In this article, author Oleksii Tymchenko discusses a bio-informatic software as a service (SaaS) product called Chorus, which was built as a public data warehousing and analytical platform for mass spectrometry data. Other features of the product include real-time visualization of raw mass-spec data.
Agendashift is a values-based Kanban approach to organizational transformation, covering delivery, change and leadership. An interview with Mike Burrows on how Kanban and Agendashift can strengthen each other, making changes stick in organizations, the depth of Kanban survey, the value of Kanban practices, end-to-end process views, leadership, and doing sustainable change with Kanban.
Find out what's new in Kubernetes V1 with a Jenkins example in Google Container Engine (and locally with Vagrant). Kubernetes V1 brings enterprise-level capabilities such as self healing, service discovery, dynamic DNS, resource quotas, centralized logging, network isolation, resource quotas. In short, Kubernetes V1 makes management of Docker fleets easier.
This article explains the goals of proper application delivery using immutable infrastructure: automated, flexible, scalable, secure and transparent; and how to take gradual steps toward those goals.
The authors have concluded after analyzing 15 years of ATAM data that modifiability, performance, availability, interoperability, and deployability are key quality attributes for Agile practitioners.
The authors discuss an approach that uses TCP SYN packets for OS ﬁngerprinting to detect the presence of unauthorized OSs in an enterprise. 3
Book review and interview with Steve Smith and Matthew Skelton, authors of "Build Quality In", a collection of experience reports (including their own) on Continuous Delivery and DevOps initiatives.
Even though mobile apps are nothing special anymore, there is still movement in this area. In this article, Katie Stanfield highlights some of the trends we might encounter in the near future. 13
An introduction to Amazon's ECS, their container management and clustering service, featuring a walk-through example for deploying your first container cluster and the underlying tasks and services.
As infrastructure becomes code, reviewing (and testing) provides the confidence necessary for refactoring systems. Reviews also help spread consistent best practices throughout the organization.
This series explores some of the patterns of behavior of healthy organizations through testimonies from their practitioners and through analysis by consultants in the field.
The "Lean Enterprise" book authors discuss how traditional management practices fail to balance innovation and product exploitation as they require very different sets of capabilities.