“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”.
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?
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?
Scaling existing systems is hard. Scaling existing systems while also introducing new applications that need to be imminently scaled nationwide can feel impossible. This article examines some of the challenges that stand between Dev and Ops and closer cooperation and how to combat them.
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.
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.
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.
If implemented correctly, DevSecOps represents the best of both worlds: not only does it speed up security processes, but it can also make code more secure. In this article, we’ll look at what DevSecOps is, the benefits it can provide to your organization, and how to begin the transition to it.
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?
We caught up with Abby Kearns to discuss her new position as CTO of Puppet. See what she says about the future of Puppet and DevOps, the impact of COVID-19 on how we work, and what key advice she gives to women in business.
Continuous delivery and continuous integration are far more than simply buzzwords or emerging trends. Automation is advancing inexorably, especially on the DevOps scene. But how will CI/CD develop in the coming year? And why is delivering software continuously so important? For our big Continuous Delivery Expert Check 2020, we asked seven respected experts in the field about these and other topics. In the second and last part of our expert check, you can learn how Kubernetes and containers have changed software delivery, what CI/CD tools our experts recommend, and what they believe the future holds.
AIOps will continue to rapidly grow in adoption in 2020 and shows no sign of slowing down. With its perfect blend of AI and automation, AIOps acts as an enabler for IT agility, thus allowing ease of change in the enterprise IT landscape.
Continuous delivery and continuous integration are far more than simply buzzwords or emerging trends. Automation is advancing inexorably, especially on the DevOps scene. But how will CI/CD develop in the coming year? And why is delivering software continuously so important? For our big Continuous Delivery Expert Check 2020, we asked seven respected experts in the field about these and other topics. In the first part of our expert check, see what best practices can help ensure security and what type of deployment our experts prefer – blue/green deployment or rolling deployment?
This article by Andrew Davis takes a look at maturity models and what improvements can be made to this method when embarking on your DevOps journey. Find out ways to improve your organization and how to learn from the scientific method.