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.
Ops, hardware, infrastructure – software is still eating its way into various worlds that were once out of its reach. Meanwhile DevOps is eating up the developer’s workplace. Perforce’s Mark Warren speaks to us about the impact of everything becoming code and how DevOps is changing responsibility, security and collaboration.
From waterfall to DevOps, there have been a multitude of movements that have strived to drive software programming efficiency forwards. But not all have been able to liberate developers from the pressure to deliver results faster.
Any enterprise that can begin treating its infrastructure as code, opens itself up to major performance improvements with automated tests, code repositories and build servers. This excerpt from “Amazon Web Service in Action” introduces us to the basics of Infrastructure as Code.
Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It’s Tuesday morning and Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company’s new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but is massively over budget and very late. Bill must fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill’s entire department will be outsourced.
Programmers continue to suffer from burnouts, increasing responsibilities and a growing pressure to deliver more and more functionality to customers. But what role do developers need to play in business? And what is the true purpose of business?
Pierre Fricke is back to discuss DevOps and its role in what he is the calling the battle between the creative developers and the process junkies. What will the future bring for the role of DBAs?
How can you help your company navigate the DevOps path? Gordon Haff believes it takes strong sponsorship from management, but you also need to curate your approach to what fits in with your organization and company values.
Jeff Sussna wants to elevate the manageability of microservices to the DevOps level. To do this, organizations have to shift their definition of system-level quality from stability to resilience. Let us start treating microservices as the complex systems they are.
Setting the rules, planning ahead, keeping important questions in mind – all this and more on the DevOps journey of development to delivery in software with James Fryman.
Are your continuous integration and delivery efforts for documentation floundering? It might serve you well to read up on how OpenStack treat documents like code and implement a strategy to successfully merge and publish.
Like with all enterprise processes, there are dos and don’ts. DevOps Do #1: Do switch to a DevOps approach with a DevOps professional, says DevOps expert Giant Swarm’s Matthias Lübken. Don’t #1: Never ever be ambitious with goals.