Tag: Test Automation

The Importance of Monitoring in DevOps

Monitoring DevOps progress

DevOps introduced more automation to the software development process and lifecycle, allowing new applications to be on the market at a quicker pace. But with progress comes changes and new requirements for developing, testing, and deploying applications, thus requiring transformation for modern monitoring systems. What is Monitoring? Monitoring provides feedback from production and delivers information about an application’s performance and usage patterns. When performance or other issues arise, relevant data…

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How Agile Teams Can Get DevOps Right.

Agile-DevOps

So you’ve adopted agile. You’re holding your stand-ups, scoring your stories, doing the ceremonies the experts recommend. You’re even beginning to see the value of the agile process. You’re showing development progress in biweekly increments, including user feedback on a continuous basis, and everyone’s excited! But something feels off. It was great to start, but now your velocity is erratic. The defect list keeps growing. Testing takes longer and longer…

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Securing DevOps Is About People and Culture

DevOps Culture and People

Preconceived notions and divisions make building security into the software development life cycle an uphill battle for many organizations. Security teams have long had the reputation of being “out of process” — that they add requirements, complicate processes, and disrupt DevOps. “The reality is that building security into the development process — be it agile, DevOps, DevSecOps, or a mix thereof — remains a significant challenge for many reasons, beginning…

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Self-Service Workload Protection for DevOps Teams

DevOps Security

Everyone (or almost everyone) in the DevOps world likes to talk about the importance of security. But too often, these DevOps security conversations end with generic recommendations such as, “Follow the OWASP Top 10.” Don’t get me wrong—reference frameworks such as OWASP are great resources for helping to guide DevOps security. But it’s usually far from obvious to many DevOps teams how to bridge the gap between the abstract theory…

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