When going down the DevOps road, automation through any means possible is critical. If it can be automated through tools, code, or robots, that’s the path a driven DevOps team will take. However, automation is not the only pillar of DevOps. We talked to Abbas Haider Ali, CTO at xMatters about a recent DevOps maturity survey the company carried out alongside Atlassian.
Microservices are among the most important new architectural concepts but what do developers like about them? In this evaluation, we are going to look at the reasons given by developers for using microservices in the Rethink IT survey and we’re going to pinpoint the most popular frameworks and tools.
GamingWorks has built a Business Simulation based on “The Phoenix Project,” the famous book by Gene Kim. We talked with Jan Schilt, co-owner of GamingWorks and speaker at the Microservices Summit about the Phoenix Project simulation and its benefits.
Can containers enhance your company’s DevOps transformation? Is containerization part of the future of DevOps? What are the biggest anti-patterns of DevOps? To answer these questions we need help from four of the world’s biggest DevOps influencers.
As more organizations adopt Jenkins as their engine for continuous delivery (CD), broader teams with varying degrees of technical skills demand a more bespoke and succinct user interface. Say hello to Blue Ocean 1.0.
JAX DevOps day one: the mechanical sympathy between Docker and Java, tips that might come in handy when dealing with containers and reasons why you should [or shouldn’t] containerize an existing (monolithic) app.
Defining DevOps is no easy task and perhaps we shouldn’t label it anyway but one thing we really need to do is determine what goes into a first-aid DevOps toolkit. For that, we need help from four of the world’s biggest DevOps influencers.
Switching over to microservices and DevOps might be costly. But not doing so might be even worse. Jerome Louvel explains why API-first is catching on and why we all should embrace the microservice revolution.
In this article, David Mytton, founder and CEO of Server Density, explains why we need a return to empathetic operations.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4 and JAX DevOps speaker.
Some people call DevOps a cultural movement, others think it is a magic bullet but it is actually a catalyst for collaboration between the roles of technology developers and IT operations. We invited four of the world’s biggest DevOps influencers to weigh in on the facets of DevOps and identify the most important trends.
We’re gearing up for JAX DevOps by talking to Kris Buytaert, who explains what he means by “software has only value when it is running in production”.
Over 64,000 developers responded to the 2017 Stack Overflow developer survey. Let’s take a look to see how they learn, how they work, and who they are.
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.