DevOps

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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3 sessions to help build a cloud for your business at Think 2018

Businesses continue to rapidly adopt cloud for a variety of workloads. At the same time, they must execute with speed while improving business margins, continuously reinvent themselves and ensure the privacy and security of their data. But how exactly do you build a cloud for your business? What does it take to fuel innovation and […]

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What the shift to DevOps means for your production environment

As more organizations move to the DevOps model, teams are having to relearn what it means to operate a production environment. Most organizations seem to think DevOps means no Ops, but the reality is that the operations component is still required. The concepts of service management are still relevant in the era of microservices, cloud […]

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Moving from the transformation laboratory to production

Digital transformation is fueled by near-ubiquitous access to the cloud and accelerated by DevOps automation. This powerful combination sounds simple—but realizing true transformation can feel much more complex. The reality of digital transformation means that you need to lift, extend and refactor applications into cloud architectures one piece at a time. Traditional applications are inherently […]

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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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