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Containers and Kubernetes in the DevOps Value Stream

While there is no standard definition of DevOps, I think most people agree that a major goal of DevOps is to improve value by reducing lead times and removing bottlenecks in software ...
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Containers and Kubernetes For Continuous Testing

Software services architected as microservices, packaged in containers, and orchestrated with Kubernetes changes the game for continuous testing because of the excellent alignment with the five tenets of continuous testing. The DevOps ...
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Kubernetes Supports Nine Pillars of SRE

According to the DevOps Institute site reliability engineering (SRE) is a discipline and a role that incorporates aspects of software engineering and applies them to infrastructure and operations problems to create ultra-scalable ...
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Kubernetes Enables DevOps-as-a-Service (DaaS)

DaaS is DevOps capabilities made available to users through portals and APIs, on demand. In my earlier blog, Measuring the Value of DevOps-as-a-Service, I explained that a DaaS blueprint has four layers, ...
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7 Principles of DevSecOps With Kubernetes

In my article, “9 Pillars of Engineering DevOps With Kubernetes,” I explain that continuous security is a core pillar of every well-engineered DevOps. As indicated in the white paper, “From the Node ...
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Kubernetes is a Perfect Fit With DevOps Culture

In my article, 9 Pillars of Engineering DevOps With Kubernetes, I explain that collaborative culture is a core pillar of well-engineered DevOps. DevOps favors cultures that are highly collaborative, continuous learning environments ...
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Engineering DevOps With K8s: Leadership Best Practices

IT leaders need to update their own skills and practices to successfully lead transformations during the Kubernetes revolution that is currently dominating journeys to well-engineered DevOps solutions. I indicated in my prior ...
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9 Pillars of Engineering DevOps With Kubernetes

I like to use the word “pillar” to describe major “immovable” structural parts of DevOps. Much like a pillar, a column of a building that helps hold the structure up, a DevOps ...
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9 Pillars of Containers Best Practices

While it is true you can easily “containerize” nearly any software quite quickly, this alone will not realize the benefits of an effective container deployment. Those who are serious about containers will ...