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Financial Services Industry and the Adoption of Cloud Computing: An Introduction

Cloud computing is the new kid on the block that everyone is talking about. Introduced as a conceptual ‘Intergalactic Computer Network’ in the 1960s, it was only in the late 1990s that the technology became mainstream. The past decade has seen a lot of industries moving to a cloud based infrastructure. Financial Services Industry (FSI), however, has been one of the slower adopters of cloud computing services.

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Benefits Of DevOps: More Than Just A Technical Advantage

DevOps today is known as a process that helps software driven organizations speed up their delivery timelines. From a niche development process, a decade ago, to a full blown robust practice today, DevOps has been adopted by over 25% of the Global 2000 companies. The technical benefits of DevOps have been talked about a lot. Faster development cycles, lower failure rates, faster time to market etc are well known.

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Deployment Pipeline

Anyone who has worked in the software industry will tell you that writing code is just one part of the development process. The code, so written, needs to go through a host of checks and measures before being given a thumb up for deployment. Deployment to a production server is another process in itself – taking anywhere from a week to months’ time.

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Feed back loops in DevOps

As software owners we want to make our systems safer by creating fast, frequent and high-quality information flow throughout our value stream. Feedback loops are one of them. The core idea behind such loops is that ‘Everyone should be able to see the results of the latest build or processes that impact that build, and take quick corrective action’. While problems are in their nascency, remediation is smaller, cheaper, and easier to fix. Newt Global’s DevOps framework provides for the prime four feedback mechanism coverage, viz, Unit Testing, SIT, Performance testing and MTTR. Read on to know more what tools are best in each of these areas.

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Measurable output in DevOps

It’s said that ‘If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It’. In any case, how would you quantify behaviour or mind-set? Therein lies the challenge with measuring DevOps. DevOps is about a mind-set – a culture that is comprised of procedures and practices that bring operations team and development team together inside an organization to develop and deploy software, with most extreme productivity, efficiency and insignificant intrusions.

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3 Pillars of Agile

“Our team is already agile”- This statement is commonly heard but

What is it referred to?

What are the 3major pillars of Scrum?

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Is Test Automation new?

No, It’s nothing new. It existed in a primitive form in the old “green screen” days for 20+ years.
Many early adopters attempted to apply automation to applications-under-development but found themselves spending more time developing and maintaining automated test scripts than they did manual testing.

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Why horizontal teams facilitate DevOps

In any DevOps transformation there are 3 key aspects which are directly related to agility which impact achieving business objectives. These are collaboration, process re-engineering and continuous skill enhancement and all of these aspects span multiple domains.

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ROI of DevOps

“We’re not prepared to retool from “old IT” to “cloud IT” and DevOps.”
“I can’t find the budget to learn whole new domains of technical knowledge, new processes and approaches to solving problems.”

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What Tools can be made as a part of DevOps team?

DevOps is all about Time to market. Bringing incremental changes to production and experiment on a continuous basis to figure out what works and what doesn’t. In short massive technical capabilities to fail fast fail cheap.

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Webinar : Docker Tri Series

Docker started out in 2012 as an open source project, originally named dotcloud, to build single-application Linux containers. Since then, Docker has become an immensely popular development tool, increasingly used as a runtime environment. Few, if any technologies have caught on with developers as quickly as Docker.

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Transforming into DevOps Mindset

If you are still working in a traditional working environment, one would observe an application developer awareness of software development life cycle activities include standard phases: requirement gathering, analysis, design, coding, and testing (unit, integration, user and system). Awareness of these phases traditionally does not put developers into a position where he thinks about how the software

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DevOps: How not to Fail?

According to Gartner, by 2016 25% of Global 2000 companies will use DevOps. But just because everyone is using it, should you jump in the race too? But if you choose to, then there are certain things that you must be aware to get the maximum out of it. More than what you should do, this article is about what you shouldn’t. In my next article I will mention the factors pertaining to the success

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DevOps as Business Function

Most DevOps adoption discussion today are still starting with tools and talks of automation. What do I use to automate to start my DevOps journey rather than actually understanding and digging, why there is a need for DevOps, even DevOps is being sold as productivity and efficiency gainer. DevOps is being sold by companies having product or may be service portfolios showcasing quantified facts involving

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DevOps-as-a-Service…Is it Tool or Process?

Most DevOps adoption discussion today are still starting with tools and talks of automation. What do I use to automate to start my DevOps journey rather than actually understanding and digging, why there is a need for DevOps, even DevOps is being sold as productivity and efficiency gainer. DevOps is being sold by companies having product or may be service portfolios showcasing quantified facts involving

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