DevOps: From Unicorns to Mainstream

Forrester IT

Every day I hear more about the pressure I&O organizations are under to accelerate the delivery of applications and services and the pressure it is placing on the existing resources. As organizations transition, DevOps, formally the purview of unicorns, is now transitioning to mainstream.

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Devops is mandatory for multicloud deployments

David Linthicum

However, the survey finds that only 39 percent of the respondents have implemented devops processes and tool chains. From a devops perspective, 51 percent of respondents use multicloud to cultivate a flexible infrastructure that supports agile application deployments. A survey of 1,106 business and technology executives published by the IBM Institute for Business Value, finds that 85 percent of companies are already operating in multicloud environments.

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DevOps, No Longer Just For “Unicorns”

Forrester IT

The born-digital "unicorn" companies such as Etsy, Google and Netflix, are pioneers of modern DevOps, but BT leaders at companies of all ages, sizes, and types are now eagerly pursuing the same principles. [i] i] The pressure for speed and quality is DevOps becoming pivotal for all organizations. For example, KeyBank are leveraging DevOps to quickly deliver business new customer capability using streamlined coordination between application development and operations.

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Doing cloud computing? You need devops, too

David Linthicum

I’ve gone from recommending that you should have devops to you must have devops. There are two fundamental reasons why cloud computing and devops are necessary complements. What is devops? Also: InfoWorld explains monitoring in the age of devops. ]. First, the public clouds are all about automation, and so is devops. At least, if a public cloud is in your future. Discover how to transform software development.

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3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders

CEB IT

This shift brings significant changes that has implications for the application organization ,” says Dennis Gaughan , VP Analyst, Gartner. Gartner predicts three ways digital business and new technologies will impact application leaders over the next five years. Read more: 5 Year Vision for Application Leaders. A recent Gartner survey found 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a product-centric application delivery model.

Are You On An Agile+DevOps Journey? Don’t Miss Out On Continuous Testing Services!

Forrester IT

The most dangerous parallel initiatives are those where, on one side, they are changing their development teams to become more Agile, but a separate initiative in the same enterprise exists where their Operations folks are running a development and operations (DevOps) transformation. DevOps.

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DevOps The Code To Delivering With Velocity, Quality And Agility

Forrester IT

To achieve velocity, organizations are turning to DevOps in their cultural and technology transformation. In my recent report, " How To Deliver Services With Quality, Agility, And Value ," I look at these issues and discuss how to pragmatically assess your DevOps journey. I&O pros must also use benchmarks to assess their progress and to maintain or adjust their current DevOps competencies accordingly. Application Release Automation. DevOps.

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DevOps and the Mainframe, A perfect match?

Forrester IT

Successful digital businesses have found the secret to unleashing the data and business processes within their mainframe-based applications. Starting with "ad-hoc" integrations between systems of engagement and systems of record, they soon find the ability to define innovative products and services is limited by an inability to evolve and improve their mainframe applications. Read more Categories: DevOps. Did someone forget to tell the mainframe it was irrelevant?

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The proof is in: Devops and cloud go great together

David Linthicum

Devops needs cloud, and the cloud needs devops. Well the ability to build applications at the “speed of need” that devops provides, if done properly, won’t have the value unless you have an agile platform like the cloud to deploy the applications on. In the same manner, the cloud needs fast and agile development, which devops provides. Devops best practices: The 5 methods you should adopt. • How to align test automation with agile and devops.

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How devops practices prevent legacy platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

Do you fully grasp the long-term business problem devops aims to solve? The alignment of dev and ops teams to build and deploy supportable applications. The monitoring that informs technologists of application issues before end users escalate them. agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps digital transformation it management software development software qaI'm going beyond the upfront benefits.

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Velocity with quality mandates a model based approach to ARA tools and DevOps

Forrester IT

DevOps velocity mandates change velocity. Enterprises today are focusing on delivering applications faster to drive customer experiences and drive business transformation to meet rising expectations. The automation of the process known as Application Release Automation (ARA) is one of the critical impediments in the DevOps journey for I&O organizations today. Application Release Automation. DevOps.

