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The Journey to Enterprise DevOps: Process Change and Other Thorny Issues Many people recognize DevOps as an enormous benefit - faster application deployment, automated toolchains, support of more granular updates, better cooperation across groups. However, less appreciated is the journey enterprise IT groups need to make to achieve this outcome. The plain fact is that established IT processes reflect a very different set of goals: stability, infrequent change, hands-on administration, and alignment with ITIL. So how does an enterprise IT organization implement change to achieve DevOps outcomes? Bernard Golden sat down with Andi Mann, VP in the Office of Strategic Solutions at CA Technologies to address this thorny problem in a recent Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat. Andi and Bernard discussed topics such as: How does DevOps get started - top-down or bottom-up? Who sho... (more)

Ruxit Docker Support Now in Beta | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Containers

By Guido Deinhammer Docker containers have become hugely popular for automating application deployment and isolating application processes. Monitoring is however still problematic. Yes, Docker provides APIs for monitoring CPU and memory at the container level, but let’s face it—who really cares about container health? It’s what’s running inside containers that matters to users and require monitoring. And now, with Docker support provided by Ruxit, that’s exactly what you get. Ruxit offers a zero-configuration approach to the automatic monitoring of the contents of Docker contain... (more)

Forking Hell, Why Unification Matters By @ABridgwater | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Leaving aside (most of) the deeper technical details of the situation, an interesting development occurred in the open source community this week. Under the auspices of The Linux Foundation, a new ‘neutral' coding community emerged as a result of the coming together of the Node.js and io.js developer groups who will now collaborate to merge their respective code bases. Forking machinations The smaller io.js group was formed to be a ‘fork' as a result of higher-level vendor machinations and lower-level developer incongruities. Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runt... (more)

Deploy and Release with @SerenaSoftware | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

"DevOps is really about the business. The business is under pressure today, competitively in the marketplace to respond to the expectations of the customer. The business is driving IT and the problem is that IT isn't responding fast enough," explained Mark Levy, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Serena Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit (http://DevOpsSummit.SYS-CON.com), held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Serena Software supports DevOps and Continuous Delivery by providing application deployment automation and sof... (more)

Top 11 Misconceptions About APIs By @PaulSBruce | @DevOpsSummit #API #DevOps

by Paul Bruce APIs permeate the connected world, used by technical and non-technical professionals alike. At some point, we all work with APIs, building them, selling them, maintaining them and consuming them. With so many viewpoints and opinions, misconceptions can quickly emerge, clouding the decision-making process and hindering execution of improvements to the business of API delivery. This article focuses on dispelling some of the most common myths around the API lifecycle, so that you don't fall at the mercy of misinformation in your own process. The points in this articl... (more)

Sponsorship Opportunities | @CloudExpo #IoT #DevOps #Linux #Containers #Microservices

17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Download Show Prospectus ▸ Here Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some form of XaaS - software, platform, and in... (more)

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Internet of Things (IoT) will be a hybrid ecosystem of diverse devices and sensors collaborating with operational and enterprise systems to create the next big application. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at th...