Category: DevOps

Low-Code Automated Software Testing Drives DevOps

The DevOps world has quietly turned its focus to solving an essential challenge: enabling software teams to innovate quickly while meeting high customer expectations for quality. In other words, to build useful things faster with fewer mistakes. This tension has been growing for years, but 2020 added the challenges of remote work and accelerated digital…


2021-04-20 0

How Low-CodeOps Can Transform DevOps

Over the past year, enterprise adoption of low-code software development platforms surged across the world economy as COVID-19’s economic consequences drove an unprecedented number of digital initiatives. Enterprises are turning to low-code platforms to rapidly build new apps that empower customers, remote workers and external end users conducting business operations or pivoting to new opportunities.…


2021-04-12 0

DevOps and Kubernetes: A Perfect Match?

DevOps is a software development strategy that combines development and operations teams into a single unit. Kubernetes is an open source orchestration platform designed to help you manage container deployments at scale. On the surface, it is not entirely clear where these two meet, why and whether this union produces the desired results. But there…


2021-04-06 0

Languages and DevOps: To The Cloud!

Cloud and DevOps are almost a match made in heaven. Cloud started truly gaining steam in the age of DevOps and Agile, and has adapted – or grown up in it – well, depending on your viewpoint. If not for the combined issues of data gravity and data (im)mobility, we might have gone even farther…


2021-03-29 0

App Testing Must Evolve Within the DevOps Pipeline

As the practice of DevOps evolves, so do the supporting tasks; hopefully in such a way that they introduce increased efficiency and automation to accelerate development and deployment pipelines. However, one specific process still remains a speed bump on the road to DevOps acceleration: the process—or, more specifically, the chore—of testing. Naturally, testing is an…


2021-03-22 0

The snags holding back DevOps: culture, delivery and security

The idea of continuously delivered, quality software vetted through a collaborative and highly automated series of steps from inception to deployment is an enticing one, hence the appeal of DevOps. However, while just about everyone says they are pursuing DevOps, the reality on the ground has been mixed at best.    Photo: Joe McKendrick The…


2021-03-15 0

The Promise of AI for DevOps in 2021

DevOps is a natural target for AI-driven efficiencies, as it involves frequently repeated processes that generate mountains of data. It seems reasonable to expect that, like other domains that require decisions to be made based on large volumes of data, AI will play an important role in DevOps, too. Definitions of AI vary considerably, so…


2021-03-08 0

Engineering Practices Can Overcome DevOps Challenges

When I think about the challenges of DevOps transformations, I love the viewpoint expressed by Ryan Harmon, strategic accounts manager at Trace3: “DevOps is a complex maze that has many leaders frustrated. In many large enterprises, ‘DevOps’ is simply a buzzword they are striving to achieve but struggle with what the end state looks like…


2021-03-01 0

DevSecOps May Be Key to Prevent Data Leaks

Data leakage has become something of a norm in the digital realm, despite the fact that cybersecurity budgets are growing and more engineers are assigned to these very issues. Nowhere does this seem more true than in the realm of health care, where breaches that expose sensitive patient data are, sadly, a fairly common occurrence. …


2021-02-23 0

6 Signs You’re Doing DevOps Correctly

A lot of organizations claim to be DevOps-focused because they use specific tools and loosely follow certain practices. But to really be a DevOps-centric organization, there are specific DevOps principles and processes that ensure your organization is as optimized and automated as possible. To ensure that you’re not just using the DevOps title without following…


2021-02-19 0