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The 3 big speed bumps to devops in the cloud

David Linthicum

Devops and cloud—both concepts are hot, for good reason. Let’s take a look at the current state of devops and cloud, and how they fit into today’s technology sets. Devops provides an approach and a group of technologies that help enterprise developers do a better, faster job of creating applications. It also eliminates the barriers between development and operations (thus the name “devops”). The InfoWorld review: Chef 12 fires up devops. ].

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Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

David Linthicum

The notion of devops means that you’re streamlining the movement of applications from the point of need to production. It matters not if you’re changing or improving applications or building new ones. Of course, devops arose around the rise of cloud computing, and that’s no mystery. So, devops, fits well into that model considering that you’re consistently developing and deploying applications around the notion of continuous improvement. What is devops?

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DevOps largely failing to improve security, study shows

Computer Weekly

Despite the promise of improved application security, DevOps is failing to deliver due to some key barriers, an HPE study shows

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10 ways to Enable QA in Agile and DevOps Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last year I published a post, DevQOps - Giving QA a Seat at the DevOps and Digital Transformation Table acknowledging that when organizations investing more in application development have to consider the increase in skill and investment required for testing activities. In my talk last week at AllDayDevOps, I reminded DevOps practitioners that QA is still a critical discipline within DevOps. agile software development DevOps organizational change software qa

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Beyond devops: Embrace infrastructure as code

David Linthicum

There's something new on the horizon, taking the principles of devops to a new area. It's called infrastructure as code (IaC), and it's how you configure cloud-based infrastructure via applications, using APIs. Don't get left behind -- download the Devops Digital Spotlight , and learn all about the game-changer in app development and deployment. |

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Why Agile Development Should Not Own DevOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to Ramon Monteiro @ivisualize for developing this cool visual depicting my last post on The Key to aligning Agile Dev and Stable Ops to a Successful DevOps Transformation. While agile development teams continue to iterate and improve applications for the Business, and Ops insures that systems are stable and reliable, the CIO leads the entire IT organization through a DevOps transformation.

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DevOps and Hybrid Infrastructure Synergy

Cloud Musings

(This post first appeared in IBM's Point B and Beyond ) The definition of DevOps emphasizes collaboration and communication between software developers and other IT professionals while automating the software delivery and infrastructure change process.

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Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

David Linthicum

Devops strongly benefits many enterprises by encouraging more continuous development and deployment by bringing some operations capabilities to in-house programmers. It's easy to attribute the rise of devops directly to the rise of cloud computing. After all, cloud computing also assumes continuously updated applications and infrastructure. Thus, many enterprises are looking at devops as the path to their cloud strategy.

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Who Owns DevOps???

Social, Agile and Transformation

An agile development team is humming along, maturing its practice, putting out regularly scheduled application releases, improving quality, and making business users happy. cio DevOps it management organizational change Then, something happens. Maybe the infrastructure needs an upgrade or needs to scale. Maybe there is a difficult to diagnose performance issue. Or maybe, the business and development teams are looking to deploy a new.

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5 Recommendations on Implementing DevOps CI/CD Pipelines

Social, Agile and Transformation

CI/CD is one of the key devops practices because it enables teams to align on development practices and ensure there is a consistent, reliable, and automated way to deliver applications to multiple compute environment. agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps it management software development software qa standards

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Be Better Than Best-Guess Development

Forrester IT

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Cloud and devops empower users, developers alike

David Linthicum

The idea of devops is very simple. It automates the notion of agile, which provides the ability to remove the traditional latency around the application development lifecycle. The cloud provides more of an advantage for the devops model. Since the applications are centrally deployed and managed, they could change several times a day, adding both fixes and enhancements.

