DevOps Tools

Kubernetes as the new application server, and more

Source – zdnet.com Kubernetes already has a good reputation as an orchestration platform for containers and microservices, but one developer advocate is taking things a step further, observing that it make take the place of many application servers. Kubernetes and related projects, such as OpenShift and Istio, “provide the non-functional requirements that used to be part of an application server,” states Rafael Benevides, director of developer experience at Red Hat. He notes in a recent DZone post that the combination of Kubernetes, OpenShift and Istio, which are

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Learn How DevOps Can Scale Your Business

Source – entrepreneur.com Every other day businesses are developing and innovating fast to bring convenience to their consumers. With each passing day, it’s all about the speed with which the product is made, albeit with perfection. When it comes to software products, the need is even higher. With agile software development, arose the need for DevOps. DevOps brings together software development and software operation for faster processes; it prioritises the organizational changes required for the same. In a first-of-its-kind summit, DevOps India

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IoT for web developers: Continuous integration

Source – jaxenter.com PlatformIO is a very powerful development tool that greatly automates many setup steps from selecting and installing the necessary toolchain parts such as crosscompilers, linkers, flash tools, etc., making it much easier for developers to adapt firmware code to different target hardware. Besides its ability to integrate different embedded development platforms, PlatformIO is also characterized by its ability to trace and support the various tasks along the value chain of software development. These cross-cutting topics include automated procedures for

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Which DevOps testing tools do I need to know?

Source – techtarget.com DevOps requires more tool functionality than just about any other systems development lifecycle methodology. Continuous delivery (CD), the practice in which DevOps is based, requires automation at every stage of a code delivery pipeline. Development, version control, integration, testing, release management, deployment and production monitoring with orchestration are all necessary steps with necessary tools. Automated feedback is critical to the DevOps process, which makes infrastructure monitoring, application monitoring and aggregators critical components of the DevOps testing toolchain as well. Continuous

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Choosing the Right Monitoring Tools for a Full-Stack Solution

Source – devops.com According to the marketsandmarkets report on APM tools, the monitoring tools market is expected to grow to $4.98 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 12.86 percent and the DevOps market would attain market size of $8,763.8 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 18 percent during 2017 -2023 (source: markets business insider), with more focus on monitoring and performance management, delivery and operations management, lifecycle management, analytics and other solutions. Selection Criteria for Full Stack Monitoring Tools With the amount of

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Top 4 challenges to adopting DevOps and the best ways to resolve them

Source – jaxenter.com Most companies both large and small have already implemented or are progressing towards implementing a DevOps model into their day-to-day operations for improved workflow and productivity. DevOps is a methodology involving application delivery that encourages communication and collaboration between the operations teams and developers across all stages of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle). The collaboration between the operations and development teams promotes a well-defined integration and enables them to strive for a common goal which ensures the

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The Importance of Cloud Automation and How to Get There

Source – solutionsreview.com Automation is driving today’s enterprise technology advancements. Some forms of automation can be relatively easy to manage on your own, but for most situations, getting a tool or service is the right choice. With how fast technologies and processes are changing, automating repetitive tasks allows teams to learn new methods and practices. Automation frees up teams throughout the IT space to work on more pressing projects. The importance of cloud automation is due to the increasingly agile IT

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Continuous delivery from the cloud with leading DevOps deployment automation tool

Source – asiaone.com Octopus Deploy, a DevOps tool used by over 20,000 companies around the world, has today launched itscloud-hosted product, Octopus Cloud. The advancement has been in the making for the past six months, and has developers and DevOps teams excited about automating their deployments in the cloud, without having to manage and maintain their own infrastructure. CEO and founder Paul Stovell: “Octopus Cloud offers all the same features and functions that users know and love in the self-hosted product, only now

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How Important Is Open Source for DevOps, Really?

Source – devops.com Depending on your perspective, you might believe that DevOps and open source go hand in hand. Or you may think that, quite to the contrary, the two have little to do with each other. There are good arguments to be made for both interpretations. Let’s explore these two ways of thinking about the relationship between DevOps and open source. Match Made in Heaven? In certain respects, the two share a great deal of core philosophical overlap. Both movements

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Global DevOps Tool Market 2018 Developements- Atlassian, Chef, Red Hat and Puppet Labs

Source – theperfectinvestor.com The recent report on Global DevOps Tool market begins with a description of the product, definition, scope of product and classification, specifications and DevOps Tool market outlook. The report provides DevOps Tool market forecast period from 2018 to 2023. It includes a thorough analysis of DevOps Tool market growth factors, static data, the top manufacturers/major players, and geographical region-wise analysis. It analyses historical DevOps Tool market values to work on latest market needs and estimate future market propensity. It composes

