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Interview with Wesley Coelho on Challenges in DevOps

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Jan 04, 2017

At the Agile 2016 Conference InfoQ spoke to Wesley Coelho, Senior Director of Business Development for Tasktop, about the communication challenges inherent in DevOps and how to overcome them.

How Difficult Can It Be to Integrate Software Development Tools? The Hard Truth

Posted by Betty Zakheim on  Jan 02, 2017

Integrating software development tools is very hard. Getting endpoints to inter-operate is both a technical and business problem. The real issue is friction caused by the dissimilarities among tools.

Elevating Builds into a Container

Posted by Wes Higbee on  Dec 29, 2016

Automated builds and delivery pipelines are a wonderful thing once they’re operational. But provisioning build agents can be quite painful. It can be greatly simplified by running tools in containers. 1

How Zalando Delivers APIs with Radical Agility

Posted by Jerome Louvel on  Dec 24, 2016

InfoQ interviewed Thomas Fraustein, architect at Zalando, about his team’s radical agility development organization that is optimized for an API-first approach. 3

Anders Wallgren of Electric Cloud on Metrics for DevOps and the Importance of Culture

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Dec 21, 2016

At Agile 2016, Anders Wallgren of Electric Cloud spoke about the importance of metrics for DevOps success, selecting the right things to measure and the importance of having a generative culture

Automating the Database: A Win-Win for DBAs and DevOps

Posted by Yaniv Yehuda on  Dec 19, 2016

The key to effective database administration in DevOps initiatives is safe automation and enforced source control for the database, which prevents many errors from reaching the deployment stage.

Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon San Francisco 2016

Posted by Abel Avram on  Dec 14, 2016

The 10th annual QCon San Francisco was the biggest yet, bringing together over 1500 team leads, architects, project managers, and engineering directors.

Book Review: Learn Apache JMeter by Example

Posted by Victor Grazi on  Dec 06, 2016

JMeter is an indispensable tool for testing load and functionality of multi-tiered applications. This book is the manual that should have been included to help surmount the learning curve.

Five Lessons Security Can Learn from DevOps

Posted by Wei Lien Dang on  Nov 30, 2016

New approaches in security are needed to address the challenges of DevOps. They must incorporate practices that rely on modularity, automation, standardization, auditability, and mirrored systems.

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