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The Four Core Capabilities of DevOps By Necco Ceresani DevOps is good for organizations. According to the soon to be released State of DevOps Report high-performing IT organizations are 2X more likely to exceed profitability, market share, and productivity goals. But how do they do it? How do they use DevOps to drive value and differentiate their companies? We recently sat down with Nicole Forsgren, CEO and Chief Scientist at DORA (DevOps Research and Assessment) and lead investigator for the State of DevOps Report, to discuss the role of measurement in DevOps Success. From years of research into DevOps operations and culture, Forsgren and her colleagues have found that success depends on improving two key outcomes—speed and stability. These, she says, are crucial for driving improvement in organizational performance and value. But achieving these outcomes requires... (more)

How to Win Over DevOps Holdouts | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #ContinuousDelivery

How to Win Over DevOps Holdouts By Tim Buntel It’s “time to move on from DevOps and continuous delivery.” This was the provocative title of a recent article in ZDNet, in which Kelsey Hightower, staff developer advocate at Google Cloud Platform, suggested that “software shops should have put these concepts into action years ago.” Reading articles like this or listening to talks at most DevOps conferences might make you think that we’re entering a post-DevOps world. But vast numbers of organizations still struggle to start and drive transformational changes. In fact, it’s incredibly... (more)

Why DevOps Management Is Critical for Software Security | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Security

Why DevOps Management Is Critical for Software Security By Karin Lauria DevOps is not just a hot topic for Development and Operations teams: it brings huge benefits to everyone in the software delivery pipeline—including security. That’s because DevOps, and more specifically DevOps Management tools, helps to prevent security vulnerabilities in the delivery process by bringing order and efficiency to DevOps projects. As part of a product review of the XebiaLabs DevOps Platform recently published in CSO, writer John Breeden paints a picture of the tension that occurs between Dev an... (more)

Updating WAS Applications In XL Deploy By @XebiaLabs | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Updating WAS Applications In XL Deploy Some users of WebSphere Application Server prefer to upgrade their EAR/WAR applications using WAS’s “update-in-place” option instead of uninstalling it and then re-installing. The latter, of course, is XL Deploy’s default behavior, but it can be changed with a simple tweak to a type definition in an XML file. Here is a look at how the WAS Admin Console presents these options: The WAS Admin Console offers Install, Uninstall and Update options (among others) for managing Enterprise Applications But before we describe the tweak, let’s take a clo... (more)

Microservices' Uncharted Territories By @XebiaLabs | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

When it comes to microservices there are myths and uncertainty about the journey ahead. Deploying a “Hello World” app on Docker is a long way from making microservices work in real enterprises with large applications, complex environments and existing organizational structures. February 19, 2015 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET → 45 Minutes Join our four experts: Special host Gene Kim, Gary Gruver, Randy Shoup and XebiaLabs’ Andrew Phillips as they explore the realities of microservices in today’s IT world: What are the promised benefits of microservices? What can go wrong as we transfor... (more)