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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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GitLab Pushes Kubernetes-Based Update for Auto DevOps

Source – sdxcentral.com GitLab released the latest version of its namesake platform that leverages Kubernetes to automate the handling of code on its journey to being a running application. The move comes as the online Git repository manager is riding an attention bump following Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub. GitLab CEO and cofounder Sid Sijbrandij said the 11.0 update basically allows developers to push code and the platform does the rest. That includes building, testing, code quality scanning, security scanning, license scanning, packaging, performance

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GitLab 11.0 released with Auto DevOps

Source – sdtimes.com GitLab’s complete DevOps vision is becoming a reality in its latest 11.0 release. The company announced the general availability of Auto DevOps. GitLab first announced Auto DevOps last year, with the hope that the concept would help developers deliver their ideas to production faster. Today’s release of Auto DevOps focuses on accelerating enterprise DevOps adoption. “GitLab is widely known for being a fully capable source code and lifecycle-management tool, but we’re now proving that GitLab is much more than that,”

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Three tools enable DevOps for Windows shops

Source – techtarget.com DevOps is tool-agnostic, but tools are central to DevOps success. Especially for Windows environments, select operations tools are needed to effectively manage an infrastructure that incorporates various cloud-based deployments, microservices, virtualization and containers, BYOD and other technologies. As you research a transition to DevOps for Windows IT, you’ll find various tools that each lean toward either the Microsoft or open source camp. The DevOps tools covered here, although appropriate for a range of OSes and cloud environments, were primarily

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DevOps requires a fresh approach to security

Source – itworldcanada.com DevOps originated from the need/desire to break down the silos between development and quality control. The need to be more agile, to continuously produce and deliver code in a quick, iterative approach, while maintaining quality. The developers became accountable for the quality of code that went into production. When practiced properly, agile development is an efficient approach that allows for constant upgrades and feature releases, while maintaining code quality. However, security has still remained a tack-on afterthought. Enter

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Puppet Report Sees Long DevOps Journey Ahead

Source – devops.com A recent report published by Puppet suggests the level of DevOps maturity within most organizations is still relatively slight. In fact, most of the respondents reported high levels of manual work still occurring across configuration management, deployment, testing and change approval processes. Alanna Brown, director of product marketing for Puppet, said the “State of DevOps: Market Segmentation Report” makes it clear that DevOps is being embraced to solve specific pain points with specific IT departments. As a result,

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Reflect adds color to Puppet DevOps tools

Source – techtarget.com Data visualization specialist Reflect enlivens the growing Puppet DevOps tool portfolio, but it’s unclear if Puppet’s wares will catch enterprise customers’ attention in a busy marketplace. The purchase of Reflect, a startup company based in Portland, Ore., shows that Puppet has little choice but to reinvent itself as containers pull users’ attention away from traditional configuration management, analysts said. Data visualization, a way to portray data so that it’s easily understood by people, will also be increasingly important

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DevOps automation firm Puppet acquires Reflect for its data visualization tools

Source – siliconangle.com Cloud automation company Puppet Inc. will add data visualization capabilities to its list of services after acquiring a startup called Reflect Technologies Inc. Thursday. Founded in 2015, Reflect is based in Portland, Oregon, just like its new owner. The company previously raised $2.5 million in a seed capital funding round in 2016. The terms of the deal, which sees Puppet acquire both Reflect’s products and its team of less than 10 people, were not disclosed. Reflect will be absorbed into Puppet, with its Chief

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Does Microsoft’s message to DevOps pros oversimplify?

Source – techtarget.com Competitors such as IBM, CA and others also provide comprehensive DevOps tooling to help enterprise shops adopt DevOps to improve productivity of their developers, build products faster and enhance the quality of the software they deliver. But Microsoft is fresh in my mind because I attended the company’s Build 2018 developer conference recently in Seattle. Rub some DevOps on it It’s also fresh because I got some grief when I paid homage to one of Microsoft’s emerging star speaker’s use of the slogan “rub

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Chef extends DevOps deeper into Kubernetes multiclouds

Source – siliconangle.com DevOps is a pipeline for rapidly deploying changes to infrastructure and application components. It also involves continuous verification of application compliance with relevant policies and mandates. Speed is the essence of DevOps success, as long as application quality and compliance are not compromised. Unfortunately, most DevOps professionals spend far too long getting their apps released into production. According to a recent survey conducted by longtime DevOps solution provider Chef Software, almost three-quarters of DevOps professionals regard “time from code to production” and “time from

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