CloudBees announced the integration of CloudBees’ continuous delivery and release orchestration solution, CloudBees CD/RO, with Argo Rollouts.
The following are 5 more DevOps predictions for 2016 from Docker:
1. Container use will continue its rapid rise
With downloads of Docker images having risen from 67 million in December 2014 to 1.2 billion just a year later, that containers will become the prevalent mechanism for application development and deployment is clear. Advancements in 2015 regarding container security, manageability, storage, networking and other barriers to production deployment are driving rapid growth. Recent research shows that 40 percent of organizations using Docker have it in production currently, and those numbers are expected to rise sharply in the coming year.
2. Applications will define everything
The ability to develop apps that can be deployed anywhere using containerization lessens the demands, and therefore the focus, on the data center and software-defined-data center (SDDC) architectures. Dev, Ops and IT as a whole will be allowed to think more in terms of what benefits end users most, unconstrained by the costly and time-consuming infrastructure management, expansion and enablement technologies that have confined them to date.
3. The rise of Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) will facilitate Ops-originated application delivery
Deployment and use of containers in production will be greatly eased by Ops-led Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) architectures focused on enabling IT's ability to deconstruct monolithic application architectures in favor of microservices. CaaS will succeed without requiring organizational changes as seen with with the rise of DevOps, eliminating the need to retool and re-skill by refocusing on what Ops can do for Dev through integration of core and container technologies, thereby creating a more circular pattern of collaboration.
4. The balance between Dev and Ops, agility and control, will be improved
Container-based services will evolve to be Ops-led instead of a Dev-only model. Dev and Ops will share the development lifecycle, with Ops setting up development environments in which everything, from security to management, is baked into the platform.
5. Containers will move beyond Dev and Test to become a production mainstay
Integration of enabling technologies from the broad container ecosystem, in addition to accelerated innovation from de-facto container leaders, will move container deployments into the mainstream.
David Messina is VP of Marketing at Docker.
amazee.io, a Mirantis company, announced that its fully-managed application delivery platform is available in AWS Marketplace.
env0 secured an additional $18.1 million of funding to conclude its Series A investment round with a total of $35.1 million.
Planview announced a new strategic collaboration with UiPath. The integration is designed to fuse the UiPath Business Automation Platform with the Planview Value Stream Management (VSM) solution Planview® Tasktop Hub.
Noname Security announced major enhancements to its API security platform to help organizations protect their API ecosystem, secure their applications, and increase cyber resilience.
Mirantis announced the latest version of Mirantis Container Cloud -- MCC 2.23 -- that simplifies operations with the ability to monitor applications performance with a new Grafana dashboard and to make updates to Kubernetes clusters with a one-click “upgrade” button from a web interface.
Pegasystems announced updates to Pega Cloud supported by an enhanced Global Operations Center to deliver a more scalable, reliable, and secure foundation for its suite of AI-powered decisioning and workflow automation solutions.
D2iQ announced the launch of DKP Gov, a new container-management solution optimized for deployment within the government sector.
StackHawk announced the availability of StackHawk Pro and StackHawk Enterprise for trial and purchase through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.
Octopus Deploy announced the results KinderSystems has seen working with Octopus. Through the use of Octopus, KinderSystems automates its software deployment processes to meet the complex needs of its customers and reduce the time to deploy software.
Elastic Path announced Integrations Hub, a library of instant-on, no-code integrations that are fully managed and hosted by Elastic Path.
Yugabyte announced key updates to YugabyteDB Managed, including the launch of the YugabyteDB Managed Command Line Interface (CLI).
Ambassador Labs released Telepresence for Docker, designed to make it easy for developer teams to build, test and deliver apps at scale across Kubernetes.
Fermyon Technologies introduced Spin 1.0, a major new release of the serverless functions framework based on WebAssembly.
Torc announced the acquisition of coding performance measurement application Codealike to empower software developers with even more data that increases skills, job opportunities and enterprise value.