I have seen a lot of billion dollar valuations lately that have left me scratching my head. Many of those are in the B2C or social media space where companies are measured more on “eyeballs” (the number of active users) and less on things like revenue or business models. So after Docker cracked the billion dollar club with a $95M round I decided to research exactly what it is about containers that could drive this type of valuation.
The goal of agile programming is to provide early and continuous delivery of valuable software. But it’s not so easy to implement methodologies that can deliver on the agile promise, and the blame typically lands on people: they’re just not the tech elite.
Google have released Kubernetes v1, a production-ready version of the open source container orchestration system. The Linux Foundation, in combination with multiple industry partners, have also announced the formation of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which aims to advance the state-of-the-art for building cloud and container native applications. Google have stated that the CNCF will be seeded with Kubernetes.
Organisations implementing DevOps in a bid to improve efficiency, productivity and speed ought to consider CALMS methodologies, according to CA Technologies' DevOps and technology evangelist, Georg von Sperling.
The DevOps landscape is quite expansive. The depth and breadth of tooling available to us as companies is baffling.... All of this is compounded by the fact that many tools overlap in their capabilities and are perpetually shrinking or expanding their offerings on a daily basis.
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