March 01, 2022
Shamus McGillicuddy

Nearly 97% of DevOps teams are integrating their orchestration solutions with network automation tools, according to new research from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). Integration between data center network automation tools and DevOps tools are nearly universal, but the depth of that integration varies. More than 50% of companies have or plan to have only loose integration between NetOps and DevOps automation, meaning that many NetOps teams are limiting the extent of network programmability that they offer to DevOps ...

February 14, 2022
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

When it comes to IT professions, skill development remains essential to human transformation. The ability to collaborate, solve problems and continuously upskill helps advance the DevOps journey and creates stronger, more effective individuals, teams and organizations. Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), remains a top practice — with SRE-specific roles making it to the forefront of many organizations' hiring objectives. As more organizations look for qualified SRE candidates or look to upskill their internal SRE's, technical skills remain critical to building top performers in this role. For further insights, we reached out to DevOps Institute Ambassadors, who identified several other SRE skills ...

January 25, 2022
Colm Stafford
ERS IT Solutions

You may have heard that flexibility is one of the most important benefits of Low-Code Rapid Application Development. They make the majority of development more doable, whether you're an owner-operator or a tech developer yourself. They not only simplify and streamline the process, but they also have a positive economic impact in terms of cost and efficiency. As markets expand and become increasingly digitally driven, the ability to cut overheads and bring app development in-house opens up the market for even the smallest startup ...

January 06, 2022
Craig Monson
2nd Watch

DevOps is a set of practices that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of IT operations. Utilizing many aspects of agile methodology, DevOps aims to shorten the systems development life cycle and provide continuous improvement. As you consider incorporating DevOps into your operations, understand the effect DevOps has on processes and culture. Successful implementation is about finding the right balance of attention on people, processes, and technology to achieve improvement ...

November 03, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

I asked top industry experts — DevOps Institute Ambassadors — to share their thoughts on when you may not want to use containers. Here's what landed at the top of the list ...

September 07, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

As we look into the future direction of observability, we are paying attention to the rise of artificial intelligence, machine learning, security, and more. I asked top industry experts — DevOps Institute Ambassadors — to offer their predictions for the future of observability. The following are 10 predictions ...

August 30, 2021
Nate Nelson
Headspring Software Consulting

Netflix didn't set out to create a "DevOps culture." They didn't follow a set of predefined rules. They didn't have endless strategy meetings. They didn't have to hire DevOps consultants. Instead, they developed a DevOps culture organically. And it all started with the worst outage in their history ...

August 12, 2021
Ajay Kumar Mudunuri
Cigniti Technologies

DevOps takes a drastic departure from the status quo by combining processes, tools, and practices to accelerate the application's time to market while upholding its quality. DevOps helps remove barriers that prevent organizations from developing, testing, delivering, and updating applications or systems quickly. Its focus on continuous integration and delivery reduces the SDLC to a minimum ...

August 09, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

Baking security into your software and apps from the beginning is more important than ever. Without security, your development lifecycle is open to bugs and vulnerabilities putting your organization and customers at risk. I asked several speakers and sponsors for the upcoming SKILup Day as well as several DevOps Institute Ambassadors to weigh in on the hottest DevSecOps trends. Here's what they shared ...

August 05, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

While DevSecOps practices are still evolving, there are many trends to keep an eye on. I asked several speakers and sponsors for the upcoming SKILup Day as well as several DevOps Institute Ambassadors to weigh in on the hottest DevSecOps trends. Here's what they shared ...

August 02, 2021
G. Shah
Change Healthcare

While industries like financial services, travel, and banking have faced and solved similar problems — most notably through APIs — healthcare lags behind. However, recent changes have unlocked the healthcare industry's ability to use APIs ...

July 21, 2021
Dustin Milberg

The cloud allows for more automation of a lot of historically manual tasks, which means that teams can increase the speed of application development, reducing the time to production. Here are a few pro tips that I would suggest to teams looking to balance quality, speed, and security through the adoption of automation in a cloud architecture ...

July 15, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

CI/CD pipelines enable your teams to deliver higher quality software, quickly and efficiently. By combining the practices of continuous integration and either continuous delivery or continuous deployment, dev teams can spend more time on projects and less time on manual tasks. However, CI/CD pipelines are still evolving. As we incorporate security measures, become more deployment-centric, and move towards full automation, there is a lot to consider when building your own CI/CD pipeline ...

July 14, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

I asked several speakers and sponsors for the upcoming SKILup Day as well as several DevOps Institute Ambassadors to weigh in on how they think CI/CD pipelines are evolving. Here's what they had to say in Part 1 of this two-part series ...

June 24, 2021
Akshaya Choudhary
Cigniti Technologies

DevOps and Continuous Delivery (CD) have emerged to streamline the entire process of software development and delivery and maximize its efficacy. This blog explores the way to extend Agile with DevOps for continuous delivery ...


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