This is a guest post from Kamalika Majumder, an Independent Cloud and DevOps Consultant and founder of CloudKata (previously Senior Consultant at ThoughtWorks). For the past seven odd years, she has been helping enterprise customers apply DevOps practices and culture in their organisations and have also been helping them go to Cloud securely with scale. YouContinue reading “Migrating Infrastructure to the Cloud using AWS and Chef”
Internal ‘tech’ conferences can make a big impact on your organisation’s level of sharing and communication, thus while they are yet not very common, more and more people are trying to use this powerful tool to spread new ideas and practices. With this view in mind, Matthew Skelton (Co-founder at Skelton Thatcher Consulting) and Victoria Morgan-Smith (Agile Delivery Coach, Financial Times)Continue reading ““Internal Tech Conferences – How and Why” – InfoQ”
This post was written by Jovile Bartkeviciute. Tuesday saw the first of its kind, All Day DevOps global online conference and it went great! Many interesting stories, many demos, useful tips and tricks and a lot of food for thought. One of the organisers Mark Miller mentioned that the aim was to make sure thatContinue reading “All Day DevOps – it is all about culture and collaboration”
This post was written by Jovile Bartkeviciute. Huawei, the telecommunications equipment giant is slowly but surely shifting the focus from carrier business to the cloud computing market. Since 2010, Huawei heavily invested in product innovation and big data and do not plan to stop.
This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. Continuous Delivery of software systems can be a struggle if a central database is accessed by multiple applications directly, due to the (perceived) increased risk and the need for coordination across different teams. In this post, we demonstrate some techniques for discovering theContinue reading “Database connection auditing for Continuous Delivery”
This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. Some organisations are attempting to adopt DevOps without really understanding or adopting agile practices for software product development, and so are missing out on significant opportunities for improved innovation, delivery, and operation of their software systems. This gap between DevOps and ‘product’ orContinue reading “Bridge the Business-DevOps gap with agile practices”
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM BST To many people ITIL seems like the antithesis of Agile, with process-heavy, manual checks and approval gates a blocker to rapid delivery. However, at its core ITIL recommends iterative and continual improvement of software services based on the ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ (PDCA) cycle ofContinue reading “Webinar: Joining up Agile and ITIL for DevOps success”