Best DevOps

AWS, Microsoft and Google lead for IaaS and PaaS revenue

Source:-crn.com.au Cloud service revenues now are growing much more rapidly than spending on cloud infrastructure, a positive signal that the market is in a high-growth phase, and financials are improving, according to a new report. Operator and vendor revenue across seven key cloud services and infrastructure market segments exceeded A$212 billion (US$150 billion) for the first half of 2019, growing 24 percent from the same period last year, according to Synergy Research Group’s mid-year review of the cloud market. The

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A proactive flavor of DevOps grows at Google

Source – zdnet.com Everyone wants to do DevOps these days, but what does a well-humming DevOps environment really look like? What is the vision to strive for? To date, DevOps has been popping up as a hodgepodge of activities and initiatives across companies, perhaps in the name of doing it because it’s the thing to do. As a result, companies really aren’t seeing the full potential of DevOps. Consistency in DevOps approaches is a rare thing indeed, relates Kurt Marko, citing a recent

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Deploying mainframe applications to the cloud

Source – cso.com.au Many businesses continue to rely on legacy applications running on mainframes because the systems are stable and continue to deliver ROI and business value. However, as organisations move more workloads to the cloud, it’s time for businesses to consider their strategies on how and which of these legacy mainframe applications to migrate to cloud platforms. The right strategy is one that lets a business modernise its mainframe applications and benefit from the cloud, while retaining the business logic

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Why you should apply change management in DevOps failures

Source – techtarget.com In a digital world, every company depends on software to continuously improve its products and business. This need for continuous speed has led to the explosion of DevOps initiatives. Well-executed change management in DevOps shortens software release cycles while improving quality. These conditions, in turn, make continuous integration, regular deployment and continuous delivery possible. For many organizations, however, DevOps remains a distant mirage rather than a reality. So why do some DevOps initiatives fail? DevOps success depends on tools, processes, and people.

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Is DevOps right for financial services?

Source – bobsguide.com When faced with strict regulations and procedures, it can be hard to constantly innovate. It’s especially challenging in the financial services industry where we must develop innovative digital software solutions within an environment controlled by tight regulatory requirements, a desire to mitigate risk and a need for ensuring high quality technical processes. In the past, organisations tended to develop software applications by following waterfall methodologies. These have their place, but can create an inflexible approach to application development

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Three ChatOps examples demonstrate DevOps efficiency

Source – techtarget.com The always-connected, device-centered work environment of the future is far from the isolating, solitary experience many once feared. It’s positively chatty. The trend toward interactive collaboration environments has come to IT operations and development teams in the form of ChatOps, an alternative command interface for a diverse set of infrastructure and application administration tasks. It’s ironic that, at the moment when AOL is shutting down its iconic AIM service, enterprise collaboration platforms, such as Slack, Atlassian Hipchat and

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DevOps practices help improve the quality of open source components

Source – betanews.com The use of open source components can help speed up the software development process, but it comes with a risk if poor quality code leads to vulnerable applications being released. The latest State of the Software Supply Chain Report from DevOps tools specialist Sonatypereveals that organizations which actively manage the quality of open source components flowing into production applications realize a 28 percent improvement in developer productivity, a 30 percent reduction in overall development costs, and a 48 percent increase

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