Bridging the priority gap between IT and security in DevOps

Source- betanews.com Let’s start with a test. Suppose that you manage a corporate network gateway across which a critical programmed transaction is scheduled to occur in exactly one hour. Suppose further that the firewall protecting this gateway is functionally misbehaving and will almost certainly block any programmed activity with your transaction partner. This is a serious concern because your boss has reinforced to you several times the importance of this planned transaction. Your team continues to work the technical problem,

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Ansible Tower 3.3 arrives to make DevOps easier than ever

Source- zdnet.com   Red Hat’s Ansible Tower, like other DevOps tools, such as Chefand Puppet, makes it much easier to manage your IT infrastructure without the blood, sweat, and tears of manually setting up servers, containers, and clouds. With the latest edition, Ansible Tower 3.3, you can do all that with an improved user interface and scaling, and you can now run it on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat’s Kubernetes container application platform. Ansible makes it easier to move your resources and applications from platform to platform

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How hybrid industrial cloud computing is gaining momentum

Source- cloudcomputing-news.net Why do most internet of things (IoT) analytics operations occur in the cloud? The public cloud offers a centralised location for large amounts of affordable storage and computing power. But there are many instances in which it makes more sense to perform analytics closer to the thing or activity that is generating or collecting data ­– equipment deployed at customer sites. This is particularly true in industrial and manufacturing environments, which are familiar with the challenges of managing massive

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5 Competencies You Need to Succeed in DevOps and Beyond

Source – infoworld.com DevOps (development and operations) is an enterprise software development phrase that is used to define an agile relationship between development and IT operations, which encourages better communication and collaboration between the two business units. When an organization applies this same goal to its entire business, it can transform itself. Instead of siloed, traditionally adversarial groups, everyone collaborates with a common goal that will help the organization win in its market sector. Skills vs. competencies – What is needed? In

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Rev up IT with continuous delivery and DevOps

Source – techtarget.com Humans love to go fast. That thrill can extend to software code with the pairing of continuous integration/continuous delivery and DevOps. Continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and continuous deployment all focus on getting newly created code onto production systems as quickly as possible — without breaking anything. The terms can be segmented by steps: CI facilitates and automates code creation, verification and management before it is an executable product. CD brings executable code through automated and manual

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Bringing The Future of DevOps to the Indian IT Industry

Source – entrepreneur.com In the ever-changing world of technology, the need to be agile is crucial. Businesses are innovating at a fast pace to keep up with the demands of their consumers. In times of such rapid innovation, the need to have successful and speedy software development is of primary importance. And here’s where DevOps comes into the picture. DevOps brings together software development and software operation for faster processes; it prioritises the organizational changes required for the same. Bringing together

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DevSecOps: Where DevOps and Security Meet

Source – devops.com The DevOps methodology as a software and engineering culture goes back nearly 10 years—Patrick Debois coined the term when he named a Belgian software conference “devopsdays.” Since then, the movement has taken on a mind of its own, turning into the go-to strategy for enterprises the world over aiming to accelerate their development timelines and deliver better products faster. In the shifts and changes that have happened over the last decade, one has been the idea of “DevSecOps,”

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DevOps – Your 3-step Transformation Journey

Source – infoworld.com Greek philosopher, Heraclitus once said, “The only thing constant is change.” Today’s DevOps transformation is a prime example. The DevOps model aims at unifying software development (Dev) with software operations (Ops) so that everyone can better work together across the entire development lifecycle. As businesses search for the best ways to digitally transform, DevOps is at the center of it all – and it’s driving a constant state of change. As organizations all over the world adjust to

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Why Rackspace can be your cloud marketplace guide

Source – techradar.com You have worked with some of the world’s leading tech companies such as SkyTV and also as a TV personality. Why did you choose to join Rackspace? Honestly, when I was serving as interim CMO at Rackspace, I was floored when I saw the scale of the opportunity here. Externally, we have an exploding market in cloud services and internally Rackspace has the broadest collection of expertise and experience anywhere in the industry. I have worked at many

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Keeping up with DevOps

Source – techrepublic.com Waterfall program design was first described in 1956. It continues to operate today in companies because of the volumes of legacy software that IT still supports. Waterfall is also an excellent, step-by-step software development methodology that has proven itself for decades. The methodology is named waterfall because application development flows only one way: downward, like a waterfall. Waterfall development begins with requirements definition, moving down into design, then programming, test, and implementation. In contrast, DevOps, which can approach

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