JFrog Xray 2.0 examines the CI/CD pipeline

JFrog has announced the latest release of its continuous security and universal artifact analysis solution. JFrog Xray 2.0 is designed to give DevOps teams insight into potential problems and the confidence to release into development, deployment and production stages.   “Developers are incorporating an ever-growing number of artifacts from external and internal sources into their … continue reading

For development managers, the question is: How close to the code should you be?

No two managers are alike. Styles differ, their approaches to their roles differ, and face it – their levels of energy differ. But how important is it for managers overseeing software development to get down in the weeds with their teams, or should they remain above the fray, enforcing coding practices and setting policies? We … continue reading

A guide to continuous integration and continuous delivery tools

API Fortress: API Fortress is an API testing and monitoring platform built specifically to align development and operations in today’s architectures. Automate test executions as part of deployments from any CI platform, including Jenkins (try our plug-in). The platform simplifies creating tests, running them during deployments, and then using those same tests for production monitoring. … continue reading

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How these companies can help you enhance the CI/CD pipeline

Patrick Poulin, founder and CEO of API Fortress API Fortress was specifically built for today’s agile architectures: A collaborative platform that bridges the gap between development, QA, and DevOps. By using the simple GUI, teams can work together to create a series of powerful API tests in one place. tThose tests then can be executed … continue reading

CI/CD: The driving force behind DevOps

DevOps was not created solely on the idea that developers and operations should play nice together. DevOps is the cultural transformation organizations go through on the road to modern application delivery. The end goal is the ability to release high-quality software more frequently. DevOps enables this by promoting communication and collaboration. “Today, teams are supposed … continue reading

DevOps and APIs: Great alone, better together

DevOps has become a crucial factor in IT’s success. It’s been a long journey but we are finally here. Over 10 years ago, about every IT department—small or large—was chaotic and lacked a balance of collaboration, processes, automation, and monitoring on both sides of development and operations. Application development followed waterfall models, while applications tended … continue reading

Testplant rebrands itself after acquiring NCC Group’s Web Performance Division

Testplant has acquired NCC Group’s Web Performance Division, bringing a SaaS-based user-centric application platform and a team of testing, monitoring, and data science experts to the company. As part of the acquisition, Testplant is rebranding the combined company to Eggplant. Eggplant is the name of the company’s flagship product designed for user-centric, end-to-end test automation … continue reading

JFrog Artifactory announces Artifactory Community Edition for C and C++ developers

JFrog announced it will now be offering a free community edition of Artifactory for C and C++ communities. JFrog Artifactory is the company’s universal software repository that enables organizations to “continuously update” software. It features build tool integrations, replication, disaster recovery, orchestration tools, a variety of storage solutions, permission management, OAuth and download blocking. The … continue reading

Has DevSecOps succeeded in what it was created to accomplish?

At this point, the concept of DevOps should be familiar to everyone. But with the rise of cybersecurity attacks, organizations have seen the need to incorporate security into the mix. Thus, the idea of DevSecOps. Though the concept and practices were created with the best intentions, the number of cybersecurity attacks continues to rise, which … continue reading

Stack Overflow: Developer interest in DevOps and machine learning are on the rise

DevOps and machine learning are emerging as two of the most important trends in the industry today, a new report finds. Stack Overflow released its annual Developer Survey Results to find out where developers are working, and what tools they are using. The report is based off of 101,592 software developers from 183 countries. “Today, … continue reading

GitLab: 2018 is the year for open source and DevOps

DevOps and open source aren’t slowing down anytime soon, a newly released report revealed. GitLab released its 2018 Global Developer Survey on developers’ perception of their workplace, workflow, and tooling within IT organizations. The demand for DevOps continues to grow, even though there are still challenges created by outdated tools and company resistance to change. … continue reading

Three metrics for measuring engineering speed

Companies want to deliver high quality software fast, but how fast is fast enough? A recently released report by CircleCI found three important development metrics to predict an organization’s velocity and maturity. The metrics are: mainline branch stability, deploy time and deploy frequency. “Most teams have no idea what speed actually means,” said Jim Rose, … continue reading

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