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What To Expect at a Virtual DevOps World 2020

DevOps World 2020

DevOps World is coming soon and this implies that you can look forward to many chances to learn about so many things in DevOps, network among like-minded professionals, join in-depth training programs and technical workshops and just have some enjoyable time in general. The event is set to have all this stuff. But, with the disease still impacting culture, this year’s experience will be different. It will take place on…

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Shifting Left: The Evolving Role of Automation in DevOps Tools

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One of the greatest challenges currently facing security and development teams is striking a balance between speed and security. Application security testing (AST) tools that leverage automation to produce high-quality results must continue to evolve, in order to help organisations bring these two components together. The goal should be to shift to a true DevSecOps model, by automating vulnerability detection and triage to reduce secure software time-to-market. According to analyst firm…

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How AI can optimize our approach to DevOps

AI and DevOps together

Companies continue to invest heavily in the now tried-and-tested DevOps methodology  But there’s plenty of room for improvement, and AI offers a solution across several components The market valuation of DevOps will reach US$17 billion by 2026, as more and more businesses pile in on the methodology. DevOps is aimed at unifying software development and operations to boost a company’s ability to deliver applications at high velocity. Its success is down to its tried-and-test ability to…

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What makes great DevOps teams tick

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The principles of DevOps go beyond just improving software development processes. They also help foster stronger, more productive teams Perhaps the most influential development philosophy of the last decade, DevOps brings together insights in psychology, sociology, technology, and economics, enabling IT teams to help digital businesses thrive. DevOps practices have played a key role in the success of organizations from AWS to Netflix. In “The DevOps Handbook” and “The Phoenix…

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5 Essential Digital Adoptions To Grow Your DevOps Enterprise

Digital Adoptions To Grow Your DevOps Enterprise

There are several essential digital adoptions to grow your DevOps enterprise. Studies show that the DevOps market is projected to expand to over $10 billion by 2025. In 2020, the software development demand is already increasing due to the novel coronavirus. As an enterprise developer, you know how DevOps communication and collaboration strategies can streamline your software pipeline for rapid deployment. To cope with the current climate, there are several enterprise…

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The Critical Collaboration: Cybersecurity and DevOps

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Cybersecurity is no longer about installing firewalls and antivirus software and forgetting about it. It’s an ongoing endeavour that demands continuous attention to overcome the challenges that lie ahead. In that sense, cybersecurity in the digital age complements the DevOps approach to developing, managing and maintaining continuous delivery and quality. However, this doesn’t seem to translate seamlessly into the real world. According to the Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020, as much as…

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3 DevOps skills IT leaders need for the next normal

DevOps Skills needed by IT Leaders

As the triage phase of COVID-19 response ends and the transformation phase begins, individuals and organizations can achieve more by focusing on three areas that DevOps pros know well   Many IT organizations are moving out of the triage and stabilizing phases of their response to the COVID-19 crisis and into the transformation phase. In recent months, organizations had to learn to quickly shift into virtual operations and interactions not only with…

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DevOps: 5 things teams need from CIOs

WHAT DEVOPS TEAMS NEED TO LEARN FROM CIOs

Today, successful enterprises must be agile enough to offer flawless digital solutions while constantly responding to fluctuating market climates, customer demands, and competitive strains. Because enterprise services, product offerings, and applications are elaborate, DevOps is quickly becoming a requisite methodology for delivering business value to customers continuously and efficiently. For many leaders (myself included), it can be challenging to fully understand DevOps and its operations. Too often, this lack of…

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DevOps Was Supposed to Kill Developer Jobs. Here’s Why it Didn’t

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The rise of DevOps is more an evolution than a revolution, and developer jobs aren’t going anywhere In reality, developers are doing just fine. There are currently almost 150,000 development jobs right now on one major job site, compared with only about 16,000 positions for DevOps. It seems that the revolution in which developers would be replaced with DevOps engineers never actually happened. In fact, and as we’ve previously argued,…

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Has the Pandemic Made DevOps Tougher or Easier?

