• Speed of System Change and Application Security

    Speed of System Change and Application Security

    Results of the SANS 2017 Application Security Survey Fast development is actually improving application security, according to results of a new survey to be released in a two-part webcast hosted by SANS Institute on Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday, October 25. Organizations able to make changes to their code continuously, daily or weekly are also
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  • DevOps in a Baltic business context

    DevOps in a Baltic business context

    One of the Open Space sessions at the DevOpsDays event in Riga in September 2017 was “Business-IT relationships”. Seeing as this is one of my enduring interests, I couldn’t resist attending. The guy who proposed the topic explained that it was born out of frustration with his dealings with business people. In order to get
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  • DevOps Metrics & KPIs: How to Measure for Success

    DevOps Metrics & KPIs: How to Measure for Success

    You’ve integrated DevOps to help drive your company’s digital transformation. But how do you track the success of your DevOps initiatives and communicate these objectives in a meaningful way to your organization? This can a tricky process because, by design, DevOps isn’t a formal framework and provides limited guidance. The key to success is to
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  • Don’t Throw Out Jenkins for CI Just Yet

    Don’t Throw Out Jenkins for CI Just Yet

    Continuous integration needs to mature, there is no doubt.  But that does not mean you need to dump one CI server for another.  Companies often come to us looking for a continuous integration process designed for the enterprise. They ask ‘what should we use to replace Jenkins for enterprise CI?’  My first question is “what
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  • CA Technologies Tops ‘Single Pane of Glass’ Product List

    CA Technologies Tops ‘Single Pane of Glass’ Product List

    CA Technologies has been recognized by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) as part of their Ten Priorities for Hybrid Cloud, Containers and DevOps in 2017 report. CA Unified Infrastructure Management (CA UIM) was identified as one of the top three products for Single Pane of Glass Monitoring along with two products from Cloud Fabrix. According to the report, “EMA’s top
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  • Agentless Release Automation for Continuous Delivery

    Agentless Release Automation for Continuous Delivery

    Agentless release automation is the correct choice for the lean data center pursuing DevOps and continuous delivery.  After years of experience working with server based build systems, I say this with absolute confidence.  I know firsthand what headache agents can cause in builds.  Repeating this architecture in the deployment process is just wrong.  Before making
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  • DevOps Enterprise Summit 2017 – First Speakers Announced

    DevOps Enterprise Summit 2017 – First Speakers Announced

    IT Revolution has just announced the first round of speakers for DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) San Francisco 2017. The event, hosted by IT Revolution and founding partner, Electric Cloud takes place November 13–15, 2017 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Early Bird pricing is now open, offering a 20 percent discounted rate on tickets. Event organizers
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  • Streamlining DevOps Automation – News from Electric Cloud

    Streamlining DevOps Automation – News from Electric Cloud

    DevOps is transforming the face of IT Operations, and we are constantly seeing company announcements of new platforms and applications aimed at streamlining the DevOps pipeline. Electric Cloud is widely regarded as a leader in DevOps automation and continuous delivery and they have just announced a new version of ElectricFlow, providing a new, programmatic way
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