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By now, the link between IT modernization and business success is clearly defined and well understood. According to a recent survey of IT professionals, 93 percent of respondents indicated that adopting significant new technologies is at least somewhat important to their organization's...
You’ve submitted your favorite tools, you’ve voted on what’s Hot or Not, and finally the wait is over. Today XebiaLabs launched the second version of The Periodic Table of DevOps Tools. Since the launch of The Periodic Table of DevOps v.1 in July of 2015, the table has taken the IT wo...
Prologue Following the introduction of the Sitecore Helix framework at Sitecore Symposium 2016 in New Orleans, and after attending Sitecore User Groups where Helix has been discussed, I wanted to take this opportunity to share insights on how to achieve the automation aspects outlined ...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Everware-CBDI is a professional services firm that combines expertise within the US federal contracting space with deep knowledge of how to […]
IT alerting and IT monitoring are not what they used to be. In years past, software releases were scheduled a few times per year. Often, one monitoring tool would review the infrastructure and would catch and spit out alerts. Sorry, but those days are gone. Nowadays, start-ups use cont...
What is inner source? I spoke about it during my webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 8, but here's a review. At its most fundamental level, inner source is about replicating successful work practices of the open-source world to commercial software projects. There are numerous examples of open s...
As a long time Java developer, I've always depended on the Maven build process to automatically publish my artifacts to a Nexus Repository Manager. This automated process was made possible thanks to some very useful plugins - specifically, the Maven plugin for Nexus staging and the Ma...
Building software since the good old days of Apple ][, Martin van Vliet is a born developer. What began as a high school hobby, […] The post How to Build Fabulous Software That Matters – Expert Advice appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: What We Learned from Fully...
Kubernetes is an open source container management platform designed to run enterprise-class, cloud-enabled and web-scalable IT workloads. It is built upon the foundation laid by Google based on 15 years of experience in running containerized applications. Though their popularity is a m...
As Agile practices and the DevOps movement transform delivery pipelines throughout the world, let’s take a moment to reflect on the database administrator’s role in […] The post DevOps and the DBA: Best Practices in XL Deploy appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related post...
The post Jenkins and Plutora integrate appeared first on Plutora.
“DevOps is trendier than a cronut on a hoverboard.” This is the start of one of four AppSphere 2016 best practices track session abstracts, and I couldn’t agree more with the quote above. When reviewing the many submissions from customers, there was one use case that came up again and ...
DevOps is currently the hottest train every enterprise wants to climb aboard. But just like most bandwagons, there are a lot of misconceptions out […] The post DevOps MythBusters: 8 DevOps Myths Debunked appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: 4 Most Popular Questions When...
The first step to scaling your enterprise should be doing whatever you can to ensure you have a high performing DevOps environment. Evaluate the strengths of your enterprise and what you hope to accomplish, then decide whether you’d like to start with Continuous Integration, Continuous...
So Jenkins World is a wrap, and what a great show it was. The event kicked off last Wednesday, with lots of folks stopping […] The post Jenkins World Round Up: Focus on Release Orchestration appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: What We Learned from Fully Automating our ...
Gartner’s concept of Bimodal IT argues that for successful digital transformation, IT needs to split into two parts: mode 1 for maintaining and modernizing traditional back-end IT services and mode 2 for agility in building front-end, digital apps. This allows IT to respond to the digi...
Imagine this. You’re the head of an IT department with 13,500 employees at a large bank. You’ve been asked to release hundreds of new […] The post Large Bank Delivers 60 New Applications in 3 Weeks appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: What We Learned from Fully Automati...
Want to see where your DevOps tools fit in the software release pipeline? Our new DevOps Diagram Generator gives you a fast fun way […] The post DevOps Diagram Generator: Map Your DevOps Tool Chain Today appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: 9 Companies You Wouldn&...
Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment provide a very powerful set of solutions for integration of software changes. While the automation of software integration and...
As part of AppDynamics Summer ‘16 release, we are announcing Microservices iQ, a new intelligent application performance engine, that enables enterprises to efficiently manage microservice based application environments and deliver performance that delights their customers while ...
