Containers are taking the virtualization model to greater heights by enabling a flexible way to programmatically provision the resources you need. New technology also means we need new processes and failsafes, though. Containers hold a great deal of promise, but are they really ready to be used in production environments?
Many CM experts are familiar with the guidance found in the IEEE, ISO, and ANSI/EIA industry standards. But if you want to really accelerate your agile development, it is wise to learn what is involved with implementing such industry standards. Bob Aiello explains the different types of standards and how organizations go about creating them.
One of the principles of DevOps is to shift left by involving operations, quality assurance, testing, and information security early in the process. But it's also a good idea to have the team shift their knowledge right to help developers understand how the systems behave in real-world scenarios, including scalability, infrastructure architecture, and disaster recovery.
DevOps has it detractors, and they can send an enterprise back to the days when development and operations acted more like a volleyball game than a high-performance technology organization. This article will help you understand resistance to change involving DevOps and what you need to do in order to move that mountain.
Have you heard that only 36 percent of business features built into software are actually used by end users? And why do we get functionality that fails to work as expected? One of the age-old problems between IT and our clients is that we don’t speak the same language. Sheetal Patel...
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