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Technology has a well-deserved reputation for creating and then promoting digital trends, some of which are aligned to real change, while many are more hype than reality. A few examples of real trends that have shaped technology delivery over the past few years include the rise of Agil...
A few years ago, if you would have asked me to define DevOps, my answer would have sounded something like “Mumble mumble automation, mumble, automation, mumble mumble, infrastructure-as-code, mumble mumble, strategery.” Thinking that DevOps equated to automation had mostly to do with ...
DevOps is good for organizations. According to the soon to be released State of DevOps Report high-performing IT organizations are 2X more likely to exceed profitability, market share, and productivity goals. But how do they do it? How do they use DevOps to drive value and differentiat...
As organizations abandon the waterfall method of software development for Agile, many are stuck in what Hasan Yasar terms Water-Scrum-Fall. That is, the organization […] The post From Water-Scrum-Fall to DevSecOps appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: 10 Tips for In...
Over the past few years, the rise of the DevOps movement has led to a significant increase in developer productivity and accelerated the pace […] The post What DevOps Means for Software Security appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: Backstage with Andrew Phillips C...
Implementing DevOps effectively has become one of the most impactful IT initiatives a large enterprise can do. Delivering a better customer experience through software, […] The post XebiaLabs Welcomes Nicole Forsgren, DevOps Measurement Expert appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. R...
We do a lot of software projects at Xebia Software Development (not to be confused with XebiaLabs). We work most of the time at […] The post 8 Characteristics of Successful Software Projects appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: 7 Agile Practices You Can Apply In A ...
Gianna has joined Avidoo Inc., a productivity platform, as a senior software engineer. In a kick-off meeting with the rest of her team, she […] The post The Microservices Paradox appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: Tracking the Dev/QA Cycle with XL Release How IN...
If you ever travel, chances are you’ve gone to Expedia.com to check out hotel, flight, car and other options. One of the first online […] The post Expedia Gives Developers Self-service Deployments appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: How to Manage Application Depen...
Release Management tools are not something I normally look at since I am more on the development side of things than on the release […] The post A Day of Firsts: Adventures with XebiaLabs’ XL Release appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: Insane in the Mainfram...
False positive security test results — in which errors are flagged that aren’t truly errors — are a bane to software delivery, throwing up unnecessary […] The post Moving DevOps Security Left While Managing False Positives appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Rela...
Almost every organization is being pressured to respond more quickly to changes in the market. As development and operations professionals, supporting this business imperative […] The post How Feedback Loops Make It Safe to Deploy to Production appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. ...
Companies of all kinds, from large financial firms to major airlines and retailers, have used XL Deploy for years to dramatically increase their production […] The post XL Deploy v7.0 Speeds Up Software Deployment with New UI appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: Wh...
You receive hundreds of emails daily. What do you do? Ignore them. There are too many to sort through and it’s overwhelming. Delete them […] The post Real-time, Customizable Release Notifications in v7.0 appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: v7.0 Delivers an Improve...
The DevOps and Continuous Delivery community is abuzz with excitement over the 7.0 release of the XebiaLabs DevOps Platform. The latest software update includes a […] The post Why People Are Talking About the XebiaLabs 7.0 DevOps Release appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related...
We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day for the DevOps Leadership Summit, which took place on Tuesday, June 20th at the Battery Wharf […] The post The DevOps Leadership Summit 2017 Wrap Up appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: DevOps Intelligence Changes the...
We’re kicking off the summer with a brand new release of the XebiaLabs DevOps Platform! Version 7.0 delivers a little sunshine to both technical […] The post v7.0 Delivers an Improved DevOps Experience to Diverse Users and Teams appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: ...
It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already since last year’s XebiaLabs DevOps Leadership Summit! Our 2017 Summit—another sold-out event—will take place tomorrow […] The post XebiaLabs DevOps Leadership Summit 2017 is Tomorrow! appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: ...
At XebiaLabs, we take pride in leading through example, building DevOps tools with the expertise from our own DevOps organization. But we also know […] The post We Need You for the XebiaLabs User Panel appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: How to Automate the Databa...
Headquartered in Switzerland, Swissquote is a large bank that has been operating since 1990. It serves over 300,000 customers worldwide and has locations in […] The post Swissquote Deploys Orders of Magnitude Faster appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: 6 Reasons Why XL ...
