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  • When Feature Flags Go Wrong

    by Edith Harbaugh on  Sep 30, 2016 1

    Feature flags can superpower development, allowing faster features. But they can also be the worst kind of technical debt if misused or mismanaged. This article walks us through some horror stories of feature flags gone bad, and lessons learned.

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

    by Luca Minudel on  Sep 02, 2016

    This article describes two novel practices for continuous delivery: Latent-to-live code pattern and Forward compatible interim versions. You can use these practices to simultaneously increase speed and reliability of software development and reduce risks. These practices are built on top of two other essential continuous delivery practices: trunk-based-development and feature toggles.

  • Virtual Panel on Bimodal IT

    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.

DevOps Lessons Learned at Microsoft Engineering

Posted by Thiago Almeida on  May 22, 2016

Thiago Almeida from Microsoft shares how adopting DevOps practices resulted in better engineering and happier teams, and the lessons learned in that journey. 1

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.

Continuous Deployment with Containers

Posted by Viktor Farcic on  Apr 14, 2016

This article outlines the steps needed for the creations of a fully automated continuous-deployment pipeline that builds microservices deployed via Docker containers. 2

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.

“DevOps: A Software Architect's Perspective” Book Review and Interview

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Dec 18, 2015

Len Bass on the motivation for "DevOps: A Software Architect's Perspective", what does looking at DevOps from an architectural perspective mean, DevOps education, microservices and more. 1

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