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Why Do Dev Agencies Need Continuous Delivery?

At its core, DevOps facilitates collaboration between software developers, other IT professionals and the business at large, while automating much of the delivery of software and changes to infrastructure. Due to its magnitude, DevOps calls for some major adjustments to entrenched organizational cultures that have traditionally seen developers, operations teams and other business units working separately.

Topics: Continuous Delivery

Scalability Solutions: Is Your Site Prepared For Popularity?

We’re living in a high-volume, high-velocity information era and businesses are feeling the pressure to adopt, adapt – or die. Not only must they cater to oceans of internal, social, web and customer data, but they also need the expertise, processes and people in place to usher in new ways of doing business that cater to the demands of the 21st century customer. But while transformation in the digital era has become essential for every business, it’s also very much a process.

Topics: DevOps

Configuration Management And Containers: Which Is Better?

Configuration management is best understood through a simple example. If you, a new sysadmin, were to configure a web server with your Linux knowledge, you would know the commands to install packages and perhaps even build a few of your own. After editing some configuration files, loading kernel modules, restarting services, applying a few troubleshooting principles and documenting as you go along, a few things don’t work.

Topics: Configuration Management

5 Ways Hybrid Cloud Computing Can Optimize Your Business

There is a lot of buzz around hybrid cloud computing – and with good reason. Touted as the cloud architecture of the future, the technology provides the best of public and private cloud options while addressing the limitations of both. As each business approaches the cloud with its own unique requirements and pain-points, hybrid cloud’s flexibility has become one of its key benefits. Below are just five examples of how hybrid cloud computing is helping optimize businesses of all scales and industries.

Topics: Cloud Computing

Continuous Delivery Tools: A Definitive Ranking

In this blog, we’re rounding up a few of the most popular tools in the DevOps and continuous software delivery multiverse. As the world of DevOps continues to evolve and produce business technology at a faster rate, the number of tools needed to orchestrate delivery pipelines that are fast, efficient, and robust is on the rise.

Topics: Continuous Delivery

What Is Hybrid Cloud Computing?

As cloud computing goes from novelty to necessity, many companies are thinking about how to best leverage its performance-enhancing potential while stratifying their IT investments more wisely. A relative but popular newcomer on the scene is hybrid cloud computing; a way for businesses to integrate their on-premise, public and private infrastructure seamlessly.

Topics: Cloud Computing

Tips For Creating An Effective Hybrid Cloud Architecture

Cloud computing caused a fundamental change in how businesses build IT systems. It also changed the way IT teams interface with technology and the people who use it. Traditionally, if a business unit had a need for a new resource, IT would head down a series of reactive steps to get budget, find the right solution and, hopefully, implement a few months down the line.

Topics: Cloud Computing

A Continuous Delivery Checklist For Development Agencies

The continuous delivery suite of methodologies improves the speed, reliability, and frequency at which software applications are released into live environments, thereby allowing businesses to benefit from them much quicker. But getting complex behind-the-scenes processes to gel and bringing people together to build an effective delivery pipeline requires an understanding of what it takes to get it off the ground.

Topics: Continuous Delivery

5 Things To Consider Before Switching To Containers

Within the last five years, we've seen excitement build for technologies like the cloud and The Internet of Things as just two. You've probably heard about container technology in-between those aforementioned topics, yet you've put off learning about it until recently.

Containers relate offhandedly to the cloud, though it provides a whole other level of tech service bringing far more efficiency in running applications.

Topics: Containers

10 Single Sentence Explanations Of Container Technology That Will Enlighten You

Container technology recently found more interest by companies in a time when business demands require faster applications. Even though it sometimes takes a back seat to discussions about the cloud or The Internet of Things, containers are equal with those in being able to make your company run more optimally.

Topics: Containers