Microservice architectures and container-based virtualization have taken the software development community by storm, but the issue of managing state within this technology is yet to be fully solved. This article provides a 'hands on' tutorial demonstrating how to achieve the benefits of containers for your stateful services like databases, using Flocker, an open source project from ClusterHQ.
InfoQ talked with Benjamin Wootton, DevOps consultant, to get an update on his view of the DevOps landscape in 2015. Wootton shares his experience, low hanging fruit to kickstart DevOps transformations, how to leverage monitoring, cloud and containers. Also how the market is lacking engineers with the required attitude and skill set for DevOps.
An interview with Jan Bosch about getting benefits from increasing delivery speed, steps after adopting Agile and DevOps, using experiments to innovate, and practices for experimentation.
DevOps is the industrialization of IT, says Nati Shalom. Organizations that wish to optimize for speed and cost cannot afford silos anymore."Doing DevOps" is not adding new features to existing tools.
This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 9
This article explains why Paddy Power adopted continuous delivery (CD), describes the resulting CD capability, and reports the huge benefits and challenges involved.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2015 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
Faced with the lack of solutions for secure distribution of AWS access keys to developers, AdRoll decided to build their own open source Hologram. Adair details the process, design and main features.
In this article, authors discuss the Indian Banking Community Cloud (IBCC) that provides cloud-based services to banks to address the financial sector's growing demand for secure cloud-based services.
The 2015 State of DevOps survey is out. Survey's co-author Gene Kim explains what are the goals for this edition, how the data is analysed and what have we learned so far from past surveys.
This article describes the advantages of container-based microservices and why failing to containerize stateful services like databases greatly reduces the benefits of microservices architectures. 7
Computer security, or the lack thereof, has made many headlines recently. In this article we'll look at how bad things are and what you, as a software developer, can do about it.
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