devops - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21711 en 3 hot cloud concepts that can benefit all of IT http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/3-hot-cloud-concepts-can-benefit-all-of-it-236892?source=rss_devops <p>The term "cloud" has different meanings to different people. It's so broadly defined with so many meanings that it really does not mean much at all.</p> <p>However, several cloud concepts are gaining more interest, whether in cloud contexts or not. By focusing on these concepts, rather than the more general notion of cloud computing, you can get more value in your organization's technology, cloud and otherwise. Three concepts in particular stand out: devops, management and governance, and data analytics.</p> Cloud Computing devops Big Data IT Management Application Development Cloud Computing Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 236892 at http://www.infoworld.com App dev 2013: The winners and losers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/app-dev-2013-the-winners-and-losers-232916?source=rss_devops <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_screen.jpg" alt="The risks and rewards of the age of APIs" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: venimo</p> </em></div><p>The software development landscape in 2013 saw technologies like JavaScript rise to new heights while others -- Java, for example -- maintained their prominence out of sheer inertia.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology devops Microsoft Oracle Samsung Android Java Programming JavaScript Microsoft .Net PaaS Mobile Development Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 232916 at http://www.infoworld.com Devops can take data science to the next level http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/devops-can-take-data-science-the-next-level-227137?source=rss_devops <p>Big data is all about advanced analytics at extreme scales. Data scientists are, among many things, one of the key application developers for this new age. Quite often, the statistical models they build become production assets that must scale with performance commensurate to the volume, velocity, and variety of the business analytic workloads.</p> Big Data devops Big Data Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 James Kobielus 227137 at http://www.infoworld.com 5 pioneering paths for software development's new frontier http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/5-pioneering-paths-software-developments-new-frontier-218286?source=rss_devops <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Coding_hp.jpg" alt="5 pioneering paths for software development's new frontier" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Size (and mobility) matters.</p> Application Development devops Agile Development IT Management Application Development Development Tools Mobile Development Web Development Mon, 13 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 218286 at http://www.infoworld.com IBM snatches UrbanCode for devops prowess http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/ibm-snatches-urbancode-devops-prowess-216987?source=rss_devops <p>Sensing a need among its customers for faster software development, IBM has acquired UrbanCode, a provider of tools suited for the emerging practice of rapid software development called devops.</p> <p>UrbanCode's ARA (application release automation) software automates the process of delivering applications and application updates directly from development shops to end-devices such as mobile phones and servers. UrbanCode packaged its core ARA software as part of a devops integrated suite of tools for building, deploying, provisioning and releasing software packages.</p> The Industry Standard devops IBM Application Development Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:16:00 +0000 admin 216987 at http://www.infoworld.com Puppet or Chef: The configuration management dilemma http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/puppet-or-chef-the-configuration-management-dilemma-215279?source=rss_devops <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Performance_hp.jpg" alt="Puppet or Chef: The configuration management dilemma" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>For the last few years, the game plan around the office was simple. The CEO would say "faster" and the CTO would say "cloud." Everyone would nod and say, "Of course."</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Networking Open Source Software devops Network Management Systems Management Cloud Computing Data Center Networking Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 215279 at http://www.infoworld.com 5 ways devops can help companies crank out better code faster http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/5-ways-devops-can-help-companies-crank-out-better-code-faster-215270?source=rss_devops <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Coding_hp.jpg" alt="5 ways devops can help companies crank out better code faster" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Companies worldwide such as Pinterest, Google, Amazon Web Services, and the International Securities Exchange are cranking out code 30 times faster with 50 percent fewer failures by bringing <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/applicat Application Development devops Agile Development Application Development Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:08:58 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 215270 at http://www.infoworld.com Why application development is better in the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/why-application-development-better-in-the-cloud-211239?source=rss_devops <p>InfoWorld's own Paul Krill <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/cloud-app-dev-saves-developers-1-hour-of-every-8-210734">has the skinny around a recent Evans Data survey</a> that found developers are split on the benefits of building in the cloud.</p> <p>This is an important data point: One of the true "killer" use cases for cloud computing is app dev and test. The payback from using public cloud-based assets to build, test, and deploy applications is already compelling, but it will become immense in the near future.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing devops PaaS Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 211239 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware makes a play for developers with Pivotal Initiative http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/vmware-makes-play-developers-pivotal-initiative-208793?source=rss_devops <p>By grouping several big data, software development, and cloud efforts under a single operation, VMware and parent company EMC have developers and devops in mind, analysts say.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing devops Application Development PaaS Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Krill 208793 at http://www.infoworld.com PaaS promises devops in the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/paas-promises-devops-in-the-cloud-202686?source=rss_devops <p>Platform as a service is the fastest-growing area of cloud computing: Gartner forecasts the worldwide enterprise market for PaaS platforms will grow from $900 million in 2011 to $2.9 billion in 2016, representing a 26.6 percent rise each year.