5 DevOps Mistakes that Can Crush ISV Startups

Source – devprojournal.com Industry experts will tell you the best way to evolve your startup ISV into an established ISV is with DevOps— and they’re probably right. DevOps, however, which has only been in the mainstream for a little less than a decade, can be a difficult concept to master, and many software developers—especially startups—are still navigating the learning curve. As you set the course for your business, make sure you don’t make these DevOps mistakes that can not only stand

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Making progressive (web apps) rock for DevOps

Source – computerweekly.com Kinsbruner wants to uncover the mechanics behind an application stream being called Progressive Web Apps (PWA) and examine why the could be the next big thing. Firmly of the opinion that PWAs are hailed as a means of pushingt the mobile web forward, Kinsbruner  reminds us that they can potentially bring parity to web and native apps, while also providing mobile specific capabilities to web users. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Google came up with the term itself and PWAs are seen

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DevOps and microservices driving container monitoring market growth

Source – rcrwireless.com Global container market to hit $706.2 million by 2022 The global container monitoring market is expected to swell from $169.6 million in 2017 to $706.2 million by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33%, according to a report published by ResearchandMarkets. Containers are a lightweight form of virtualization that has taken the telecom industry by storm. According to the report, the demand for container monitoring is being driven by various factors, including increased use of

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Why operations metrics and telemetry matter in DevOps too

Source – techtarget.com I am not a faddist or a Kool-Aid drinker. I’m a skeptic by career. But monitoring and observability is so “hot right now” and, well, validly so. We have to scientifically consider how to create systems that are more reachable and more observable and can tell us more under scrutiny. Charity Majors, among others, talks about this, and I highly recommend her work. But it’s time to elevate operations metrics and monitoring and make it a first-class systems

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Rely on the DevOps methodology to avoid disaster

Source – techtarget.com The DevOps methodology is more than just a flavor-of-the-month buzzword. It’s a new way to do things that can help catapult a business ahead of the competition. Synergy between development and operations incorporates automation and monitoring for quicker development and a deployment cycle that’s designed to improve release quality and scheduling. That’s the formal description anyway. But is that really what DevOps is about? A DevOps methodology is not the solution to all IT problems, but it’s not

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The 6 Biggest Challenges Facing DevOps

Source – techtarget.com About decade after it debuted the DevOps concept has evolved and built up a base of advocates, but it still presents challenges. Like any process or strategic approach, the field of DevOps is constantly changing. First emerging as a collective term nearly a decade ago, the DevOps field now embraces millions of software developers and entrepreneurs who have adjusted their teams and core philosophies to fall in line with the DevOps vision. However, these guiding principles are still

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DevOps processes flounder if old business models don’t change

Source – theserverside.com Many of the mental models often used for thinking about DevOps processes came from the manufacturing industry. But if you ask Mirco Hering, the Asia-Pacific Agile and DevOps lead at Accenture and author of DevOps for the Modern Enterprise, he’d say a different mindset is required to make DevOps processes work for enterprises today. Hering asserted that the fundamental problem lies in thinking about DevOps processes as part of a transformational model that runs for only three to

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Common sense DevSecOps tips for developers

Source – jaxenter.com DevSecOps might be the latest in a long line of tech buzzwords, but it’s actually a fairly practical way at promoting secure tech practices while uniting different spheres of production and operations. But getting into a DevSecOps mindset requires serious collaboration to change processes and tech for the better. As DevSecOps is rapidly becoming the preferred approach for organizations, it becomes even more important to take a moment and make sure everything is heading in the right directions.

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DigitalOcean taps developers to push its cloud services in India

Source – business-standard.com While Google announced plans to open their India Cloud centre by the end of this year, niche cloud provider DigitalOcean continues to focus on their market of developers to maintain traction. In a market dominated by the likes of Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other enterprise cloud services, DigitalOcean’s single point of focus has been to entice the software developer instead of the conglomerates. “We found that existing services often failed to meet the needs of developers with respect to OS requirements. The developer

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The future of Java and Java development is highlighted by the JavaOne Keynote

Source – customerthink.com Java is a popular choice for the development of apps with extreme performance and scalability requirements. The technologies of the platform help develop huge, robust and high performance apps that could be extended easily. Java for web development and the Java language as a whole is supported by all major platforms. Furthermore, Java continues to innovate the apps world around. Through continued modernization, the platform provides developers an innovative platform and language to build the next gen scalable,

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