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.
The newly announced Jellyfish Benchmarks enable engineering leaders to add context to engineering metrics and performance by introducing a method for comparisons. Jellyfish customers now have insight at the percentile level as to how they stack up against their peers since the complex nature of modern software engineering often fails to give engineers proper context, … continue reading
The CD Foundation has announced CDEvents, a vendor-neutral specification for defining the format of event data. A standardized set of specifications will enable an ecosystem of tools that can collect, store, visualize and analyze events across CD platforms to help measure DevOps metrics and performance and visualize end-to-end workflows. “CDEvents open the doors to scalable … continue reading
Opsera, the continuous orchestration platform for DevOps, and the technology services and digital transformation company, Mindtree, today announced that they are entering into a partnership. The combination of the companies is intended to enable enterprises to increase scale, speed-to-market, and customer satisfaction as they advance along their transformation journey. “We are confident that our partnership … continue reading
The observability company New Relic today launched its service level management experience in order to allow developers, operators, and executives to operationalize SRE best practices and maintain system uptime and reliability. This release includes one-click Service Level Indicators (SLI) and Service Level Objectives (SLO) setup, recommendations to customize metrics, unified health reports and alerting for … continue reading
Secure Code Warrior, a global security organization, has joined GitLab’s global partner program. This new partnership means that Secure Code Warrior will make its learning platform available to developers on GitLab’s DevOps platform. This integration will work to enhance real-time secure coding guidance, which is an important piece of the process of detecting and fixing … continue reading
Opsera, the continuous orchestration platform for DevOps, has announced that it has entered into a partnership with the automated deployment and release management server, Octopus Deploy. This integration is intended to allow software delivery teams to quickly, securly, and seamlessly create a no-code orchestration layer for end-to-end software supply chain management. Octopus Deploy’s tool to … continue reading
Weaveworks acquired the policy-as-code startup Magalix to secure Kubernetes applications by integrating the solution into Weave GitOps. “Enterprise customers have made it clear that trusted application delivery is critical to the success of their increasingly complex cloud native platforms,” said Alexis Richardson, the CEO of Weaveworks. “With the acquisition of Magalix, Weaveworks introduces customizable policies, … continue reading
The DevOps Institute announced its lineup for 2022 events and webinars and plans for two new DevOps certifications. The new certifications include DevOps Practitioner and DevOps Engineering Foundation. Also, SKILup Days, SKILup Hours, and SKILup Festival 2022: A Live DevOps Educational Experience will provide insights and education needed by DevOps professionals in a wide variety … continue reading
DataOps company DataKitchen announced the launch of its new DataOps Training and Certification program which educates data professionals on the “why, what, and how” of DataOps and prepares them to lead DataOps change within their own organizations. The 2.5 hour course covers the fundamentals of DataOps including Production Pipelines, Development Pipelines, Environment Pipelines, and Implementation. … continue reading
Testing in DevOps is as much about the people that are behind the tools as it is about the tools themselves. When they work in synchrony, organizations can see major benefits in the quality of their applications and software development life cycle processes. A recent report called The Role of Testing in a DevOps Environment … continue reading
The following is a listing of testing tool providers for DevOps environments, along with a brief description of their offerings. Applitools is built to test all the elements that appear on a screen with a single line of code. Using Applitools’ Visual AI, you can automatically verify that your web or mobile app both functions … continue reading
We asked these tool providers to share more information on how their solutions help organizations test applications in their DevOps environments. Their responses are below. Gil Sever, co-founder and CEO of Applitools Modern software development teams are rapidly delivering innovation to market through more frequent and shorter release cycles, but they struggle to fully test … continue reading