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Infrastructure and How “Everything as Code” changes everything

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This is the third blog in our mini-series that illustrates how BMC was able to use agile development, cloud services, an Infrastructure as Code approach, and new deployment technology to deliver a new cloud native product.  Remember how long it used to take to release software when infrastructure, security, compliance, and operations processes … [Read more...]

9 Steps for Building Pipelines for Continuous Delivery and Deployment

Continuous Delivery and Deployment

This is the second blog in our mini-series that illustrates how BMC was able to use the Spinnaker continuous deployment platform to deliver a new cloud-native product that we push to production once a week. We had a big dream for the cloud-native SaaS application that we were building – to deploy it like Google, Facebook, and Netflix  – by … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Cloud Native Applications


Gartner defines BiModal IT as an organizational model that segments IT services into two categories based on application requirements, maturity and criticality. Mode 1 is predictable and traditional, with an emphasis on exploiting what is known. It’s a reliable approach based on scalability, efficiency, safety, and accuracy. The challenge with Mode … [Read more...]

A Look at Trends in DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and the Cloud


How well your DevOps teams collaborate can make a big impact on digital business and your company’s bottom line. In fact, according to research by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), companies that rated their DevOps interactions as excellent or above average were more than 10 times as likely to have experienced double-digit revenue growth … [Read more...]

Today’s Enterprises Need Application-Centric Clouds

The Necessity of Application-Centric Clouds for Today’s Enterprises

Organizations that aren’t able to move quickly to address customer needs or competitive threats, risk customer and business loss to more agile competitors.  Examples of digital disruptors replacing long standing business models usually include companies like Uber taking on Taxis or Netflix taking on video rentals, but it really transcends … [Read more...]

DevOps Best Practices for Enterprise Architecture


Going Digital with Devops Keeping customers happy is a top priority for enterprise organizations and critical to staying ahead of the competition. Since nearly every interaction with customers is digital, this means delivering a steady stream of new and compelling applications and services and ensuring that every customers’ experience is … [Read more...]

Docker Production Deployment Security Considerations


Docker has been garnering a lot of attention in the enterprise world, and rightfully so. Companies are looking at it and adopting (at least in development environments) at a rate not often seen in in the enterprise world. Docker has developers, cloud providers, and operating system (OS) vendors excited for various reasons. For developers, Docker … [Read more...]

Avoiding the Zombie (Server) Apocalypse in Healthcare


In the business world, you don’t have to worry about zombies wandering the halls of accounting or hiding in the closets of the legal department. But there’s a good chance you’ll find at least a few of them in IT. I’m not referring to the reanimated dead depicted in popular TV series such as The Walking Dead. I’m talking about zombie servers lurking … [Read more...]

Got Docker? 4 Docker Management Tips


Digital technology is helping consumers get what they want, when they want it, at a competitive price.  It’s also transforming businesses and industries. Digital music flattened CDs. Online travel is sending agents on a permanent vacation. Other digital business models from Uber and Lyft are driving the taxi industry crazy. Companies of all shapes … [Read more...]