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Too Many Scripts Can Kill Your Continuous Delivery

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 19, 2018

Avantika Mathur spoke at Continuous Lifecycle London last month on the costs associated with an ever increasing number of scripts in a Continuous Delivery pipeline. Besides the cost of maintaining the scripts, the lack of visibility and auditability on exactly what activities are being carried out before deploying a change to production is another major cost not many organizations are aware of.

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Enabling Continuous Delivery with a Dedicated Team

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 18, 2018

Robin Weston describes how an external enablement team was able to introduce continuous delivery practices in an organization with high resistance to change and siloed teams. Rather than just bringing in new technology and tools, the team focused on sharing and educating teams. Practices ranged from continuous integration, to following the test pyramid, or reducing cycle time by identifying waste.

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Building Observable Distributed Systems

by Ben Linders Follow 27 Followers on  Jun 12, 2018

Today's systems are more and more complex; microservices distributed over the network and scaling dynamically, resulting in many more ways of failure, ways we can't always predict. Investing in observability gives us the ability to ask questions to systems, things we never thought about before. Some of the tools that can be used for this are metrics, tracing, structured and correlated logging.

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AppDynamics Extends Business Transaction Tracing to SAP Environments

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  May 31, 2018

AppDynamics, an application intelligence and performance management vendor owned by Cisco, has announced the availability of AppDynamics for SAP. New ABAP code-level monitoring provides visibility of customer experiences, from digital touch-points through mission-critical SAP business applications, from code-level insights to customer taps, swipes and clicks.

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From Darwin to DevOps: John Willis and Gene Kim Talk about Life after The Phoenix Project

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  May 23, 2018

IT Revolution recently published an audiobook with nearly eight hours of conversation between Gene Kim and John Willis; Beyond the Phoenix Project – the Origins and Evolution of DevOps.

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GitHub Checks API Enables Apps for Advanced Continuous Integration

by Sergio De Simone Follow 17 Followers on  May 09, 2018

GitHub Checks API aims to make it possible to integrate code checks into a continuous integration workflow. For example this could mean linting a source file and present the results directly in the pull request view. The feedback can be so detailed as desired, e.g., showing the line of code causing a problem, thus allowing the commit author to fix the issues and run a new check on the code.

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Managing the Software Supply Chain with the "Grafeas" Metadata API and "Kritis" Deploy Authorization

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  May 06, 2018

In a recent Google Cloud Platform (GCP) blog series exploring container security, the GCP team has presented further details of Grafeas -- a common API and language to store, query and retrieve metadata about software components -- and Kritis -- a proposed framework that enables the use of metadata stored in Grafeas to build and enforce real-time deployment policies with Kubernetes.

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StackPointCloud Enhances Istio and Kubernetes Functionality in Cloud-Native Management Platform

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  May 03, 2018

StackPointCloud, provider of a cloud-native management platform for Istio and Kubernetes, has added a series of tools to help enterprises deploy and use microservices and containers. Users can now manage Istio service meshes across Kubernetes clusters using their preferred cloud providers and StackPointCloud has partnered with Packet Host to help customers use ARM with their Kubernetes clusters.

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New Report from The Linux Foundation Shows Demand High for DevOps Skills

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018

The 2017 Open Source Jobs Report from the Linux Foundation and tech career hub, Dice, shows 60% demand for DevOps human resources among more than 2,000 IT open source professionals and IT hiring managers.  DevOps skills were found to be in the top three most sought after open source skills (57%) along with cloud/virtualisation (60%) and application platforms (59%).

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GitLab Web IDE Goes GA and Open-Source in GitLab 10.7

by Sergio De Simone Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 23, 2018

GitLab Web IDE, aimed to simplify the workflow of accepting merge requests, is generally available in GitLab 10.7, along with other features aimed to improve C++ and Go code security and improve Kubernets integration.

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Trunk Based Development as a Cornerstone for Continuous Delivery

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 22, 2018 4

Dave Farley, co-author of the pivotal Continuous Delivery book, recently wrote about push-back to the practice of trunk based development, despite evidence of its role in achieving the benefits of CI and high performing teams. Jez Humble, his co-author, also commented in a twitter-thread on the cultural aspects of the practice to understand its relation to programmer psyche.

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GCP Release “kaniko”, a Tool to Build Container Images inside Unprivileged Containers or Kubernetes

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018

Google has released "kaniko", an open source tool to build container images from a Dockerfile, inside a container or Kubernetes cluster. kaniko does not depend on a Docker daemon and executes each command within a Dockerfile completely in userspace. This enables building container images in environments that can't easily or securely run a Docker daemon, such as a standard Kubernetes cluster.

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

by Helen Beal Follow 4 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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Kayenta: An Open Source Canary Analysis Tool from Netflix and Google

by Abel Avram Follow 10 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Kayenta is an open source canary analysis tool used to evaluate the readiness for production of a new version of a software.

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Kubernetes 1.10 and Cross-Cloud CI Project Dashboard 1.3 Released, and Kubernetes Survey Announced

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Apr 09, 2018

The Kubernetes container orchestration platform 1.10 release focuses on adding beta functionality to three core areas, including storage, security and networking. In additional Kubernetes-related news, the Cross-cloud CI project group have released the CI Dashboard v1.3.0, and the App Def Working Group have opened a survey for all users of Kubernetes to share requirements for deploying apps.

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