Hack your way to DevOps transformation success

DevOps Transformation Success Mantra: 7 Ways to do it Right

DevOps allows businesses to keep the software updates flowing without any human involvement. Adopting DevOps means adapting to the change prevalent in the software world to deliver quality with agility. Want to know what’s the mantra that leads to DevOps transformation success?

Newest DevOps findings

The State of DevOps Report

We spoke with Nigel Kersten about the latest State of DevOps Report. Over 2,400 IT professionals in development, info security, and related areas from around the world responded. What were the key findings? What will the year 2021 have in stock for the DevOps movement?

Connecting Dev with Ops

DevOps in 2021: The Year of Human-centred Technology

In this article, Brian Dawson, DevOps Evangelist and Senior Senior Product Marketing Director, Cloudbees discusses a new way of working and collaborating. Full adoption of DevOps practices will include increased resilience of IT systems, a high focus on the importance of ethics in technology and real alignment between Dev, Ops and beyond.

Exploring key requirements

The four key requirements for building cloud-native apps

“Cloud-native” apps are designed to take advantage of a distributed systems environment, increasing the applications’ performance, scalability and fault tolerance. In this article, Erica Langhi will share insight into the key requirements for making your app development approach fully “cloud-native”.

Planning ahead

2021 DevOps predictions: Where do we go from here?

The calendar date has changed, but we are still facing many of the structural stressors and unpredictable issues of 2020. Last year, we saw huge changes in software delivery and faced new challenges in every enterprise. So, where do we go in 2021 and how can we plan ahead?

Interview with Ciaran Byrne, VP of product management at OpsRamp

“There will be an increased focus on automation for ITOps”

We spoke with Ciaran Byrne, VP of product management at OpsRamp about how the pandemic has challenged ITOps, explored some best practices, and looked at the future of OpsRamp. Which tools and/or technologies will be the most popular for ITOps pros in 2021?

Maintaining standards

Open standards can make or break a Kubernetes implementation

Adopting open standards for Kubernetes is relatively easy to do. Maintaining these standards, however, requires your team to be active and vigilant. To implement open standards correctly, DevOps teams need to appraise the existing standards, understand how they can lapse within an organisation, and appreciate the importance of working with the open source community to create and maintain the standards.

Cleaning up the IT toolkit

How to Approach IT Operations Management Tools Consolidation

Your organization is likely wasting money and time maintaining and integrating legacy and/or disconnected tools that aren’t worth the effort. As well, tools overload contributes needlessly to data noise rather than focusing on the data sets which are most critical to maintaining healthy service levels for the business.

Past, present, and future of the CMDB

Is the CMDB Dead?

What is the current role of the Configuration Management Database (CMDB)? These systems are important for overall configuration management, governance and DevOps coordination. This article takes a look at its past, present, and evolving future and the benefits of integrating the CMDB with existing IT operation systems.

DevOps has been shifting left for years. Can your coding shift left, too?

How Far Left Can You Shift?

When you adopt a Shift Left approach, and developers start discussing code as they are writing it rather than once they are finished writing it, you can identify potential problems or approaches when changes are both possible and not very painful. What does it take to implement a Shift Left approach?