DevOps

Expert insights on the practice of DevOps

2020 Tech Trend: Teams, not superstars, are the high performers

Developing high-performing teams will be the focus of many enterprises in 2020. Companies will confront the fallacy that pace is what unlocks the company’s full potential and recognize that how the company organizes its people and information flow is what determines performance. Organizing for a dynamic and complex environment requires a much different structure than […]

2020 Tech Trend: Designing systems for machines instead of people

For businesses to be agile and respond quickly to changing market conditions, they need to provide business users with real-time and near-time operational data. That means harnessing data from devices and tackling the latency challenge. In 2020, we will see more organisations shift their design thinking from services and systems for people to services and […]

Clouds and containers are not all about what’s new and hot

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This past Spring at London’s OpenInfra Days UK 2019, Mark Shuttleworth, executive chairman at Canonical and creator of Ubuntu Linux, said in a keynote, “I believe OpenStack is important. It’s become trendy to say: ‘I’m skipping OpenStack and going straight to Kubernetes.’ It’s like skipping salad and going straight to steam – they both solve […]

Race against the IndyCar pros with fan app from DXC and Team Penske

It’s one thing to play a race car simulation game or to watch an IndyCar Series race on television. But what if you could enter your own car in a simulation and compete against professional drivers in an actual race in real time? That’s the exciting concept behind a new fan engagement app that was […]

Les fondamentaux d’une plateforme digitale

Les entreprises qui réussissent aujourd’hui s’appuient sur une plateforme digitale (digital business platform) comme socle de toutes leurs applications. Une plateforme digitale offre l’agilité nécessaire pour construire de nouvelles applications, et en assurer la maintenance dynamique. À quoi ressemblent ces plateformes ? Une plateforme digitale repose sur trois piliers : l’intelligence, l’orchestration et l’automatisation. Ces […]

Cómo paliar los riesgos de la transformación digital

La transformación digital y la gestión del riesgo se podrían considerar como autopistas paralelas. Esto se debe a que cualquier esfuerzo en transformación introduce nuevos riesgos y cambia la estrategia general de seguridad en la organización. A medida que las organizaciones mantengan sus transformaciones digitales, su seguridad y gestión de riesgos seguirán siendo sus compañeras […]

DevOps’ role in reaping the benefits of microservices

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In the world of “one-up” IT, it seems like almost everyone is wanting to understand how to integrate microservices into their solution architecture. And rightly so. The benefits of using microservices are numerous and varied. Let’s examine some of these positives and consider if they can help you solve some of the problems that you […]

Ignore the hysteria, Cloud Foundry is just fine

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Recently, Rishidot analyst Krishnan Subramanian proclaimed the Cloud Foundry, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud, had met its demise as a standalone platform. Really? That’s news to me, and I cover Cloud Foundry like paint. What got Subramanian so frazzled was Cloud Foundry started offering Docker in place of its own container runtime, Garden. And at the recent […]

Why a “design for operations” approach is essential for service-based IT

To deliver on digital transformation and improve business performance, enterprises are adopting a “design for operations” approach to software development and delivery. By “design for operations” we mean that software is designed to run continuously, with frequent incremental updates that can be made at scale. The approach takes into consideration the end-to-end costs of delivering […]

Bases de una plataforma de negocio digital

Cualquier empresa moderna utiliza hoy una plataforma de negocio digital como base principal de sus aplicaciones digitales. Este tipo de infraestructura digital proporciona la agilidad necesaria para poder construir y soportar el carácter dinámico de las aplicaciones modernas. Pero, ¿cómo son estas plataformas? En general, se sustenta sobre tres grandes pilares; inteligencia, orquestación y automatización. […]