As the world of software is growing, so is the ecosystem of DevOps tools and resources – for monitoring, for logging, for alerting, for continuous integration and deployment, configuration management, etc.  Nothing wrong with having lots of resources and tools, but here at Semate...
Providing fast feedback is a key aspect of continuous integration, so kicking off a new build when changes are committed is a common practice in modern software development. One cool visualization of the current builds (trunk and latest sprint) are our Pipeline State UFOs, located arou...
Die meisten IT-Unternehmen nutzen bislang eigene Scripts zur Automatisierung des Deployments von Code aus ihren SCM-Umgebungen. Doch fehlen laut Compuware meist wichtige Funktionen wie Rollback, Fortschrittsanzeige […]
Die meisten IT-Unternehmen nutzen bislang eigene Scripts zur Automatisierung des Deployments von Code aus ihren SCM-Umgebungen. Doch fehlen meist wichtige Funktionen wie Rollback, Fortschrittsanzeige oder Auditierbarkeit. […]
At Velocity Santa Clara this year, I gave a talk about the interplay between the DevOps movement and product management. I think it’s important for product managers to understand the impact their choices have on software operability, and for engineering teams — whether DevOps or... The...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Column Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Established in 1998, Column Technologies is a global technology solutions provider with ov...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Catchpoint Systems, Inc., a provider of innovative web and infrastructure monitoring solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit at 18th Cloud Expo New York, which will take place June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New ...
If you’ve ever stood in the ruins of what was once your datacenter and pondered how much work you had to do and how little.
Among all the changes that fall under the digital transformation umbrella, perhaps one of the most fundamental is the shift to the software-defined enterprise. The idea […]
The world of automated provisioning has come a long way in a short time. From hand deploying everything from temporary VMs to complex clustered systems, we have reached the point where the entire operations stack can be provisioned with the click of a button – provided the infrastructu...
We’d only thought we were “cool” until today… Recently we got news that made it official; VictorOps is cool. The annual report from Gartner named VictorOps in its 2016 “Cool Vendor” in DevOps report. This report highlights companies that are uniquely innovative, impactful and intriguin...
The right tools in your DevOps toolkit can help you successfully enable DevOps in your organization, highlighting an Agile release process and team collaboration. Let me start this post by stating DevOps is not only about tools — without the right people and culture behind it, ev...
Unexpected traffic surges and non-performant pages can wreak havoc on your users — and ultimately on your business. At SOASTA, we care about ensuring that your site is always up and running as smoothly as possible. That’s why we’re excited about the Spring 2016 releas...
In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices’ – aka ‘patterns’ – and ‘known bad practices’ – aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feas...
Full Datacenter Automation – minus the AI (for now) In Arthur C Clark’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, HAL 9000 was the AI. Everyone knows that. But more relevant to todays’ automation efforts in the datacenter, HAL also controlled all the systems on the space ship. That, in the long run, i...
I had the opportunity to catch up with Chris Corriere - DevOps Engineer at AutoTrader - to talk about his experiences in the realm of Rugged DevOps. We discussed automation, culture and collaboration, and which thought leaders he is following. Chris Corriere: Hey, I'm Chris Corriere...
New Relic, Inc. has announced a set of new features across the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud that offer IT operations teams increased visibility, and the ability to diagnose and resolve performance problems quickly. The new features further IT operations teams’ ability to leverage...
These days I mostly make my living as a consultant. Consultants in general are probably not the best loved group in the world. It is common to think of consultants wafting-in to your organization, telling you things that you already know and advising you to “change your culture”, whate...
Docker Compose is the solution provided by Docker to help users package and deploy a set of containers that are running together. The containers are identified either by its image name or by the ‘build’ configuration keyword that asks Compose to build it before to deploy it. The typica...
Programmable network connectivity and network overlay technologies like Docker libnetwork, Weave Net, and Calico are essential tools for DevOps engineers using orchestration tools to manage and deploy Docker containers in production. Because network troubleshooting and optimization fal...