DevOps Transformation: Leave No Ops Behind

Source – devops.com Have you ever found yourself struggling to explain something that you know how to do without a moment’s thought? I’m not talking about the amygdala, the part of our brain that initiates the automatic “fight or flight” response. No, I’m referring more to the muscle memory-type behaviors that we’ve collected through life and, likely, pay little attention to while executing. Things We Take for Granted Muscle memory is awesome. Through the magic of muscle memory I can type

Read more

The big opportunities in serverless computing

Source – venturebeat.com Serverless computing is a type of cloud service where the hosting provider allocates adequate resources for you on the fly rather than making you pay for dedicated servers or capacity in advance. It’s a major technological breakthrough, and we expect to see a significant inflection point soon in this nascent market. Serverless computing is the next phase in the evolution of IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service). It completely abstracts the underlying infrastructure from developers and essentially virtualizes runtime and operational management.

Read more

Windows DevOps tools rehab legacy enterprise applications

Source – techtarget.com As Microsoft shops struggle to modernize legacy apps that weren’t designed for distributed cloud environments, they must also rethink the infrastructure where these apps are deployed. Most enterprises have at least one application that’s so old, no one on the current IT team recalls how it was written, nor understands the finer intricacies of its management. Now, these companies must weigh the risks and costs to refactor these apps for a cloud-first, continuously developed world. “It’s always an investment to

Read more

How Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Integration Changed Software Architecture

Source – techwell.com You can’t talk about modern software development and testing without bringing up modern techniques and concepts like agile, DevOps, and continuous integration. We’re a fast-twitch industry thanks to the modernization of team and testing dynamics, and that increase in speed has forced other aspects of the process to become equally as malleable and fluid. For the longest time, software architecture was something you built, adapted to your team or situation, and left in place—the old “if it ain’t

Read more

Can DevOps help us save lives?

Source – techtarget.com A former U.S. Marine wants software developers and architects to get more in touch with their feelings. In fact, their lives may very well depend on it. Ken Mugrage, the former Marine who is also a technology evangelist at ThoughtWorks, led a session at the 2017 O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference in New York City, presented a session in which he talked about burnout that software developers and managers can experience in enterprise environments – and how DevOps can

Read more