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

April 24, 2017

The expectation of regular software updates – it's what developers are tasked with, and what users expect and demand. Increased functionality, better performance, and fewer bugs – often in a week or less. Automation of critical processes such as QA can help meet the gargantuan task of constant updates, but it can also send your software into a death spiral of user abandonment unless deployed correctly ...

April 20, 2017

One could argue that testing is the most important phase of an IT project. It's also time-consuming and expensive. It's essential to strike a balance between an IT testing program that ensures a quality product and the cost-to-value ratio of your project. But when you're dealing with replatforming projects, how much testing is enough testing? ...

April 18, 2017

Whether through formal methods such as classroom or virtual training, job shadowing, and mentoring; or through informal methods such as team discussions or presentations, teaching needs to be a frequent element of team integration. It is a given that IT and business teams have difficulty understanding each other without a common taxonomy. Even teams within IT often fail to understand each other ...

April 17, 2017

Although DBAs fortunately have the rare ability to bridge the gap between development and operations, they have been detrimentally overlooked in many companies that deploy DevOps practices. A DBA's ability to interrogate code and construct a resilient, well–performing database environment uniquely defines the capabilities needed for DevOps – leaving me perplexed about why DBAs were not one of the first operations team members asked to join the DevOps movement ...

April 12, 2017

DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry — including analysts, consultants and vendors — for their opinions on the best way for a development or DevOps team to become more Agile. Part 5, the final installment in this series, provides tips on empowering people ...

April 10, 2017

DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry for their opinions on the best way for a development or DevOps team to become more Agile. Part 4 covers DevOps technologies ...

April 07, 2017

DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry for their opinions on the best way for a development or DevOps team to become more Agile. Part 3 provides some tips for getting started and gaining feedback ...

April 05, 2017

DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry for their opinions on the best way for a development or DevOps team to become more Agile. Part 2 covers processes including automation, continuous delivery and testing ..

April 03, 2017

One of the most ubiquitous words in the development and DevOps vocabularies is "Agile." It is that shining, valued, and sometimes elusive goal that all enterprises strive for. But how do you get there? How does your organization become truly Agile? With these questions in mind, DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry — including analysts, consultants and vendors — for their opinions on the best way for a development or DevOps team to become more Agile ...

March 30, 2017

As trends like cloud computing and DevOps become the de facto standard, organizations are increasingly looking for next-generation analytics tools and services that provide continuous intelligence to help them build, run and secure modern applications, and accelerate their journey to the cloud, according to a new study with UBM Technology titled The New Normal: Cloud, DevOps and SaaS Analytics Tools Reign in the Modern App Era ...

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