Couchbase announced a broad range of enhancements to its Database-as-a-Service Couchbase Capella™.
Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2022. Part 5 covers automation.
Start with: 2022 DevOps Predictions - Part 1
Start with: 2022 DevOps Predictions - Part 2
Start with: 2022 DevOps Predictions - Part 3
Start with: 2022 DevOps Predictions - Part 4
NEED FOR AUTOMATION
The need for infrastructure automation is going to only increase in 2022. With more organizations trying to run more workloads across an increasingly complex infrastructure estate that straddles both a large data center presence as well as multiple public clouds, automation at all levels is necessary to do this at any scale. As more and more players enter the Infrastructure as Code and Policy as Code space, we see the market and the solutions changing to address both the growing complexity as well as the evolving needs of organizations.
Based on the accelerated speed at which organizations are operating, the need for automation will continue to increase, specifically to serve the employee needs of any process. Combined with labor shortages, the requirement for teams to do more with less will be ongoing, heightening the necessity for human-centric development automation in 2022. A key component to consider will be the demand for tech that is built specifically for human consumption, resulting in human-machine interactions that add value and feel authentic.
VP of Product and Experience, Nintex
I see a huge push to simplify these automation approaches, (think a low code/no code approach to DevOps) as more organizations struggle to find the right talent with experience in DevOps and automation, they are looking at tools and technologies to help bridge the skills gap. Product companies are going to continue to iterate on their user experience and identify ways to further democratize access to that technology — making it easier to get started on their automation journey as well as run larger and larger environments in more efficient ways.
FROM AUTOMATION TO INSIGHTS
The center of gravity for DevOps will start moving from automation to insights. While there will be some tool consolidation, overall tool sprawl in DevOps would continue to increase especially with individual product teams optimizing for their own unique needs. This will exacerbate the need for a management layer to generate insights across of various tools and teams. Engineering and Product leaders will need such management platforms to understand ROI of their investments, delivery bottlenecks, identify high performing teams, and more.
Senior Director, Product Management, DevOps, ServiceNow
AI/ML AND AUTOMATION
AI and machine learning will begin playing major roles in development automation in 2022. Specifically, they'll be used to take on tasks that traditionally kept developers busy. Spotting trends in operational data and adjusting course — be it through server availability monitoring, or spotting user patterns in a web application, previously took many developer hours. Just as DevOps processes tighten feedback loops, deploying AI and ML technology can facilitate better and faster decisions as a result of better judgments based on less human subjectivity.
Head of DevOps, Adaptavist
The last few years organizations have spent time automating their CICD pipelines. They face a "What now" moment. In 2022 and beyond, the paradigm shift will be from automation to "smart automation" — embracing data, ML to find right opportunities to optimize development, deployment practices from the data exhaust from the delivery pipeline.
Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Launchable
CI/CD BECOMES REQUIREMENT
CI/CD will stabilize and standardize to become an IT team requirement. The Bill Gates memo in 2001 became the industry standard in how to design, develop and deliver complex software systems — aand today it feels like there has been no standard since then. IT teams and developers fell into habits of adopting "known" technology systems, and not standardizing in new spaces, like continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). In 2022, we're going to see a shift towards more stability and standardization for CI/CD. IT leaders have an opportunity to capitalize on this high-growth and high-valuation market to increase deployment activity and solve the "day two operations problem.
Go to: 2022 DevOps Predictions - Part 6, covering integration.
Remote.It release of Docker Network Jumpbox to enable zero trust container access for Remote.It users.
Platformatic launched a suite of new enterprise-grade products that can be self-hosted on-prem, in a private cloud, or on Platformatic’s managed cloud service:
Parasoft announced the release of C/C++test 2023.1 with complete support of MISRA C 2023 and MISRA C 2012 with Amendment 4.
Rezilion announced the release of its new Smart Fix feature in the Rezilion platform, which offers critical guidance so users can understand the most strategic, not just the most recent, upgrade to fix vulnerable components.
Zesty has partnered with skyPurple Cloud, the public cloud operations specialists for enterprises.
With Zesty, skyPurple Cloud's customers have already reduced their average monthly EC2 Linux On-Demand costs by 44% on AWS.
Red Hat announced Red Hat Trusted Software Supply Chain, a solution that enhances resilience to software supply chain vulnerabilities.
Mirantis announced Lens Control Center, to enable large businesses to centrally manage Lens Pro deployments by standardizing configurations, consolidating billing, and enabling control over outbound network connections for greater security.
Red Hat announced new capabilities for Red Hat OpenShift AI.
Pipedrive announced the launch of Developer Hub, a centralized online app development platform for technology partners and developers.
Delinea announced the latest version of Cloud Suite, part of its Server PAM solution, which provides privileged access to and authorization for servers.
Red Hat announced Red Hat Service Interconnect, simplifying application connectivity and security across platforms, clusters and clouds.
Teleport announced Teleport 13, the latest version of its Teleport Access Platform to enhance security and reduce operational overhead for DevOps teams responsible for securing cloud infrastructure.
Kasten by Veeam announced the release of its new Kasten K10 V6.0 Kubernetes data protection platform.
Red Hat announced Red Hat Developer Hub, an enterprise-grade, unified and open portal designed to streamline the development process through a supported and opinionated framework.