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Positively Impacting Clients Through Thoughtful DevOps Implementation: Interview with Juan Ruiz


It’s been a little over a decade since DevOps started to make its way into the mainstream of software development. But rather than experience a wane in popularity, it’s become integral to different areas of the software development lifecycle. DevOps, it seems, is going the way of Agile with the percentage of companies having adopted or fully-immersed in DevOps climbing from 48% in 2017 to 50% 2018, and companies only just starting to or thinking about adopting DevOps going from 40% in 2017 to 36% in 2018. If you further consider the amount of companies that are leveraging offshore software development companies for their software projects, it becomes clear that software outsourcing perners need to share their clients’ level of DevOps expertise


Understanding DevOps As A Philosophy, Not Just A Framework

DevOps transitions can be challenging because they don’t just entail a new set of practices or tools used during the software development lifecycle, but a change in culture and mindset. Where historically the development and operations teams have worked separate, DevOps endeavors to bridge the gap through increased collaboration and shared ownership of a project at every step of the process. This understanding of DevOps as a philosophy is crucial to is success, as PSL’s senior DevOps engineer Juan Ruiz explains.


In this interview, Juan discusses his understanding of DevOps, how PSL approaches the process of implementing DevOpsrocess, and what makes PSL unique in terms of DevOps practices. He explains PSL’s particular mindset as a software outsourcing partner when it comes to approaching a client’s process and project to employ a DevOps mindset.

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DevOps Opportunities in Colombian Software Outsourcing

With its increasing popularity in the world of software outsourcing , DevOps has quickly become one of those trendy industry buzzwords that overshadow the nature of its true value. According to PSL's resident DevOps expert, Juan Ruiz, Colombia's software development talent pool has recently been driven by the buzzword instead of the cultural philos...
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Cutting Deployment Times by 50% and Infrastructure Costs by 30% with Devops

DevOps Case Study Results  Faster time to market, 50% reductionin deployment time Refactored cloud architecture 30% reduction in infrastructurecosts 30-40% less time in CI/CD pipeline,getting to a one-click deployment Team oversees 15+ applications,all productive Database migration of 400 millionrecords   Executive Summary ...
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PSL’s Daily Standup with Alejandro Calderon

We've been publishing these interviews in the hopes of giving you a glimpse into our fantastic nearshore software development workforce. These professionals are the heart and soul of PSL, and we love being able to share their expertise and their stories with our clients and the world! But rather than continue to tell you about them, we want you to ...
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The State of DevSecOps in 2019

In recent years there has been significant progress integrating security into software development lifecycles. However, software security is necessarily dynamic and evolving, which inevitably results in some fallbacks, too. The good news is that, as with any challenge, there are some positive lessons that can give us foresight into where DevSecOps ...
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Leverage DevOps to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation

Improving your business processes is an important aspect of digital transformations, but so is speed and efficiency. Here's how DevOps can help. Committing to a digital transformation is no longer an option for modern-day businesses - it's a necessity. Being able to constantly innovate and make use of newer technology not only helps companies impro...
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Adopting DevOps: Fail fast and try again

Adopting DevOps is no longer a matter of "if", but "when." With 50% of organizations implementing DevOps in 2017 , and no signs of slowing at an enterprise level in 2018, companies across all industries are looking to gain speed and agility through DevOps. But, the road to transition is anything but smooth as many teams are experiencing setbacks or...
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DevOps: Puppet's 2018 State of DevOps Report

 It's finally here! One of the largest and most comprehensive DevOps reports in the industry, the 2018 State of DevOps Report brought to you by Puppet and Splunk.  This year, the report is less about the state of DevOps and more about "how." While it is important to understand the industry, it's even more helpful to organizations if ...
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