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.
Red Hat today announced Red Hat Developer Hub, an enterprise-grade, unified and open portal designed to streamline the development process through a supported and opinionated framework. The Red Hat Developer Hub is built from the open-source project Backstage and was built to help navigate the sprawl that DevOps teams often face, according to the company. … continue reading
GitLab today unveiled its newest major release, GitLab 16. This brings users new DevSecOps platform-wide capabilities as well as multiple features that the company is planning to rollout throughout the year. This release provides an enterprise-grade, AI-powered DevSecOps platform with features geared at helping customers write better code faster. Users also gain security testing and … continue reading
According to the latest State of Continuous Delivery report from the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF), the adoption of DevOps is continuing to increase, with 84% of developers participating in DevOps activities in the first quarter of the year. However, the report also found that code velocity has remained steady for the past two years, with … continue reading
Digital transformation company Digital.ai today announced the release of Corbett, the most recent update to its AI-powered DevOps platform. Corbett is geared at helping organizations deliver applications with better user experiences while also enhancing the productivity of development teams. With Corbett, teams gain access to intelligence features that allow for the leveraging of AI to … continue reading
When creating a platform engineering team, an important first step is the interview process. What do developers want and need? What works, and what doesn’t? Sounds like what companies do when reaching out to customers about new rollouts, right? Well, it is, when you consider your development team as being customers of the platform. “Treat … continue reading
Developers, and the software they develop, are the most popular attack vector for today’s hackers and bad actors. The many development tools and processes, not to mention thousands of open-source libraries and binaries, all introduce opportunities for malicious or even accidental injection of risk across the entire software supply chain. In response to this expanding … continue reading
Struggling with Agile and DevOps implementations? Wondering what the best practices for success are? Join Atlassian on Feb. 9 for a live (in Berlin, Germany) and virtual event called Unleash, at which the company’s customers will describe how they achieved greater efficiency and faster time to software delivery. According the Megan Cook, head of product, … continue reading
The low-code DevOps company Copado is launching a new marketplace to help companies find pre-built solutions from itself, its partners, and the Copado community. These solutions can be used to extend the features of Copado’s DevOps platform for Salesforce. Companies can benefit from the existing expertise of experts who have already solved DevOps challenges and … continue reading
The shift to a developer-centric vision of infrastructure that started about 15 years ago offered users frequent updates and a way to simplify API-centric automation. Infrastructure as Code (IaC) became the standard method for software developers to describe and deploy cloud infrastructure. While on the surface, having more freedom sounds like a nearly utopian scenario … continue reading
Today’s global markets are rapidly evolving, with continual shifts in customer needs and preferences across both B2B and B2C industries. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to deliver innovative, high-quality product experiences that retain customers — which ultimately limits the ability for companies to remain competitive. Many companies focus on quickly launching features to attract new customers, … continue reading
DevOps and quality engineering enable better development practices and improve business resiliency, but many teams struggle to sustain this transformation outside of an initial proof of concept. One of the key challenges with scaling DevOps and quality engineering is determining how software testing fits into an overall business strategy. By leveraging automated testing tools that … continue reading
More exciting new releases and product updates were revealed today as KubeCon 2022 continues. GitLab announces new Security and Governance updates GitLab today announced new enhancements to its Security and Governance solution which aims to help organizations integrate security and compliance in every step of the software development lifecycle as well as secure their software … continue reading