In fact, the authors say, the software development approach is doing so well that the results surprised even them. That’s saying something, considering that the 2014 State of DevOps Report was underwritten by a company (Puppet Labs) selling DevOps tools.
“We can now assert with confidence that high IT performance correlates with strong business performance, helping to boost productivity, profitability and market share,” the report says.
The study authors say there’s good evidence that companies employing DevOps methodology achieved competitive…Continue
It’s a major issue, as we learned last week in part one of my email interview with Jeff Gallimore, partner and owner at Excella Consulting.
“An enterprise moving towards DevOps practices often has real problems operating in a “traditional” controls environment,” Gallimore told me. “Basically, it’s a very frustrating, painful — and potentially costly — experience if they can’t bridge the gap between what they’re doing (and why) and what will satisfy the auditors.”
To help address the problem. Gallimore teamed with three other guys to produce something called the DevOps Audit…Continue
At the recent JavaOne Conference, Ben Evans, co-founder of jClarity, a performance analysis tool vendor, talked about the human factors challenges that can kill software performance. The goals of a performance initiative, he said, should focus on risk reduction, improved reliability and increased maintainability.
Evans defines performance as a measurement-driven approach to understand application behavior under load. This process is not about fiddling with algorithms and software switches but focuses instead on data and statistics.
Staying in sync with reality
Even if an organization spends time and effort to create a production environment with physical boxes or…Continue
Hi All,I have not virtualized DB before,Can anybody please describe the steps to create successful Virtual JDBC using agent based protocol in LISA 7.1?Help is appreciated.Thanks,AbhiContinue
We just had a training on CA LISA. I understood creating a virtual service and deploying in VSE. But I don;t understand the concept behind it1. Say I am SOAP web service provider and while trying to test my impl ,the underlying database is not available. How does vsi help in this scenario ?2. use wsdls to create vsi.. It may make an endpoint available in the virtual server but how does it help testing team since it would only have the raw response and not the actual provider response. So when…Continue