7 Highly Effective Continuous Delivery Principles

Source – devops.com If you’re in the IT space and you weren’t born yesterday, then you understand the need for speed. Development and release cycles are now faster than ever as companies implement continuous integration and continuous delivery (CD). Browsers and social media sites, for example, are doing multiple releases a day, and organizations that want to keep up in the information age are implementing continuous delivery. But to ensure successful continuous delivery, there are continuous delivery principles every organization should

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Trends in DevOps: Security

Source – news.sys-con.com we’re pretty focused on being involved in the DevOps community by providing perspectives on where we’ve been, where we are and where we’re headed as a community — and of course hearing from the community as well! And, if you follow this blog you probably saw an earlier post recapping our Predictions and Trends in DevOps webinar, which brought together four DevOps thought leaders to give us their perspective on what’s happening in 2017 and beyond. If you haven’t already

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4 Thing Machine-Learning Algorithms Can Do for DevOps

Source – insidebigdata.com As the IT industry struggles to elevate performance, companies are looking to DevOps to deliver on the promise of a newly efficient process that includes frequent release cycles to feed the higher demanding consumer. However, speeding up release cycles is far easier said, than done. IT practitioners are constantly seeking new tools to improve their responsiveness to business needs in this new environment. Transforming to a digital environment can prove to be a difficult evolution for most enterprise

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Continuous delivery book asserts automation is key to effective DevOps

Source – theserverside.com The installation and use of a CI server is a standard in any IT department that is bold enough to throw around the term DevOps, but simply having a Jenkins or Concourse server running jobs every hour or two doesn’t mean you’re doing continuous integration right. “I’d say that continuous integration is nowadays a commodity, up to the point where people actually have forgotten what it actually means. People are using integration servers just to do a regular

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Tips to Achieve Agility in DevOps

Source – dqindia.com DevOps is one of the key factors in a growing number of large companies and organizations to bring agility, reduce time to market, high quality products. Successful adoption of DevOps model needs dedicated investment, resources, cultural shift and is continuous journey. DevOps has become key to enable Continuous delivery and Agility in organizations. It helps scale organizations to deploy solutions rapidly and consistently. Some of the salient elements to achieve these as part of DevOps model implementation within

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DevOps, Security, Hybrid IT: Priorities of successful IT pros

Source – enterprisersproject.com Consider how much the role of the IT professional has changed during the last 10 years.  As traditional, siloed IT roles — such as network administrators, storage administrators, systems administrators, and database administrators — continue to include new responsibilities, IT professionals can no longer get by as specialists. These days, they’re are expected to be implementing new technologies and trends, inlcuding containers, serverless architecture, and IoT, while working with cloud service providers. They’re acting as liaisons to business leaders. On top of all that,

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3 Steps to Making 6 Figures: Top Tech Jobs are in High Demand

Source – edgylabs.com If you think that robots and AI are about to change your job, then you’re probably right. Here are three steps you can take to show how automation creates demand for new positions and new skill sets. You may have someone warning you about the coming robot revolution, where those that own robots make all the money. In this dystopian nightmare, the rest of us are left unemployed. Quite frankly, we don’t see it that way. Everyone here at

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7 critical lessons businesses learn when implementing DevOps

Source – techrepublic.com Enterprise IT is changing at a rapid pace, and organizations must practice modern software development to remain relevant and competitive. One of the key trends embraced by tech teams is DevOps, combining development and operations teams to work in an agile fashion toward a shared goal. In a breakout session at the 2017 Dell EMC World conference on Tuesday, Dell EMC’s Emily Kaiser and Brian Roche, from the company’s DevOps Dojo, explained the importance of the DevOps movement

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IT security sucks: Here’s why (and how to fix it)

Source – itbusinessnet.com The rise of cybercrime across the globe has proven that traditional criminals are finding new ways to attack: Physical access to the goods is no longer required, now the basic requirements are internet connectivity, an intellect capable of operating tools built by someone else, and a pronounced lack of scruples. While the modern workforce is familiar with buzzwords like cyber crime and black hat, only 38 percent of organizations surveyed for ISACA’s “2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report” claimed

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IT ops paves the way for agile

Source – itweb.co.za DevOps and agility requirements are putting immense pressure on the IT ops team. There is an incredible amount of noise around software development these days, and quite rightly – without it, there is no application economy. But, another major question that should be asked is: “Is IT ops just about keeping the lights on?” Well, to answer this question, I must tackle the enemy of IT, which is complexity, and it comes in a variety of shapes and

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