Navigating DEVOPSdigest

The following is a guide to navigating DEVOPSdigest and finding content.

TYPES OF CONTENT

DEVOPSdigest offers the following types of content:

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-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 sites.

FINDING CONTENT

Content on DEVOPSdigest can be found in multiple ways. First, the latest posts of any type of content can all be found on the home page. The center column includes all recent Feature Articles, as well as featured blogs (DEVOPS Blog and Vendor Forum). All recent posts to The DEVOPS Blog, Vendor Forum, Industry News and Editor Blog can be found on the home page in the right column.

Content can also be found on pages for each content type, accessed via the top navigation bar. Content types available via the top nav bar include:

■ Features

■ DEVOPS Blog (tab = Blog)

■ Vendor Forum (tab = Forum)

■ Industry News (tab = News)

■ White Papers (tab = Papers)

■ Webinars

■ Free Tools (tab = Tools)

The Editor Blog is not included on the top nav bar, but a link to the Editor Blog can be found on every page on the bottom of the left column.

Also on every page of the site, in the left column, are lists of all the Upcoming Webinars, as well as the most recent 5 On-Demand Webinars and most recent 5 White Papers. A list of all Webinars and White Papers can be found on their respective pages, accessible via the top nav bar.

The latest list of Industry News posts is in the right column on the home page, under the Vendor Forum list. On interior pages of the site, a short version of the Industry News list can be found at the bottom of the left column, under Webinars and White Papers. A complete list of Industry News can still be found on the Industry News page, accessible under the "News" tab on the top nav bar.

THE LATEST

A list called "The Latest" can be found on most pages in the center, under the main content of that page. For example, it can be found under most articles and blogs. The Latest includes the most recent features and blogs (DEVOPS Blog and Vendor Forum) that have posted to DEVOPSdigest. The Latest does not include new Industry News, White Papers, Webinars, Free Tools or Editor Blogs.

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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