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The 2017 State of DevOps Research Report

Eric J. Bruno
This research report is based on a survey of over 300 IT professionals involved in DevOps, and is intended to highlight the current of state of DevOps practices as implemented in 2016, with an outlook for 2017.

Which Comes First: DevOps or Culture Change?

Eric J. Bruno
By now, most people in IT and product management understand DevOps. The power of DevOps, like Agile, is that there’s no strict rule set to follow, nor is there a standard to adhere to. It’s open to interpretation and adaptation according to your own corporate, customer, product, or cultural situation.

Ten Reasons to Move Dev-Test to the Cloud

Eric J. Bruno
A lot has been written about the cloud over the past few years, and rightfully so. Whether you're looking to extend an existing application or build something entirely new, using cloud-based resources can save you time and money. For example, you often only pay for the cloud resources you consume, but with peace of mind that additional capacity is there to meet spikes in demand.

How Containers Can Help Prevent the Next Cyber Attack

Eric J. Bruno
By now I’m sure you’ve heard of the Dyn outage that impacted large portions of the Web on Oct. 21, rendering some of the most popular websites unreachable. If not, there are plenty of write-ups that describe what happened. I won’t rehash the narrative here. What I would like to do, however, is discuss how this DDoS attack is bound to change the process of software deployment, as well as overall IT security standards — especially regarding the Internet of Things (IoT).