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Q&A: CircleCI CTO Explains Why DevOps Is a Growing Enterprise

Source: itprotoday.com The CTO of DevOps platform vendor CircleCI shares insights on how the market has changed as his company raises new funds to power ahead. CircleCI has emerged in recent years as one of the leading players in the DevOps space with its namesake continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) platform. On July 23, the company announced that it raised $56 million in a Series D round of funding as it continues to advance the modern state of DevOps. CI/CD is

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Green Cloud Computing : Techniques every QA should know

Source:- entrepreneur.com Cloud computing offers immense potential for resilience, scalability and an array of services useful to every quality assurance practitioner. Most cloud computing techniques offer cloud-based platforms/services that are helpful in ensuring a requisite set of quality attributes, while quality enabler tools such as reporting/monitoring suites, testing tools, verification frameworks may also need to be brought in to the cloud in order to assess target quality aspects. Though ICT technologies like cloud computing are being used by QA testers

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Continuous Reliability: How QA and SREs Can Improve Their CI/CD Workflow

Source:- devops.com This challenge poses many questions: With so many errors, will spending my precious time to resolve a particular issue be really worth it? How do I detect severe issues in code or infrastructure that could be impactful ahead of time? Once a release has been moved forward, how can I know how well it’s doing–should it be fully deployed, hotfixed or even rolled back? That’s why we need our CI/CD workflow to work both ways, helping us upgrade and

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Change is the Focus: QA in the DevOps Era

Source:- capgemini.com There is a popular business adage that states, “Fast, Good, Cheap: pick any two”. But what if you want it all?  I definitely want to ensure good quality, in little time and at the lowest cost. Therein lies the challenge. Throughout the product development lifecycle, we face bottlenecks that often prevent us from having it all. Today, Agile and DevOps introduce timeboxed development and continuous integration, which means shorter development cycles and more frequent releases. This results in

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Has DevOps changed the role of a tester?

Source:- hackernoon.com DevOps, should be the replacement of process, in the form of out-of-date Wiki pages, the one person in the team that knows how to configure the servers correctly, or that person you always go to in order to fix the database issues, with automation. Everything-as-code. Infrastructure-as-code, Networking-as-code and database-upgrades as code. But in this world of everything-as-code, whose responsibility is it to test it? Does the role of the tester still have to be limited to the core

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Why automation doesn’t necessarily remove the need for QA

Source:- techrepublic.com In software development, the rise of automation tools has largely eliminated human involvement. ON one hand, it’s easy to say that automation has further eliminated the need for QA but that’s not the case. As experts have noted, QA is still essential, as is human intervention in some cases, to ensure a quality product is deployed. “Test automation may largely eliminate the need for manual testing in some scenarios, but it will never eliminate the need for QA,”

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