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September 15, 2021

On average, data innovators release twice as many products and increase employee productivity at double the rate of organizations with less mature data strategies, according to the State of Data Innovation report from Splunk ...

August 26, 2021

Most (94%) organizations surveyed deploy services and applications on Kubernetes — but how they deploy varies widely, according to new market research commissioned by Cockroach Labs and Red Hat. The number one challenge around running Kubernetes in production, as named by survey participants? Deployment of data-intensive transactional workloads ...

August 19, 2021

In an all-digital, work-from-anywhere world, it’s never been more important to sense and respond to changing market dynamics — and the needs of customers and employees — with speed, agility, and efficiency. Organizations increasingly look to automation to improve efficiency and productivity. However, 70% of automation initiatives are being hindered by security concerns and data silos, according to a new report from MuleSoft ...

August 03, 2021

The last year was challenging for every business sector, and none more than healthcare which was under enormous pressure to provide care while changing the way many services are delivered. According to data from the 2021 State of Database DevOps report from Redgate Software, the importance of IT in enabling and facilitating that change has been key to success for the healthcare sector, with DevOps adoption, cloud use and cross-platform database development all increasing markedly ...

July 29, 2021

Only 3% of respondents recognize that a container, in and of itself, is not a security boundary, indicating that the default security capabilities of containers are overestimated, according to the 2021 Cloud Native Security Survey from Aqua Security ...

July 19, 2021

The roles and responsibilities of developers continue to expand, according to a survey of software developers, DevOps professionals, IT decision makers, and line of business executives from around the world, conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC) ...

June 29, 2021

With every organization now being a digital organization, observability should be viewed as a core competency, not a cutting-edge differentiator, according to The State of Observability 2021, a report from Splunk in collaboration with Enterprise Strategy Group ...

June 22, 2021
Robson Grieve

With COVID-19 exposing vulnerabilities in organizations around the world, the cost of technical debt faces businesses across industries and geographies — 69% of IT leaders identify technical debt as a major threat to their companies’ ability to innovate, according to The Growing Threat of Technical Debt, a recent report released by OutSystems ...

June 17, 2021

The Technology sector is a standout which, in a year of disruption and change for every business, 69% of IT professionals saw growth above or in line with expectations, compared to 55% across other sectors, according to the latest State of Database DevOps survey from Redgate Software ...

May 20, 2021

For modern organizations, having a highly connected IT environment is essential. 97% of IT leaders believe it would be beneficial to combine the utilization of APIs, microservices and integration, while only 1% say that they do so already, as revealed in a recent survey conducted by Software AG ...

May 11, 2021

Kubernetes is rapidly becoming the standard for cloud and on-premises clusters, according to the 2021 Kubernetes & Big Data Report from Pepperdata ...

April 28, 2021
Odysseas Lamtzidis

There are a few best practices that DevOps teams should keep in mind to ensure they are not lost in the weeds when incorporating visibility and troubleshooting programs into their systems, containers, and infrastructures. Let's dive into these best practices ...

March 29, 2021
Cory Virok

Developers are getting better at building software, but we're not getting better at fixing it. The problem is that fixing bugs and errors is still a very manual process ... That's because traditional observability tools will tell you if your infrastructure is having problems, but don't provide the context a developer needs to fix the code or how to prioritize them based on business requirements. Also, traditional observability tools produce far too much noise and too many false positives, leading to alert fatigue ...

March 11, 2021

DevOps salaries increased across every region, despite widespread economic slowdowns and cross-industry layoffs, according to the State of DevOps Report from Puppet, based on a global survey of more than 2,200 technology professionals ...

February 25, 2021

Prediction: Successful organizations will blur (or erase) the line between ITOps and DevOps. DevOps has to coexist with traditional IT operations ... So bring a little DevOps to every aspect of IT operations. You don't even have to call it DevOps ...

February 10, 2021

The cost of poor software quality (CPSQ) in the US in 2020 was approximately $2.08 trillion, according to The Cost of Poor Software Quality In the US: A 2020 Report from the Consortium for Information & Software Quality (CISQ), co-sponsored by Synopsys. This includes poor software quality resulting from software failures, unsuccessful development projects, legacy system problems, technical debt and cybercrime enabled by exploitable weaknesses and vulnerabilities in software ...

January 28, 2021

DEVOPSdigest asked DevOps and development experts from across the industry for their 2021 DevSecOps predictions ...

January 27, 2021

DEVOPSdigest asked DevOps and development experts from across the industry for their 2021 DevSecOps predictions ...

January 21, 2021

Given the limitations of the existing IT solutions to manage data, enterprises are leveraging AIOps to undertake a host of activities. These include understanding and predicting customer behavior, detecting anomalies and determining their reasons, and offering prescriptive advice. It helps to detect dependencies responsible for creating issues in an IT infrastructure. Also, with AI having features such as containerization, continuous monitoring, predictive or adaptive cloud management, enterprises can gain a next-gen perspective on their business ...

January 07, 2021

DEVOPSdigest asked DevOps and development experts from across the industry for their 2021 container and microservices predictions ...

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