By Martijn van Dongen. Serverless is considered the successor to containers. And while it’s heavily promoted as the next great thing, it’s not the best fit for every use case. Understanding the pitfalls and disadvantages of serverless will make it much easier to identify use cases that are a good fit. This post offers some technology […]

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By Lisa Wells One of the most popular features of XL Deploy is its model-based approach, which focuses on the components you want to deploy. Most other deployment automation tools use a workflow-based approach, which focuses on defining the steps you need to execute in order to deploy the components. In XL Deploy, you describe […]

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By Alexander Moss-Bolaños New to the DevOps world and looking to get a grip on some of the industry’s key terms? Search no further. This short list of Essential DevOps Terms will serve as a foundation from which you can build your understanding of the industry’s tools and methodologies. Agile A precursor to Devops; Agile is […]

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By Alexander Moss-Bolaños Traditional Software Deployments is like Picking Fruit by Hand If you’re not employing DevOps tools and methods, chances are your software delivery deployment practices look something like this: It takes you weeks, sometimes months to deploy new software to production. You test for bugs and try to pinpoint why your deployment only works in […]

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By Necco Ceresani When major companies start getting into the nitty gritty of updating their software delivery processes, governance always pokes its head into the mix. The ability to control and secure a software release has traditionally been a hands-on experience due to its many complexities. But at what costs? As more software delivery processes become automated, the traditional […]

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Fear of Failure From an executive point of view, managers often wonder whether the implementation of DevOps practices will be successful. Will they yield positive results that are transparent to both the customer and the organization? At the end of the day, it comes down to the most fundamental question for any business decision: do […]

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By TJ Randall Are you someone who knows that the number one rule in DevOps is “Don’t Panic”? Especially when it comes to making Continuous Delivery changes inside your organization? Are you someone that theorizes that if anyone implements real automation changes, the solution will instantly become antiquated and be replaced by something even more bizarre and […]

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By Necco Ceresani I recently attended DevOpsDays Boston, where I had the pleasure of listening to a presentation by Katie Rose, a professional women’s football player. Her presentation on how her team works together to achieve their goals brought up the idea that DevOps is most definitely a team sport. While many of us were happy […]

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Last week XebiaLabs’ Andrew Phillips joined Principal Forrester Analyst Kurt Bittner for a webinar entitled: “Building a Compelling Business Case for Continuous Delivery” The webinar highlights: How to identify opportunities for improvement in your value delivery stream How to estimate the value of these improvements that reduce cycle time by removing bottlenecks and barriers to delivery […]

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By Necco Ceresani I can’t say I was entirely surprised when I saw a direct correlation between people who played Magic: The Gathering growing up and people in the DevOps space now. I loved Magic: The Gathering growing up and so did most of my co-workers. Building out decks, trading cards, and finding the perfect combinations to […]

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