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The hidden benefits of Docker for QA

Docker and containers can make QA testing easier, faster, and more effective

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First look: Chef’s Habitat puts automation in the app

By packaging configuration and runtime requirements with the app, Habitat decouples automation from the infrastructure

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The story of a 'System frickin' Administrator, not developer, you hear me?'

In this new DevOps world, traditional system administrators have to up their game and learn more about development. Some have made the shift willingly, but some are holding onto their roots and not letting go

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Career road map: Making a career in devops

Eric Sigler, head of devops for PagerDuty, talks about his career and what gets him out of bed in the morning

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Review: Ansible shows the beef

Ansible 2 eases configuration management, while boosting playbooks, modules, and Windows support

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Rugged devops: Build security into software development

Devops improved software development and deployment. Rugged devops brings together security pros, developers, and operations to deliver better application security faster

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5 common pitfalls of CICD -- and how to avoid them

What's the secret to devops success? Start with continuous integration and continuous deployment

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Google's infrastructure for everyone else

By promoting containers as the building blocks of infrastructure, Google is hoping to leapfrog over Amazon to become the infrastructure setup of the future. Their advertisement campaign for Google Cloud Engine also points to this goal....

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GitHub extender ZenHub throws open the doors on its free tier

Revamped free tier lets teams of up to five people use all of ZenHub's GitHub-integrated project management services, whether via public or private GitHub repositories

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Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

Devops and cloud computing go together like chocolate and peanut butter, but you can have one without the other

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Shippable debuts all-in-one app lifecycle management

New Shippable rev provides universal scripting for building, testing, and deploying apps, eliminating the need to create workflows from scratch


Automate, integrate, collaborate: Devops lessons for security

Devops is transforming application development; the same principles of automation, integration, and collaboration can vastly improve security as well

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Review: Chef 12 fires up devops

A rich dev and test toolchain, collaborative end-to-end workflow, and improved Windows support put Chef in a league of its own

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Save the whale: Docker rightfully shuns standardization

The Open Container Project wants to standardize Docker the old-fashioned way: by committee. The pushback from Docker delivers a compelling counterpoint

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Devs love containers -- and ops should, too

Docker containers have dramatically improved the efficiency of software development, and now pioneering ops folks are starting to see the benefits

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5 keys to conquering container security

Containers present a golden opportunity to bake security into development and operations processes; let’s seize it

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Do developers really care about security?

InfoWorld talks with GitHub's Jamesha Fisher about the cultural shifts necessary for baking security early into the devops process

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3 key factors missing from your cloud business case

Don't ignore these 3 major considerations when justifying a cloud effort

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