CIOs need to avoid a mistaken path to DevOps

DevOps is the completion of the Agile methodology and creates an engineering environment in which developers can achieve speed. How fast is the difference? Agile is like a person running fast – about 20 miles per hour tops. DevOps is like a person driving a Ferrari who can exceed 200 miles per hour. Often as […]

Building Resilient Microservices from the Fallacies of Distributed Computing

Microservices are the latest hot trend in software architecture – and with good reason. They create a path to Continuous Deployment in cloud-native environments, giving organizations increased business velocity and flexibility. However, that speed can lead engineers to focus too much on the business features they are more easily churning out and forget that their […]

The Twelve-Factor App

In the modern era, software is commonly delivered as a service: called web apps, or software-as-a-service. The twelve-factor app is a methodology for building software-as-a-service apps that: Use declarative formats for setup automation, to minimize time and cost for new developers joining the project; Have a clean contract with the underlying operating system, offering maximum […]

ChatOps Interface

ChatOps: The New Interface of DevOps Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here The modern software development landscape consists of best practices and tools that allow teams to deliver software in a near-continuous manner. By adopting a culture of automation, measurement and sharing, the time to ship code has been greatly reduced, allowing for shorter release cycles and […]