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Anders Wallgren

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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 compliance. Securing Your Code View image on Twitter Follow Electric Cloud @electriccloud #Code quality hygiene is just as important to code security as rel... (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)

CD Automation | @DevOpsSummit #Agile #DevOps #ContinuousDelivery

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 governance? 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: This episode features: Dondee Tan... (more)

Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 51 – Artifact Repository

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)

Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 47 – Open Source and DevOps | #DevOps #OpenSource @DevOpsSummit

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 :     This episode features: Chris Stump Full stack Chicago Ruby on Rails developer who’s ... (more)