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Digital Business Automation, DevOps, and 20/20 Vision

The year 2020 will be here before you know it and many businesses are setting their sights on what they can do to achieve that perfect “20/20” vision. It’s a goal that involves quickly delivering new, high-quality applications, which will become even more critical than ever to help companies become more competitive. In fact, the race is in full … [Read more...]

Top 17 DevOps Conferences of 2017

The interest in DevOps continues to grow exponentially each year in the IT and tech world. Businesses have quickly come to realize the importance of creating new apps as well as enhancing their existing software, and they continue to look for the most talented developers with the highest knowledge of the topic to assist them with streamlining, … [Read more...]

Pizza and Best Practices for Agile and DevOps Adoption

When I think about the challenges of digital business and the need to innovate quickly while reducing risk and delivering the perfect customer experience, pizza comes to mind. And it’s not just because I’m hungry. Consider how pizza has transformed over the years from the basic options of just a cheese or pepperoni pizza to complete meals that can … [Read more...]

Modern Batch: Managing the Madness?

My previous installment in this series ranted about what is batch and how it still remains an essential discipline in computing. This time, I want to focus on the value of a batch approach for “modern” technologies like cloud, containers, microservices and serverless computing. It may be ironic that the management approaches and best practices … [Read more...]

Modern Batch. To Batch or Not to Batch? There’s no question!

Batch is Dead, Long Live Batch To borrow a line from the salute to new kings, as an “old” batch application may die, “modern” batch applications spring up to replace them. That is because a batch approach makes a whole lot of sense for many scenarios.  Below are a few examples. Transactions Let’s consider an interactive application like online … [Read more...]

ITOps, DevOps, and NoOps Explained

Traditionally there has been a split, not to say a wall with spikes on top and a trench filled with fire, between IT operations and application developers. In this mode, developers write and package the application, and then throw it over the wall for IT to deploy and manage. Of course this can lead to issues, such as unproductive blamestorming … [Read more...]