You build it, You run it (Why developers should also be on call)

This post was written by Chris O’Dell co-author of Team Guide to Software Releasability.   It’s all about Feedback Loops The Continuous Delivery Pipeline is familiar to most developers.  It’s a collaborative process built upon loops of feedback at every stage.  A new feature will defined between a Product Manager, a Developer and a QualityContinue reading “You build it, You run it (Why developers should also be on call)”

The DZone Guide to DevOps: Continuous Delivery and Automation, Volume IV

DZone has recently released the latest version of their free DevOps report: “The DZone Guide to DevOps: Continuous Delivery and Automation, Volume IV”, a collection of articles, reports and surveys by IT experts.

Proud to support DevOps Lisbon – 500 members and growing!

This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. The DevOps Lisbon meetup help its first meetup in April 2016 and now has over 500 members (Manuel Pais, who leads our Build Engineering capability at Skelton Thatcher Consulting, is one of the co-founders). With regular monthly talks on topics such as Test AutomationContinue reading “Proud to support DevOps Lisbon – 500 members and growing!”

Database Deployability – #6 Value more highly the need for change

This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. Deployability is now a first-class concern for databases, and there are several technical choices (conscious and accidental) which band together to block the deployability of databases. Can we improve database deployability and enable true Continuous Delivery for our software systems? Of course weContinue reading “Database Deployability – #6 Value more highly the need for change”

All Day DevOps – it is all about culture and collaboration

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”

Addressing Build & Deploy Anti-patterns for Continuous Delivery Success

What follows is a guest post from Fiercely, a software consultancy based in Coimbra, Portugal. After a great presentation at IPEXPO Europe on “Continuous Delivery Anti-patterns from the wild” by Matthew Skelton, we quickly drew parallels with our own work and experiences here at Fiercely.

Free eBook – DevOps Journeys

DevOps has become a highly common term with more and more organisations adopting it, however, the idea is still quite new and everybody has their own opinion on what it actually is. Considering this, Linux Recruit interviewed fourteen industry experts about their experiences and tried to reach a common definition, overviewing the current state of DevOps andContinue reading “Free eBook – DevOps Journeys”

Database Deployability – #2 Reduce Accidental Complexity

This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. `Deployability is now a first-class concern for databases, and there are several technical choices (conscious and accidental) which band together to block the deployability of databases. Can we improve database deployability and enable true Continuous Delivery for our software systems? Of course weContinue reading “Database Deployability – #2 Reduce Accidental Complexity”

“Securing a Continuous Delivery Pipeline” – featured in DZone

DZone has recently published Matthew Skelton‘s and Manuel Pais‘ report on continuous delivery pipeline from the security perspective – “Securing a Continuous Delivery Pipeline”. The report was featured in their guidebook for continuous delivery as well – “The DZone Guide To Continuous Delivery, Vol III”, which is a collection of must-read articles featuring all you need to know aboutContinue reading ““Securing a Continuous Delivery Pipeline” – featured in DZone”

Pipeline Conference 2016

This post was written by Jovile Bartkeviciute. Returning for the third year in a row, the Pipeline Conference is bigger than ever! Organised by Matthew Skelton, Steve Smith, Chris O’Dell, Beccy Stafford and Anthony Green, the “unconference” is buzzing with excitement this morning!