Guest View: Without operational insights, DevOps could become a continuous debacle

Many articles on DevOps tooling attempt to distill an ocean of products into a more drinkable process puddle, like for example: build automation, continuous integration, configuration management, and infrastructure deployment. And it makes sense, since any process that facilitates faster deployments and shorter lead times can result in the business benefits outlined in surveys like … continue reading

Application release automation lets people, processes and tools move in harmony

Software teams are not unlike a symphony orchestra. Every skilled musician is an expert with his or her instrument, but they need to work in sync and harmony with the entire group of players. How is it possible that 200 or more individuals know to start together, stay in tempo, remain in tune with each … continue reading

CloudBees launches CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise

CloudBees is giving enterprises a new tool to speed up their software development initiatives. The company announced CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise, a new solution designed to enable enterprise-wide DevOps and Continuous Delivery (CD). “As organizations drive Continuous Delivery and DevOps transformations more deeply from a few teams to enterprise-wide rollouts, they need a platform that makes … continue reading

Jenkins gets new pipeline feature, sees increase in usage

Jenkins saw a surge of growth in 2016. The Jenkins project, a community behind Jenkins, has released results from its 2016 Community Survey that show the open-source automation server saw an increase in usage across organizations already using Jenkins, organizations new to Jenkins, and organizations implementing Continuous Delivery. “As an ever-increasing number of teams implement … continue reading

Navigating the endless ALM river

Agile development and DevOps are fueling the evolution of application life-cycle management (ALM) as delivery cycles continue to shrink. While the original promise of end-to-end visibility and traceability is still important, today’s ALM is more about continuous processes. Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) reflect that and the changes that … continue reading

Tasktop brings a model-based approach to integration

As organizations move agile into the enterprise and transform their businesses, their tools need to have the ability to work at scale. Tasktop wants to help with Tasktop Integration Hub, which features a new approach to integrating and connecting best-of-breed tools. “It used to be enough to get away with throwing an agile tool or … continue reading

Redgate finds databases are a common bottleneck for DevOps teams

DevOps best practices are increasingly being used by software teams facing today’s market pressures, but since they focus on getting “Dev” and “Ops” teams to work together, where does this leave the database and its administrators? Concepts like Continuous Delivery or agile allow companies to get to market and release new iterations faster, but it … continue reading

Yahoo open-sources Continuous Delivery tool Screwdriver

Yahoo is releasing the tool that helped the company perform Continuous Delivery at scale into the open-source community. The company announced Screwdriver.cd, an adaption of its Continuous Delivery build system for dynamic infrastructure. “Screwdriver handles over 25,000 builds per day and 12,000 daily Git commits as a single shared entry point for Yahoo,” wrote James … continue reading

2016: The Year of Artificial Intelligence

In the software development industry, 2016 was truly transformative. The way software is developed, what it is being created for, and where it resides and is used all changed to a large degree last year. More development teams adopted agile and DevOps techniques, while QA “moved left” and integrated into the process, rather than being … continue reading

OpenMake Software turns its ARA solution into open-source offering

OpenMake Software wants to improve how developers use the Continuous Delivery pipeline with its recently open-sourced Application Release Automation (ARA) solution, Release Engineer, which is based on version 7.7 of the ARA solution and offered under the FreeBSD license. According to cofounder of OpenMake Tracy Ragan, the ARA solution is fully functional and will have an … continue reading

Sauce Labs acquires TestObject to broaden its automated testing solution for web, mobile applications

Sauce Labs ramped up its efforts in the mobile testing space by acquiring TestObject today, a real device mobile app testing platform. After taking a look at industry trends, Sauce Labs discovered that there was a dramatic uptake in interest surrounding the adoption of automated mobile testing, said vice president of product at Sauce Labs, … continue reading

Netflix’s open-source project Hollow, NVIDIA’s deep learning kits for educators, and new IBM Bluemix integrations—SD Times news digest: Dec. 6, 2016

Netflix announced a new open-source project called Hollow, which is a Java library with a comprehensive toolset for “harnessing small to moderately sized in-memory datasets, which are disseminated from a single producer to many consumers for read-only access,” according to a blog post by Drew Koszewnik, software developer for Netflix. Hollow focuses on performance, agility … continue reading

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