DevOps

Shifting Performance Testing Left

Delivering exceptional digital experiences are no longer optional for companies that want to compete. We all know this to be true, yet far too often companies view performance as reactive rather than proactive. For instance, the reactive approach means that they rely on front-end monitoring solutions to alert them to

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5 Ways to Reduce Server Response Times (TTFB)

Server bottlenecks aren’t typically the cause of slow load times, but this doesn’t mean that you are immune from server response times impacting your user’s experience. In fact, server load times can pose a threat to your website’s performance. If you haven’t yet devoted time to optimizing this area, now

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Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation

Digital transformation (DX) will help keep your business from stagnating, but it isn’t implemented the same across the board. Rather, implementing DX varies from company to company. That said, there are common factors among companies who successfully realize their DX goals: Acting quickly The ability to utilize data to drive

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Reducing Friction Between Developers and Operations

There is an age-old division between development and operations that still exists today. Because the two teams have different end goals, they can disagree when it comes time to implement changes.  This need not be the case, and such conflicts, if not managed and resolved, can strain the company.Development vs.

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Integration: The Key to Successful Work Flows

Your monitoring solution can be pretty useless if you can’t integrate it into your workflow in a meaningful way. To keep end users happy and to prevent performance slowdowns from reaching production, you’ll need to evolve the way you think about performance regressions. Just like functional regressions, they’re bugs that

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How to Monitor your Microservices

In the cutthroat world of digital business, we know that end users drive both innovation and the pace of development. And as end users demand faster response times with deeper functionality from their applications, developers have had to shift their conceptual model of architecture to begin implementing a more modular

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The Transformation of IT/Operations

There have been huge changes in the Information Technology and Operations (IT/Ops) sector recently. Most have to do with the element of control exerted by various parties over the infrastructure required to deploy a website or app. This article covers changes in how IT/Ops teams operate, what these teams are

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From IT/Ops to DevOps: Changes in the DevOps Landscape

From IT/Ops to DevOps With the move away from having dedicated, in-house Information Technology and Operations (IT/Ops) processes in favor of cloud computing comes the rise of DevOps. You can think of DevOps as a mashup between engineering and IT/Ops. Despite its relatively new status in the tech world, there

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Let’s Talk ChatOps

Source: Stephen Danelutti (LinkedIn Blogs) ChatOps, a term credited to GitHub, is an increasingly popular way of automating parts of the software development pipeline. By leveraging the power of modern chat applications like Slack and HipChat, the goal of ChatOps is to: Bring attention to tasks that happen without much

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5 Must Have Tools for Your DevOps Process

DevOps, a clipped compound of software development and information technology operations, is a software development philosophy that emphasizes collaboration between developers, testers, and IT staff through all phases of the software development life cycle using practices and tools that increases a company’s ability to deliver at a fast pace. Source:

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Continuous Deployment – Functional Testing in Production

Continuous deployment is a process of building, testing and deploying new versions of software frequently. This is done as code is being written and committed instead of pushing the changes all at once when all features are completed. To avoid failures while making these frequent changes to your live, production

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