Talking DevOps with Gene Kim
Our guest on the podcast this week is Gene Kim, DevOps expert and author
of The Phoenix Project.
We get a sneak peek into Gene’s latest project, the DevOps Cookbook.
By studying over 14,000 IT professionals, he observed that high-performing
organizations are 2.5 times more likely than their peers to exceed
profitability, market share, and productivity goals.
We discuss how leaders can bring together Development, Test, IT Operations,
and Information Security to maximize organizational learning, increase
employee satisfaction, and win in the marketplace.
Podcast: DevOps Gaining Support From The Bottom Up with John Willis
Enterprise Initiatives Episode: Our guest on the podcast this week is John
Willis, Founder and VP of Customer Enablement at SocketPlane. We discuss the
effort needed to implement a grassroots DevOps initiative.
Listen in to find out how to gain the essential support of leaders for your
project. (Make sure you have both headphones in to hear the full audio of
HashiCorp Launches First Commercial DevOps Product
HashiCorp, a San Francisco-based start-up founded in 2012, has recently
released its first commercial product, called Atlas. HashiCorp is known by
many people as the creator of a number of open-source tools that assist in
developing, deploying, and maintaining applications. One major challenge for
IT shops is that so many tools are required to automate the building and
delivery of software that engineers spend far too much time trying to tie all
of these tools together, which takes away time from working on business
requests. In... (more)
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new hot buzzword and like most buzzwords,
its purpose and definition are grossly misunderstood. When some people hear
the term IoT they immediately associate it with a refrigerator reminding us
to order milk or our Fitbit wearable device tweeting how we just "crushed a
4.1 mile run".
Neither of those use cases are very compelling to most of us which makes it
hard to fathom how experts can predict that by 2020 there will be greater
than a one trillion dollar market that vendors will be trying to claim a
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Unicorns, Horses, ITIL, and Enterprise DevOps
“DevOps” is one of those buzzwords that means everything and nothing at
the same time.
It is like the words “cloud,” “architecture,” and “Internet of
Things”—terms so vague they lead to endless debates between IT people.
DevOps seems to take this verbal sparring to a new level. On top of arguing
over what it means, people also debate the proper method for delivering
DevOps. Notice that “method” is singular, as if there were only one way
to do it.
The following three topics are heavily debated amongst DevOps practitioners,