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October 28, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry – including analysts, consultants, vendors and even users – what they think is the most important cultural change an organization can make to ensure DevOps success. The result is a broad range of answers that delves deep into what DevOps is really all about. Part 3 covers collaboration and communication ...

October 26, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry – including analysts, consultants, vendors and even users – what they think is the most important cultural change an organization can make to ensure DevOps success. The result is a broad range of answers that delves deep into what DevOps is really all about. Part 2 covers the relationship between Dev and Ops teams ...

October 24, 2016

"Culture Change" is a phrase that is often used – maybe overused? – when talking about DevOps. The term culture change does not speak for itself, however. What exactly are we talking about when we say that DevOps requires a culture change? That question is what the DevOps industry experts endeavor to answer in this new list of Top Culture Changes to Make DevOps a Reality. DEVOPSdigest asked experts across the industry – including analysts, consultants, vendors and even users – what they think is the most important cultural change an organization can make to ensure DevOps success. The result is a broad range of answers that delves deep into what DevOps is really all about. Part 1 covers the executive and management perspective ...

October 13, 2016

In 2013, APMdigest published a list called 15 Top Factors That Impact Application Performance. Even today, this is one of the most popular pieces of content on the site. And for good reason – the whole concept of Application Performance Management (APM) starts with identifying the factors that impact application performance, and then doing something about it. However, in the fast moving world of IT, many aspects of application performance have changed in the 3 years since the list was published. And many new experts have come on the scene. So APMdigest is updating the list for 2016, and you will be surprised how much it has changed ...

July 27, 2016

A recent Gartner survey found that 41 percent of surveyed IT professionals believe their IT organization to be ready for the digital business of the next two years ...

July 13, 2016

42 percent of organizations expect to increase spending on mobile app development by an average of 31 percent in 2016, according to a recent survey by Gartner. Despite this, the average proportion of the overall application development budget allocated to mobile is only 10 percent, a 2 percent decrease from 2015 ...

June 29, 2016

At the end of every year, APMdigest – DEVOPSdigest's media partner – takes a look into the future by asking experts to predict the changes that will occur within the Application Performance Management (APM) industry in the coming new year. APMdigest has published a new list, looking even farther into the future, to the evolution of APM. This list is comprised of expert opinions on how APM should evolve – an evolutionary wish list for APM. The recommendations on this list provide a rare look into the long-term future of APM technology ...

June 15, 2016
Dirk Wallerstorfer

Network communications are a top priority for DevOps teams working in support of modern globally-distributed systems and microservices. But basic network interface statistics like received and sent traffic aren't as useful as they once were because multiple microservices may share the same network interface. For meaningful analysis, you need to dig deeper and correlate network-traffic metrics with individual processes. This is however just the beginning ...

May 13, 2016

The market for hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) will grow 79 percent to reach almost $2 billion in 2016, propelling it toward mainstream use in the next five years, according to Gartner ...

April 22, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their opinions on the most significant advantages of DevOps. Part 5, the final installment, covers the bottom line ...

April 21, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their opinions on the most significant advantages of DevOps. Part 4 covers processes and productivity ...

April 20, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their opinions on the most significant advantages of DevOps. Part 3 covers innovation and quality ...

April 19, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their opinions on the most significant advantages of DevOps. Part 2 covers agility and velocity ...

April 18, 2016

DevOps is hot. This sizzling buzzword is on the tip of every tongue in the IT world, from Development, Testing and QA through IT Operations. At DEVOPSdigest, we have talked a lot about what DevOps is, and how you get there – but what's the point? Why go through all this trouble? What advantages can be gained from adopting a DevOps strategy? To explore the answers to these questions, DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry – including consultants, analysts and the leading vendors – for their opinions on the most significant advantages of DevOps. We start with Part 1, which covers the impact of DevOps on the Business and its customers ...

March 18, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their recommendation on a key technology required for DevOps. Part 5 of the list covers collaboration, communication and more ...

March 17, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their recommendation on a key technology required for DevOps. Part 4 of the list covers QA and testing ...

March 16, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their recommendation on a key technology required for DevOps. Part 3 of the list covers covering continuous delivery ...

March 15, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their recommendation on a key technology required for DevOps. Part 2 of the list covers automation and continuous integration ...

March 14, 2016

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their recommendation on a key technology required for DevOps. According to the many experts who have contributed their opinions to this massive 5-part list, the DevOps toolkit includes a wide range of both traditional and cutting edge technologies. The purpose of this list is not to finalize a technology checklist for DevOps, but rather to explore how many different types of tools can impact, and enable, your DevOps initiative. Part 1 of the list covers performance monitoring, management and analytics ...

December 21, 2015

In DEVOPSdigest's first annual list of DevOps Predictions, experts — analysts and consultants, and the top vendors — offer predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2016. Part 5 is the final installment of DevOps predictions ...

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