CI/CD

October 19, 2022

Kubernetes alone is a powerful framework, but relies entirely on proper configurations to achieve the desired results. Kubernetes facilitates the ability to automate the DevOps CI/CD pipeline but alone can be unwieldy. In this blog, you will learn how to build, migrate to and integrate security in a fully-managed Infrastructure-as-Code CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Continuous deployment) pipeline for container-based applications — with low-code automation ...

October 05, 2022

Software deployment velocity directly impacts a business's bottom line — companies with higher release rates achieve 20% higher operating returns than those pushing updates less often ... But speed alone is not enough to give companies a competitive advantage ...

October 03, 2022

With the evolution of the software industry, there's a challenge in building a culture around CISO and engineering. A culture built on data and security. More people involved in the software delivery process, especially stakeholders, means it needs more collaboration. It can lead to a culture built on data and security ...

September 20, 2022

Every time a dev commits code, they initiate a series of automated tests that provide feedback and inform the team that a change has occurred ... By sharing all changes with the entire team (through code pushes to the main branch), everyone stays updated and can modify their own work to match the best and latest version of software ...

September 19, 2022

In DevOps, Continuous Integration (CI) involves automating the process of building and deploying code every time a developer in a team commits code to version control. Developers share code by merging all changes to a shared repository, including the smallest of changes. Every time code is committed, it initiates an automated pipeline ...

June 02, 2022

Businesses developing software products need to plan and implement an effective DevOps transformation strategy to achieve a host of objectives. These include reduced time to market, faster query resolution, shorter development cycles, streamlined processes, and increased deployment speed, among others. The 5 best practices to achieve the same are ...

May 16, 2022

The DevOps journey begins by understanding a team's DevOps flow and identifying precisely what tasks deliver the best return on engineers' time when automated. The rest of this blog will help DevOps team managers by outlining what jobs can — and should be automated ...

April 19, 2022

A healthy CI/CD pipeline ensures that your DevOps journey is headed toward success. Continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment each play an important role in the CI/CD pipeline, and it's important to differentiate between each. Understanding the unique role of each CI/CD component will set you on a path toward better software and happier customers. DevOps Institute Ambassadors always have unique insights, so I asked several of them to explain how they would describe the difference between continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment ...

November 29, 2021

In the cloud world, containers are the centerpoint of a growing majority of deployments. By providing compartmentalization of workloads and the ability to run "serverless," containers can speed up and secure deployments and create flexibility unreachable by old style application servers. While a variety of tools have been developed to meet this need, none are as impactful to the industry as Kubernetes. It has emerged as the de facto container orchestration tool for many companies ...

November 01, 2021

DEVOPSdigest asked the top minds in the industry what they think AIOps can do for DevOps and developers. Part 5 covers testing and quality ...

October 20, 2021

In the new cloud order, where seamless collaboration between DevOps and ITOps is critical, Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) processes, combined with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, are being heralded as the keys to optimal application development and deployment. Adoption is broad and expectations are high. There's just one problem: CI/CD and IaC have yet to fully deliver on their promise ...

August 23, 2021

When it comes to software development, which can move at break-neck speeds against tight delivery deadlines, the customer experience is just as paramount as with any other B2C or B2B interaction. DevOps for CX practices allow companies that deliver technology solutions and services to avoid sacrificing the experience of their customers, while still meeting ambitious delivery deadlines. While DevOps for CX is a practice that supports development teams where CX and quality are of the highest priorities, there are key mistakes that must be avoided to ensure successful adoption of DevOps for CX ...

July 15, 2021

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

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 ...

December 16, 2020

Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2021. Part 5 covers CI/CD, infrastructure and more ...

July 23, 2020

Salesforce app development is different from the rest of the software world. This is because the Salesforce applications are tightly bound to the Salesforce platform. Salesforce app developers are keenly focused on the developments within the confines of the ecosystem. While some are happy to stick to the tried and tested, there are those developers who push the boundaries and look to adopt the best development practices from the larger world of software development. They find themselves at an interesting intersection called Salesforce DevOps, or DevOps for Salesforce ...

December 03, 2019

If DevOps is a car, CI/CD is the transmission that connects all the moving parts together to allow for a smooth drive. No modern software development effort can thrive without CI/CD so if you're just getting started here's everything you need to know ...

October 28, 2019

Speed of deployment affects your bottom line, making it one of the core DevOps metrics. Continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) are now established principles that are standard in almost every business. The huge advantages that come with incremental, ongoing changes and deployment via Kubernetes, microservices, and containers have been proven and embedded into every business practice. While DevOps tools and practices are standard almost everywhere, there's still one DevOps tool left to go ...

December 18, 2018

DEVOPSdigest asked DevOps experts for their predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2019. Part 4 covers Agile, CI/CD and automation ...

May 22, 2018

DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the IT industry for their opinions on the top tools to support DevSecOps. Part 2 covers DevOps and development ...

April 23, 2018

According to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets, the Continuous Delivery market size is expected to grow from USD 1.65 Billion in 2018 to USD 3.85 Billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.5% during the forecast period.

April 19, 2018

As development speed has become a competitive advantage, the DevOps team has sought to enable continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). For the CI/CD process to be successful, it must be fast and efficient. Any potential roadblocks that delay any part of the process increase cycle times and slow down delivery ...

February 06, 2018

Bank IT teams must embrace that their DevOps capabilities will determine their agile capability. Agile breaks down the barrier between the business and IT, and operations must be treated as a critical element of an agile program. In modern software delivery, the business, development and operations must execute as a unified team. To achieve this, banks are increasingly turning to Continuous Integration (CI) practices as part of the solution ...

January 18, 2018

As we start off 2018, it is obvious that the culture of DevOps in the enterprise is here to stay, but what of DevSecOps? From continued adoption of API-first solutions to core code development, I discuss a few predictions I see on how DevOps and SecOps will further entwine in addition to how related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2018 ...

December 21, 2017

DevOps experts offer predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2018. Part 4 covers Agile, CD and the development process ...

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