The 8 Principles of Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery promotes the adoption of an automated deployment pipeline to release software into production reliably and quickly. Its goal is to establish an optimized end-to-end process, enhance the development to production cycles, lower the risk of release problems and provide a quicker time to market. To that point,  Jez Humble and Dave Farley define the [...]

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Meeting Regulatory Compliance In Finance

As automation speeds up database development and reduces costly downtime, strict database regulatory compliance in finance is preventing organizations in this sector from adopting these practices.With the recent fast-paced wave of regulation, financial institutions need a tool that helps them achieve compliance and combat regulatory constraints. Challenges Presented by Strict Regulatory Compliance The task of [...]

The Rise Of DevOps in Financial Services

For a long time, financial service companies were infamous for their slow-moving IT ecosystems. However, since the rapid growth of DevOps in financial services, the industry has gone from the last horse in the race to the leader in innovation and modern software delivery practices. Then And Now. What Happened? DevOps in financial services was an [...]

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12 tips for using DevOps to fuel digital transformation

DevOps, a mashup of "development" and "operations," describes the organizational structure, practices and culture required to enable rapid agile development and scalable operations. DevOps automates software assembly, leveraging continuous integration, development and deployment, to improve customer experiences, respond faster to business needs, and ensure that innovation is balanced with security and operational needs. 12 best [...]

Devops: Continuous Integration vs Continuous Delivery vs Continuous Deployment

Continuous Integration (CI) Continuous Integration is a development practice where developers integrate code into a shared repository frequently, preferably several times a day. Each integration can then be verified by an automated build and automated tests. One of the key benefits of integrating regularly is that you can detect errors quickly and locate them more easily. [...]

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A DevOps Approach to Digital Transformation Success

A DevOps -based approach is more holistic than Agile because it treats software delivery as a single unified activity, it fosters collaboration between small teams across different business units, and it treats the ability to deploy, maintain, and scale as high-priority features from the outset What is preventing organisations from getting started with Digital Transformation [...]

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Application performance management and DevOps: A winning combination

Application Performance Management (APM) can be a critical tool for successfully adopting a DevOps approach at your organization. APM was once exclusively the domain of the operations team, but with DevOps, each side now has visibility into the processes and capabilities of the other. This allows development to take advantage of APM capabilities that were [...]

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How DevOps tools can be used to integrate cloud automation

How DevOps tools can be used to integrate cloud automation: The only effective ways to secure cloud application and system deployments are to develop security controls that integrate into the deployment pipeline, and to automate as much as possible. Many in the security community have dubbed this approach security as code, a take on the [...]

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Build and buy: Key to forming DevOps environment

DevOps has quickly become best practice for the digital enterprise. But how should CIOs go about building a DevOps environment? Hint: Buying talent will not be enough. DevOps has moved beyond hype to become a staple of enterprise IT.As such, an enterprise IT shop that's adopting DevOps needs developers and operations people who can collaborate, [...]

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Financial services firms warming to DevOps

Financial services organisations are adopting DevOps approaches faster and with more decisiveness than other industries as they bid to head off competition from an encroaching army of nimble startups, according to research from Vanson Bourne. The study, commissioned by managed services provider Claranet, surveyed 900 end user IT leaders from mid-market businesses in six European [...]

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