Chris Riley is a bad coder turned DevOps analyst. His goal is to break the enterprise barrier to modern development. He can be found on Twitter @HoardingInfo
Logging is one of the many ways in which virtual machines fundamentally differ from Docker containers. It’s also an aspect of migrating to Docker that can be easy to overlook—but one that you absolutely need to plan for if you intend to get the most out of Dockerized infrastructure and from Docker logs.
AWS and Azure are the top two cloud vendors. While AWS has a larger market share, Azure boasts of a larger customer base among the top Fortune companies. While AWS had the first mover advantage, Azure was quick to catch up. With every new update, they keep up with each other, and there’s little that separates these two leading cloud service providers.
The delivery chain battleground is hardly gone. Developers still want IT to back off, and IT wants to make sure developers don’t break things. In many organizations that have embraced DevOps, the animosity has been drastically reduced, but the delegation of authority still exists — a boundary that both sides of the house protect with their lives.
The DevOps pipeline is a wonderful thing, isn’t it? It streamlines the develop-and-release process to the point where you can (at least in theory, and often enough in practice) pour fresh code in one end, and get a bright, shiny new release out of the other. What more could you want? That’s a trick question, of course. In the contemporary world of software development, nothing is the be-all, end-all, definitive way [...]
DevOps isn’t just about change — it’s about continuous, automated change. It’s about ongoing stakeholder input and shifting requirements;about rapid response and fluid priorities. In such a change-dominated world, how can the concept of change management mean anything? But maybe that’s the wrong question. Maybe a better question would be this: Can a change-dominated world even exist without some kind of built-in [...]