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.
Continuous delivery provider Harness launched the 24×7 Service Guard for its continuous delivery-as-a-service platform today, a machine learning-powered tool for health checking of APM, monitoring and logging tools. According to the company, the tool provides a “safety net” for application services by automating code rollbacks and providing “total operational visibility” into how services run. ”For … continue reading
Customer experience (CX) assurance platform provider Cyara wants to help businesses improve the speed and quality of their development, testing and production teams with the announcement of new DevOps integration. According to the company, the new features will enable businesses to increase their automation initiatives and provide an Agile approach to CX design and management. … continue reading
GitLab is bringing serverless capabilities to its DevOps solution with the release of GitLab Serverless. This new solution was delivered in partnership with the multi-cloud serverless management platform provider TriggerMesh. “The TriggerMesh founders have deep expertise in serverless. Sebastien Goasguen has been at the forefront of the technology since the very beginning. We found … continue reading
A new developer tool is being introduced into the Angular ecosystem to provide a simpler UI for the Angular CLI, the command line interface for the open-source front-end web application platform. Angular Console has been under development for the last three months by Angular development consultation company Narwhal and the Angular team. It was designed … continue reading
Almost exactly one year ago, Forrester confidently predicted that 2018 would be “the year of Enterprise DevOps.” The blog, authored by the late Robert Stroud, began: DevOps has reached “Escape Velocity.” The questions and discussions with clients have shifted from “What is DevOps?” to “How do I implement at scale?” Continuous testing is not far … continue reading
A group of industry leaders led by Rod Johnson, CEO of delivery automation company Atomist, say that the standard for delivering software should be software-defined. During his keynote address at the GOTO Copenhagen conference today, Johnson presented the Software Defined Delivery Manifesto, which outlines the value of the technology and the authors’ dedication to advancing … continue reading
With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Chanukah, and Christmas right around the corner, online shopping becomes top of mind. And for retailers, these sale days can make or break their entire year. So, when it comes to making changes to your website at such as critical time, do you continue to look to maximize your release … continue reading
Cloud monitoring company SignalFx has revealed SignalFx Microservices APM, which is a new application performance monitoring solution designed for DevOps teams. The solution is built on top of the company’s streaming analytics platform, giving it access to power data analytics. “The world happens in real-time and if something goes wrong, finding problems minutes later just … continue reading
OzCode is on a mission to reduce the time it takes to debug a service from days to hours to minutes with its latest debugging as a service solution. OzCode provides debugging extensions for Visual Studio. Its latest OzCode Azure DevOps offering is available through Microsoft Azure cloud. “Studies show that roughly 50 percent of … continue reading
Much of the movement in DevOps has happened from the perspective of software development. And, while systems managers have adapted to the new order, the one area that has been a drag on achieving greater DevOps success is in change and release management. And at least one service management provider believes automation is the key … continue reading
For many developers, November is the time of the year where they look to sharpen their skills and dedicate more of their time to outside projects. Much like the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) initiative where writers commit to writing 50,000 words in the month of November, developers commit to writing code. A few years … continue reading
Through 2023, 90 percent of DevOps initiatives will fail to fully meet expectations due to the limitations of leadership approaches, not technical reasons. The value in adopting DevOps practices is substantial, but if initiatives are to be successful, organizations must appropriately implement. The most common cause of DevOps failures is people — not process. Many … continue reading