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Why This Cloud Expert Says Successful DevOps Is A Marathon, Not A Sprint

Why This Cloud Expert Says Successful DevOps Is A Marathon, Not A Sprint

DevOps, a portmanteau of “development” and “operations,” is a system of combining technologies that increase automation, collaboration and rapid iteration to drive measurable ROI for a host of organizations, including software developers, startups and established enterprises. Improving development by increasing team efficiency seems straightforward and simple enough but, in practice, it’s a complex art that…
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Why Security And DevOps Must Coexist

I recently had the pleasure of moderating a lively discussion with security leaders at the SINET Innovation Summit 2019 in New York. The conversation explored one central question: Can security and DevOps coexist? DevOps is a well-adopted practice that fosters an agile relationship between development and IT operations by advocating better communication and collaboration between…
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Does DevOps require end-to-end monitoring tools?

Does DevOps require end-to-end monitoring tools?

While basic monitoring services and feedback loops provide critical insight for DevOps teams, an end-to-end monitoring tool gives them a more holistic view of the end-user experience. Feedback loops are critical for DevOps success. Knowledge of how changes affect users — and how they’re received — helps a DevOps team shape its approach throughout the…
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Three tips for container DevOps in the cloud

Three tips for container DevOps in the cloud

What have we learned from deploying container-based applications to the public clouds? Some best practices are emerging Devops in the cloud is all the rage. Take the speed and always-improving processes and toolchains of devops, add hugely scalable and self-configuring public cloud endpoints, and the end result is pretty much zero latency between the need…
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The Age Of DevOps: What's In Store For QAs When Old Rules No Longer Apply?

As the lines between developers, DevOps team members and software testers get increasingly blurred, the biggest talking point seems to be uncovering future opportunities for QA testers. There’s no doubt that, with Agile becoming the norm, testers are expected to play a much more assertive role than the traditional QA specialists have played in the past. The…
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Successful DevOps Initiatives Start With Company Culture

What initially drove the need for embarking on the DevOps journey in your team or at your company in the first place? Was it: Market shift? New leadership or an acquisition? New product or service idea? Cost savings or consolidation? All of the above? Devops – Whatever drove the need, my guess is there were…
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Six DevOps Misconceptions Debunked: The road to DevOps success is littered with myths and misconceptions

Here are the largest potholes you need to avoid; While DevOps is firmly grounded in reality, numerous myths and misconceptions have grown up around the concept, several of which have prevented organizations from getting the most out of their teams. Is your organization functioning under one or more DevOps misconceptions? Here’s a rundown of the…
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AIOps: Supporting Reliability at DevOps Speeds

AIOps looms large as a way to help push the DevOps envelope. How can organizations prepare? AIOps – As organizations journey down the path of DevOps maturation, sustainable IT operations and IT service management remains a challenge for many. Even advanced organizations that have managed to speed up deployment rates and improve software quality struggle…
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Managing and Enforcing Automated DevOps of MQ Environments

Managing and Enforcing Automated DevOps of MQ Environments. Nastel is well known for producing some powerful GUIs (graphical user interfaces) for managing and monitoring IBM MQ but is there still a place for these as the world moves towards DevOps with automated continuous integration and continuous delivery?

Can DevOps bring together speed, self-service & security?

DevOps – One dictionary definition of the word conjoined is ‘being brought together for a common purpose’. In the all too often disparate worlds of software development and operations, being conjoined can remain an aspiration. Among the reasons for this, is the question as to whether speed, self-service and security can ever be conjoined for…
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