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Finding a Place for DevOps Innovation

Finding a true practical definition for DevOps is a big part of using this emerging methodology.

Release Management

Revealed: The best and worst of Docker

No question about it: Docker's app container system has made its mark and become a staple in many IT environments. With its accelerating adoption, …


DevOps in a Large Organisation | ARIA Technologies | DevOps Consultants & Technicians


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: to undertake "DevOps" with particular impetus on Quality Assurance (QA), ideal for the larger organisation with …


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What is DevOps, Do I Need It, Have I already Got It?

There is a lot of talk about "DevOps" in the IT industry at present. As someone whose livelihood …

Release Management

Reducing service interruption duration

I did a presentation for Educause (the Higher Education industry group) that used my Outage Management Team Maturity Model to role play outages to see whose school would recover the quickest from an outage. It also has my Outage Duration metric model in there as well.


7 Great thoughts on real-world DevOps transformations

Last week, IBM InterConnect brought together quite the gathering of IT pros engaged in DevOps, continuous delivery and digital transformations of …

Release Management

Gartner Says By 2016, DevOps Will Evolve From a Niche to a Mainstream Strategy Employed by 25 Percent of Global 2000 Organizations

Although DevOps emphasizes people (and culture) over tools and processes, implementation utilizes technology. As a result, Gartner, Inc. expects …

Gartner, Inc.

DevOps is experiencing an identity crisis

Is it time to rethink the “no manifestos” mandate?

By Baron Schwartz

DevOps is everywhere! The growth and mindshare of the movement is remarkable. But …

7 Things You Must Be Doing With Docker

Increasing Enterprise Agility and Agile Innovation

In his blog post about the need for agile enterprises Brad Murphy described seeing organizations that, after having implemented agile in their IT …

5 reasons it’s silly to use awesome provisioning tools like Chef, Puppet and Ansible to release applications

We love the concept of “infrastructure as code” and the tools that go with it. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, CFEngine and others have transformed the way we …

Orbitz Moves to Continuous Delivery

What can DevOps do for security

At the end of last year two security breaches made all the headlines. JPMorgan announced that information about 83 Million accounts had been obtained …

Henry Ford Discovered The DevOps Secret Sauce (and you can too).

DevOps Celebrates it’s 100th Birthday! Yes, you read the title right – DevOps is officially 100 years old. Way back before Dr. Deming, Agile, Jez …

Henry Ford

Roundup Of Cloud Computing Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2015

Global SaaS software revenues are forecasted to reach $106B in 2016, increasing 21% over projected 2015 spending levels. A Goldman Sachs study published this month projects that spending on cloud computing infrastructure and platforms will grow at a 30% CAGR from 2013 through 2018 compared with 5% …

Was 2014 the end of enterprise computing?

It’s been just over a year since I left Netflix and joined Battery Ventures. So it seemed appropriate (if a couple of weeks late) to take a look back at some technology and cloud themes that bubbled up in 2014 and offer a few predictions for the coming year.

In 2015 I expect more hubbub over …


Docker and the Future of Containers in Production

On January 28th, 2015, Joyent CTO Bryan Cantrill enthralled a packed house at the Docker Seattle meetup by presenting a brief history of computing, …

The Future

DevOps theory for beginners

You can treat your cloud just like it was a data center full of servers with system administrators cracking the whip over them, but that misses the …


After a unexpected reboot

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Scandals Obscure Patriots True Competitive Advantage

The media is abuzz about Deflate-gate, the alleged under-inflating of footballs by the New England Patriots football team in their win over the Indianapolis Colts to take the AFC champion title and advance to this year’s Super Bowl. Given the 2007 Spy-gate episode where a Patriots employee was …

Process Improvement: This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing by 1 Percent

In 2010, Dave Brailsford faced a tough job.

No British cyclist had ever won the Tour de France, but as the new General Manager and Performance …

Tour de France

Does DevOps drive agility, or does agility result in DevOps?

DevOps is a hot topic. Hell, I’m writing this on a site dedicated specifically to DevOps and you’re reading it, so it seems safe to assume we agree …


DevOps' Chicken Or Egg Origins -

When acolytes explain the DevOps movement to the uninitiated, they usually run into a chicken and egg line of questioning. What is DevOps, really? Is …

Chicken Recipes

Yes, continuous deployment is possible in enterprise IT

Continuous delivery (CD) of software releases offers huge efficiency gains for companies that can implement it. But is continuous delivery even …

Neo Taylorism or DevOps Anti Patterns

In 1911 Frederick Winslow Taylor wrote “The Principles of Scientific Management.” Taylor’s ideas formed the basis for the 20th century command and …

Building a Healthy DevOps Culture

If you are a modern IT shop and not doing DevOps, there’s something wrong with you. Okay, that’s not fair: DevOps is not easy to adopt, much less …

Introducing DevOps to Traditional Enterprises

Niek Bartholomeus recently finishing composing a four post DevOps focused blog series about leading the implementation of configuration management …

A Metric Leading to Agility

Nearly every metric can be perverted, since up- and down-ticks in the metric can come from good or bad causes. Teams driven by metrics often game the …

6 Types Of DevOps Tooling You Should Know About

DevOps is a complicated mix of processes, people, and tools. For DevOps to succeed, people must work in harmony with their processes

DevOps is a …