About

DEVOPSdigest is an online publication and industry-wide blog that covers DevOps and related technologies.

DEVOPSdigest is more than just an online magazine. It is a community in the DevOps space where analysts and consultants, users and vendors come together to discuss and debate the industry's hot topics, inform and educate each other, and ultimately strengthen and advance DevOps.

The following is a guide to the different content sections DEVOPSdigest offers:

The BIZDEVOPS Blog: A DEVOPSdigest blog featuring content from non-vendor industry experts, such as analysts and consultants.

Vendor Forum: A DEVOPSdigest blog featuring content from technology vendors in DevOps and a variety of related technology markets.

Features: Content not attributed to specific bloggers, such as lists covering predictions and other hot topics.

Industry News: News from DevOps-related markets, including new product releases and other vendor announcements, analyst research, and general industry analysis.

White Papers: Downloads of white papers, eBooks, reports and other DevOps-related documentation available to the IT community.

Webinars: Upcoming and on-demand webinars educating the IT community on a variety of DevOps-related topics.

Free Tools: Downloads of free tools and free trials related to DevOps.

Editor Blog: Pete Goldin's blog covering news about the DEVOPSdigest website such as new sponsors, new bloggers and new features of the site.

Click here for some tips on navigating DEVOPSdigest to find the content you are looking for.

THE BIZDEVOPS BLOG

The BIZDEVOPS Blog features several of the industry's most respected experts in DevOps and all related areas. Bloggers on the BIZDEVOPS Blog include analysts and consultants, users, and DEVOPSdigest Editor and Publisher Pete Goldin, providing valuable insight into the industry and technology.

If you would like to join The DEVOPS Blog, Contact Pete Goldin. If you are a technology vendor, however, please check out the Vendor Forum below.

THE VENDOR FORUM

The DEVOPSdigest Vendor Forum was established to give vendors of DevOps-related technologies an opportunity to share their views with the IT community in an objective venue. All commentary in Vendor Forum blogs is intended to be objective, vendor-neutral and non-promotional content to educate and enlighten our readers.

All vendors in DevOps-related market spaces are welcome to blog on the Vendor Forum.

Contact Pete Goldin to register for a blogging account.

Click here to read the Vendor Forum rules

EDITORIAL GUIDELINES

DEVOPSdigest accepts contributed feature articles on all DevOps-related topics.

Contact Pete Goldin, Editor and Publisher of DEVOPSdigest, if you have a potential submission.

Click here to read editorial guidelines for feature articles

DEVOPSdigest also publishes company and industry news from press releases in our Industry News section. Send your press releases to Pete Goldin.

DEVOPSDIGEST SPONSORSHIPS

DEVOPSdigest maintains a sponsorship program that enables technology vendors to promote products, webinars, white papers and free tools, and drive traffic to their websites. Click here to find out how you can sponsor DEVOPSdigest

THE HISTORY OF DEVOPSDIGEST

DEVOPSdigest was launched in September 2015 as a partner publication to APMdigest. Click here to find out more about APMdigest.

Although funded by vendor sponsorships, DEVOPSdigest is completely independently owned and operated by Pete Goldin and Goldin Media.

ABOUT PETE GOLDIN

Pete Goldin, Editor and Publisher of DEVOPSdigest, APMdigest and APM Buyers Guide, has been a publications consultant, manager and editor; freelance PR and marketing writer; and journalist in a wide variety of technology fields for more than 20 years. He has written PR and marketing materials for more than 100 technology companies around the world, including Oracle, VMware, Acer, Dassault Systemes and Magellan GPS. In addition, he has written extensively for open source leaders such as SpringSource (founders of the Spring Framework) and Elasticsearch (creators of the ELK stack).

The Latest

March 23, 2017

Mature development organizations ensure automated security is woven into their DevOps practice, early, everywhere, and at scale, according to Sonatype's 2017 DevSecOps Community Survey ...

March 21, 2017

When it comes to food, we all know what's considered "good" and what's "bad". We can all understand this simple rule when eating. But for many, when it comes to software development, simple rules and advice from nutritional labels aren't always there for us ...

March 20, 2017

Monitoring and understanding what software is really doing, and maintaining good levels of software quality is increasingly important to software vendors today. Even a minor bug is capable of shutting down whole systems, and there is a real risk that development cycle pressure competes with quality assurance best practices ...

March 16, 2017

More than half (54 percent) of IT professionals surveyed indicate they have no access to self-service infrastructure, according to a new DevOps survey of 2,000 IT industry executives by Quali.This means that more than half of respondents take a ticket-based approach to infrastructure delivery, impacting productivity and increasing time to market ...

March 15, 2017

Driven by the adoption of cloud and modernization of application architectures, DevOps practices are fast gaining ground in companies that are interested in moving fast – with software eating everything - between "write code and throw it across the wall" to creating more pragmatic mechanisms that induce and maintain operational rigor. The intent behind DevOps (and DevSecOps) is quite noble and excellent in theory. Where it breaks down is in practice ...

March 13, 2017

There might be many people across organizations who claim that they’re using a DevOps approach, but often times, the “best practices” they’re using don’t align with DevOps methodologies. They can say what they do is “DevOps”, but what we’ve found is that many are actually not following basic agile methodology principles, and that’s not DevOps ...

March 09, 2017

The velocity and complexity of software delivery continues to increase as businesses adapt to new economic conditions. Optimizing and automating your deployment pipelines will dramatically reduce your lead times and enable you to deliver software faster and with better quality. Here are three more most common areas that generate the longest lead times ...

March 08, 2017

Every enterprise IT organization is unique in that it will have different bottlenecks and constraints in its deployment pipelines. With that being said, there are some common problem areas that typically produce the longest lead times in your software delivery process. Here are the most common areas that generate the longest lead times ...

March 06, 2017

The findings of an independent survey of IT leaders, application developers and database administrators, conducted by IDG Research for Datical, indicate that database administrators are unable to keep up with the pace and frequency of database changes caused by the accelerated pace of application releases, thus creating a bottleneck and delaying digital transformation initiatives. An overwhelming number of databases administrators (91 percent) and application development managers (90 percent) cited database updates as the cause for application release delays ...

March 02, 2017

A "Boost Caboose" is a secondary engine pulled on a trailer for the explicit purpose of increasing the output of the primary engine. In many ways, DevOps is its own form of Boost Caboose for application of agile methodologies within the modern software factory and SDLC/ADLC processes ...

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