Two-Thirds of Feds Say DevOps Will Put Them in the Fast Lane to the Cloud
MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of
government IT, today announced the results of its new report, "The Agile
Advantage: Can DevOps Move Cloud to the Fast Lane?" The study, underwritten
by Accenture Federal Services, reveals that approximately two-thirds of Feds
say DevOps will help agencies shift into the cloud fast lane - improving IT
collaboration and migration speed. But help is needed, with 66 percent saying
that their agency needs to move IT services to the cloud faster to meet
mission and constituent needs.
The study examines the cultural and structural barriers to cloud adoption,
and potential DevOps impact. DevOps is a software development and IT
management method that brings software engineering, quality assurance, and IT
operations together as ... (more)
SYS-CON Media announced today that Mike Kavis's blog has exceeded 40,000
reads. Launched in March 2014, his popular blog feed on DevOps Journal covers
IT with a focus on cloud computing, DevOps and the Internet of Things. Mike
Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology
DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world
of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps
professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done.
Mike Kavis's blog can be bookmarked ▸ Here
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Containers: Don't Skeu Them Up. Use Microservices Instead
Skeuomorphism usually means retaining existing design cues in something new
that doesn't actually need them. However, the concept of skeuomorphism can be
thought of as relating more broadly to applying existing patterns to new
technologies that, in fact, cry out for new approaches.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Gordon Haff, Senior Cloud Strategy
Marketing and Evangelism Manager at Red Hat, will discuss why containers
should be paired with new architectural practices such as microservices
rather than mimicking legacy ser... (more)
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th
International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center
in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and
enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices -
computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by
2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next s... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices
Conference" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention
Center, Santa Clara, CA, and the "Third Containers & Microservices
Conference" will take place June 7-9, 2016, at Javits Center in New York
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest
throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Microservices focuses on the business and technology of the software
architecture design pattern, in which complex applications are composed of
small, in... (more)