enterprise devops

Shhh… Meet the no-cost IBM secret

Mainframes, Platform economics

There’s something really gratifying about stumbling upon a secret; something about conquering the unknown and unlocking “upgrades” and “hacks” that benefit you both in the here and now and in the long run. These secrets are 100% worth sharing. That being said, there’s a secret I’d like to share with you. Something that I want ...read more


Reinventing DevOps: Continuous delivery and the database

DevOps, Mainframes, Servers

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Modern software development teams have adopted a continuous delivery approach based upon ...read more


Ten steps to DevOps success from thought leaders

DevOps, Digital transformation

Applications don’t stand still. They never have, and they never will… Change is the ONLY constant. Look at a simple and old yet life-sustaining “application” like farming. Tools were once a pair of arms and hands, evolving to a bucket, evolving to a wheelbarrow, evolving to a horse-drawn cart, evolving to however many iterations of human-driven modern ...read more


‘Twas the night before Go Live

Cloud computing, Data centers, DevOps...

‘Twas the night before Go Live, when all through the site, Technologies were in place to make it run right; A new cloud-based app had been rolled out with care, In hopes that customers soon would be there. The whole DevOps crew was snug in their beds, While visions of gigabytes danced in their heads. ...read more


Why use IBM DevOps tools to deploy applications to the mainframe?

DevOps, Mainframes, Servers...

One of the areas in software delivery that drives the most value for your dollar is automating release deployments.  This is especially true in mainframe environments, where lengthy homegrown processes for checking in and deploying code have been used for years in order to safeguard business-critical applications. Why would you seek out IBM for software ...read more


Traveling an efficient DevOps path with fewer detours

Mainframes

I’ve been flying a lot to Raleigh lately. Although I am waiting for the day when I can get a direct flight, at least I can book a flight that is an end-to-end trip on the same plane. Staying on the same plane is better for my sanity, and I am fairly certain that my ...read more


Enterprise DevOps: Innovate with agility at scale

Cloud computing, Data centers, Hybrid cloud...

Increase the pace of innovation without compromising the stability of core business systems. Many enterprise CTOs and IT leaders are broadening the role of mainframes in response to that challenge as they accelerate the digital transformation of their organization. A key aspect of that transformation involves developing new services in dynamic environments where lines of ...read more


Forget everything you know about trust

Data security, DevOps, Digital transformation...

Have you ever stopped to think about what trust really means? At its core, trust is defined as a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability or strength of someone or something. Your something is your business, and your business is now operating in an age where everything is digital. What does trust look like ...read more


Better together: Systems of innovation (part four)

Hybrid cloud, Linux on z, Mainframes

We’ve been redefining digital business over the last decade, but there’s a whole spectrum of optimized application development opportunities yet to explore. This is the fourth and final part of this series. We can help you apply your IT infrastructure as the catalyst for creating innovative new digital ventures or business models and enhancing your ...read more