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

February 21, 2017

The stakes are high for preventing security compromises: 72.7 percent of companies have a custom application that, if it were to experience downtime, would significantly impact the organization’s ability to operate, according to the Custom Applications and IaaS Report 2017 ...

February 16, 2017

Developers and testing professionals intend to speed up build deployment times even further — as 28 percent of those surveyed say they want to deploy hourly (up from 18 percent in 2016) — according to an independent survey, Testing Trends in 2017: A Survey of Software Professionals ...

February 14, 2017

Everybody loves DevOps. In fact, DevOps is the hottest date in IT. That's because DevOps promises to satisfy the deepest longings of digital business — including fast execution on innovative ideas, competitively differentiated customer experiences, and significantly improved operational efficiencies ...

February 13, 2017

Integration is no longer your IT department’s problem; it is everyone’s problem. With the IoT, APIs, blockchain and chatbots thrown into the mix, everyone needs to integrate with everything. And this is leading to companies who are partnering with integration vendors to ensure their success as they adopt these, and other disrupting technologies, in the future ...

February 09, 2017

If you're thinking about implementing Application Release Automation (ARA), here are some tips to get started ...

February 07, 2017

IT leaders need to be able to manage application development at scale using a factory metaphor that requires lots of instrumentation. The challenge is that, in the case of applications, the actual products being manufactured consist of as much art and craft as they do science. Optimizing the application release cycle requires adding a layer of software abstraction above and around the application development process that serves to make the overall process more efficient without adding more friction ...

February 03, 2017

While DevOps and continuous delivery models can (in theory) accelerate technology projects and help them run more smoothly and predictably, the required cultural realignment can prevent companies from reaping the full benefits. Developing and executing an effective strategy means shifting how teams collaborate and interoperate — and we all know how everyone loves change. Here are four steps that enterprise IT leaders are undertaking to facilitate the cultural adaptation and collaboration required to maintain IT and business agility ...

February 01, 2017

The concept of intent-based security is a new way of looking at applications, specifically those in a containerized environment, down to the application level and adding in extra security. It uses the power of the developer in order to produce a more predictable and secure environment that can be enforced. When it comes to DevOps and containers, the unique nature of the process and technology allows the intent-based security model to capitalize on three pillars ...

January 30, 2017

Agile software development methods were introduced less than a decade ago, but their popularity has seen a steady rise. However, according to Zephyr's annual How the World Tests report, while a large number of the companies are adopting agile testing methodologies, they face a fair number of obstacles in successful adoption. Here, we’ll cover the key findings of that report and what they mean for those looking to adopt an agile testing process ...

January 27, 2017

"DevOps" may not appear on most enterprises' organizational charts, yet it's having a significant impact on the design of their IT architectures, driving the rise of the low code development, and permanently re-shaping the roles and responsibilities of IT organizations ...

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