We typically only talk DevOps on this blog, but who are the people behind XebiaLabs? From musicians to hockey players to skydivers you’ll find […] The post XL Employee Delivers Big on MasterChef appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: No related posts.
You took the plunge into DevOps, starting with automating part of your software delivery process. The results have been great—less manual work, more efficiency. […] The post 8 Mistakes You Can Avoid Using DevOps Intelligence appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: DevOps I...
Every so often, I hear that you don’t need deployment automation tools when working with Docker. However, speaking for one of those tools—XL Deploy—I […] The post Using XL Deploy and Docker Together: 5 Benefits for Enterprises appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: ...
Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP) is Norway’s largest insurance company, delivering safe and competitive financial and insurance services to the public sector, enterprises associated with the public sector and their employees. KLP’s completely manual deployment processes demanded a ...
A few days back, I discovered a new Docker feature—multi-stage builds. The multi-stage build feature helps you create thin Docker images by making it […] The post Multi-stage Docker Image Build for Java Applications appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Microservices and...
When organizations see that a new methodology, sales channel or technology is doing well for a competitor or in the industry at large, there […] The post Why DevOps May Be Wrong for Your Organization  appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: How to Reap the Rewards of DevOp...
IT organizations are relying more and more on using release orchestration tools instead of tracking their software releases using programs like Excel, Google Docs, and PowerPoint. Much of the popularity of release orchestrators can be attributed to their versatility — they’re extremely...
You can find a lot of cool Docker utilities on the web. Most of these are open source and available on Github. Over the […] The post 5 Docker Utilities You Should Know appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Microservices and the Revival of Software Design Dropping Artifa...
Five and a half million Dutch citizens depend on the availability of Sociale Verzekeringsbank’s (SVB) applications to pay their benefits checks. SVB knew from previous attempts that trying to deliver a reliable system using a big bang, “waterfall” approach did not work. SVB’s release p...
Organizations across every industry are upgrading core technology platforms to accelerate software delivery. In addition, heavily regulated industries like Insurance demand strict practices to […] The post DevOps at NJM Insurance appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Sim...
Much of the interest and growth in DevOps comes from the world of startup and fast growing digital companies, such as Netflix or Etsy. […] The post Does DevOps Apply to You? appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Hidden Software Development Costs That Crush Your Bottom Li...
Shared values, if you’re doing it right, doom and gloom if you’re not. Previously, system administrators frequently were responsible for security: applying patches, building firewalls, […] The post DevOps and Security: From the Trenches to Command Centers appeared first on XebiaL...
IT organizations are relying more and more on using release orchestration tools instead of tracking their software releases using programs like Excel, Google Docs, […] The post Who Needs Release Orchestration and Why? appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Hidden Software...
Imagine a world where product owners, Development, QA, IT Operations, and Infosec work together, not only to help each other, but also to ensure that the overall organization succeeds. By working toward a common goal, they enable the fast flow of planned work into production (e.g., per...
The need to continuously launch new software is at the core of the transportation industry today. Air France-KLM recognized this need early as they […] The post DevOps at Air France-KLM appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: 3 July Webinars You Can’t Afford To Miss ...
Getting started is often the largest hurdle with any major project. Research, theory, and discussions are like the 30ft boat taking you and your team from the shore to a seemingly random point in the ocean where you will strap on your diving suit and plunge backward into the depths we’...
As with two other big trends in digital delivery over the past decade or so—‘Cloud’ and ‘Agile’—the awareness and expectation of DevOps can be […] The post 6 Steps to Hiring and Retaining Great DevOps Talent appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: XebiaLabs Launches The Pe...
Ask any IT person from the financial sector about SOX requirements and they’ll probably use some colorful language about how much time and money it sucks away. According to the 2016 Sarbanes-Oxley compliance survey by global consultant Protiviti, the average annual internal cost of SOX...
XL Release is a great help to teams in planning and tracking the progress of their software releases. With XL Release, teams can check whether […] The post XL Release 6.2: A Better Experience for Release Managers appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Better Release Orche...
You know how to spot when a release is in trouble. You see delays, tasks failing, overdue deliverables, etc., and know that you need […] The post Introducing Release Risk Intelligence in XL Release 6.2 appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: XebiaLabs Top-Ranked for Strate...