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DevSecOps for a Dollar or Less

Anyone who grew up with siblings knows the phrase, "There is a wall here!!!!!" Of course, there wasn’t a physical wall, but an imaginary border that separated you and protected your space. In software development, walls aren’t helpful. We don’t need to protect our space (although sometimes we might feel ... Read More
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Advancing Application Delivery

Are you in an organization implementing Continuous Delivery? Are you a manager who wants to see your applications respond at the pace of the market - or better, be in front of the market? Do you envision a world where updates are available to customers at the push of a ... Read More

Improving DevSecOps at the GSA

The U.S. General Services Administration has a number of roles in the U.S. government. For instance, the GSA is the world’s largest landlord. It administers all of the civilian federal government buildings. Lesser known is GSA's stated mission: “Improve the way federal agencies buy, build and use technology. We will ... Read More
2018 Causes of Data Breaches

DevSecOps & Chaos Engineering: Knowing the Unknown

Engineered chaos - is that an oxymoron? Not really. By creating chaos in your software development environments you help build more stable and secure systems. Why is this valuable and how can you do it? Aaron Rinehart (@aaronrinehart) dives into what chaos engineering is, why you need it, and how ... Read More

DevOps-as-a-Service: Overcoming Challenges in Large Organizations

DevOps transformation can require a major shift in organizational culture and “the way things are done.” This can be difficult in any organization, but gets incrementally more difficult as the size of the organization grows. When you get to the size of the U.S. government, implementing DevOps can be seemingly ... Read More

KubeSecOps: Kubernetes Security Practices You Should Follow

Where do you use containers? Organizations started using containers in development and test environments. Over the past couple of years, confidence has grown and we are seeing significant container growth in production environments. Organizations are adopting containers across the software development lifecycle. Of course, this begs the question - how ... Read More
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Building Microservice Architecture on Kubernetes

Istanbul is home to architectural wonders of the ancient world, such as the Hagia Sophia and the Basilica Cistern, but today Istanbul brings us microservice architecture, where smaller is better ... Read More
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Jobs As Code: Selecting the Best Tools and Deconstructing the CI/CD Pipeline

Who wants to mow the lawn with a pair of scissors? No one. Nothing compares to the ease of using the right tool for the job ... Read More

Using Process Oriented Design (POD) to Increase the Dependability of DevOps Processes

For many users, software often isn’t really appreciated until something breaks. Constant availability is an expectation, but, of course, 100% availability isn’t really a reality. When high-profile systems, like Netflix or AWS have outages, it makes national news ... Read More