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Read the full blog here.   In a recent Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) video podcast, expert panelists discussed DevOps for databases. Our expert panel included: Brady Byrd, DevOps evangelist; Himanshu Chhetri, CTO at Addteq; Pete Grant, solutions architect at Cloud BI; Robert Reeves, CTO and co-founder at Datical; and, our very own Anders Wallgren and Sam Fell. During the episode, the panelists discussed challenges for building, testing and deploying database changes and patterns and best practices for reliably deploying DBs as part of your CD pipeline. Continue reading for the full recap of insights from the discussion! ... (more)

Break the monolith! Loosely coupled architecture brings DevOps success

Speed and stability are the keys to unlocking high-performing DevOps capabilities. Loosely coupled, microservice-oriented architecture helps you achieve both. Puppet and DORA’s State of DevOps Report keeps growing. The report aims to show the changes and growth across DevOps in the enterprise this past year and to help IT leaders understand the trends in the industry. In fact, in the four years Puppet has published the report, there have been over 25,000 responses from people working across all industries and verticals — not just tech companies, but highly regulated industries l... (more)

How To: Canary Deployments with ElectricFlow

The original post can be found here.   Aiming to make the most nail biting part of software releases – deployments – as boring, repeatable and push-button as possible, ElectricFlow boasts the industry’s most robust deployment automation feature set. The platform provides several out-of-the-box ways to deploy applications that are designed to take the stress, guess work, and complex, one-off, scripting out of the equation. These include deployment options such as Smart Deploy, staging artifacts, and automatic error handling or process branching, as well as advanced deployment str... (more)

Mobile Apps and Continuous Delivery By @Anders_Wallgren | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Continuous Discussions (#c9d9): Episode 30 Recap - Mobile Apps and Continuous Delivery Earlier this morning on #c9d9 we discussed how Mobile CI and CD is different: How consumer expectations and the release process into the App Store affect your CI pipeline (and also: when will Apple enable developers to support true Continuous Delivery of their mobile apps?) How is testing for mobile different, and how the growth in testing cycles for the different target devices influences your processes, as well as the design of your application? How does your code review changes? What does Mo... (more)

CD Automation | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #IoT #ContinuousDelivery

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 CD. A theme has emerged during the discussion: how do you standardize... (more)