At its core DevOps is all about collaboration. The lines of communication
must be opened and it takes some effort to ensure that they stay that way.
It's easy to pay lip service to trends and talk about implementing new
methodologies, but without action, real benefits cannot be realized. Success
requires planning, advocates empowered to effect change, and, of course, the
To bring about a cultural shift it's important to share challenges. In simple
terms, ensuring that everyone knows what everyone else is doing can create a
real team spirit and social cohesion that will drive DevOps forward. Here are
six tips that can be implemented to help you get there.
A daily team meeting where people get an opportunity to review their progress
by addressing three simple questions:
What did I do yesterday? What will I do today? What might block me fro... (more)
DevOps is speeding towards the IT world like a freight train and the hype
around it is deafening. There is no reason to be afraid of this change as it
is the natural reaction to the agile movement that revolutionized development
just a few years ago. By definition, DevOps is the natural alignment of IT
performance to business profitability. The relevance of this has yet to be
quantified but it has been suggested that the route to the CEO's chair will
come from the IT leaders that successfully make the transition to a DevOps
model. If this still seems foreign to you, I recommend r... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Catchpoint, a provider of innovative web
and infrastructure monitoring solutions, has been named "Silver Sponsor"
of DevOps Summit New York, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016 at the
Javits Center in New York City.
Catchpoint is a leading Digital Performance Analytics company that provides
unparalleled insight into customer-critical services to help consistently
deliver an amazing customer experience.
Designed for digital business, Catchpoint is the only end-user experience
monitoring (EUM) platform that can simultaneously capture, index ... (more)
21 DevOps and Docker Reference Architectures
When building DevOps or continuous delivery practices you can learn a great
deal from others. What choices did they make, what practices did they put
in place, and how did they connect the dots?
At Sonatype, we pulled together a set of 21 reference architectures for
folks building continuous delivery and DevOps practices using Docker. Why?
After 3,000 DevOps professionals attended our webinar on "Continuous
Integration using Docker" discussing just one reference architecture example,
we recognized there was a strong interest in the c... (more)
"Application monitoring and intelligence can smooth the path in a DevOps
environment. In a DevOps environment you see constant change.
If you are trying to monitor things in a constantly changing environment,
you're going to spend a lot of your job fixing your monitoring," explained
Todd Rader, Solutions Architect at AppDynamics, in this SYS-CON.tv interview
at DevOpsSummit, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in
Santa Clara, CA.
Software Is Eating the World
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Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find
Without a doubt, one of the projects in my career that I've learned the most
from is the State of DevOps Report. This is a project that I've worked on
with Jez Humble, Dr. Nicole Forsgren, and the team at Puppet Labs, where
we've surveyed over 20,000 technology professionals to understand the health
and habits of organizations adopting DevOps.
This is the research that allowed us to characterize the benefits of being
a high performing technology organization, as well as how to become one.
If you've seen these statistics, the State of DevOps report is where it