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What It Means to Be a Site Reliability Engineer According to a Survey from Catchpoint

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Site Reliability Engineering intersects software engineering with IT Operations and is an approach created at Google in 2003 and described in detail in their 2016 book, Site Reliability Engineering, How Google Runs Production Systems. Digital experience intelligence provider, Catchpoint, surveyed 416 Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) with the goal of understanding what it means to be a SRE.

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GitLab Can Fully Manage Google Kubernetes Engine

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 07, 2018

Google and GitLab announced GitLab integration with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), which aims to make it easier to use GitLab with GKE without lock-in.

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Datical Adds Continuous Delivery Capabilities for the Database

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 07, 2018

Database release automation provider, Datical, has announced a new version, Datical 5, which provides a central command centre with enhanced database release visibility that allows developers to manage and rework database code changes as they would application code changes without having to go through a manual process. Security for database credentials and auditability has also been enhanced.

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Q&A with Stuart Davidson on Scaling Continuous Delivery at Skyscanner

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 30, 2018 1

Stuart Davidson spoke at QConLondon 2018 about Skyscanner's mission to get from a reactive operations model to providing teams with an empowering developer experience. Davidson told the story of how, with support and a lofty-goal from their CTO, they began on a technical and cultural journey to enable their squads to deliver 10 thousand times a day. InfoQ speaks with Davidson to learn more.

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Chef Enhances Cloud Security Automation in InSpec 2.0

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 27, 2018

Continuous automation vendor, Chef, has announced the availability of InSpec 2.0, a new version of Chef’s free open source tool that enables DevOps and cross-functional application, infrastructure and security teams to express security and compliance rules as code and assess and remediate compliance issues through the entire software delivery life cycle.

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Shippable Provides New DevOps Analytics Capabilities

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 27, 2018

Shippable, a continuous integration and DevOps automation platform, has announced an analytics add-on for the measurement of DevOps processes such as development velocity for components or teams or code quality trends over time, with filters for date ranges, components/teams and anomalies in the workflow.

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Electric Cloud Enhances Platform With Additional Mainframe and Microservices Capabilities

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 31, 2018

New ElectricFlow DevOps Automation support for mainframe includes native automation capabilities both pre- and post-deployment and pipeline governance and security. A new native microservices model allows microservices to be treated as first-level objects so that they can be modeled independently of applications and environments.

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How Technical Practices Support Evolutionary Architecture and Continuous Delivery

by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Dec 21, 2017

Technical practices of XP such as TDD, Refactoring, CI and Pair Programming support emergent design and enable evolving your architecture. The first practice you need for continuous delivery is CI, committing to mainline every day. Being able to write clean, well-factored, and well-tested modular code is the most important skill for developers.

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XebiaLabs Announce DevOps Intelligence Engine

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Nov 29, 2017

XebiaLabs, the developers of Continuous Delivery and DevOps tooling XL Release and XL Deploy, has announced availability of the first release of XL Impact, a goal-based, data-driven recommendation and decision making tool for DevOps organisations. XebiaLabs claims this is the first tool of its kind and the capability is essential for organisations to prove DevOps performance improvements.

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Jenkins Gets a Facelift with Release of Blue Ocean 1.0

by Craig Smith Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 25, 2017

Jenkins, the popular open source automation server that is used by development teams worldwide for continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines, has recently announced the general availability of Blue Ocean 1.0.

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GitLab 9 Brings Subgroups, Deploy Boards, and Integrated Monitoring

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Mar 31, 2017

GitLab has announced version 9 of its collaborative platform for software development. Some of its most notable new features are subgroups and integrated performance monitoring, among others. InfoQ has spoken with Sid Sijbrandij, Co-Founder and CEO at GitLab.

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Agile is King, But Continuous Integration is an Elusive Goal

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 23, 2017 6

A recent survey led by Dimension Data on the testing trends in modern development teams shows that agile methods are widely adopted, whereas only a few organizations reported the ability to deploy on a hourly-basis, an increasing goal amongst the respondents.

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Yahoo! Screwdriver–A CD Tool That Scales

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Jan 13, 2017

Yahoo! has open sourced Screwdriver, their CD tool used internally in production.

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Continuous Deployment at Coolblue

by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 01, 2016

Continuous deployment results in a higher sense of responsibility and better quality of deployments, argues Paul de Raaij, technical pathfinder at Coolblue. Coding standards prevent your code base from becoming a mess, automated inspections are great for tedious and boring checks, and manual checks are great for checking if the logic or use of code actually makes sense.

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Bitbucket Pipelines Provides Continuous Delivery within Atlassian’s Bitbucket Cloud

by Steffen Opel Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 28, 2016 1

Atlassian released Bitbucket Pipelines beta at AtlasCamp 2016 in Barcelona to provide a Continuous Delivery pipeline within Bitbucket Cloud. At the same time, Atlassian announced the end-of-life for their current cloud based CI/CD solution Bamboo Cloud by 31 January 2017, while emphasizing that Bamboo Server continues to be their on-premise CI/CD offering for Bitbucket Server (formerly Stash).

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