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.
"DevOps is not a tool. DevOps involves the human element. It’s about efficient collaboration between the ops and dev teams. DevOps is a process. DevOps is a culture."
Haven’t you already heard enough of this? I know ... right!
It’s kitchen time again. Put that Chef hat on and let’s check out some more cool stuff.
In our last post “Part 1: Understanding Chef Basics with 3 ‘Wh’ Q’s,” I bundled a whole lot of Chef ingredients. (That features for you lay Chefs.)