Integrating data engineering into operations

5 critical issues solved by DataOps

What does the future of operations look like? This article examines the practical uses of DataOps, its advantages, and how it can solve critical issues. DataOps integrates development processes and data management functions, improves data-focused communication, and brings your business up to a higher level of efficiency.

Keeping up with the movement

5 DevOps trends everyone should get ready for in 2020

Are you ready for DevOps in 2020? As DevOps matures, prepare yourself for the coming decade and brush up on the top 5 DevOps trends that will become relevant in the new year and beyond. Organizations will want to stay up to date with DevSecOps, cloud-native DevOps, Google’s Golang, increasing automation possibilities, and more.

Adjusting business processes

Trouble with DevOps? Make sure you have these 4 components

There are four key components of integrating successful DevOps practices within your team. If you feel like you are losing control of the culture shift, make sure you have these four important components in order. It takes communication, tools, education, and leadership to properly integrate DevOps into an organization.

Staggered deployments

Canary deployments for IT operations

Canary deployments are a commonly-used DevOps practice for staggered rollouts, sending small updates to groups in order to catch and fix issues. Ultimately, experimenting with DevOps practices such as canary deployments can help IT (and IT operations) bridge the gap with the business and deliver more value, faster.

Watch Stephan Lange's DevOpsCon session

Beyond DevOps – Holistic transformations in uncertain times

In this talk, Stephan Lange will highlight examples where companies are doing well and also where they struggle. The intent is to focus on the value story of an enterprise rather than implementing initiatives that solve small parts of the business challenge. Watch Stephen Lange’s session from DevOpsCon.

How to improve productivity

DevOps through container registry

A container registry is nothing more than a collection of container images that lets you organize and store images. This repository provides a focal location for publishing, storing, locating, downloading, and managing container images. By using a container registry, you save time and money, and easily automate the software distribution. This article discusses its importance and how to improve productivity.

Watch Adam Nowak's DevOpsCon session

How we killed DevOps by creating a dedicated DevOps team

Discover Adam Nowak’s story about DevOps and the challenges he and his team encountered when they did not have a dedicated Ops role. See how these real scenarios were handled, what lessons were learned, and where you and your team should focus their energy on. Sit back and take an educational video break.

Watch J. Paul Reed's DevOps Conference session

DevOps – The Troubles Of Automating All The Things

A culture of automation is such a cornerstone of DevOps, one of it’s oldest, most famous tropes is “automate ALL the things”. But are there things we maybe shouldn’t automate? What if how we go about automating things is actively causing us pain in the form of incidents? Watch this DevOpsCon talk by Netflix’s J. Paul Reed to find out more.

Shifting focus

Predictions 2020: Observability and the future of testing

Although agile efforts are commonplace, many development teams are falling short in their efforts. In 2019, many teams are just beginning to learn how to test. But in 2020, they need to shift focus and start testing in order to learn. Observability will become a priority in the future of DevOps and agile development and will enable a more rapid and efficient cycle.

Interview with Shreyans Parekh

Serverless and DevOps in 2020 – “Going serverless is a great way of cutting costs”

As 2019 comes to a close, one thing is clear – serverless computing is flourishing and everyone is eager to hop on the bandwagon. But has it gotten too big for its britches? Enterprises are eagerly migrating to the cloud regardless of the fact their DevOps teams are struggling to keep up with observability. We sat down with Shreyans Parekh, Senior Manager at AppDynamics, to talk about serverless in 2020.

Exercising caution

6 places to continuously monitor for open source vulnerabilities

Open source tools have taken center stage in the DevOps toolchain. As organizations become increasingly dependent on open source tools, the risks that affect these tools is transferred to these organizations. To mitigate this risk, it is essential for organizations to practice continuous monitoring of open source tools. Let’s look at the various layers in an open source stack, and identify key points of concern that need monitoring.

Modernize your processes

4 steps to implement a CI/CD pipeline

Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) is a shortened feedback cycle that helps companies ship more software while minimizing mistakes, increasing developer productivity, and improving customer sentiment. Get four important steps for implementing a CI/CD pipeline the correct way. It can be a rigorous process, but it is worth it!