Leveraging automation in a Continuous Delivery model

4 tips for automating your CD pipeline

Automation is an essential piece of the CD model, providing much-needed consistency and faster turnaround time. Automated processes are easily repeatable as often as you need, and they’re transparent, so you always have a clear audit trail. However, there are problems to overcome in seeking to get the maximum value from automation in a CD model.

Interview with Ian Buchanan, Developer Advocate, Integration Specialist for Atlassian’s DevOps Ecosystem

Atlassian: “DevOps is the new normal”

“DevOps isn’t any single person’s job — it’s everyone’s job.” What does DevOps mean for Atlassian and what shapes the company culture? How do departments support DevOps and what are the usual DevOps aspects that aren’t part of the company values? We invited Ian Buchanan, Developer Advocate, Integration Specialist for Atlassian’s DevOps Ecosystem to weigh in on Atlassian’s road to DevOps and to debunk some of the myths surrounding this movement.

It's time for a shout out to DevOps influencers

Top 20 social influencers in DevOps

Who are the most influential DevOps people in the Twittersphere? After analyzing thousands of accounts, we created a list of people that every DevOps enthusiast or pro should be following.

Interview with Eduards Sizovs, leader of the Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community

“Don’t wait for a company to promote the culture you believe in”

DevOps is on everyone’s lips these days but how many companies have successfully implemented it and what are the elements that constitute a healthy DevOps culture? We invited Eduards Sizovs, leader of the Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community and JAX DevOps 2016 speaker, to weigh in on the importance of a healthy DevOps culture.

JAX DevOps/ Finance 2016

Is your team instrument rated? (or: deploying 89,000 times a day)

As DevOps matures from craft, through trade, to a science, we are starting to work on distilling out how we can make DevOps’ implementation and the organizational transformation repeatable and predictable, across all kinds of environments. As part of that search, it is time to start looking at humanity’s other “operational” endeavors and see what is applicable to DevOps.

Rethink IT — Part 2

Demystifying DevOps: What are the values that constitute DevOps culture?

John Willis, Director of Ecosystem Development at Docker, Inc and DevOpsCon speaker, wrote in a blog post that “if you don’t have culture, all automation attempts will be fruitless”. But how relevant is the cultural aspect in a DevOps context? We invited seven DevOps experts to shed some light on the importance of the DevOps culture and weigh in on its elements.

DevOpsCon talk

The DevOps Test — A recipe for a good DevOps company

The DevOps movement is inevitable and the benefits have been discussed in the community. But we have also seen the challenges and know that companies will struggle with adopting DevOps techniques. In this talk, Anna Löw and Matthias Lübken share their thoughts and approach for a DevOps Test for organizations.

Rethink IT — Part 1

Demystifying DevOps: 7 reasons why culture is the key

Culture is the essence. This seems to be consensus in debates about digital transformation and DevOps. But what does this “culture thing” really mean in the context of an organization? That’s the cardinal question to be answered by any company willing to benefit from DevOps ideas.

Philipp Krenn's DevOpsCon session

101 steps to avoid a security disaster in the cloud

Isn’t it great how easy one can scale up in the cloud? In this video, Philipp Krenn, Developer Advocate at Elastic, teaches you how to avoid a security disaster both in general and by using specific services such as AWS and GitHub.

Viktor Farcic's DevOpsCon session

Continuous Deployment: How to prevent problems from occurring

In this video, Viktor Farcic, Senior Consultant at CloudBees, talks about the practices and tools required to set up fully autonomous self-healing systems capable of both reactive recuperation from failures and proactive predictions of steps that should be taken to prevent failures before they happen.

Interview with Damon Edwards, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of SimplifyOps

“DevOps is a management problem”

Improving your own organization’s performance – from where they are now to performance levels equal to the industry leaders – seems like a very long and difficult road. What is missing in most organizations? We talked to Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of DTO Solutions and DevOpsCon speaker, about the challenges that accompany DevOps and how a repeatable system that empowers teams to find and fix their own problems looks like.