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Dev Agencies: How To Maximize The Benefits Of Cloud Computing

While many development agencies have already embraced the cloud, dependence on existing IT infrastructure and legacy systems have resulted in most agencies having some sort of hybrid solution. This means that while some applications and servers are cloud-based, there are still local environments in use that need to integrate with newer infrastructure.

Topics: Cloud Computing

Improve Your Deployment Pipeline With Continuous Delivery

To move a project through the delivery pipeline effectively, you need some level of automation. Delivering software isn’t simply a process of taking one set of files and copying them over to a new environment – it’s a delicate orchestration of processes. And with more businesses looking to adopt DevOps into their organizations, those who have been at it for some time know that their advantage over newcomers will soon run out.

Topics: Continuous Delivery

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