10 companies killing it at DevOps in 2020

Source:-techbeacon.com Five years ago, I wrote about 10 companies that were killing it with DevOps. Today, all of those enterprises—including Amazon, Walmart, and Netflix—remain household names, not just for consumers, but in the tech community, too. Since then, who else has emerged as a clear DevOps leader? These 10 organizations are all pushing the boundaries of DevOps, breaking down barriers between development and operations, transforming their companies and their industries—and continuing to do so during a time of global upheaval.

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The Linux Foundation Adds Free Jenkins Training Course

Source:-devops.com The Linux Foundation, in collaboration with the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF), today launched a free introductory course to the open source Jenkins continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform as part of what it plans will become a series of free and paid online DevOps tools courses. Clyde Seepersad, general manager of training at the Linux Foundation, said that while the foundation already provides access to some higher-level conceptual DevOps courses, the launch of the CDF last year provides a knowledge

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TIBCO adds support for Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services

Source:-datacenternews.asia TIBCO Software has added Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services support for TIBCO Spotfire and TIBCO Data Science. TIBCO’s solutions extend existing services to analyse multivariate anomalies and add root cause analysis, using input from the Key Phrase Extraction cognitive skill to render decisions and automate actions like anomaly detection, the company states. With visual analytics and data science services, sensor data and log data can be analysed at the edge. According to TIBCO this includes the ability to detect anomalies

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BMC Completes Acquisition of Compuware to Mainstream Mainframe DevOps

Source:-devops.com Customers to benefit from an integrated DevOps toolchain with unparalleled mainframe operations management and agile application development and delivery HOUSTON, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BMC, a global leader in IT solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, today announced the close of its acquisition of Compuware, a leading provider of mainframe application development, delivery, and performance solutions. The strategic combination of the two companies builds on the success of BMC Automated Mainframe Intelligence (AMI) and Compuware’s Topaz suite, ISPW

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Analysing Forrester’s cloud focus: Why hybrid and multi-cloud are so vital

Source:-cloudcomputing-news.net I read with interest the recently published Forrester report on hybrid multi-cloud strategy and noted how not everything has gone or will go cloud. Having sat on the boards of several industry cloud bodies, been asked to keynote at many events, provide commentary and cloud social influence and write for a range of large global vendors, from this perspective you would expect me to be a cloud advocate; someone who would profess that cloud is better, faster, cheaper, more

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It’s time to dismiss these 7 DevOps collaboration myths

Source:-searchitoperations.techtarget.com DevOps is taking root in IT organizations across the globe — but that doesn’t mean it’s well understood. Misconceptions persist, but they can be conquered. Collaboration is a critical component of DevOps culture. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about how DevOps teams can — or should — collaborate most effectively. Let’s look at seven common myths surrounding DevOps collaboration — and how to dispel them. 1. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks There’s a misconception that senior

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NFV the foundations for cloud native transformation – VMware

Source:-telecomtv.com NFV has prepped telcos for the shift to Kubernetes and cloud native functions But CNFs are barely ready, says VMware exec Skills factor a major hurdle for CSPs Stars need to align for telco cloud benefits to be realized The migration by communications service providers (CSPs) to cloud native architectures is underway, built on the foundations laid by NFV, but it will be a long and complex transformation that will require three key telco cloud stars to align before

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GitLab Annual DevOps Survey Shows Emerging Trends and Changing Roles

Source:-infoq.com Completed by over 3500 developers from 21 countries, GitLab’s DevOps survey encompasses three major areas, development and release, security, and testing. The survey results hint at DevOps enabling faster release cycles and improved quality, with the more recent DevSecOps area requiring more organizational fine-tuning. InfoQ has taken the chance to speak with GitLab’s Senior Developer Evangelist Brendan O’Leary. According to GitLab survey results, the trend towards continuous deployment continue with 59% of companies deploying at least once every few

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GLOBAL DEVOPS TOOL MARKET 2020 (INCLUDES BUSINESS IMPACT OF COVID-19)

Source:-3wnews.org Trusted Business Insights presents an updated and Latest Study on DevOps Tool Market Market 2019-2026. The report contains market predictions related to market size, revenue, production, CAGR, Consumption, gross margin, price, and other substantial factors. While emphasizing the key driving and restraining forces for this market, the report also offers a complete study of the future trends and developments of the market. The report further elaborates on the micro and macroeconomic aspects including the socio-political landscape that is anticipated

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Kasten: Data Management for Kubernetes

Source:-thenewstack.io Like many startups, Kubernetes data management vendor Kasten grew out of pain. Its founders, Niraj Tolia and Vaibhav Kamra, had joined EMC from the acquisition of Maginatics in 2014. Still a product within EMC, Maginatics provides a secure global namespace across storage platforms that makes content accessible from any device or location. As Tolia tells it, moving the control plane of the product he was responsible for at EMC into Google Cloud and running on Kubernetes in 2015 was

