Couchbase announced a broad range of enhancements to its Database-as-a-Service Couchbase Capella™.
DevOps is not a tool in itself. You can't download it. It is made up of tools and methods and a whole way of working — the DevOps culture.
At its core, DevOps is about creating an open, regular flow between operations and development — and therefore clear communication and collaboration is essential. With demand increasing to build innovative systems to attract and retain customers, a cohesive DevOps culture can be the differentiator that puts you at the forefront of commercial growth.
DevOps Is Not a Tool, It’s a Culture That Needs People Like You
So what does this mean for developing your career in DevOps? Well crucially, it means that so-called "softer" skills around people management and communication are as much in demand as technical knowledge of tools such as GitHub (source control) or Puppet (monitoring).
Team Collaboration and Communication Is Vital to DevOps Success
Gearset's State of Salesforce DevOps Survey 2022 — of which the results are relevant to any DevOps practice — highlighted the importance of collaboration at the core of creating a successful DevOps culture. 93% of survey respondents cited collaboration as one of the most valuable benefits of DevOps — while 36% stated that challenges within teams — including collaboration — was one of their biggest blockers. It's clear that putting some time into developing your collaborative skills can have a real impact on the success of your team's DevOps journey.
Everyone Talks, Everyone Listens and Everyone Acts
Many teams are moving on from developers sitting in silos. With DevOps this is a core part of the culture — everybody owns the successes, the challenges and the solutions — and communicating effectively across functions, departments and roles is key to this collaboration.
The really big change with DevOps — in contrast to a linear waterfall development culture — is that collaboration has to happen between teams who may have previously worked with an imaginary wall between themselves. Agile developers and testers originally started pushing for more feedback from operations and admin to support faster development and, in time, a whole DevOps culture developed from those principles.
Automation Works Best with Inter-Team Communication and Understanding
Automation is without doubt one of the big wins for DevOps, reducing repetitive tasks in areas like testing, making it easier to work with huge data volumes or enabling continuous integration and development. However, as much as you can upskill in core DevOps tasks like automation, it doesn't work longer-term without people knowing what they are doing with it; monitoring what happens, responding correctly and, of course, communicating with others on their finding and solutions.
DevOps processes are supported and maintained by skilled, trained people like you. When everyone collaborates and communicates clearly, DevOps automation is at its most effective.
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.