DevOps

Industry experts weigh in on the future of automation and DevOps

Application teams need reporting. They specifically need pipeline analytics to measure and optimize metrics, such s deployment frequency and deployment success, to find and fix practices that are slowing them down and orchestrate releases. In its latest Continuous Delivery and Release Automation Wave Report, Forrester noted that reporting can be a “weak spot” for much […]

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Continuous integration vs. continuous delivery: A quick explainer

As DevOps moves from a trend at born-on-the-web firms to a set of well-accepted best practices, many enterprises are embracing the approach. If you’re only getting started, terms like continuous integration and continuous delivery probably sound a lot alike. There are, however, some big differences that are important to understand. What is continuous integration? As […]

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The effects of cloud-native architecture on continuous delivery

Modern, “cloud-native” architectures are making a big impact on continuous delivery. Continuous delivery is a set of practices and tools that enables rapid testing and release of changes. These architectures typically have many moving pieces, each of which is intended to stand on its own. Generally, the technologies of choice for these applications will be […]

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Survey: Most companies use multicloud, but far less have tools for management

New research published this week by the IBM Institute for Business Value found that most enterprises — 85 percent — already operate in multicloud environments. And most of those that don’t currently use multicloud plan to soon. By 2021, 98 percent of companies plan to use multiple hybrid clouds. Of the 1,016 executives from 19 […]

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6 common DevOps myths

There are a lot of DevOps myths floating around the IT world. That’s not surprising, given how much hype the term — a combination of “development” and “operations” —  has built up in the past few decades. DevOps is more than worthy of the hype. When done properly, the DevOps approach can deliver massive positive […]

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How to overcome cloud transformation challenges to deliver superior experiences

Today’s customers demand experiences that are nuanced, contextual and, above all, personalized. Creating such personalized experiences is a key differentiator among competitors in any market. However, it can be difficult, and traditional on-premises systems often aren’t up to the task. That’s why many business leaders have been looking to implement cloud solutions to gain the […]

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WebSphere Liberty and the IBM commitment to Java innovation

Over the past 22 years, Java has remained a top programming language, and it continues to rapidly evolve for the cloud-native era. IBM is committed to staying at the forefront of Java development so that our clients benefit from the very latest Java EE and Spring technology updates. Today, IBM is releasing the latest version […]

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What is a modern app?

Modernizing something means it must be obsolete to begin with. That’s true of applications as much as anything else. What may be a “heritage” application to you may not seem out of date to someone else. Looking back at heritage applications To appreciate a modern application, one must understand what a modern application is not. […]

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Building a cloud for AI with Kubernetes, DevOps and scale

Since the launch of the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, our goal has been to provide developers with the broadest and easiest range of ways to scale, run and build with containers. Containers are natural building blocks for the next era of cloud workloads, such as AI and machine learning. We know the benefits of fueling […]

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Building operations automation in DevOps

According to the 2017 “State of DevOps Report,” the key metrics used to indicate high performance in IT organizations are deployment frequency, lead time and mean time to recover. As a continuous delivery guy, I’ve spent the last decade helping clients in the first two areas: rapidly determining if a change is good or bad, and […]

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How Microclimate helps developers with an end-to-end development experience

Enterprises today are doing one of two things: undergoing some form of digital transformation, or falling behind. Whether it’s making use of new technologies, adopting new processes, using new tools or investing in cloud platforms, companies are looking for ways to quickly deliver innovation to the market and separate themselves from the herd. Disruption is […]

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The best of both worlds: Rapid cloud development with data control

Perhaps no other technology has as significantly impacted the way that developers work as much as cloud. It gives instant access to emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI. Cloud-powered tools such as containers and microservices enable developers to rapidly create apps and deploy them across different systems. When combined with environments that remove the […]

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