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Google Cloud opens Las Vegas region

Source:-zdnet.com Google Cloud on Wednesday opened its latest cloud region in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tech giant now has four cloud regions in the western US, seven across the entire US and 23 globally. Adding more regions to the western US helps Google’s customers reach their end users more quickly, while giving them the flexibility and capacity to distribute workloads across different regions. The other western US regions are in Los Angeles, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah; and All of Google’s

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AWS expands beyond edge connectivity in Italy with datacentre region opening

Source:-computerweekly.com Amazon Web Services (AWS) has pressed ahead with the opening of its datacentre region in Milan, Italy, as that country’s businesses draw on public cloud resources to support them through the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Italy has emerged as one of the worst hit by the global Covid-19 outbreak, and was among the first countries in the world to enforce a national quarantine in response to the pandemic. In a blog post announcing the launch of the AWS region in

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GitLab Expands Partner Program to Help DevOps Transformation Journey

Source:-channelfutures.com GitLab a DevOps platform, has expanded its global partner program for technology partners and channel partners to help with the DevOps transformation journey. The GitLap Partner Program expands the company’s customer reach and helps more organizations use GitLab for their DevOps transformation. It offers a one-stop shop for DevOps transformation combining GitLab’s expertise and single application with services and technology solutions from its partners. GitLab’s Brandon Jung Brandon Jung is GitLab‘s vice president of alliances. He said the revamped

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COVID-19 And Our Surprising Digital Transformation

Source:-forbes.com How Google Meet Supports Two Million New Users Each Day More than a decade ago we introduced secure, easy-to-use business collaboration and productivity apps (now known as G Suite), and we envisioned a new way of working in the cloud. And although we always knew the value of cloud-based collaboration, it is more important than ever at a time like this. Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen Google Meet—G Suite’s video conferencing solution—help millions of people stay connected,

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AppDynamics joins the dots in Cisco’s roadmap to multicloud

Source:-siliconangle.com It’s taken just a couple of decades for humanity to develop a digital reflex. The consulting of connected devices has become second nature, and software applications are now the primary interface between a business and its customers. This means app performance has become business-critical. Customers demand speed, accuracy and accessibility. And apps are the primary source of the digital era’s most precious resource — data. When apps don’t work, customers go elsewhere. Fast. And when customers move to a

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How cloud-native app development can help future-proof your business

Source:-tahawultech.com Adopting a cloud-native strategy can provide organisations with a significant competitive advantage for many years to come, says Erica Langhi, EMEA senior solutions architect, Red Hat. The increased focus on digital transformation highlights the business advantages of change. But, due to the complexities and challenges faced in the pursuit of innovation, organisations do not always obtain real long-term value. One of the biggest challenges with digital transformation projects is that systems need to remain functional, secure, and predictable in

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Microsoft giving priority on Azure capacity to coronavirus response effort

Source:-crn.com.au Microsoft is not ruling out the possibility of Azure capacity constraints resulting from a spike in cloud computing demand amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. And in the event of any constraints, Microsoft is pledging to prioritize cloud capacity for first responders as well as health care and government organizations, the company said in a blog post. Keeping the Teams collaboration platform running is also a priority, the company said. “As demand continues to grow, if we are faced with

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Digital Transformation Isn’t A Project, It’s A Way Of Operating

Source:-forbes.com Why achieving a state of IT agility is a precondition for creating transformative business outcomes. Despite continuing to invest in digital transformation, many enterprises are not seeing the desired outcomes. A recent study by McKinsey & Company, for example, found that many companies’ cloud investments have not helped them to fully reach their transformation goals. Low angle view of man jumping over buildings against sky Digital transformation requires achieving an ongoing state of agility and responsiveness.GETTY At least part of

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The Role of Developers in Digital Transformation

Source:-devops.com Developers are an integral part of digital transformation. They architect the modular systems that overcome legacy and build the applications and solutions that allow firms to deliver products and services in new and innovative ways. Yet, when it comes to business decisions, many organizations overlook their developer talent. Developers come from a variety of different backgrounds, but it’s safe to say that most have studied computer science, engineering or mathematics in some form. Coming from these disciplines means they

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4 DevOps trends to watch in 2020

Source:-enterprisersproject.com Whether you’re just beginning with DevOps or you’re pretty far down the road, this way of working is about constant improvement. Check out four big trends Just the phrase “DevOps 2020” looks and sounds somewhat funny: It’s a milestone reminder that the term – and the culture and practices the term represents – has shed its “new and shiny” status in IT. That doesn’t make DevOps passé; it means it has become pervasive, and it will mature in various

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