In talking with those in the enterprise trenches working to make DevOps a reality – admins, developers, CIOs, and business leaders who get it and are trying to help transform their enterprise culture and workflow to be more DevOps oriented – a number of key drivers surfaced from these discussions. What drivers are they? In this article, we explore the Five Fruitful DevOps Business Drivers Gaining Speed right now that many say are currently acting as a catalyst for pushing DevOps forward in their organization.
Agile development based on a contract that has been accepted by lawyers seems impossible. The nature of traditional purchasing and contracting processes does not match the Agile principles. Having adopted Agile working principles years ago, at a certain moment we had to face this challenge. This article shares how it was done.
Your organization is now committed to DevOps methodology. You’ve integrated development, operations, and QA, and you have moved drastically away from waterfall and into a fire hose of application development. How do you find out how well it works? How do you know if it’s working at all? This article gives you a glimpse into the metrics you should be paying attention to.
When it comes to the decision to implement and/or accelerate Continuous Delivery, there are many challenges that may impact your organizations ability to do so. There are 8 major challenges that stuck out in a recent research study conducted by the EMA including testing taking too long, lack of IT personnel resources and development taking too long.
What does DevOps have to do with making dinner? This article is an example on how to apply the steps to relate software development challenges to a daily task, which can be made simpler and more enjoyable by applying DevOps solutions..
This author has made a proof of concept of that for Maven. The tests impacted by a change (a pending change specifically) can now be quickly determined and fed into the test runner to massively reduce test times. Massively reduced, this is, if you’ve managed to engineer hours of Selenium tests.
Deploying software releases is a mixture of planning, testing, late hours, and celebratory beers. This checklist is intended to be a guide to help improve how your team achieves this complicated and sometimes hairy task.
Regardless of whether you are a football fan or not, many web-based companies will be taking on large-scale traffic challenges after airing their prime time commercials that day. After hearing this, you should ignore the pregame hype, put down the nachos and get your servers ready for maxed out user load.