Tech is a battlefield. Is your company outfitted for DevOps?

A rock singer once sang that love is a battlefield. As it turns out, so is IT and the need for companies to speed new technology to market. It’s a battlefield. That’s the metaphor used by Cognitect VP Michael Nygard uses to describe tactics to meld between developers and operations staff in today’s IT shop. […]

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Recent botnet attacks highlight importance of automated testing to harden defenses

Massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have become a weekly scourge, and with software now embedded in most consumer electronics (Hey, is it too late to turn back from the Internet of Things? Asking for a friend.) the problem will likely only get worse. Hackers have learned how to harness the items you use around the house […]

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Continuous Delivery: You’re Doing It Wrong!

I see many successful DevOps teams (yes, there are quite a few already!) at a point in their journey where they have learned to work together as one, without any walls between them, and are now focused on increasing delivery speed. That’s when they put Continuous Delivery (CD) at the top of their agenda. When […]

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Pillars of Continuous Delivery

According to a November 2015 global survey of 250 business leaders by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, two-thirds (66 %) respondents say that their company’s future depends on the quality of their software. The need for digital transformation has led to the rise of DevOps. To enable self-service, software developers need to create the software that users will […]

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Decoding DevOps: Pondering the evolution of a ‘movement’

  Our latest roundup of DevOps-related news and analysis includes a thought-provoking rumination on the next iteration of the movement and a self-acknowledged “greybeard” who comes to the conclusion that DevOps really represents nothing more than what the Talking Heads’ David Byrne might describe thusly: “Same as it ever was.” Enjoy! Avoid the ‘Mission Accomplished’ […]

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The Drumbeat of Continuous Delivery Rolls On

In every part of the world, the discussions around DevOps and Continuous Delivery are heard. Industries from retail to healthcare, from financial to telcos, understand that there is an adapt-or-die storm coming. To survive, they have to become a software company. If they can’t deliver applications as fast as a speeding bullet, that also have […]

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