Tag Archives: DevOps

Real DevOps Value vs Hype: Survey Highlights


Here’s a question for you: Does DevOps measure up to your expectations? Sure, several surveys in the last year or two have established DevOps as a hot trend. Even as DevOps adoption is on the rise, a look at the tools that software development and release teams use and their perceived value, reveals deeper DevOps trends. That’s why together with Devops.com, we recently conducted a survey to explore how real the DevOps promise is for enterprises.
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Breaking into DevOps: Can’t stop learning


Many friends ask me what it’s like in the startup world since joining here in May. I tell them it’s like a kid excited about a new Nintendo game release. Read More

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3 tips on building a tech career inside the Box


As a consumer of technology I find it very interesting how an application gets put together, then all of a sudden, boom, you’re playing a game on your phone or using a new application to make life less chaotic. It’s amazing the way technology is changing our society on a daily basis, and that is something I am proud to be part of. That’s also why I joined ElasticBox. Read More

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3 fundamental ways ElasticBox can impact your bottomline


Watching the women’s world cup final last weekend was thrilling. Of course it was fun to see the USA women’s team win the soccer championship (football for those living outside of the US). Having coached my son’s soccer team for many years, I was awed by the team’s mastery of soccer fundamentals and appreciated how much drilling and practice led them to the championship. Read More

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The cloud application cycle is broken — can it be fixed?

Cloud application lifecycle is broken

I’ve had the honor of sitting in the same room with many customers and prospects who share their business models and technology challenges. In the exact words of one of our customers, “Our cloud deployment is a horrendous process.” From others, “Our developers work in their own private cloud, and they send us the release code and it takes us days to weeks to get it running in production.”

Doesn’t the cloud promise faster, more agile development with reduced costs? Why then isn’t this promise being fulfilled at most companies adopting DevOps and cloud? Read More

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Take our DevOps survey & win cool prizes!


Do you have strong opinions about DevOps? Weigh in to win fabulous prizes. Ten minutes is all it takes. Read More

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Secrets to win over DevOps buyers

Buying process

In its recent report, Tech Go-to-Market: How to Win With DevOps Buyers, Gartner Research looks at the buying process of DevOps-centered organizations. And Gartner makes an important point. For technology providers to sell to organizations with a DevOps culture, traditional sales approaches don’t fly. In fact, developers and operations teams—whose synergy we collectively call DevOps—eschew traditional marketing and sales pitches. They are so technically discerning that they sniff out marketing lingo from a real product offering. The real danger is they can shun a product forever when it comes from marketing or sales channels. So what’s the best way to win over DevOps teams? Read More

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What’s the cost of build versus buy DevOps?


Nearly every business today relies on faster, innovative technology to succeed in the marketplace. How about the coffee you drink, or the movie you’re watching, or the phone on which you’re watching it? Name every business or walk of life. You can argue that technology serves to make it better. If DevOps helps deliver the best services and experiences to you, then should companies making the coffee, movies, and phones also make their own DevOps solutions? Read More

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60 best open source tools to do DevOps


Don’t you love free stuff? When it comes to automation, open source tools are coveted because they attract support from the developer community. So we compiled a list of the best. Take a look. Read More

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The one where all the deployments stall


In the first episode of the DevOps story, DChip CEO Phoebe gave Chandler an ultimatum to move out of AWS into their datacenter on OpenStack. Does Chandler succeed? Read More

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