DevOps

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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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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Announcing IBM Cloud Private for Microservice Builder

Last week IBM announced the launch of Microservice Builder, a powerful new technology stack squarely aimed at simplifying development of microservices. Microservice Builder enables developers to easily learn about the intricacies of microservice app development and quickly compose and build innovative services. Then developers can rapidly deploy microservices across environments by using a pre-integrated DevOps […]

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Microservice Builder: Software delivery goes from days to minutes

As the world becomes more connected than ever, your business must be ready to face rising challenges. In a study, Gartner predicts that by 2020 there will be more than 20 billion connected “things,” and the total will grow at an astonishing rate of 5.5 million new devices coming online each day. So how does […]

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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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Managing microservices with Istio

Nowadays, there are more and more developers adopting a microservices approach to build their applications. One of the main drivers for this is the need to build cloud-native applications, which are continuously available and dynamically scalable. This approach helps the developers break the applications into small, manageable pieces that can be developed and managed independently […]

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3 imperatives for self-service in a multicloud environment

The advent of cloud-based platform services has dramatically expanded the options available to developers. While many developers have flocked to cloud-based development tools, others continue to use on-premises development environments. What has become clear is that there is no single development platform or cloud deployment model that fits every situation. With the advent of the […]

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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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2017 trend lines: When DevOps and hybrid collide

Author’s preface: The term Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is a job function that brings DevOps into infrastructure in a powerful way. Talking about hybrid infrastructure and DevOps without mentioning SRE would be a major omission. For further reading about SRE thinking, explore this series of blog posts. What happens when DevOps methods meet hybrid environments? […]

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