Five ways to effectively manage team DevOps workflows

Source – techtarget.com If you’ve adopted DevOps, you’re already using tools to optimize and streamline your DevOps workflows and software delivery processes — like code integration, testing and deployment — as much as possible. But optimization opportunities are not limited to software delivery. You should strive to streamline all dimensions of your organization — including the way you manage your DevOps team. DevOps personnel management pitfalls Compared to software, people are fickle and unpredictable. Giving them the same input doesn’t always yield the

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How devops changes both dev and ops

Source – techworld.com.au Devops is the literal and figurative fusion of development and operations. For years, these two groups have been separated by cultural and knowledge boundaries, particularly inside larger enterprise IT organizations. This separation was straightforward: Developers focused on nothing more than code and operations focused on taking that code and making sure it stayed running. The complete disconnect between these two groups led to long QA cycles and infrequent production deployments for fear of downtime or breaking something. A

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Cloudy DevOps optics? Should have gone to CloudBees

Source – computerweekly.com  Enterprise Jenkins and DevOps outfit CloudBees has stuck a bit of extra Ops vision in DevOps with what it calls DevOptics (did you see what they did there?) as its latest play in the application delivery stream tools market. We’re all aiming for a holistic view of the software delivery process, so what does this new offering promise? Live data pipeline CloudBees DevOptics aggregates live data from software pipelines to derive metrics (as a live view) that

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How cloud and DevOps combine for software delivery success

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net Throughout the global economy and across all industries, companies are re-inventing themselves to become better at sensing the next big thing their customers need, and finding ways to deliver it to get ahead of the competition. The concept of DevOps dates back nearly 10 years now. During this time, a lot has changed. As DevOps has matured, we have seen many successful implementations, lessons learnt and copious amounts of data gathered. One thing that remains unchanged to this day –

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How DevOps tools accelerate software delivery

Source:- infoworld.com Once upon a time, there was a developer who needed to write code against a database. So he asked the database administrator for access to the production database. “Oh, dear me, no,” said the DBA. “You can’t touch our data. You need your own database. Ask operations.” “Oh, dear me, no,” said the operations manager. “We don’t have a spare Oracle license, and it would take six months to get you that and the server on which to

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Dev Ringers: DevOps engineers or full-stack developers?

Source – jaxenter.com For some businesses, deciding between investing in DevOps engineers or full-stack developers is no small feat. This is due, in part of course, to the fact that nobody really seems to know what DevOps is. As one of the most talked-about and on-trend tech roles in recent years, it’s initially kind of staggering how hard DevOps can be to define. Perhaps there’s a reason for that. Typical advice to businesses considering their options usually goes something along the lines of “If

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The Cloud And DevOps: The Perfect Marriage

Source – forbes.com If you have been in the business of technology for any amount of time, you know that whenever there is a promising technology trend, companies are eager to exploit it for their own gain. This is not as cynical as it first may sound. Of course, when a new trend arises, it only makes sense to develop products and business plans that align with the shifting market. An interesting side effect of companies coalescing behind technology trends is

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How DevOps Drives Digital Transformation (and Vice Versa)

Source – thevarguy.com You’re hearing a lot today about the drive toward digital transformation. You’re also hearing a lot about the competitive need to implement a DevOps model. What savvy companies realize is that DevOps drives digital transformation, and vice versa. Digital transformation is a model in which companies rethink traditional processes and approaches and embrace digital solutions and automation to increase innovation. DevOps, meanwhile, is a software development and delivery process that emphasizes communication and collaboration among product management, software

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DevOps and Cloud Combo Boosts Software Performance

Source – cioinsight.com While relatively few companies are making extensive use of both cloud computing and DevOps, those that commit to both are achieving vastly improved key performance indicators (KPIs) as a result, according to a recent survey from CA Technologies. The accompanying report, “DevOps and Cloud Computing: Exploiting the Synergy for Business Advantage,” reveals that the organizations that do invest heavily in both the cloud and DevOps fare much better at improving the quality of software they produce, while reducing

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Source – jaxenter.com DevOps is essentially a journey of Continuous Improvement Organizations that become better at delivering software are better equipped to compete and win in today’s economy. The maturity, speed and quality of your software releases have become a key differentiator and a competitive advantage for the business. Enterprises across the board are adopting DevOps to optimize their software delivery pipeline – allowing for greater speed and agility while mitigating the risk of failed releases. DevOps is essentially a journey of Continuous Improvement – and

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