Steps on the Journey to DevOps

Source- devops.com There was a time when people thought DevOps was a simple movement that didn’t need to be defined. I have always been told that big leaps won’t get you to your destination immediately, but little steps will get you there one day. For DevOps, the day has come, gaining mindshare among organizations and given importance like never before. However, certain companies are unable to understand what’s going on in their respective industries or how one they make their digital operations

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Microservices Help Scale Distributed Apps, Survey Finds

Source- enterprisetech.com The ability to scale applications and get products and services out the door faster are the primary reasons DevOps teams are embracing microservices, a new survey finds. Microservices are the foundation of an agile architecture on which applications are built as a collection of different smaller services rather than an entire application. Among the emerging challenges is determining the best way to communicate among those lightweight services. While nearly two-thirds of the 354 companies surveyed by workflow automation

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The corruption of DevOps

Source- ciodive.com Enterprise technology has a long history of asking for the easy answer. Process people and technology people commingle, with underlying divisions creating tangible opposition. Business stakeholders ask for more than technologists think reasonable, and dusty layers of backend technology leaves IT always asking for more resources, more people, funding and tools. Compounding the issue is the disconnect between those that develop and operate business technology. Once all the business requirements are met, developers unleash software on operations, leaving

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How DevOps can reshape the global economy: Study

Source- digitaljournal.com A new report, from Google Cloud, provides a comprehensive view of the growing DevOps industry, with scientific studies that span five years and more than 30,000 survey responses. The new report has been assembled by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim, of the DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) organization, and it is called “Accelerate: State of DevOps 2018: Strategies for a New Economy”. The research has been undertaken in conjunction with in collaboration with Google Cloud.

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Azure DevOps – Why It’s A Big Deal For Microsoft And The Community

Source- forbes.com Microsoft has recently announced the rebranding of Visual Studio Team Service (VSTS) to Azure DevOps. VSTS, an extension of Visual Studio – the flagship integrated development environment from Microsoft – enabled architects, developers, and testers to collaboratively design, develop and test software. Though it may seem like yet another rebranding exercise, Azure DevOps is much more than that. It is a strategic move from Microsoft with an aim to establish itself as a segment leader in the DevOps

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Better, faster, cheaper software with DevOps, but is it secure?

Source- theregister.co.uk Webcast The future of DevOps is all about speeding up software development and deployment, aided by cloud-based infrastructure, Restful APIs and open-source software. There’s a general assumption that if everyone can see the open-source code, the chances are somebody somewhere has spotted any vulnerabilities and fixed them. Join the forums and you will see they are full of recently discovered exploits and patches. But with the bad guys stepping up the pace of their attacks, changing methods, swapping techniques

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Exception Handling: A Best Practice Guide

Source – dzone.com In my current project, really good software was designed by experienced architects, but even this software lacks in exception handling. Doing good exception handling is not easy; with this post, I want to shine a little bit of light on the deep and mostly misunderstood area of exception handling. User Experience of an Exception At first, we have to think about what an exception is. An exception occurs when a function cannot do what it was designed to

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DevOps Maturity Model report: trends and best practices in 2017

Source – atlassian.com DevOps has been a cultural force in the world of software and operations for 10 years. Like many grassroots movements, DevOps practices have been slowly but steadily gaining traction among operations and software teams in all sorts of industries. But where has 10 years of cultural change, infrastructure improvement, and tooling gotten us? To answer this question, we partnered up with xMatters, one of our strategic technology partners that integrates with our products to provide a collaboration layer for DevOps, to

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How to automate your app dev process—and improve code quality

Source:- networkworld.com As your business grows, it’s increasingly important to understand how to scale engineering processes and methodologies. The amount of time spent on setup, deployment and manually testing code is often ignored by technology teams and managers. Manual server configuration and code quality tests are not only error prone, but they ultimately result wasted time and money. 3 steps to automate software development Introducing automation into your Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and infrastructure scaling projects is the most effective

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14 best tech jobs in America in 2017

Source:- cio.com For the second year in a row, data scientist tops the list of Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in America followed by DevOps engineer and data engineer. Though Glassdoor expanded 2017’s list to 50 — up from 25 in 2016 — technology jobs continued to dominate the list, with fourteen roles represented on the list from the IT industry. “In particular for tech jobs, companies across all industries are hiring workers for these needed positions, including employers in healthcare, finance,

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Tech Jobs That Are Said To Boom In 2017

Source:- itechpost.com With the advancement of technology, more and more jobs are being created. Some as to this day are still growing and do not have a precise definition as to what that job really do, because it may differ from companies. Here are said to be the tech jobs that will boom this 2017. Just a heads up, the list is based on some researchs, while the definition of the job descriptions is taken and based on various websites,

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Canonical launches Ubuntu Tutorials

Source:- betanews.com Linux is arguably the most successful open source project in all of history. The success of the kernel — and operating systems that use it — are not due to any one man or woman. Actually, the achievements are thanks to the Linux community. In other words, it is a team effort — developers, users, and more. For a Linux distribution, such as Ubuntu, to continue its progress, Canonical needs developers to remain interested — this includes getting

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De-risking the cloud

Source:- zdnet.com Whatever has happened to cloud? From risk bĂŞte noir to flavour of the month – how did that happen? Surveys across the board show huge growth in the adoption of cloud computing, especially hybrid cloud: in a recent report, 95% of IT professionals said they were using the cloud, and 75% said they were using hybrid cloud. And the report also found that security was no longer the top cloud challenge, with the top spot now occupied by

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4 considerations for Machine Learning System in Production

Source:- infoworld.com Writing a recommendation engine isn’t easy, but at least it’s straightforward. Given a large data set and some symptoms, you can determine what disease a patient might have. The problem is getting that recommendation engine, written in R or Python, and integrating it with an existing medical records system written in a more traditional language and delivered over the web. Most of the attempts to do this look a bit like a wonderful mosaic quilt … with a

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Why 2017 will belong to open source ?

Source:- ETCIO.com A few years ago, open source was the less-glamourous and low-cost alternative in the enterprise world, and no one would have taken the trouble to predict what its future could look like. Fast-forward to 2016, many of us will be amazed by how open source has become the de facto standard for nearly everything inside an enterprise. Open source today is the primary engine for innovation and business transformation. Cost is probably the last reason for an organisation

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Report: Agile and DevOps provide more benefits together than alone

Source:- sdtimes.com DevOps and agile are two of the most popular ways businesses try to stay ahead of the market, but put them together and they provide even more benefits. A new report, Accelerating Velocity and Customer Value with Agile and DevOps, from a reputed comapny revealed businesses experienced greater customer satisfaction and brand loyalty when integrating agile with DevOops. “What’s particularly interesting in this research is what it’s revealed about the compounded effect of using both agile and DevOps

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