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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DevOps as the recipe for disruption

Source – itproportal.com For decades, industries have been disrupted by those that figure out ways to deliver products better, faster or cheaper. Businesses that harnessed natural resources, improved manufacturing processes, refined craftsmanship, deployed assembly lines, perfected supply chains or sourced lighter, stronger, better raw materials dominated. Today, industries are being disrupted by software. We constantly here how “software is eating the world”. New software-driven products and experiences are impacting virtually every industry you can name – from retail (Amazon) to cable

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5 practices that make a DevOps leader

Source  – techrepublic.com In order for automation to be successful with DevOps, teams must track quality throughout development and deployment, according to a Forrester study released Monday. Commissioned by continuous testing company Tricentis, the research studied 94 quality metrics placed into four categories, said the press release. To be successful, DevOps leaders need to understand the business risks associated with both DevOps and Agile use, said the press release. Additionally, DevOps leaders either focus on contextual metrics or counting metrics, and some measure

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DevOps’ Role in Developing a Robust and Secure IoT Framework

Source – devops.com Creating a secure IoT infrastructure is a challenge for developers, requiring a holistic approach. It requires a dynamic framework that is capable of collecting data from a cloud backend as well as directly from the embedded hardware. Supporting this secure environment is another challenge, requiring the development of complex systems capable of deployment in a timely and cost-effective manner. This is where the relationship between DevOps and IoT proves invaluable. In this article, we will take a close

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GitLab releases Auto DevOps to accelerate DevOps Lifecycle by 200%

Source – kaplanherald.com GitLab, a single application for the complete DevOps lifecycle, announced today the release of GitLab 11.0 and the general availability of Auto DevOps that allows enterprises to accelerate their DevOps adoption. Today’s digital businesses demand fast and responsive IT teams to deliver new applications and innovation at scale. However, the modern toolchain is fragmented, siloed and complex. It slows down delivery, all while wasting time, effort and energy to push changes to the business. In fact, as per

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What Comes after DevOps? Two Possibilities

Source – devops.com People have been talking about the “post-DevOps” world since at least 2014. But have we actually arrived in the post-DevOps era? If so, what comes after DevOps? Let’s explore those questions. The DevOps concept is more than a decade old. DevOps has seen widespread adoption across companies large and small. “DevOps engineer” is now a common job title for tech folks. At a minimum, these developments mean that DevOps is now very mature and mainstream. They may even signal the end of DevOps,

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Four tips for a successful DevOps spring cleaning

Source – techtarget.com Despite a demand for faster release cycles — weekly rather than monthly — development teams can find it difficult to integrate the necessary set of tools into their pipeline to make updates ahead of a deadline. How do we give teams the capabilities to keep up with this industrywide trend of accelerated release cycles? Successful DevOps involves a tuneup of Agile processes. A thorough spring cleaning can help teams get there. Here’s how. Step 1. Refresh roles and responsibilities

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Continuous Discussions Video Podcast: DevSecOps, Best Practices and More

Source – devops.com In a recent episode of the Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) podcast, a group of industry experts discussed why DevSecOps is officially more than just a buzzword, tips on how to get everyone in the organization to own security and some of their own challenges and experiences baking security into the software delivery pipeline. The panel included: Alan Shimel, editor in chief at DevOps.com; Chenxi Wang, managing general partner at Rain Capital; Derek E. Weeks, VP and DevOps Advocate at Sonatype; Paula Thrasher, Chief Architect, National Security Division at

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AWS development services push apps from code to production

Source – techtarget.com Automation is one of DevOps’ core components. It enables enterprise development teams to adopt a more standardized, error-resistant approach to software delivery. Although there are a range of automation tools on the market, native AWS development services can help teams work together to quickly ship quality software. But before teams adopt these services, which include CodeCommit, CodeBuild and CodeDeploy, it’s important to understand how they work together in an AWS deployment pipeline. In a traditional build-and-release process, code checks into a

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The DevOps process is hard. But here are seven ways it’s easy

Source – techtarget.com The DevOps process is hard. It’s hard to roll out, hard to scale, hard to get everyone on board and then hard to maintain. But something must be easy about it, right? We asked seven of our experts to talk about the easiest part of the DevOps process. Their answers may surprise you. Most agree the technology aspects — like implementing CI or automated deployment tools — are the simplest way to start doing DevOps. In that way, DevOps is actually an easy sell.

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