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Best DevOps practices reduce application modernization hurdles

Survey after survey finds organizations are struggling with application modernization. A recent survey of 150 IT leaders at organizations with at least 1,000 employees, for example, finds 93% admitting that application modernization efforts are either extremely or somewhat challenging. Issues hindering application modernization efforts span everything from identifying the right...

These organizational challenges hamper your Cloud migration efforts

Often, companies who migrate their applications to the cloud focus heavily on the technical aspects. Due to the fact that the technical issues can be immense, they might ignore or underestimate the organizational challenges. Translating the vision to concrete projects and actions heavily depend on the organizational power to...

Doing real work with Terraform Cloud – part 3

This is the third article in our series on Terraform Cloud; our first article, we introduced Terraform Cloud, explained the functions and features of the free tier, and went through the initial process of creating an account and connecting your new environment to your VSC of choice.  The second article...

Time for IT teams to lean left rather than shift

No developer deliberately sets out to build an application riddled with vulnerabilities that doesn’t perform very well but the rate at which this occurs there’s clearly an issue. Organizations are shifting more responsibility for applications running in production environments to developers in the hope that being held more accountable...

Three powerful questions to drive your IT changes

There is no organization that can escape the transforming IT landscape we see today. Change from static Virtual Machines to Containers to serverless infrastructure. Transform the traditional data-center-oriented organization and adopt a "cloud first" approach. And last but not least, everything is code: from infrastructure scripts to security guidelines...

A capable Kubernetes IDE is a developer’s best friend

For any developer or application builder, an IDE is a vital tool in their daily workflow, especially if they work with distributed systems and complex technologies like Kubernetes network. An IDE that is tailored specifically to their needs is essential. If you're looking to get the most out of...

DevOps is dead; it is all about platform engineering. Or is it?

Over the last couple of months, I have noticed a trend for Recruiters to reach out and tout a new role, the Platform Engineer; this prompted me to think is the age of the DevOps Engineer over, and we must now bow down and worship the new god of...

GitPod is the new developer experience

Just some phrases from the Gitpod website: "Select project, start coding", "Works on my machine - and yours", "Always ready to code.". Those statements make you curious. What's it all about and what should you know about it? GitPod is the new local developer experience. Suppose you have a...

Commissioning Terraform Cloud into your enterprise – Part two

In our first article, we introduced Terraform Cloud, explained the functions and features of the free tier, and went through the initial process of creating an account and connecting your new environment to your VSC of choice.  In this article, we will start to build out your newly created...

Why VEX documents are relevant to your security strategy

Companies increasingly adopt fast-paced security-related processes to their software supply chain. The sheer number of security tools makes it pretty easy to scan every artifact that travels through the CI/CD pipelines from development to production. Yet the number of security warnings, misconfigurations, and run-time events demand time and effort...