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Why DevOps orgs embrace failure

On September 9, 2016, Posted by , In Agile,DevOps Practices,Engineering, With No Comments

DevOps transformations require embracing failure Innovative achievements on our planet seem to manifest themselves after copious amounts of failure. Most of us are at least somewhat familiar with history’s comically hilarious attempts to create a flying machine. During the early days of flight, flying machines were invented in droves. Most of these…

The intrinsic link between Agile & DevOps

On March 24, 2016, Posted by , In Agile,DevOps Practices,Engineering, With No Comments

Agile & DevOps – Uniquely similar goals Agile software development has been making its rounds in the software development industry for many years now. It has garnered attention by businesses large and small and is widely known as a best practice. With the advent of the DevOps movement, the philosophical…

Continuous Integration – The State of CI & CD in 2015

On December 14, 2015, Posted by , In Continuous Integration,DevOps Practices,Engineering, With 1 Comment

The state of Continuous Integration & adoption within the industry. Implementing Continuous Integration [CI] at an enterprise software organization can be just as controversial as it is valuable. The CI engineering paradigm colloquially aspires to increase software release quality through frequent code integrations (merges), smaller batch sizes, and immediate feedback…

#C9D9: Security and compliance with DevOps

On December 10, 2015, Posted by , In Cloud Computing,DevOps Practices,Engineering,Security, With No Comments

How can you bake-in security and compliance into your DevOps processes, and how can DevOps and automation help you pass your next audit? Last Tuesday I participated in an online panel on the subject of Security & Compliance as part of your DevOps Processes, as part of Continuous Discussions (#c9d9),…

Understanding DevOps

On November 3, 2015, Posted by , In DevOps Practices,Engineering, With No Comments

Dual published post on ContinuousAutomation.com and MasteringJenkins.com:  The DevOps movement has revolutionized SaaS and helped shape release strategy for modern software businesses. DevOps as a culture is quickly changing the way software organization manage application in the cloud. The idea of a hybrid group of people who can help alleviate…

From DevOps to SysOps and BACK

On February 10, 2015, Posted by , In DevOps Practices,Engineering, With No Comments

PREFACE: When the ‘DevOps’ term was first coined in 2008, the basic concept of DevOps was to create high quality delivery assembly lines using automation to bridge the gap between engineering and operations people. The need for predictability within software development and delivery is nothing new to the technology industry. However in a practical sense predictability…

Big Bang Software Releases

REAL LIFE ENGINEERING Your engineering group has been toiling away. You’ve made it from the last release to this release by adding features, implementing crafty bug fixes and churning the code base. Its release day, just shy of three weeks since your last release and the landscape of the software…