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Common misconceptions about DevSecOps

Ever since DevSecOps has become an effective approach for organisations to embrace, there have been misconceptions around exactly what this system entails in practice. By embedding security throughout the entire software development life-cycle, IT teams are able to ensure that software is released quickly but also securely. While on paper embracing the agility of DevOps… Read More


Cloud native approach set to transform the developer experience

For many companies that have embraced cutting-edge technologies over the past decade, a cloud-native approach has become almost second nature. Cloud-native computing is a term that encompasses a great deal of often diverse solutions, technologies and techniques. At its core, taking a cloud-native approach in practice means moving past conventional ways of building applications and works to leverage innovative cloud technologies to gain flexibility, scalability and resilience.


Observability – your thoughts?

While DevOps teams have been tasked with managing the digital stacks they have built, the DevOps approach to monitoring – both in terms of its how and it’s why – is very different from the approach to monitoring characteristics of IT Ops. Can you spare 5 minutes to answer some key questions around observability? Your… Read More


The future of DevOps productivity

Adopting DevOps has proven to be a powerful way for many enterprises to boost productivity, efficiency and profits. Countless studies have found that those firms who embrace the DevOps approach can expect to gain a range of positive business benefits, with a CA Technologies report showing that not only did DevOps result in a 51% increase in employee productivity, but DevOps firms also saw a 38% increase in growth originating from new revenue sources.


Q&A with Michael Fisher of OpsRamp

Michael Fisher is Director of Product Management at OpsRamp. Following the announcement of a free version of their digital ops management platform, Michael caught up with us to discuss why cloud operators should take a DevOps approach to infrastructure management.


The Top 10 DevOps Metrics: How To Measure What Matters – Part Two

Five more ways to measure what happens across the development process, and how this insight can improve outcomes.


The Top 10 DevOps Metrics: How To Measure What Matters – Part 1

By focusing on 10 important metrics, DevOps stakeholders can more clearly understand and act on the issues that determine the success or failure of any DevOps initiative. By Jeff Keyes, VP of Product at Plutora.


CTO Q&A: Low-code — the solution to developer burnout?

With increasing evidence that engineers will experience burnout at least once in their careers, we ask EMEA CTO at Dell Boomi, Mike Kiersey to unpack the scale of the problem and whether low-code, which tries to eliminate manual work out of developer hands, is a potential solution.


DevSecOps: Eight tips for truly securing software

Essential guidance for keeping software truly secure A lot has been said about DevSecOps from experts, practitioners, pundits and vendors. However, recommendations that start and finish with securing code leave critical gaps. In order to keep software secure, businesses must go beyond just securing the code they are developing to also secure the pipeline that delivers that… Read More


Microservices in the Cloud-Native Era

For improved software development, monitoring, functionality, and speed – it is a must to adopt a microservices architecture. 


The key to high-performing DevOps teams

Software Development has changed over the years. DevOps has taken the technology industry by storm, moving beyond the buzzword and becoming an integral part of every high functioning IT teams strategy. But are companies really using DevOps to their advantage and getting the best out of their teams? Nick Barton, lead engineer at Automation Logic, talks about his extensive experience in DevOps and how to ensure you have a motivated and productive team.


What is Docker and does your business need it?

Docker enables an easier path to the cloud, with minimal disruption and maximum productivity, writes Jon Lucas, co-director of Hyve Managed Hosting.