Laying the DevSecOps foundation

Automating DevOps – The technology missing link

One of the hottest topics nowadays, DevSecOps also happens to be brand new so in order to put it into practice, we need to understand it better. First off, we need to take one crucial first step: incorporate automated security scanning. Here, Dr. Rao Papolu looks at the basic stages of this process.

Interview series with JAX DevOps speakers — Part 3

Microservices in Java: Yay or nay?

Is Java ideal for microservices development? Should companies continue to invest resources in this direction? We invited seven JAX DevOps speakers to weigh in on the microservices hype, Java’s place in all this and what’s happening in the container world.

Interview series with JAX DevOps speakers — Part 2

Should we incorporate a “Security First” mindset in DevOps? 6 experts weigh in

Should you pay more attention to security when drafting your DevOps approach? Our experts think that security should be included in the initial development along with all other concerns about how the software should perform. We invited six JAX DevOps speakers to weigh in on the importance of security in a DevOps context, companies’ move to the cloud and how/if this trend will continue to grow in 2018. 

It's time for a shout out to DevOps influencers

Top 20 social influencers in DevOps 2018

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 series with JAX DevOps speakers — Part 1

DevOps trends and limitations forecasted for 2018

Successfully implementing DevOps practices can have a profound impact on a company but finding a good DevOps practitioner is an important piece of the puzzle. We invited six JAX DevOps speakers to weigh in on the DevOps trends and limitations forecasted for this year and answer the million-dollar question: What makes a good DevOps practitioner?

An analysis of some corner-case performance issues with Meltdown patches

Meltdown, Spectre and Linux on AWS: Security vs. performance

The Meltdown and Spectre story continues. Even though Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) response shows that they’ve already patched and protected their infrastructure you still have work to do. AWS’ Shared Responsibility Model means that you are responsible for patching the operating system running on your EC2 instances, and this is where things get … complicated.

Plus a list of key tools and languages

DevOps for networking: What the future looks like

Can incorporating networking in the DevOps culture boost your organization’s growth? DevOps solution architect and Packt author, Steven Armstrong, certainly believes so. Here’s what DevOps engineers need to be learning to get ahead.

Interview with Justin Vaughan-Brown | DevOpsCon 2017

DevOps adoption essentials: Make sure you’re measuring the right things!

What should DevOps adopters measure and how can they track multiple metrics as environments become exponentially more complex? JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Justin Vaughan-Brown of AppDynamics to talk about ways to create a blame-free DevOps culture with next-generation monitoring.