Interview with Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer at Electric Cloud

DevOps transformation essentials: “You cannot improve what you cannot measure”

How can you tell if a DevOps initiative is successful? What do teams need in order to collect and view information from DevOps tools along the pipeline and how can we make the process easier? We talked with Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer at Electric Cloud about how to simplify the process, how important are well-defined metrics to the success of a DevOps strategy and more.

They share a closely knitted future

Understanding the relationship between IoT and Big Data

Internet of Things(IoT) and big data are closely intertwined and although they are not the same thing, it is very hard to talk about one without the other. Before we analyze their connection, let us take a much closer look at these two practices.

Interview with Floyd DCosta, co-founder at Block Armour

“Blockchain technology aptly lends itself to cybersecurity endeavors”

We’ve been talking about the advantages blockchain brings to the finance industry but how about cybersecurity? Blockchain is revolutionizing multiple industries including cybersecurity but one question lingers: *how* can this technology help fight cyber attacks? We talked with Floyd DCosta, co-founder at Block Armour about the role the technology behind Bitcoin plays in blocking (if possible) cyber attacks.

A quick introduction

Eclipse MicroProfile Config – what is it?

MicroProfile Config is a solution to externalize configuration from microservices. Why even bother with configuration? In this article, Emily Jiang of IBM explains why you shouldn’t skip this crucial step and how you can use it.

The wait is over

HashiCorp Consul hits 1.0

HashiCorp Consul 1.0 is here! It’s been three years since the initial release and now the tool “has hit a threshold of broad usage, feature richness, and operational maturity,” according to the official announcement.

Get it before it’s gone

DevOpsCon: Exclusive Special ends October 19

Come and see: DevOpsCon will take place in Munich from November 20th – 23rd. Get your tickets now to the conference for continuous delivery, microservices, Docker, cloud computing, lean business, and more. Save up to € 375 and get a free Raspberry Pi if you buy your tickets now!

Developers rejoice

Eclipse Oxygen.1a is out — with support for Java 9 and JUnit 5

Oxygen.1a update release is now available for download. The most noteworthy things available in the Oxygen.1a are definitely the Java 9 and JUnit 5 support. If you want to know more about the IDE improvements, you’re in luck: Holger Voormann has created a video to help you navigate easily through all the changes.

Interview with Docker Captain Kendrick Coleman

“Docker doesn’t want to be replaced as the container runtime of choice”

How to get started in Docker? What issues do you experience when working with Docker? What is your favorite tip when using Docker? We talked with Kendrick Coleman, Docker Captain and Developer Advocate for {code} by Dell EMC about his experience with Docker and its disruptive nature. We actually asked a whole bunch of Docker Captains to share their Docker stories so stay tuned for more.