Ops is becoming obsolete and our dialogue with security is improving – in conversation with Forrester’s Kurt Bittner at the recent Jenkins User Conference, we learned about some fascinating changes taking place in the DevOps world.
Although cloud-based operations were once described as ‘gibberish’, Oracle head-honcho Larry Ellison has now presented Oracle’s ‘complete’ Cloud PaaS package, marking their place in the growing Cloud ecosystem.
“A massive IT transformation is currently taking place,” says the CloudBees founder – DevOps is radically changing how we deliver software. And Jenkins is right in the middle of it.
We spoke to Cloud and SaaS-man Maarten Balliauw about the major adjustments developers and enterprises make when moving from on-premise to cloud.
In his keynote address at JAX 2015, “Innovate. Create. Take it to the Masses”, David Barnes of IBM presented the IBM Bluemix Platform: applications that can be created by developers in the cloud, without coming into contact with infrastructure.
In his session at the JAX 2015’s Continuous Delivery Day, Nigel Harniman (CloudBees) explained how to build and maintain scalable, stable and simple CD pipelines, using a Jenkins enterprise solution from CloudBees. Afterwards, he spoke to us about trends and DevOps approaches.
Cloud and networking updates aplenty for Google, with Cloud Dataflow and VPN services available in beta alongside performance enhancements to their big data web service that works at lightning speed.
Mirantis have joined Cloud Foundry but won’t be embarking on its own cloud distribution. Calling it a strategic move, Mirantis plans to remain the pure play OpenStack company and focus on integrating best-in-class outside technologies.
VCE, the biggest name in converged infrastructure, has announced a major expansion of its portfolio. CTO Nigel Moulton explains the workings of what is described as the ‘next era’ in converged infrastructure.
Maven Central is now home to Spring Cloud 1.0.0: a toolkit that allows developers to build some of the common patterns in distributed systems. We take a look at the new specs and what the community has contributed to the project.
Google has released as open source a framework for HTTP/2 called gRPC, which handles remote procedure calls (RPC) between servers and clients, such as browsers or mobile apps. The gRPC framework powers most of Google’s services today.