Networking: The DevOps Community Deserves Better

Source:- Developers of cloud-native applications are at the heart of a process of radical transformation shaking up the business world. Without them, enterprises everywhere would be stuck with the same cumbersome tools and processes they’ve been relying on for years. Using DevOps methodologies, software-as-a-service (SaaS) players are bringing a level of agility to the game that is all about freeing enterprises from the shackles of the old, pre-cloud days and letting them take advantage of new opportunities at light speed.

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DevOps vs. the juice cleanse: Only one is a passing fad

Source:- enterprisersproject.com It’s easy to put off DevOps as just another trend: Culture change is hard. But your competitors aren’t waiting Many organizations view DevOps as aspirational. They treat it like a gym membership in January: they talk big, sign up and never go. We can easily imagine someone uttering the statement, “We’re a bank, not a streaming video service,” as an argument against DevOps. This whole scenario reminds me of the joke about two hunters in the woods who come

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Kubernetes catches up with operational reality

Source:-computerweekly.com With Kubernetes now established in many organisations as the container orchestration platform of the future, are cracks already starting to show? Well, not exactly – but if I could pull out one common theme from what’s hot in the world of cloud-native, it’s the dawning light of Day Two. That’s a shorthand term used for when this stuff goes live – the Ops end of DevOps, if you like. Going live was only to be expected, yet as so

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How Do Security Champions Enable a DevOps Culture?

Source – resources.infosecinstitute.com DevOps as a whole is a state of mind for organizations. It helps them to deliver applications and services by espousing a culture and best-practice methodology that drive product development and service provision. Champion roles are important in IT circles, especially where product knowledge or specific framework knowledge is required. But how do security champions fit into the more traditional DevOps space? Quite well, as it turns out. Security champions are an important backup mechanism. They help to

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DevSecOps: 3 ways to bring developers, security together

Source – enterprisersproject.com Applications are the heart of the digital business, with code central to the infrastructure that powers it. In order to stay ahead of the digital curve, organizations must move fast and deploy code quickly, which unfortunately is often at odds with stability and security. With this in mind, where and how can security fit into the DevOps toolchain? And, in doing so, how can we create a path for successfully deterring threats? As DevOps continues along its path

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A DevOps mindset shouldn’t overemphasize speed

Source – techtarget.com We often talk about how DevOps and automation can help speed up release cycles and get the latest code changes and updates out in a quick, stable and efficient way. This DevOps mindset keeps developers and operations teams in sync and ensures that the software they produce is always on the cutting edge. But is this all too much? With a continual focus on trimming the release cycle time and automating this process, do DevOps organizations put enough

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The cloud for DevOps: Tools and tips to consider

Source – techtarget.com Moving applications and operations to the cloud can be scary, even when you know the payoff can be big. Indeed, cloud technology can empower your organization and provide the on-demand resources your developers need. But when you start to build the cloud for DevOps, you will face at least two challenges. First, the staff will likely have a steep learning curve. Also, the staff must be kept happy as it learns to perform DevOps correctly, and avoids unforced errors

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Use event-driven architecture to design for DevOps 2.0

Source – techtarget.com When we begin to think about how DevOps 2.0 will function, event-driven architecture is a good place to start. An “event” can range from a left click of a mouse button to a request for a hotel reservation. The important thing to understand, though, is that in event-driven architecture, no one can really predict where a message will end up. The fact that event notifications can go anywhere at anytime has definite implications for systems in terms of design, implementation and

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Red Hat Positions PaaS as Cure to Heal DevOps Divide

Source – devops.com Red Hat is making a strategic bet that IT organizations increasingly will rely on platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments to make a broad range of distributed services available to developers, which would eliminate friction without enabling IT operations teams to maintain control. Paul Cormier, president of products and technologies for Red Hat, said IT organizations are realizing PaaS environments such as OpenShift have evolved into a platform through which a broad range of curated distributed services can be exposed to

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How Microsoft, Google, AWS and Facebook are battling to democratise AI for developers

Source – computerworlduk.com Developer conference season is in full flow, with Facebook’s F8 last week and Microsoft Build, Google I/O and Amazon Web Services holding a London Summit this week, and they all had one thing in common: the goal of making AI technology more accessible for developers on their platforms. The big three cloud vendors made a slew of announcements this week, although AWS holds back most of its good stuff for re:Invent in Las Vegas later on in the year,

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