In this roundup of software-related news that matters to you, read about hackers who are attempting to disrupt GitHub and how a software glitch may have been responsible for delaying emergency help during the summer crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777.
Chances are you have overheard developers in your office talk about APIs, but you might have just shrugged it off as more boring tech talk or a vague Star Trek reference. What you might not know is that APIs are a technology architecture that is transforming the IT economy.
If you don’t start putting software together a little bit at a time, it gets harder the farther along you go. The cost of continuous integration sometimes can seem high, but it is often well worth the time, even on a large program. Here are some steps to help you move to more continuous integration.
A baseline test measures an application’s performance and tells you whether it meets requirements before it goes live to customers. One of the most challenging exercises in creating a baseline is making the test dependable. What can you do to make sure you develop a reliable performance baseline?
Coauthor of "The DevOps Cookbook," Gene Kim shares how the practice of DevOps increases stability and productivity between departments and creates a "super tribe" that takes businesses to new levels. Gene recently sat down with HP to discuss the new book and to shed more light on this concept.
Much like configuration management, you won’t hear Brian Williams talking about DevOps on the evening news or see Matt Lauer interviewing a DevOps expert on the couch of The Today Show. However, recently in IT-related news on the wire, DevOps is a huge story.
Combining DevOps with a hybrid cloud architecture breaks down the traditional barriers between development, QA, and IT operations organizations and removes the silos that constrain enterprise development. Sumit Mehrotra explains how this combination makes DevOps and the cloud even more powerful.
Organizations that have adopted DevOps can take the collaborative practice even further by using a hybrid cloud architecture. Sumit Mehrotra explains how a hybrid cloud's benefits of automation, self-service, and visibility all contribute to DevOps' ability to rapidly accelerate development.
Because of its ability to advance the time-to-release and the overall quality of software, automated testing has been steadily growing in popularity. Sumit Mehrotra explains how virtualization and a hybrid cloud-based model provide for dynamic capacity management and a well-resourced IT department.
Agile and DevOps may be a perfect union, but you'll have to work hard to bring them together. Sumit Mehrotra looks at some of the ways that integrating these two can truly benefit any organization, while also looking at the challenges that lie ahead for anyone looking to make the change.