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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How do we keep our code and ourselves safe? In this interview, Jeff Williams, co-founder and chief technology officer at Contrast Security explains why we have to reinvent security, why DevSecOps is so important, and how to avoid taking serious risks in applications.
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.
Lightbend recently revealed the findings of a new survey of 2,457 global developers. We talked with Mark Brewer, the CEO of Lightbend about the key findings, differences between fast data and big data, misconceptions and more.
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.
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.