Built to reduce the learning curve for developers and DBAs working in next-gen database environments, Toad Edge is a flexible toolset for developing and managing open source databases. We talked to Greg Davoll, Software Product Leader at Quest Software, about the growth of open source technologies and why Toad Edge helps bridge the gap between DevOps and database development.
Today’s conventional wisdom says that in the digital age every company is a software company. But are they really? In this article, Richard Gall explains how finance professionals can adopt a DevOps culture.
The 2017 DevSecOps Global Skills Survey has found that formal software education is leaving DevOps engineers unprepared for the demands of the job. Why are schools leaving DevOps and security concerns off the curriculum?
Python’s been around for some time, but it seems to be everywhere we turn, from DevOps to machine learning. Stack Overflow agrees; they’ve calculated that Python is the fastest growing programming language right now. So, we’re taking a closer look at this functional programming language.
How can you tell if a DevOps initiative is succeeding? After all, there are no standardized benchmarks. Savaram Ravindra explains what kind of metrics you should measure your DevOps approach to and judge its success that way.
DevOps is built for agility and handling change. In this year’s Skill Up survey, Packt found that Python is one of the primary languages used by DevOps engineers. In this article, Richard Gall explores why Python is such a popular part of the DevOps toolchain.
Instead of a very simplistic approach, we need to look for collaboration and interaction patterns that work in different contexts. Collaboration comes with a cost but it produces very good results. However, sometimes it’s better to deliberately introduce a kind of boundary between teams. JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser talked to Matthew Skelton at DevOpsCon 2016 about the need for collaboration and what goes into good team structures.
How can a business decide between investing in DevOps or full-stack developers? Richard Gall is here to explain how you can navigate this tricky choice. For one thing, the difference between the two might be smaller than you think.
Want your DevOps initiatives to succeed? According to the State of the DevOps Report, you should probably look into container-native monitoring. Peter Arijs explains more.
When companies initially decide to embrace DevOps, they feel good and confident about it, but they all find it hard when they really start working on it. The reason for this is simple: DevOps is fragmented, and the only folks who understood this were the early adopters and leaders such as Netflix, Amazon, Facebook, etc. What’s left to be done?
What are some of the key KPIs and best practices for determining the business value of your DevOps transformation? Where should you focus on next on your path of Continuous Improvement? In this post, JAX London speaker Anders Wallgren explains why measurement and metrics are a key tenant of any DevOps transformation.
A company culture built on the premise of avoiding failure hinders innovation. Sebastian Meyen, Chief Content Officer at S&S Media talked to Kevin Goldsmith about his experiences as CTO with Avvo and Spotify and the idea of a mistake-friendly culture.
It comes as no surprise, but recent research on the biggest trends among developers puts Machine Learning, Big Data, and cloud computing at the very top. Richard Gall explores more about the biggest trends in tech right now, what tech jobs pay the most, and what skills can get you there.