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Predictions 2020: Three Big Changes In Store For DevOps

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So what are experts forecasting for DevOps this year? Here are three predictions: Chaos engineering as a control strategy. Yes, you read that right. This crazy “chaos” thing meeting the staid world of governance, risk, and compliance? Yes, because, in fact, that’s what chaos engineering excels at: identifying risk in systems that are too complex to test in other ways feasibly. We’ve been using the concept of “environment” to contain…

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7 Best Practices for a Successful DevOps Implementation Process

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The IT industry can be categorized at a high level into three main streams of employees, one is generalist, the second is specialist and the third is virtualist. The generalists are the employees who know all the technologies used in their organization at an overview level like an IT support guy or BPO or pre-sales executive. But they don’t know how to code or deeper technical knowledge. Whereas, a specialist…

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Microsoft Describes its Own DevOps Journey

Microsoft DevOps Journey

This is what DevOps looks like inside one of the world’s biggest software factories. The goals: more collaboration, improved work lives. In this cloud-drenched era, software vendors have evolved from code-and-ship operations into 24×7 data center operators. So they, perhaps more than any other type of organization, need DevOps methodologies to keep development and operations efforts on track, pumping out releases with blinding frequency, while keeping teams in constant sync….

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WhiteSource Acquires Renovate to Automate Dependency Updates

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WhiteSource has acquired Renovate, a provider of an open-source automated dependency update platform that the company plans to make available for free. Rhys Arkins, the co-founder of Renovate who is now director of product for WhiteSource, said that as software projects become more complicated, there’s an increased need for a mechanism to identify and track dependencies and automatically update them as changes and updates are made. That requirement is becoming…

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DevOps Now Most Sought-after Skill, And With Good Reason

DevOps Now Most Sought-after Skill

DevOps makes the world go round, especially a world where continuous software delivery is gold. If one seeks evidence of how hot DevOps is these days, look to demand appropriate skills as an indicator. And DevOps skills top the list these days. That’s the word from a survey of 250 IT managers from OpsRamp, which finds widespread demand for DevOps capabilities and skills. For starters, nearly two-thirds are actively seeking…

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5 Industries That ‘DevOps’ Revolutionized!

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IT industry, with its technological advancements, has revolutionized many other industries. Undoubtedly, IT is everywhere today in the form of its technology solutions. From exciting the public with never-seen experience, technology solutions have come a long way becoming part and parcel of business. Besides empowering the existing operations, they themselves are becoming the process. One such technology solution that’s popular as a process is ‘DevOps’! More than a technology solution,…

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Best DevOps tools of 2019

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Software development in the past decades has moved from being perceived as a form of alchemy to something that can be quantified and managed. Alongside good project management practices, those working in the DevOps world rely on complex tools that enable a team to contribute code to a common objective. These enable team members to leave or join without taking with them the knowledge that only that hold, and allows…

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8 Effective Ways DevOps Can Help Your IT Business

DevOps Can Help Your IT Business

Software process delivery is at a new speed that early release makes the success for any organization. Moving away from traditional Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), now IT organizations have already begun their journey to new-age architecture that supports digital transformation initiatives. The most supporting technology solution in this journey is ‘DevOps’! DevOps is viewed as a culture rather than a technology solution because of the culture-driven practices it brings to…

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Steps To Prioritize The Security Of DevOps Tools & Processes

Security Of DevOps Tools

DevOps security is a term that refers to the practice of providing security to all the tools and processes that form part of the DevOps environment. This can be done by effectively implementing policies, procedures, technology and strategies throughout the DevOps lifecycle. Also known as DevSecOps, this practice has the main aim of increasing security levels via improved collaboration and sharing of responsibility. This needs to have a presence throughout…

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Boost Your DevSecOps By Following These Best Practices!

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Nowadays, security is a massive challenge for organizations across various industries all over the world. We have witnessed a data breach where the TalkTalk website was hacked exposing the data of 156,959 accounts, and the website lost £77m after the attack. Many IT professionals distanced themselves from this brand after the incident. Having said that, in the modern marketplace, high-velocity IT has laid the foundation for competitiveness in various fields….

