Far from being a separate discipline from software development, DevOps incorporates software development along with delivery. At Devoxx UK, Helen Beal is talking about the DevOps Superpattern. We asked her how DevOps came about, and what it means now.   How did DevOps originate? From where? A Belgian chap called Patrick Debois coined the term […]

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Michael Hüttermann is giving an interactive demo at Voxxed Days Bucharest, ‘Visualizing Bintray operations, with the Firehose Event API and the ELK stack, on Docker’. We caught up with him before the talk to ask how he choses his stack and more:   How do you go about choosing the toolchain for your projects? The […]

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By John Williston  The forces of history can act a bit like a pendulum, and this is certainly apparent when it comes to the relationship between development and operations. The DevOps Disconnect It isn’t difficult to see where the initial disconnect between developers and operations began. As I explained in a recent webinar, the very […]

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Back in June, DevOps expert J. Paul Reed joined Perforce for a broadcast on the changing role of Release Engineering in the world of DevOps. In the 30-minute webinar, Paul dove into topics such as: How release engineering and DevOps intersect. What DevOps and Continuous Delivery mean for the future of release engineering. Tips for […]

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An interview with Paula Thrasher, Application Delivery Lead at CSC and DevOps pioneer in government circles on how to combat inefficiencies.  I recently caught up with Paula Thrasher, Application Delivery Lead at CSC and DevOps pioneer in government circles. In our conversation, we discussed a number of important topics including cross-functional teams, software supply chains, […]

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The IT world is moving forward fast. I wrote about Microservices and whether that spells the death of the Enterprise Service Bus and other middleware a year ago. This article is a “follow-up” and update to discuss how relevant microservices, containers and a cloud-native architecture is for middleware. It is unbelievable how fast enterprises of […]

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An interview with Chris Corriere at Autotrader on the definition of Rugged DevOps and how it interacts with security. I had the opportunity to catch up with Chris Corriere — DevOps Engineer at AutoTrader — to talk about his experiences in the realm of Rugged DevOps.  We discussed automation, culture and collaboration, and which thought […]

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I had the chance to catch up with Jeff Sussna ahead of his keynote address on continuous design, scheduled for DevOpsDays Atlanta, April 26-27. Jeff discussed the importance of designing for service, responding to the unexpected, and the importance of building empathy across teams. Derek Weeks: Today, I’m really happy that we have Jeff Sussna […]

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You might already know them from theagileadmin.com, but let me introduce you to two of the leading minds in the Rugged DevOps movement: James Wickett and Ernest Mueller. Both James and Ernest are active leaders in the DevOps space, in addition to helping organize events like DevOpsDays Austin and LASCON. Our conversation covered a lot of bases from […]

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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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