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June 20, 2016
Anders Wallgren
Electric Cloud

As your organization redesigns its software delivery pipelines to eliminate friction points, here are some of my favorite things to consider on your journey – in order to strengthen your DevOps practices that support stability and scalability ...

June 17, 2016
Anders Wallgren
Electric Cloud

In order to acquire, satisfy and retain customers in today’s software-driven economy, large enterprises are being tasked with releasing software updates faster than ever before. Increasingly, the maturity, speed and quality of the software delivery processes have become a key differentiator and competitive advantage for businesses today. DevOps emerged to help organizations improve their software delivery and better address the challenges put on IT by the Business to accelerate software releases. How are technology leaders conducting and directing their business’ DevOps transformation to make sure they’re on the right track? ...

June 13, 2016
Sven Hammar

Businesses use load testing to determine the maximum workload their software operations can handle and how their platform holds up during increased usage. Load testing analyzes the performance, reliability, and capacity of a software implementation on specific hardware, as well as gives companies the ability to identify problems that may arise. Here are several questions businesses should consider as they prepare to conduct a load test ...

June 10, 2016
Lilac Schoenbeck

In the face of emerging and increasingly frequent cyber threats, DevOps is evolving into DevSecOps, where security is the responsibility of every individual and engrained throughout the development process. While the concept is sound, making it a reality is going to take work ...

June 08, 2016
Jason Hand

Using DevOps principles when dealing with incidents and outages can help organizations avoid common pitfalls many companies encounter when a disruption in service inevitably occurs. Here are five DevOps practices that can keep a crisis from getting worse ...

May 27, 2016
Dave Josephsen

Someone recently asked me this question: "What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word 'DevOps'?" The first thing I think about when I hear the word DevOps is Brent from The Phoenix Project ...

May 23, 2016
Mark Troester

Businesses have under 2 years to make digital inroads before suffering financial and competitive losses, according to a recent global survey, Are Businesses Really Digitally Transforming or Living in Digital Denial? ...

May 20, 2016
Chris Boorman
Automic Software

Key findings of a new study by Automic indicate steady growth of the tool stack, how unstable and unrealistic vendor lock-in has become and the importance of managing a coherent deployment pipeline, especially as many organizations begin to adopt and implement DevOps focused initiatives ...

May 18, 2016
Dan Turchin

We're all technology companies. Every second of downtime hurts. Monitoring at scale is hard. And that's just the beginning of what you shared in our recent survey ...

May 09, 2016
Justin Collier
SmartBear Software

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that software quality is a top concern for organizations of all shapes and sizes. But heavy workloads, time constraints and lack of manpower plague many organizations. Despite the obstacles, however, with the right tools and best practices, teams can successfully and consistently peer review all code – leading to higher quality software in less time and at a reduced cost ...

May 04, 2016
Anirban Banerjee
Onion ID

Privilege Management is a new age term, born from the crucible of Role Based Access Control (RBAC). Privilege Management refers to the ability of any enterprise to successfully manage, detect and mitigate any possibility of employee account misuse. The definition is quite terse and a bit wishful. In reality most organizations have very poor privilege management practices employed for their resources. In this blog, I will discuss why that is the case, what are some good strategies to launch effective privilege management in your organization and some of the gotchas that you can avoid ...

April 29, 2016
Lucas Welch

DevOps is permeating the enterprise as both a technical and professional movement. If able to adequately manage a career in DevOps, it can be highly rewarding and fulfilling to have a profound impact on how your business operates and how your teams work together. So how do you get on the path to success with a career in DevOps? ...

April 25, 2016
Brian Dawson

The implementation of DevOps can take on many forms but it is most often recognized through implementation of continuous delivery practices. When implementing continuous delivery the activities of build, test, and deploy are automated such that it ensures that your software is always in a release ready state. Successfully adopting DevOps through Continuous Delivery provides many business and technical advantages including ...

April 13, 2016
Matthew Hines
CA Technologies

Where is the current state of DevOps adoption, and what are the resulting challenges and conditions, among the global masses? Beyond the unicorns and thought leaders – and certainly outside the realm of vendor marketing – how far has this journey progressed among you, the average DevOps-affected professionals? How can you find out where your organization really stands, or what questions you need to consider in further advancing, or even merely beginning the DevOps transformation? Here's one alternative – take the 2016 State of DevOps Survey ...

April 11, 2016
Rami Essaid
Distil Networks

The use of APIs to enable applications to interact across single and multiple infrastructures is skyrocketing and innovation is being fueled by companies finding new ways to monetize their software assets by exposing APIs to outside developers. However, exposing APIs to developers outside the company creates significant risk and APIs are becoming a growing target for cyber criminals. A new study by Ovum highlights an alarming lack of consistency and ownership in how API security is addressed ...


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