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Adopting DevOps: Fail fast and try again

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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

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 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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5 Common Ops Mistakes You Should Catch Early

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In Devops, change is imminent but when poorly managed it can lead to these five common mistakes and further performance issues. Because DevOps centers around change, and consistent change at that, it's easy to encounter instability during a project. No one wants that, but avoiding it entirely is not possible. You see, in Ops we are constantly evolv...
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Featured Post: Hiring the Modern Programmer

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This article first appeared in Entrepreneur.com written by PSL's Laura Navarro.  With our ever-increasing technological dependence, modern society has placed a major premium on STEM careers and other technical backgrounds. This has rung especially true amidst the current talent shortage of programmers, data scientists and engineers. However, i...
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DevOps at Oracle Codes: An Interview with Sebastian Velez

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​ Sebastian Velez , Head of Technology at PSL, recently sat down with Oracle's Javed Mohammed at Oracle Code's Bogota to talk about DevOps.  Velez touches on the importance of creating a Devops culture at an organization and avoiding the temptation to create a siloed DevOps team.  Want to know more about DevOps?  Check out the follow...
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5 DevOps Challenges You Must Overcome During Adoption

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DevOps is now considered by many to be mainstream, which explains why DevOps Engineer is ranked #2 on Glassdoor's 50 Best Jobs in America list. But popular doesn't necessarily mean easy to adopt and implement. As more companies and organizations deploy common DevOps practices, there are just as many considering the prospect of doing so. Simply put,...
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What Does ‘Shifting Left’ In Software Development Mean?

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Continuous Testing and Continuous Deployment Drive a Left-Aligned Process In software development, the term "shift left" refers to the practice of placing quality at the top of the priority list, from day one. The idea is to eliminate potential surprises or problems that can arise without the appropriate testing at the end of the development cycle ...
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From Agile to DevOps

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When the Agile methodology revolution began in 2001, it called for Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan Over the past 16(!) years these tenants have spawned dramatic changes to software ...
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