DevOps

Top 5 DevOps predictions for 2020

There are five DevOps trends that I believe will leave a mark in 2020. I’ll walk you through all five, plus some recommended next steps to take full advantage of these trends. In 2019, Accenture’s disruptability index discovered that at least two-thirds of large organizations are facing high levels of industry disruption. Driven by pervasive […]

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Why cloud native development matters

Can we all agree that market research statistics should be taken with enough grains of salt to make your cardiologist worry? Good. Having said that, I’m now going to quote some market research statistics. But I do this not to focus on the numbers, but the fact that these numbers came from surveys and interviews […]

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Improve business performance with better cloud container monitoring

Today’s hybrid multicloud reality can be a double-edged sword. While the transformation can increase speed, scale and flexibility, it can also limit your view of performance and security within containers. In fact, an IBM and McKinsey research report notes that 67 percent of those surveyed consider management consistency a priority concern. Imagine transferring materials to […]

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LogDNA and IBM find synergy in cloud

You know what they say: you can’t fix what you can’t find. That’s what makes log management such a critical element in the DevOps process. Logging provides key information for software developers on the lookout for code errors. While working on their third startup in 2013, Chris Nguyen and Lee Liu realized that traditional log […]

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Three ways to drive customer value and remove infrastructure burdens

Building cloud-native applications can become a huge challenge with the vast and growing array of choices. As organizations wrestle with becoming more agile and adopting DevOps practices, how can they maintain their existing investment and start on a path towards a cloud-native future? Take a quick look at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation interactive map […]

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How AIOps can drive performance

Imagine your IT applications, services and infrastructures running like a high-performing Formula 1 race car — with its engine and gears running smoothly as the driver accelerates through the straights and decelerates while its tires and suspension hug the track through the curves. However, even when the race is running smoothly, obstacles arise, track conditions […]

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Continuous delivery and the DevOps approach to modernization

Businesses are working to increase agility, deliver innovative and engaging experiences to clients, and stay ahead of competition. Increasingly, companies are modernizing business applications to make these business goals a reality. Modernizing applications is generally composed of three transformations: cloud-native architecture, continuous delivery and infrastructure automation. These typically occur concurrently, but do have distinct characteristics. […]

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Clarifying cloud personalization: 4 common misconceptions

You wouldn’t purchase a car without some forethought, and you shouldn’t rush into any cloud environment without careful consideration. Your organization undoubtedly has widely varying IT needs, so relying on a one-size-fits-all cloud computing solution would be similar to driving off the lot with a sports car when you really need an SUV. Cloud personalization […]

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How DevOps tools make applications go faster and farther

The term DevOps has been in existence for at least a decade now. In tech years, a decade is a long time. It’s hard to measure how pervasive the DevOps model has become in that decade, but it’s safe to say that most, if not all, development and operations teams know about it, and many […]

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Keep data safe, even when in use by container applications

One of the challenges for DevOps professionals is ensuring applications protect data while it is in use. According to Container Journal, that challenge may now be easier for developers to overcome because of IBM Cloud Data Shield, “which runs containerized applications in secure enclaves on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service”. IBM Cloud Data Shield uses […]

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Keep the honeymoon going with the right DevOps environment

By marrying a company’s software development processes and IT operations, DevOps breaks down organizational silos, improves business performance and lowers costs. When done right, the DevOps honeymoon never ends. But chemistry only happens when an enterprise shapes the goals of its DevOps environment around the proper IT infrastructure. Here are a few considerations to keep […]

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3 open source solutions that could help mitigate natural disasters

In the last 20 years, more than 2.5 billion people have been affected by natural disasters. In only the past few years, Puerto Rico suffered a massive hurricane, wildfires in California destroyed thousands of homes and an earthquake devastated parts of Mexico City. To help pilot technology that addresses these issues, IBM sponsored Call for […]

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