It’s a situation many of us are familiar with: a large legacy, monolithic application, limited or no tests, slow & manual release process, low velocity, no confidence… A lot of refactoring is required but management keeps pushing for new features. Now what? We talked to Michiel Rook, a Java/PHP/Scala contractor and consultant about the challenges that walk hand in hand with continuous deployment.
Middleware is the tech behind the scenes, working to solve diverse and complex problems but a lot of people still don’t give it enough credit. We talked to Erica Langhi, senior solution architect EMEA at Red Hat, about the immediate benefits of middleware and its ability to power digital transformation.
Containers are among the most discussed topics in the world of enterprise software today, especially when Docker comes into play. We invited Jussi Nummelin, core engineer building container orchestration at Kontena, Inc. and speaker at JAX DevOps, to talk about the benefits of containers and his favorite tools and to weigh in on containers’ “silver bullet” label.
Containers revolutionize the way modern software is being developed and operated. We talked to Johannes Unterstein, Distributed Applications Engineer at Mesosphere and JAX DevOps speaker about container tools and technologies and containers’ usefulness in a DevOps context.
Handing off an artifact, providing CI, moving towards continuous delivery, challenging teams to “go faster with higher quality” can all fall under DevOps. We invited Michael Kren, DevOps manager at Jamf, to talk about the business benefits of DevOps and the tools they used to implement DevOps.
AirDev has pioneered a new approach to software development by replacing coding engineers and managers with business-savvy builders. We invited Andrew Haller, co-founder and co-CEO of AirDev, to talk about this San Francisco-based startup and to weigh in on the future of programming.
Gartner gave blockchain a huge pat on its back when it included this technology in its Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017. But will it be smooth sailing from here on? We invited Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project to talk about the project’s most important accomplishments and how countless industries can benefit from blockchain’s use.
DevOps has cultural change at its core but sometimes organizations find it hard to grasp the importance of the cultural aspect of DevOps. We invited Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4 and speaker at JAX DevOps 2017 to talk about the contributing methodologies that converge and combine to drive DevOps evolution and to weigh in on the steps for DevOps success.
How important is culture in a DevOps context? Can we measure the degree of a company’s „DevOpsness“? We invited Nicole Forsgren, founder and CEO at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) and speaker at Software Architecture Summit to talk about the facets of DevOps and weigh in on the challenges that companies face when they want to adopt DevOps.
The world of software development is ever-changing but even though new trends, frameworks and platforms appear almost on a weekly basis, some things never change. We invited Kevlin Henney, a UK-based independent consultant, trainer, reviewer and writer and speaker at Software Architecture Summit to talk about the “New New” and to weigh in on the growing interest in software architecture.
JetBrains announced in late January that Kotlin 1.1 has reached beta. We invited Hadi Hariri, VP of Developer Advocacy at JetBrains, to talk about Kotlin’s strengths and the upcoming 1.1 and to answer the question that’s on everyone’s lips: What does the future hold for Kotlin?
Containers revolutionize the way modern software is being developed and operated. In this expert checklist, our focus lies on what is at the heart of this revolution and how the next step of “containerization” might look like.
Apache Beam has successfully graduated from incubation, becoming a new Top-Level Project at the Apache Software Foundation. We invited the Apache Software Foundation’s Davor Bonaci and Jean-Baptiste Onofré to talk about the project’s journey to becoming a Top-Level Project and concrete plans for its future.