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 Goldin Digital Publishing Inc. and Goldin Media.

ABOUT PETE GOLDIN

Pete Goldin, Editor and Publisher of DEVOPSdigest and APMdigest and owner of Goldin Digital Publishing Inc., 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

August 15, 2018

Microservices are a hot topic in IT circles these days. The idea of a modular approach to system building – where you have numerous, smaller software services that talk to each other instead of monolithic components – has many benefits ...

August 13, 2018

Agile is expanding within the enterprise. Agile adoption is growing within organizations, both more broadly and deeply, according to the 12th annual State of Agile report from CollabNet VersionOne. A higher percentage of respondents this year report that "all or almost all" of their teams are agile, and that agile principles and practices are being adopted at higher levels in the organization ...

August 09, 2018

For the past 13 years, the Ponemon Institute has examined the cost associated with data breaches of less than 100,000 records, finding that the costs have steadily risen over the course of the study. The average cost of a data breach was $3.86 million in the 2018 study, compared to $3.50 million in 2014 – representing nearly 10 percent net increase over the past 5 years of the study ...

August 08, 2018

Hidden costs in data breaches – such as lost business, negative impact on reputation and employee time spent on recovery – are difficult and expensive to manage, according to the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study, sponsored by IBM Security and conducted by Ponemon Institute. The study found that the average cost of a data breach globally is $3.86 million ...

August 06, 2018

The previous chapter in this WhiteHat Security series discussed dependencies as the second step of the Twelve-Factor App. This next chapter examines the security component of step three of the Twelve-Factor methodology — storing configurations within the environment.

August 02, 2018

Results from new Forrester Consulting research reveal the 20 most important Agile and DevOps quality metrics that separate DevOps/Agile experts from their less advanced peers ...

July 31, 2018

Even organizations that understand the importance of cybersecurity in theory often stumble when it comes to marrying security initiatives with their development and operations processes. Most businesses agree that everyone should be responsible for security, but this principle is not being upheld on a day-to-day basis in many organizations. That’s bad news for everyone. Here are some best practices for implementing SecOps ...

July 30, 2018

While the technologies, processes, and cultural shifts of DevOps have improved the ability of software teams to deliver reliable work rapidly and effectively, security has not been a focal point in the transformation of cloud IT infrastructure. SecOps is a methodology that seeks to address this by operationalizing and hardening security throughout the software lifecycle ...

July 26, 2018

Organizations are shifting away from traditional, monolithic architectures, with three-quarters of survey respondents delivering at least some of their applications and more than one-third delivering most of their applications as microservices, according to the State of DevOps Observability Report from Scalyr ...

July 24, 2018

What top considerations must companies make to ensure – or at least help improve – Agile at scale? The following are key techniques and practices to help accelerate Agile delivery rollouts and scale Agile and DevOps in the Enterprise ...

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