Impact of pandemic on DevOps

How has COVID-19 impacted the way DevOps professionals approach their work? The current, unpredictable economic climate as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a glaring need for organizations to be able to do more with less. They have fewer resources and even less margin of error now to maintain customer relationships, keep up the pace of innovation and stay ahead of competitors. This global crisis has shifted…

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Choose the best programming language for DevOps workflows

The best programming language for DevOps

DevOps teams can choose from many available programming languages. All languages have both strengths and weaknesses — some inherent to the language itself, and others dependent on a given application or context in which the language is used. To evaluate programming languages for DevOps, consider factors such as developer experience and familiarity, speed of development and flexibility. DevOps programming languages: Some basics DevOps explores the intersection between software development and…

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DevOps Implementation for Federal Agencies: Benefits and Challenges!

Technology became a fundamental business strategy for every industry to thrive in the present highly competitive market. According to a market report by IDC, the global spending on information technologies and services expected to reach USD 4.3 trillion in 2020, up by 3.6% from 2019. The coronavirus pandemic has further pushed the organizations to leverage digital technologies to facilitate remote working. Federal agencies are not an exception to this! The…

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How the Rise of Containers Will Drive DevOps

DevOps Containers

As organizations look to increase flexibility, speed, and efficiencies in their workflows, DevOps and containers are a natural fit The world continues to speed up, with faster business cycles, more dynamic changes, and higher customer expectations for responsiveness. Organizations feel pressured to innovate faster than ever, with accelerated application releases and updates within hours or days rather than weeks or months. As a result, agility and digital transformation have never…

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The Secret to Winning at DevOps!

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The main idea behind DevOps is to enable companies to keep up with the increased software velocity and advancements in agile culture for a smoother end-to-end software delivery cycle. The main goal of DevOps is to accomplish integration and automation, which is why implementing this philosophy can be challenging. Not only do you need to replace older methods and practices, but you’ll also have to change the mindset of the developers…

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DevOps Engineers: Common Misconceptions About the Role

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What qualities and skills define a future-ready DevOps engineer? Hint: It’s about people, not code deployment There was a time when engineers worked almost completely in a vacuum, with little interaction on the business side and almost no direct feedback from those who used what they made. Then came DevOps. Today, the collaboration between development and operations throughout all stages of the development lifecycle has become invaluable to organizations large…

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How DevOps Can Be A Savior in COVID-19 Crisis!

DevOps in Covid-19

Covid-19 pandemic has hit the businesses very badly, worldwide.   While the COVID-19 crisis blocked many business operations, it has, in some way, given the required boost to digital initiatives.   Lockdown is of course, a hurdle. But companies must continue their product and service delivery with the same quality and reliability.    This is key to facing the market competition and remain competitive, and DevOps extends the helping hand!       DevOps…

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Common Mistakes Organizations and DevOps Service Providers Should Avoid

The role of DevOps services mainly emphasizes on the practices adopted by IT professionals and software developers. This role is not merely a concept, philosophy, or practice. DevOps acts as a bridge between administrators and developers. DevOps solutions act as a catalyst to automate continuous integration and continuous delivery or CI/CD. Many companies are rapidly moving to adopt DevOps and embracing the practice into their operations.  However, not every organization…

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Work-From-Home Mandates May Be DevOps’ Shining Moment

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DevOps — which syncs, organizes and automates the pace of software releases — ‘is by default built for remote operations’ such as that required for the COVID-19 crisis. However, DevOps skills have been hard to find. What effect is the tragic COVID-19 crisis — mandating the current scattering of employees across a corporate diaspora of home-bound workplaces, working from 10,000 home locations instead of one or two — having on…

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IBM Launches Ambitious AIOps Initiative

IBM announced it will apply a range of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to automate the management of IT operations and modernize applications, also known as AIOps. Announced at IBM’s Think Digital conference, Watson AIOps leverages algorithms to continuously optimize IT operations while Accelerator for Application Modernization with AI is a suite of tools that leverage continuous learning and interpretable AI models to help organizations stay current as modern of technology and platforms…

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A Comparison Of Top DevOps Automation Tools

The use of DevOps tools has increased rapidly in recent times. This is because these tools are aimed to develop, integrate, and provide a swift IT service delivery through improved communication between developers and operators. Be it a startup or a large enterprise, everyone is relying on DevOps tools to streamline their business operations. DevOps tools have assisted organizations in remaining in line with the changing nature and requirements of…

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