The future of pharmaceutical companies is changing. From new ways to develop and extend the use of drugs, to direct patient communication, digital pharma is coming. Many industries have seen a surge in digital business models, but pharma has generally been seen as lagging, burdened by regulation, economic factors and traditional processes.
Flux7 CEO Aater Suleman will be speaking at DevOps Days Austin Monday and Tuesday May 4-5, 2015. Aater's presentation, titled "IT Process Orchestration with Jenkins" is during the Ignite block on May 5th, starting at 12:45. See the full program here.
If you are a technology firm, involved in the creation of software, whether it be robust enterprise-level specialized applications, mass-market consumer-level computer programs, or apps that can be used on mobile devices, DevOps is the most efficient and productive way for you to organize all the stages of your product development.
The technological world is always changing. In fact, technology is moving at such a rapid pace that a recent trend has been constant pressure on digital businesses to deliver more software updates more frequently. It’s now common for apps, software and even operating systems, like Windows and iOS, to have small weekly updates, rather than previous process of implementing major new changes every year or so.
Last Saturday, I was talking with one of our Attune customers about their needs and that led to a very useful conversation on the improvements we can make to our Attune package. The customer expressed some features that would be useful for them and I decided that we need to implement those features in Fluxboard (™), our visual dashboard that helps organizations to own their IT. But it got me thinking about papercuts, and how DevOps can be thought of as the business practice of paying attention to the papercuts.
At the New York Times, one intern recently learned a painful lesson: It can take a long time to set up a development environment. In this case, about two weeks.
Having a DevOps approach for application or product development is like H2O to your organization. It’s a basic need to live long and prosper.
Yes, DevOps is like H2O:
High-quality bug-free apps and products
Heights of innovation
And a lot more to be honest!
In previous posts, Understanding Chef Basics with 3Q’s and Delving into More Chef Basics, we started you on a journey to become better acquainted with Chef elements, their functions, node objects, policies and cookbooks.
Now that you likely have the fundamentals of Chef in your pantry, today, let’s start cooking with Chef.
Last week, RackSpace announced its intention to remove unmanaged cloud service offerings. You can read about it here: Where does IaaS fit into the managed Cloud.