One of our recent Continuous Discussion (#c9d9) podcast episodes focused on
best practices around the tenets of DevOps and Security.
Our expert panel included: Andreas Wittig, author of “Amazon Web Services
in Action” and software engineer, speaker, teacher and consultant; Dave
Bechberger, a senior architect and developer at Expero; J. Paul Reed, an
internationally recognized speaker on DevOps, release engineering, and
operations complexity; Martin Cron, principal engineer at
WiserCare; Sukhbir Dhillon, founder of Addteq; and our very own Anders
Wallgrenand Sam Fell.
During the episode, we discussed how DevOps can help secure your code,
environments and processes, as well as how it can help improve visibility and
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Earlier this week, we hosted a Continuous Discussion (#c9d9) on Continuous
Delivery (CD) automation and orchestration, featuring expert panelists Dondee
Tan, Test Architect at Alaska Air, Taco Bakker, a LEAN Six Sigma black belt
focusing on CD, and our own Sam Fell and Anders Wallgren.
During this episode, we discussed the differences between CD automation and
orchestration, their challenges with setting up CD pipelines and some of the
common chokepoints, as well as some best practices and tips for implementing
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Automation is a critical component of DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
This morning on #c9d9 we discussed CD Automation and how you can apply
Automation to accelerate release cycles, improve quality, safety and
What is the difference between Automation and Orchestration? Where should you
begin your journey to introduce both? What tools should you use? How do you
make it more efficient? What are the challenges and choke-points of CD
pipelines, in terms of tooling, culture, visibility, control, and more?
Watch the replay of the episode:
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This morning on #c9d9 we discussed how your Artifact Repository comes into
play in your DevOps and software release processes.
Versioning everything is an important prerequisite – and a predictor –
for your DevOps success and IT performance. Versioning is crucial both
forsource code, for binaries, and for your processes.
The State of the DevOps Reports have consistently shown that version control
is one of the top two predictors of deployment lead time, deployment
frequency and MTTR, as well as high job satisfaction. Interestingly, version
control ofproduction artifact is even a ... (more)
This morning on #c9d9 we talked about Open Source and DevOps.
Open Source software is everywhere. Many of us are using open source tools to
build our products, and many more have open source components inside of our
product’s code and our infrastructure.
What are the benefits of using Open Source? What are the challenges for
enterprise pipelines? How does DevOps help mitigating the risks- such as
quality concerns, security concerns, legal concerns, and more.
Watch the replay of the episode :
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