DevOps

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 What may be a “heritage” application to you may not seem out of date to someone else.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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Get ahead with cognitive operations machine learning technology

At IBM Think 2018 I had many opportunities to interact with clients. Through those conversations, I gained numerous insights into the evolving challenges in the IT operations management space. I also learned a lot about the successes IBM clients are achieving with IBM cognitive management capabilities. The challenges around managing hybrid environments are not new, […]

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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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4 things to look for in a private cloud solution

If your team doesn’t know what to look for in a private cloud solution, you might end up picking a terrible choice for your organization. That one bad decision could put your business at a huge disadvantage for key IT activities such as developing applications, protecting data and building great customer experiences. Private cloud offers […]

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Private cloud: The great transformer

Enterprises are driving a golden age of business transformation, with cloud the connective tissue and AI the nerve center of this fundamental economic shift. In this transformation, many firms are taking a “hybrid” approach, using multiple providers and developing cognitive capabilities to create competitive advantage. Their goals? Rapid deployment, scalability, ease of use and elasticity. […]

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Financial services in the age of hybrid cloud

Finding the right cloud deployment option to accommodate your specific workload requirement is not always the easiest task to manage. If your business resides within financial services or a similar regulatory or compliance driven market, application development and management can be even more complex. Private cloud in financial services When we first started looking at […]

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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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How to build more responsive apps with Reactive Platform

The application landscape has evolved. Users expect responsive applications and will not tolerate failure. Customers will delete slow apps. With applications becoming more complex, there are also more opportunities for failure. Launching a killer app or going viral can be a huge win, but only so long as the application infrastructure can keep up. A […]

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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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Where are you in your application cloud journey?

Whether you are building a new application or using one that’s already built, enabling and running an app on public cloud is a dilemma for many companies’ IT organizations. It not just about using the public cloud infrastructure, though compute is an essential piece. That’s just a start. You can integrate your application with the […]

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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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