Too few developers realise that they are at the centre of revolutionary change in business and beyond, and what power that gives them. ING Bank’s chief architect Henk Kolk explains what outdated truths about software creation remain to be dismantled.
Microservices are mainstream, security needs to be talked about more and development and operations should be best friends. Daniel Bryant, Principal Consultant at OpenCredo, shares the lessons he’s learnt from attending the JAX London 2015.
Conversational practices like DevOps can enable organisations to practice empathy by detecting and narrowing the gap between their customers and their understanding of them, says Jeff Sussna. With that, he revisits the essence of DevOps in empathy.
In Part IV of his ongoing series on common sense software engineering, blogger Steve Naidamast shares some wisdom he’s accumulated regarding agile methodologies. Newsflash for the young guns out there: what you’re doing isn’t new or revolutionary.
DevOpsCon 2015 speaker Walid Farag gives us an in-depth look into the modern datacenter by harnessing IT operations processes and tying it all with the bigger picture. He looks to answer the following question: Why choose business agility?
As a developer, are you able to run free with other species? Are Ops and architects allowed to frolic together as God intended? Or are you trapped in a pen of expertise? Nigel Moulton discusses the pros and cons of converged skills in IT departments.
How much DevOps hype is true? What security does Docker provide? How much can security analytics really tell us? And how are BYOD approaches changing the way developers work? Read up on all this and more in the latest free JAX Magazine.
Etsy engineer Bethany Macri speaks about the company’s decision to move from Postgres to MySQL and the tools and workplace culture their software has used to take a successful DevOps approach.
After her session at the JAX London, we spoke to former Goldman Sachs vice president Vinita Rathi about the company’s DevOps approach and the delay problems faced by programmers in large companies.
Continuous integration techniques are useful not only for project development, but also for software infrastructures. In this video tutorial, we find out how to improve infrastructure quality, reproducibility and speed with an infrastructure-as-code approach.
Move over Vagrant – you’ve been overthrown. HashiCorp’s newest tool for developing and deploying any application is better, faster and stronger than its predecessor. Otto aims to make microservices easier for developers to work with and is super smart to boot.
In the third part of his common sense software engineering series, blogger Steve Naidamast takes us through risk analysis and the techniques you’ll need to estimate risk exposure, including a handy a risk exposure calculation.
Switching to continuous delivery means abandoning existing practices and habits, and applying and developing new ones. But it doesn’t need to be a fast change, says CD coach Eduards Sizovs.
The Waterfall method is still a process worth considering – a bold statement from blogger Steve Naidamast in his second essay on common sense software engineering, where he talks us through the need for good Requirements Analysis.