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  • Q&A on Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise

    by Ben Linders on  Jan 12, 2017

    The book Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise by Gary Gruver provides a DevOps based approach for continuously improving development and delivery processes in large organizations. It contains suggestions that can be used to optimize the deployment pipeline, release code frequently, and deliver to customers.

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

    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.

  • Q&A on the ​Practice of System and Network Administration (3rd Edition)

    by Ben Linders on  Nov 28, 2016

    The book The Practice of System and Network Administration takes a holistic view on system administration: it provides a framework and strategies for solving problems regardless of the operating system, brand of computer, or type of environment. The third edition incorporates new developments like DevOps, infrastructure as code, continuous integration, operational excellence and assessments.

When Feature Flags Go Wrong

Posted by Edith Harbaugh on  Sep 30, 2016

Feature flags can superpower development. But they can also be the worst kind of technical debt when mismanaged. The article tells us some horror stories of feature flags gone bad and lessons learned. 1

Continuous Delivery Coding Patterns: Latent-to-Live Code & Forward Compatible Interim Versions

Posted by Luca Minudel on  Sep 02, 2016

Learn two novel practices for continuous delivery to increase speed and reliability of software development and reduce risks: Latent-to-live code pattern and Forward compatible interim versions.

Virtual Panel on Bimodal IT

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Aug 31, 2016

Bimodal IT has been supported by many and criticized by many. InfoQ reached out to enterprise experts to dig deeper into the pros and cons of this strategy and how/when/if is it applicable.

Article Series: Containers in the Real World - Stepping Off the Hype Curve

Posted by Daniel Bryant on  Apr 17, 2016

This article series explains how containers are actually being used within the enterprise.

Designing Delivery Book Review and Interview

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Mar 30, 2016

Book review and interview with Jeff Sussna, author of "Designing Delivery", on cybernetics, service exchange, customer-centric brands and a new definition of quality in a service-oriented world.

Securing the Modern Software Delivery Lifecycle

Posted by Dustin Collins on  Feb 27, 2016

Security has evolved to be pretty good at granting and managing access to confidential information - by people. But automation is taking over, requiring a shift in how we secure our infrastructure. 1

Automate Deployment & Management of Docker Cloud/Virtual Java Microservices with DCHQ

Posted by Amjad Afanah on  Feb 23, 2016

This article demonstrates a solution for automating the build, deployment and management of a Docker Java microservices application on any cloud or virtualization platform. 1

How the Bing Development Team Used Agile to Sprint Ahead

Posted by Jeff Martin on  Feb 01, 2016

A look at how Microsoft's Bing development team has implemented agile and continuous delivery methods to vastly improve their development workflow. 1

Immutable Layers, Not (Just) Infrastructure

Posted by Kevin Fishner on  Dec 31, 2015

How splitting applications and infrastructure into separate immutable layers speeds up deployment times and increases resource density, while keeping the benefits of immutable infrastructure.

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