DevOps has cultural change at its core but sometimes organizations find it hard to grasp the importance of the cultural aspect of DevOps. We invited Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4 and speaker at JAX DevOps 2017 to talk about the contributing methodologies that converge and combine to drive DevOps evolution and to weigh in on the steps for DevOps success.
The benefits companies can derive from implementing Continuous Delivery (CD) initiatives are tangible. In this article, DevOps influencer Sunil Mavadia points out the elements that lead to a more effective Continuous Delivery solution.
They say “a picture is worth a thousand words” but can we trap the essence of DevOps in an infographic? Sure we can. In this infographic, Pavan Belagatti analyzes last year’s DevOps trends and sums up its trajectory.
“DevOps only happens when you remove the friction and waste of the hierarchical silos —which is why we need a common business goal.” Greg Bledsoe, Managing Consultant at Accenture, spoke to JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser at DevOpsCOn 2016 about the essence of DevOps and the key problems that inhibit DevOps adoption.
Measuring the Return on Investment (ROI) from DevOps is critical to convince organizations which are falling behind that they can still shift course, transform and head to the IT future. It is also essential for companies that are embracing the industry’s forward movement, so they know if they’re on the right track and can keep turbo-charging their DevOps efforts.
“Worked fine in dev — ops problem now” is a rather common one-liner but it’s also true. Mitigating the ‘fight’ between Dev and Ops is no easy job but that’s where DevOps comes into play. In this post, Pavan Belagatti explains the meaning of green DevOps.
DevOps, once a small cultural movement, is driving demand for experienced professionals who can improve IT agility as they try to move at “cloud speed”. Mark Hinkle, VP at The Linux Foundation, talks about what’s next for the effort to improve coordination between software developers and operations personnel.
As projects got bigger and the number of teams and modules involved increased, it became obvious that the monolith approach wasn’t scalable anymore for a number of reasons. In this post, Mete Atamel, Developer Advocate at Google and speaker at JAX DevOps 2017, identifies four reasons why the shift from monolith to microservices has become necessary.
The countdown for JAX DevOps 2017 has begun. If you would like to dive deeper into topics such as container technologies, cloud platforms, Continuous Delivery, Microservices and Agile processes, this is your chance to hear top experts talk about the latest trends in this growing culture. Hurry up and save up to £200 – Very Early Bird expires in two days!
Some people call DevOps a cultural professional movement; when they think of the magic bullet, they believe that the one way to do it is this: “I buy myself this DevOps solution” – it never really works. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Damon Edwards at DevOpsCon 2016 about the state of DevOps. He debunked the myth that DevOps is a magic bullet and explained why operations are squeezed the way they are today.
DevOps has gone mainstream; everyone is talking about it, every company is trying to do it and every manager is trying to be successful at it. But for that to happen, we need to fully understand the facets of this buzzword and make sure we are truly ready to embrace it. This JAX Magazine issue is packed with goodies — it’s our treat!
“Software organizations are composed of people, processes, and technology. While it’s easy to focus on just the technology, it is ultimately just an enabler of successful people and process.” We invited Armon Dadgar, co-founder and CTO at HashiCorp to weigh in on the company’s road to DevOps and to talk about DevOps Defined, their guide for adopting DevOps to accelerate application delivery.
A lot of companies and organizations have adopted Prometheus and the project quickly gained an active developer and user community. It is currently a standalone open source project maintained independently of any company. In 2016, Prometheus joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as the second hosted project after Kubernetes. We talked to Björn Rabenstein, engineer at SoundCloud and Prometheus core developer, about how Prometheus can help companies adopt DevOps.