DevOps is one of those overarching terms that encompasses a number of technologies and techniques. Some consider continuous integration and delivery as the cornerstone of DevOps. Others say you can’t keep pace with Agile development and deployment without automated processes that kick off tests, builds and performance alerts.
On the development side, some organizations are taking test-driven and behavior-driven approaches. They’re shifting testing to the left, to find defects more quickly so that better quality code is delivered.
DevOps, though, it not a one-size-fits-all solution. Organizations need to evaluate their processes, see where benefits could be derived, and implement those methods and technologies that deliver real value to the business.
JFrog has announced ConanCenter, an open-source, decentralized and multi-platform package manager for developers to create and share native binaries. ConanCenter aims to improve C and C++ DevOps package search and discovery by providing a better search UX and an easy-to-find list of configuration options. “With more and more industries integrating onto Conan, including automotive, robotics, … continue reading
DevOps, which refers to the increased communication and collaboration between development and IT operations, is an ever-changing, sometimes complicated term. While “dev” and “ops”were once siloed with separate philosophies, practices, tools, and workflows, they’re merging into one. The result? A more efficient, reliable process and product that is helping organizations create stronger ties between all … continue reading
Organizations are figuring out how to deliver features faster, but they are still struggling to release without any issues. A recent report from Split Software found while a majority of organizations release new features on a bi-weekly basis, many are experiencing downtime after the new feature is introduced. According to the company, 82% of respondents … continue reading
More organizations have matured from CI to CI/CD, but their paths differ as do their pipelines and results. Most enterprises are implementing a mix of open source, commercial and even home-grown tools, and they’re looking for answers. One place to look is the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF) which is home to many of the fastest-growing … continue reading
CI/CD implementations and the impetus for them varies among companies, but everyone wants to ensure faster delivery of high-quality software. Following are three examples of companies that have adopted CI/CD in their own way. RELATED CONTENT: CI/CD pipelines are expanding CI/CD success requires a sound approach The Continuous Delivery Foundation advances CI/CD Lucidchart improves productivity … continue reading
There’s considerable confusion about “the best way” to approach CI/CD when no single path exists. There are important considerations organizations should contemplate to avoid wasting time and money that could have been spent making progress, however. “One of the first things an organization should do is understand what their needs are [in terms of] the … continue reading
CI/CD pipelines are evolving as organizations identify opportunities to improve release velocity and as the industry considers what CI/CD pipelines should look like in the first place. Amalgam Insights recently released “The 2020 Guide to Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery: Process, Projects and Products.” In it, report author and research fellow Tom Petrocelli explains what … continue reading
Brian Muskoff, director of DevOps strategy at HCL Technologies, IT and digital solutions provider We believe value stream management is an everyday solution to improve collaboration, delivery flow and business results. With HCL UrbanCode Velocity, teams can immediately change the nature of their Agile + DevOps practices with our value stream visualization that we call … continue reading
Organizations cannot ignore today’s ongoing digital transformation. With every company now becoming a software company, if software isn’t being created correctly and quickly enough, industry pundits argue, companies are going to find it difficult to stay alive. “There is a digital transformation going on and if you are not changing the way you are doing … continue reading
Consider how your DevOps organization collaborates today. Do teams struggle with particular challenges or hurdles? What aspects of a modern messaging platform can help them be more productive and efficient? The following considerations can help you identify the features and capabilities of a messaging platform that can empower your DevOps teams to work smarter together. … continue reading
A modern messaging platform acts as your command center for software development, delivery, and operations. It’s the place where your teams meet to discuss ideas and issues, make decisions, access information, and manage workflows tied to your DevOps tools and systems. Plan Your messaging platform is the system of record for team conversations related to … continue reading
Thought leaders weigh in on what we can expect from the software development industry in 2020: Adam Scroggin, CEO of CardBoard DevOps will continue to be key as we move toward 2020. Software teams will notice more and more that once a product is released, it is not done. Software products are never done. We … continue reading