How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Docker Containers

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Developers are discovering the power of using containers to package applications quickly and easily. This trend is driven by the need for speed and agility as it enables developers to rapidly release new applications and functions by taking a DevOps approach. While most enterprise organizations are using traditional environments for development, … [Read more...]

Using Spark with Hive

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Here we explain how to use Apache Spark with Hive. That means instead of Hive storing data in Hadoop it stores it in Spark. The reason people use Spark instead of Hadoop is it is an all-memory database. So Hive jobs will run much faster there. Plus it moves programmers toward using a common database if your company runs predominately Spark. It … [Read more...]

4 Essential Takeaways from the 2017 State of DevOps Report

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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 … [Read more...]

The Truth About Continuous Delivery and Automation

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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 … [Read more...]

DevOps on the Mainframe: Continuous Delivery for Next Gen IT

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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 … [Read more...]

Respond to customer demands faster with Control-M

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How Control-M Automation API and Control-M Workload Change Manager accelerate the delivery of your digital business services The software Copernican Revolution: customer in the center, not code I’ve spent many years working in a software development laboratory, enough to see the software development process transitioning from waterfall to agile, … [Read more...]

Top 10 Tips to Implementing Continuous Delivery

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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 … [Read more...]

What Is “Jobs-as-Code”?

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Is your organization looking to accelerate application delivery and application quality in order to stay competitive in today’s always-on economy? Adopting a Jobs-as-Code approach can transform your business for agile application delivery and processes by avoiding rework and headaches related to your application delivery. In addition, Jobs-as-Code … [Read more...]