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Top 6 Techniques to Overcome DevOps Resistance

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Many companies across the world are adopting DevOps mainly for the purpose of reducing the time taken for delivering software releases, without compromising on the quality of the software. It is estimated that in the next five years, the DevOps market would definitely touch close to $13 billion. When DevOps is first introduced in any software development company, then such an unprecedented change increases the chances of resistance from all…

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5 Optimum Tips To Create The Right DevOps Culture In Your Organization

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DevOps is being widely accepted and adopted by leading software development companies as the right way to integrate the various functions of the development and operations team for ensuring flexibility, reducing time-to-market, and increasing end-to-end responsibility. These companies are constantly on the lookout for new strategies and techniques for inculcating better DevOps culture in the organization. Most of the time, DevOps consulting companies tend to focus more on bringing into…

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An Inside Look at GitOps

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At a time when variations on DevOps abound, get ready for the latest: GitOps. This new term promises to bring some order to what can be operational chaos and empower operational teams to leverage best practices learned from their developer counterparts. It’s early days yet for GitOps, but here’s what we think you need to understand about this new facet of DevOps. What is GitOps? Everyone we spoke with has…

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Automated Multiplatform Deployment for DevOps

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In a simpler world, every CI/CD pipeline would need to support only one deployment platform. In the real world, multiplatform deployment (which means deploying an application to run on multiple OS platforms) is a must-have for many organizations. We live in an age of diverse operating systems and deploying for only one platform is often not an option. With that challenge in mind, let’s take a look at best practices…

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Why and How to Collect KPIs for Z DevOps

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It can sometimes feel frustrating to try to figure out how to do DevOps. That’s because DevOps is not about tools—there are lots of different tools that can help you succeed at DevOps. Nor is it about any really specific set of practices; although DevOps prioritizes things like automation and communication, it does not prescribe specific processes for enabling them. ps It can sometimes feel frustrating to try to figure…

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The Impact of DevOps on Database Monitoring and Management

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The rise of DevOps has broken down silos and brought database administrators (DBAs) and application developers closer together to deliver software faster and in a more agile manner. This near-constant change driven by DevOps is reflected in the results of the Redgate 2019 State of SQL Server Monitoring Report. It reveals that 73% of organizations now deploy database changes multiple times per month, and 15% deploy multiple times per day,…

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DevOps Enterprise Summit Las Vegas 2019 Conference Agenda Released, Speakers Added from ING Bank, KPMG, Microsoft, Ticketmaster, T-Mobile and US Bank

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DevOps Enterprise Summit Las Vegas 2019 Conference Agenda Released, Speakers Added from ING Bank, KPMG, Microsoft, Ticketmaster, T-Mobile and US Bank BY DEBORAH SCHALM ON AUGUST 27, 2019 0 COMMENTS Event programming emphasizes the evolving business, technical and architectural practices needed to lead widespread change efforts in large organizations. PORTLAND, Ore., August 27, 2019 — IT Revolution, the industry leader for advancing DevOps, released its full conference agenda and next…

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FaaS is the Key to DevOps Efficiency

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When AWS announced Lambda–a serverless Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) technology offering–the idea of encapsulating a specific task into a function that resides in the cloud was introduced into mainstream access. Now, with the rising popularity of microservices, DevOps is waking up the benefits of FaaS where it is used to build and maintain enterprise applications in agile environments. The move to serverless architecture using FaaS is one organization that is now increasingly…

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2019 State of DevOps Report Released; Research Links Fast, Reliable Software Delivery to Business Transformation

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Armory, the enterprise software company commercializing Spinnaker, the leading open source continuous delivery platform from Netflix and Google, today announced the findings of 2019 Accelerate: State of DevOps research report. The new study, sponsored by Armory, represents six years of research and data from more than 31,000 professionals worldwide, making it the largest and longest-running research of its kind. The Accelerate: State of DevOps report provides an independent view of…

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Pitfalls To Avoid While Implementing DevOps In Your Organization

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DevOps, an IT practice rooted in philosophy and culture, helps in merging the tasks done by the systems operation and application development teams of companies. It takes a lot of effort and time to reap the benefits that come with DevOps. Businesses can quickly adapt to the changes cropping up since automation is enabled by DevOps due to the combination of the development and operations teams. Implementing DevOps correctly on…

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