AWS MSP Mission Assists Boston Celtics’ Hoop Dreams With The Cloud

Source:-crn.com ‘Their organization has been around for quite a long time, so we helped them really move from the waterfall software development approach to an agile software development approach,’ says Glenn Grant, Mission’s co-founder and president of its Eastern U.S. division. ‘And we’re continuing to work with them to upgrade the infrastructure to keep pace with that.’ The Boston Celtics were bounced from the NBA’s Eastern Conference semifinals by the Milwaukee Bucks in May, but the storied basketball franchise is

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No love lost between security specialists and developers

Source:-zdnet.com GitLab finds 68% of security professionals feel that less than half of developers can spot security vulnerabilities, but most people feel it’s a programmer’s job to write secure code. Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve noticed hardly a day goes by without another serious security foul-up. While there’s plenty of blame to go around for these endless security problems, some of it goes to developers who write bad code. That makes sense. But when GitLab, a DevOps company,

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DevOps at the US Patent and Trademark Office

Source:-blog.sonatype.com Discussions of DevOps in government are always popular because it is a tough subject. Few have successfully cracked the code, and, even if they have, it is a slow, uphill climb with unique challenges. Consider the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (US PTO) Fee Processing Next Generation (FPNG). It is effectively an e-commerce site run by the U.S. Government. The US PTO is the agency in the United States that registers trademarks and awards patents. It is self-funded, meaning

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Pivotal swings to Kubernetes

Source:- devclass.com Pivotal has done a major turn in the direction of Kubernetes, announcing that its flagship PAS platform will run on the container orchestration platform. The announcements come a month after the Dell/VMware backed firm got a roasting from investors over its tardiness embracing Kubernetes, after scaling back its financial forecasts. The new services are not a reaction to that – CEO Rob Mee had flagged up the Kubernetes announcements during the earnings call. But it is notable that they

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Microsoft wants to operate above a 99.995% Azure uptime

Source:- ciodive.com Dive Brief: Microsoft is working to improve Azure reliability across its 54 cloud regions, said Mark Russinovich, CTO of Microsoft Azure, in a blog post Monday. As part of the effort, Microsoft is adding a quality engineering team into the CTO’s office, which will work with the site reliability engineering team. In the last year, Azure averaged a 99.995% uptime across its global cloud infrastructure, according to Russinovich. To provide more redundancy in the event of an incident, Microsoft

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3 Reasons Why DevOps Is More Popular Than Ever

Source:- devops.com How popular is DevOps? More popular than ever, if Google Trends is to be believed. Here’s a look at how the popularity of DevOps has increased over time, and what has driven the change. The Spiking Popularity of DevOps Here’s what Google Trends tells us about interest over time of the term “DevOps” over the past 15 years: And here’s the data for the same term over the past five years: As you can see, talk about DevOps

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Voices in DevOps – Episode 8: A Conversation with Christina Noren of CloudBees

Source:-gigaom.com In this episode, host Jon Collins speaks with Christina Noren about her experience running Agile organizations and how DevOps can be implemented at various stages in an organizations life. Christina has more than 20 years of experience in product, services and operations at successful, venture-backed companies, such as Splunk, Zuora, Portal and Sonic Solutions. She has a particular strength in identifying and refining product offerings in evolving markets. At Splunk, she was employee #12 in 2005 and remained on

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Successful Scaling: 5 Critical Steps for DevOps Expansion

Source:- devops.com Over the last five or six years, companies of all sizes have adopted DevOps practices and tools as a solution to increasing the speed and quality of releases. Typically, adoption starts with one or two pilot projects that demonstrate success with DevOps. But simply using the automation, requirements management and deployment tools of DevOps does not guarantee successful scaling across an enterprise. “One of the mistakes made by senior executives is that they underestimate the amount of challenges it

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What is DevOps Foundation and the top 7 career aspects of the course

Source:- inventiva.co.in The DevOps methodology is a process which ultimately helps organizations evolve and improve products at a more rapid pace as compared to traditional software development processes. This enables software organizations to gain a competitive edge over companies in the market. There are concepts which blend agile methodologies as well. It isn’t a surprise that DevOps professionals are some of the highest paid employees in the IT sector and some technical experts agree that it is a lucrative career path

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Is DevOps really that different from Agile? No, says Viktor Farcic [Podcast]

Source:-hub.packtpub.com No one can seem to agree on what DevOps really is. Although it’s been around for the better part of a decade, it still inspires a good deal of confusion within organizations and across engineering teams. But perhaps we’re all over thinking it? To get to the heart of the issues and debates around DevOps, we spoke to Viktor Farcic in the latest episode of the Packt Podcast. Viktor is a consultant at CloudBees, but he’s also a prolific

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