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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.

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Interview with Anders Wallgren

“You cannot buy DevOps in a box”

How do you measure a successful DevOps adoption? What kinds of metrics do you need to monitor, what benchmarks do you need to meet? We talked with JAX London speaker Anders Wallgren about continuous development, microservices, and how we can be better at DevOps.

Interview with Daniel Bryant

Containers offer great power but they also demand operational responsibility

Implementing a continuous delivery pipeline is not trivial, and the introduction of container technology to the development stack can introduce additional challenges and requirements. We talked to Daniel Bryant, CTO of SpectoLabs and speaker at the upcoming JAX London conference, about the challenges, tradeoffs, and impact of bringing together containers and CD.

Interview with Greg Davoll, Software Product Leader at Quest Software

“Open-source is not free, but it’s less expensive than most proprietary offerings”

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.

True or false: Every company is a software company

Why finance needs to adopt a DevOps culture

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.

7 DevOps metrics to the rescue!

How well-defined metrics enhance DevOps success

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.

Engineers need to embrace polyglotism

Why Python is a crucial part of the DevOps toolchain

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.

Interview with Matthew Skelton

DevOps: “Collaboration comes with a cost”

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.