DevOps

Introducing IBM UrbanCode Deploy on Cloud

Imagine doing application deployments from the cloud. Today, many companies have strategic initiatives to move as many applications as they can to the cloud.  In his report Six Trends That Will Shape DevOps Adoption in 2017 And Beyond, Robert Stroud, principal analyst serving infrastructure and operations professionals at Forrester Research, writes: Cloud is no longer […]

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IBM Cloud Event Management is now in beta

Does your DevOps or operations teams ever: Get swamped with a storm of operational events? Have trouble prioritizing or relating events from multiple sources? Allow missed or delayed events to become more severe problems? IBM Cloud Event Management can now help you navigate the storm without getting shipwrecked. Enable your DevOps and IT operations teams […]

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What new IBM APM capabilities deliver to your business

Today’s business environment increases the pressure on nearly everyone to go beyond their traditional roles. Everyone from infrastructure and operations professionals, application owners, application developers and DevOps team members now need  to help drive continuous innovation to meet business objectives. Continuous innovation is driven by continuous delivery of new and updated applications. It is easy […]

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Why banks need application performance management and DevOps

In my last blog post, we looked at why application performance management (APM) is a critical component to success in the transition to DevOps. In this post, I’ll examine specifics for the banking and financial industry. The banking industry relies heavily on business-critical customer-facing applications, many of which are accessed on a mobile platform. Customers […]

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Application performance management and DevOps: A winning combination

One of the biggest trends in IT organizations is the shift to a DevOps approach. By increasing collaboration between operations and development, DevOps has the power to help your business achieve faster time to market, decrease downtime and reduce defects. In fact, a recent IBM survey cited faster time-to-market as the single greatest driver for […]

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DevOps: What your application management is missing

DevOps and Application Performance Management (APM) go hand in hand. I want to take you through a simple journey which shows why APM is such a key part of DevOps today. Let’s take a look at typical types of metrics that need to be tracked and measured, as well as the key features needed in […]

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Help DevOps teams respond faster with smarter alerts

Is your DevOps team drowning in alerts? Are you seeing an increase in escalations to management? Do you have new, tougher service issue response times to meet? Do you need to collaborate across teams to fix issues faster? As companies scale up DevOps activity to deploy and support more new application services and updates, business […]

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How NBC Universal sped delivery and cut costs with DevOps

If businesses find the success with DevOps that NBC Universal has, it’s safe to say that it’ll be sticking around. At IBM InterConnect Monday, Angel Diaz, IBM vice president of developer technology and advocacy, told the crowd, “We are living in a technology-fueled business revolution.” He was referring, of course, to DevOps, the approach to […]

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Hit the IT operations trail at InterConnect 2017

IT operations is at the heart of every company’s digital transformation journey, whether you need to drive a better client experience—or just keep the lights on. IDC analysts predict by the end 2017, more than 70 percent of the Global 500 will have dedicated digital transformation and or innovation teams. And did you know the […]

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Service management in the age of hybrid cloud

Disruption has become as commonplace in business as the number of taxis and hotels that once defined urban travel. Then came Uber and Airbnb, innovative, digitally-driven companies at the vanguard of the new sharing economy. The evidence that top companies believe their business will be significantly disrupted in the next three years is everywhere. Clearly, […]

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6 IBM InterConnect Bootcamp labs developers shouldn’t miss

When learning about new technologies and tools, it often helps to get one’s hands just a little bit dirty and see what really makes them work. That’s the idea behind the new Bootcamp labs at InterConnect 2017. These instructor-led labs will run three to four hours, providing enrollees the opportunity to do hands-on work with […]

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Why you shouldn’t choose between agile and DevOps approaches

You may hear your IT department talking about implementing agile or DevOps development. Both promise better and faster software development through collaboration. How are they different, and which is better for your business? Agile software development principles enable developers to deliver new functionality quickly while responding to changing business requirements. Development teams deliver incremental features frequently, perhaps […]

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