New DevOps adoption study from Rackspace

Rackspace recently released a new study on DevOps Adoption conducted by an independent firm and spanning more than 700 IT decision makers. The report highlights some interesting differences in scale and focus of DevOps adoption between organisations in the UK, US and Australia. Rackspace interviewed Skelton Thatcher Consulting in the creation of the study;

‘Five DevOps Pitfalls’ – featured in Computer Weekly

This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. We were featured in a Computer Weekly article ‘Five pitfalls to avoid when doing DevOps‘, as part of the Rackspace DevOpsBreakfast panel discussion on 19th August. The five pitfalls are: Seeing DevOps purely as an automation activity Having a weak case for doing DevOps NotContinue reading “‘Five DevOps Pitfalls’ – featured in Computer Weekly”

Highlights of OpenStack London 2014 – ‘Biodiversity’ and Resilience

This post was written by Rob Thatcher, co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. We attended the OpenStack London event on 4th June; the day was insightful, and highlighted perspectives from many different participants in the OpenStack community. There were several interesting talks and demonstrations of both OpenStack components (Cinder, Swift, etc.) and of some new features and productsContinue reading “Highlights of OpenStack London 2014 – ‘Biodiversity’ and Resilience”