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DevOps Training Courses | New January Releases

Linux Academy

DevOps has become an integral part of the cloud – in Google Cloud , AWS , and Azure. Job sites are exploding with employers looking for professionals with DevOps skills and experience. Our new DevOps training courses will help you get there.

Devsecops: Add security to complete your devops process

David Linthicum

As seen in a recent DigiCert report, an overwhelming majority of companies believe that an integrated security and devops team makes sense. For years, I’ve been saying devops is really devsecops , and so have many others. What is devops? Also: InfoWorld explains monitoring in the age of devops. ]. If you don’t have people, tools, and processes focused on security, you’re not providing systemic security at platform, application, and the data levels.

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Velocity Mandates DevOps And Continuous Deployment

Forrester IT

To compete in this new digital market norm, software applications and products must contain new sources of customer value while at the same time adopting new operational agility. DevOps. Agile DevOps IT Infrastructure cloud computing continuous deployment velocityToday's customers, products, business operations, and competitors are fundamentally digital. Succeeding in this new era mandates everyone constantly reinvent their businesses as fundamentally digital.

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Fast-Start DevOps FedRAMP Based Solution

CTOvision

CMA has announced their launch of a Fast-Start DevOps (Platform)-as-a-Service [DaaS] solution through the CMA NIH CIO-CS Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The result is a DevOps environment that streamlines the rapid development and deployment of new applications while meeting Federal Organization’s security and production requirements. CMA’s DevOps-as-a-Service Solution [DaaS] addresses the challenge of delivering value and results in days instead of months.

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Devops has moved out of the cloud

David Linthicum

Two application development and deployment trends are cloud game-changers: agile methodologies and devops. Agile is important because it leads to the rise of devops, which provides more focus on continuous development, integration, and deployment. The vast majority of agile adopters report an improved ability to manage changing priorities; unsurprisingly, they are also ramping up the number of agile implementations in their organizations.

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How Much Does Application Release Automation Software Cost?

Flexagon

Application release automation software is often one of the first new tools to be considered. Applications, including custom built and packaged applications (such as Oracle EBS), can greatly improve business. The post How Much Does Application Release Automation Software Cost?

Accelerating DevOps with the Cloud using Microsoft Azure and Friends: The Series

IT Pros Rock!

Have you heard about DevOps? Over the past few years, DevOps has emerged as a trend to help organizations evolve to better collaborate between development and operations teams for addressing these solution delivery challenges. Step-by-Step: Follow us to DevOps with the Cloud.

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How to Incorporate DevOps Release Management Tools into Your IT Processes

Flexagon

The transition to DevOps doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time for companies to adopt DevOps practices throughout their organization and integrate new tools. DevOps release management tools can be both incredibly beneficial. DevOps Featured Application Release Automation

5 Benefits of Database DevOps and How to Achieve Them

Flexagon

One of the major benefits of DevOps is that it speeds up the development and delivery process, typically for application and other software development. But these benefits can be delayed when database changes are also required because most DevOps teams don’t encompass databases. The post 5 Benefits of Database DevOps and How to Achieve Them appeared first on Flexagon. Database DevOps

Information Security: What You Should Know About Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery

CEB IT

This last one is causing a headache for another part of IT, as companies embrace the use of Agile , DevOps , and other “continuous delivery” methodologies to produce IT services quicker and more efficiently.

Answers to 6 Questions About DevOps From 25 IT Leaders

CEB IT

“Start small, think big, move fast,” was the collective mantra of 25 IT leaders at a recent meeting in San Francisco to exchange ideas on how to start and how to scale-up a DevOps approach to getting their work done. What does this mean for the development of IT applications?

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TechNet Radio: (Part 9) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud - Scaling Cloud Applications

IT Pros Rock!

In part 9 of our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and this episode they discuss in depth the ability for DevOps organizations to scale up or scale down cloud applications. Tune in as they discuss Azure’s unique flexibility in terms of capacity planning for cloud applications. [ 1:07 ] How is planning for application capacity different when using a cloud platform? [

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