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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 and analyze object level performance data inline across the most extensive monitor types and node coverage, enabling a smarter, faster way to preempt issues and optimize service delivery. More than 350 customers in over 30 countries trust Catchpoint to strengthen their brands and grow their ... (more)

21 #DevOps and #Docker Reference Architectures | @DevOpsSummit #IoT

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)

DevOps Summit Was a Terrific Event! | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #BigData #IoT #Microservices

DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo 2014 Silicon Valley was a terrific event for us. The Qubell booth was crowded on all three days. We ran demos every 30 minutes with folks lining up to get a seat and usually standing around. It was great to meet and talk to over 500 people! My keynote was well received and so was Stan's joint presentation with RingCentral on Devops for BigData. I also participated in two Power Panels - ‘Women in Technology' and ‘Why DevOps Is Even More Important than You Think,' both featuring brilliant colleagues and moderators and it was a blast to be a part of. The... (more)

Taking Back IT - DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #IoT #DevOps #Microservices

We have been indoctrinated in the last three decades of IT to believe that a system slowdown, outage, failure, change, or anything that has material potential impact is intrinsically bad. Yet, on the software side we have been told to "fail fast, fail cheap" to "develop in production" to release and iterate and build as fast as possible without fear of the potential failure. And why? Because its the only way to keep pace with the demands that the business, the market, the consumer, and our customers place on us. I spent 20 years in traditional corporate IT, and during that time I ... (more)

Taking Back IT - DevOps: Part 2 By @CHarrold303 | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

One of the things that is bugging me about DevOps and the current conversations about it, is that they are all really heavily Dev focused and talk a lot about tools as they relate to the developer. This isn't a bad thing, but I find myself asking constantly where's the Ops in DevOps!? As an operations person (as I spoke about in my first blog in the series) I really want to speak for the other side of the coin and talk about the ways to marry the Dev concepts of continuous release, test-as-you-go, and agile development into the more static and often rigid world that traditional o... (more)

Electric Cloud is Growing to Keep up with Record Pace

In today’s digital age, business innovation is largely driven by software delivery. To win, serve and retain customers, organizations must release application updates at an increasingly faster pace and in a more agile manner. Large enterprises find they have to compete with Silicon Valley unicorns to stay relevant, and are encountering unique challenges as they strive to release faster—while ensuring quality, compliance and security. Customers in the Financial Services (FinServ) sector, for example, need to be able to guarantee zero downtime to their end users, lest they be expose... (more)