develop new skills. With the advent of site reliability engineering and other IT engineer job descriptions, operations professionals should gravitate toward technologies — and conversations — that will propel them into engineering positions. In the IT world, a rather blurry line distinguishes what makes a job IT operations rather than IT engineering, or vice versa. Many professionals have a mixed role, and particularly with the growth of DevOps methodology, it’s become rarer for

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Robust DevOps trend fueled by IT’s need for speed, survey says

Source – techtarget.com In his article “Digitally disruptive competition drives DevOps trend, Troy DuMoulin, vice president of research and development at Pink Elephant, the global IT Service Management (ITSM) training and service provider, laid out why the current DevOps push to improve the quality and delivery of IT services is unlike failed IT efforts in years past. DevOps-focused transformation The first question asked of the survey respondents was to identify what percentage of the respondents were actively working on a DevOps-focused transformation. The

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Multi-cloud: the future of computing

Source – itweb.co.za Cloud computing has revolutionised the way people work, consume applications, and the way they store their data. However, although it was born out of the need to simplify IT environments and make their business lives far easier, today, many companies are opting to have many cloud vendors, instead of just one. Multi-cloud is the future of computing. A recent Dimensional Research survey found 77% of businesses are planning to implement multi-cloud architectures in the near future. Many businesses want to have different options, and

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