Post-Acquisition, Progress Polishes Chef for Enterprise DevOps, Compliance

Since its $220 million buyout of Chef earlier this month, Progress plans to use the company’s technology to address the growing need for bringing DevOps to the enterprise. It is also working to make adoption and scaling of Chef itself easier.

Snyk Rethinks Static Application Security Testing for Developers

Snyk Rethinks Static Application Security Testing for Developers. Snyk Code, released at SnykCon last week, fills many of the gaps in existing SAST solutions for developers’ needs for testing open source code, application code, containers and infrastructure as code, the company claims.

Adrian Cockcroft on ‘Failover Theater’ and Achieving True Continuous Resilience

At this year’s virtual ChaosConf, Adrian Cockcroft, vice president of cloud architecture strategy at Amazon Web Services, talked about the dangers of “availability theater” and how to better ground your systems reliability in reality.

Stargate Data Gateway Aims to Ease ‘Read-the-Manual Fatigue’

Stargate Data Gateway Aims to Ease ‘Read-the-Manual Fatigue’. DataStax's Stargate open-framework data gateway, recently released as a technical preview, aims to enable developers to easily work with different data formats and query types, whether JSON, GraphQL, SQL or whatever.

Choosing a Container-Native Network for Kubernetes

Kubernetes can support a host of plugins based on the Container Network Interface (CNI) specification, which defines the network connectivity of containers and deals with the network resources when the container is deleted. The CNI project is a part of CNCF incubating projects.

JFrog: It’s a Liquid World and Developers Are the Rainmakers

“The developers became the rainmakers because they create the competitive advantage of the business." This is why JFrog is doing well on the stock market.

Create Your New GitHub Profile Page with Blog Posts

The new profile page showcase information about you, your work, skills and your blog posts

Lessons Swift Designer Chris Lattner Has Learned about Leadership

Leadership and Language Design At one point Lattner showed the principles of leadership in action, giving a demonstration of knowledgeability, team building, and a focus on the problems to be solved when it comes to designing a programming language.

Abstraction: The Journey from Memory Tubes to JavaScript Memory Management

In the space of seventy years, we’ve gone from having to program instructions — using machine language, no less — into a cathode-ray memory tube, to 80% of the time copying and pasting reusable modules into an internet service (and having no idea where in the world it will actually get computed).

Azure Arc Is a Control Plane to Orchestrate Hybrid Cloud Systems

Azure Arc makes Azure Resource Manager templates the control plane for managing and applying governance to all your infrastructure – VMs, Kubernetes or databases, on Azure, on your own hardware and in other clouds – in a consistent way, using gitops, and brings a subset of Azure services to that infrastructure (starting with database services).

Choosing an Operating System and Container Runtime for Your Cloud Native Stack

Containers redefined the role of an operating system (OS). With much of the heavy lifting moving to container runtimes, an OS has become a thin layer that provides access to physical resources. This shift has resulted in a new breed of operating systems called container-optimized OS (COS).

IoTDB Provides Data Management for Industrial Edge IT

IoTDB Provides Data Management for Industrial Edge IT. IoTDB has recently graduated from the Apache Software Foundation incubator to become a top-level project.

Developers Are in Charge Again

In the cloud native era, developers have come to the fore again. Tyler Jewell has a thesis based on this, called the Developer-Led Landscape.

Safe to Fail: Reinforce Distributed Systems with Chaos Engineering

Chaos engineering — often associated with massive enterprises — is a logical approach for a startup to find system weaknesses, fix them and test for them again. ... It involves measuring your systems, understanding their weaknesses and thresholds, and then systematically attacking one small piece at a time.

GitLab Shares ‘Secret Sauce’ for Running an Asynchronous Enterprise

GitLab likes to describe itself as one of the world's largest all-remote companies — and as a thought leader on best practices for remote working. It's a message delivered in multiple venues — and it's proving to be especially relevant during a pandemic.

ShuttleOps: No-Code Docker and Kubernetes

ShuttleOps automates manual tasks with a no-code visual pipeline editor. With just a few clicks, users can build, configure, secure, provision and deploy applications.

Breaking Serverless on Purpose with Chaos Engineering

From higher granularity to expanding attack surface to new failure types, serverless has so many potential points of failure. Chaos testing is one method to finding out where these potential failures are — before they cripple your operations.

The Most Popular Cloud Native Storage Solutions

Container-native storage exposes the underlying storage services to containers and microservices. Like software-defined storage, it aggregates and pools storage resources from disparate mediums.

DevOps World: DevOps Moves to Resilient Collaboration

Is DevOps the key to resiliency in 2020? Or is 2020 driving DevOps adoption? Whichever the future of DevOps will now grow past silos and into CISO.

DevOps World: DevOps Shifts from Relentless Automation to Value Streams

The core theme of Cloudbees’ DevOps World 2020 was accelerated resiliency. This idea broke down into three buckets: everything automated, everything connected, and everything resilient. However immediately some talks stood out against automating everything, at least as the first recourse.