DevOps Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 DevOps Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 DevOps Engineer Roles and Responsibilities Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:19:20 +0000 DevOps isn’t magic, but it can look like it from the outside. In today’s job market, workers in innovative fields are creating new roles for themselves. The role of DevOps Engineer is one example. The DevOps Engineer is truly a renaissance person of cloud infrastructure IT services. It is often difficult to understand this role […]]]> Load Testing, Performance Testing and Stress Testing Explained Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:15:42 +0000 Are you a looking for ways to simulate expected pressure on your software, website or application? Load testing allows you to know if your software can handle the eventual demands from the numerous end users who will be using it. Load testing is one form of performance testing that involves applying ordinary stress on a […]]]> 4 Essential Takeaways from the 2017 State of DevOps Report Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:03:45 +0000 It’s no surprise that embracing the DevOps philosophy is becoming increasingly critical to the success of digital business. The 2017 State of DevOps Report,1 based on a worldwide survey of 3,200 people, reinforced the growing importance of automation and its connection to achieving positive business outcomes. Additional key findings focused on continuous delivery and how […]]]> The Truth About Continuous Delivery and Automation Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:30:40 +0000 Continuous Delivery (CD), DevOps, and automation offer huge opportunities for innovation at enterprise organizations. As more and more companies leverage cloud-based software, the pace of application release is speeding at a breakneck pace. In truth, differentiated custom applications have become revenue-critical for many organizations. And likewise the pressure to release higher-quality applications in less time […]]]> What is Infrastructure as Code? IaC Explained Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:33:42 +0000 Infrastructure as Code, or IaC, is a method of writing and deploying machine-readable definition files that generate service components, thereby supporting the delivery of business systems and IT-enabled processes. IaC helps IT operations teams manage and provision IT infrastructure automatically through code without relying on manual processes. IaC is often describes as “programmable infrastructure”. Infrastructure […]]]> DevOps on the Mainframe: Continuous Delivery for Next Gen IT Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:09:06 +0000 Transforming the digital enterprise isn’t just about mobile apps and ‘cool’ new technologies. That’s a no brainer! Your mainframe applications aren’t going anywhere in the near future. Why?  Here are three main reasons mainframes are here to stay: Their scalability is unmatched. Their security is rock solid. They are easy to maintain. Read those one […]]]> What is “Shift Left”? Shift Left Testing Explained Mon, 31 Jul 2017 03:13:26 +0000 Shift Left is a practice intended to find and prevent defects early in the software delivery process. The idea is to improve quality by moving tasks to the left as early in the lifecycle as possible. Shift Left testing means testing earlier in the software development process. In the traditional software development model, requirements are […]]]> Top 10 Tips to Implementing Continuous Delivery Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:55:53 +0000 Transitioning to continuous delivery is a challenge full of failure leading to success Shifting an existing team to Continuous Delivery (CD) is hard. And make no mistake, you will fail along the way. The results, however, can be unmistakably awesome. Companies that make the transition to Continuous Delivery see measurable benefits, especially when they can […]]]> State of DevOps Report 2017 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 02:13:49 +0000 Puppet has once again released their annual State of DevOps report. This is the 6th survey they’ve conducted and released, with more than 27,000 total responses. This blog post will deep-dive into findings from the 2017 State of DevOps Report and look at how it compares with previous findings. Let’s start by taking a quick […]]]> Leading Minds Weigh in on Flipping the Switch to Continuous Delivery Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:15:50 +0000 Modern development teams at both startups and large enterprises are facing huge challenges in today’s digital landscape. Juggling new frameworks, tools, and languages while developing secure, high quality code is a challenge for many developers today. Software delivery timelines are getting crunched, new technologies hover on the horizon, and pressure is mounting from business leaders […]]]>