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing devops PaaS Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 202686 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft adds devops at Visual Studio launch http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/microsoft-adds-devops-visual-studio-launch-202186?source=rss_devops <p>Microsoft's formal introduction of <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/microsoft-visual-studio-2012-now-available-developers-200214">Visual Studio 2012</a> IDE today gives a nod to <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-gets-developers-and-admins-the-same-page-173460">devops</a> by enabling IntelliTrace, which lets users track issues in code. Application Development Data Center devops Development Environments Microsoft .Net Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Paul Krill 202186 at http://www.infoworld.com Electric Cloud CEO: We automate agile development http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/electric-cloud-ceo-we-automate-agile-development-187119?source=rss_devops <p>Before "devops" was a buzzword, Electric Cloud was offering a solution to help get developers and operations on the same page. The company's flagship product, Electric Commander, automates app dev workflows regardless of language or tools. As with many programming products and strategies these days, it endeavors to make the "agile" in <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/developer-world/agile-programming-10-years-did-it-deliver-761">agile development</a> real.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing devops Agile Development Application Development PaaS Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 187119 at http://www.infoworld.com If it's trendy, Visual Studio 11 will do it http://www.infoworld.com/t/development-environments/if-its-trendy-visual-studio-2011-will-do-it-187237?source=rss_devops <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_hp.jpg" alt="If it's trendy, Visual Studio 2011 will do it" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Microsoft's upcoming <a title="Visual Studio 2011: Developers' first reactions" href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/visual-studio-2011-developers-first-reactions-176797">Visual Studio 11 IDE</a>, which moves into beta release on Feb. Application Development HTML5 devops Microsoft Visual Studio Agile Development Development Environments HTML5 Microsoft .Net Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:58:28 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 187237 at http://www.infoworld.com Devops: IT's latest paper tiger http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-its-latest-paper-tiger-180482?source=rss_devops <p>These days, everybody seems to want to discuss <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-gets-developers-and-admins-the-same-page-173460">devops</a>. I wish I could. To do that, though, I'd have to know what we're talking about.</p> Application Development devops Agile Development IT Management Application Development IT Strategy Enterprise Application Integration Systems Management Consumerization of IT Thu, 01 Dec 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Neil McAllister 180482 at http://www.infoworld.com How devops can help speed application development http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/how-devops-can-help-speed-application-development-179983?source=rss_devops <p>Devops, an emerging concept in application development circles, is, at heart, a simple idea. It refers to the practice of aligning an organization's developmental environment more closely with its operational environment so developers will better know what changes to make to an application, based on performance metrics and feedback from administrators.</p> Application Development devops Application Development Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:00:00 +0000 admin 179983 at http://www.infoworld.com Why devops is no silver bullet for developers http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/why-devops-no-silver-bullet-developers-179372?source=rss_devops <p>Although the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-gets-developers-and-admins-the-same-page-173460">devops movement</a> is centered on reducing the friction between developers and operations teams and the ability for developers to deliver applications faster, neither outcome is possible without standardization. But are developers and operations teams ready to agree on standard environments?</p> Application Development Open Source Software devops Agile Development IT Strategy Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 179372 at http://www.infoworld.com 5 hot tech projects to boost your IT career http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-management/5-hot-tech-projects-boost-your-it-career-177927?source=rss_devops <p>Too many projects, too little time: That's the sad lament of many IT professionals who must constantly balance the needs of the enterprise against the desires of business users -- all while keeping a close eye on the newest technologies coming at them from every direction.</p> Application Development Big Data Mobile Technology Security devops Big Data IT Jobs Agile Development Disaster Recovery IT Management Application Development Data Mining IT Training Mobile Security Social Networking Business Intelligence Information Technology Careers Mon, 07 Nov 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 177927 at http://www.infoworld.com Devops gets developers and admins on the same page http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-gets-developers-and-admins-the-same-page-173460?source=rss_devops <p>Your developers want to deploy a variety of dev and test systems yesterday, and your IT admins don't have time to do all that work so quickly, and they don't want a motley collection of dev environments growing like fungus on IT's resources. That's where <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/rethinking-application-development-in-light-devops-970">devops</a> comes in.</p> Application Development Data Center devops Application Servers Application Testing IT Management Development Environments Development Tools Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 173460 at http://www.infoworld.com Devops and the great IT convergence http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/devops-and-the-great-it-convergence-171601?source=rss_devops <p>By now you've probably gotten wind of the phenomenon known as <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/rethinking-application-development-in-light-devops-970">devops</a>. It's a curious grassroots "movement" that has the general intent, as the name implies, to bridge the gap between app dev and operations. More and more, I see devops as a sign of the times for IT.</p> Application Development Data Center Virtualization devops Agile Development Application Development Virtualization Tue, 06 Sep 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 171601 at http://www.infoworld.com