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April 06, 2017
Customers of AppDynamics say the Spring '17 release aligns with the trend to share tools and improve coordination between developers and IT operations.
March 31, 2017
Isaac Sacolick explains how two practices -- aligning agile development with IT operations, and improving data quality -- can help CIOs in driving digital transformation.
March 01, 2017
The Splunk partner program has been updated with a revised governance document and a new deal registration process, as the data analytics company seeks to drive channel sales.
February 17, 2017
AWS Lambda retains its lead, but IT ops pros are wise to keep new products on the radar, as the technology matures.
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An NMS provides real-time feedback about operations and performance. A CMDB maintains relationships between components of an environment. Should we have both? Continue Reading
DevOps is a process aimed at creating and updating applications quickly and, traditionally, it has lacked effective security controls. The software that was created too often contained vulnerabilities right from the start. Combining DevOps and security, or what is called DevSecOps, promises to solve this problem, reducing the time and effort required to fix security issues that could have been avoided altogether. An added bonus: DevSecOps promises to overturn longstanding views among some developers that security is an obstacle, not an aid, to good software development.
Beyond embedding security controls in the software development process, DevSecOps also involves using configuration management tools, monitoring logs and events, and performing vulnerability assessments. The end result is more secure applications and infrastructures.
This e-publication offers an in-depth look at what is involved in combining DevOps and security. Readers will come away with a deeper understanding of the promises DevSecOps offers and how it works.Continue Reading
These before and after DevOps adoption stories from real IT organizations yield insights into processes and tools, metrics for success and mistakes made. Continue Reading