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Continuous Delivery

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...

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...

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...

Commissioning Terraform Cloud into your Enterprise – Part One

Terraform is one of the most used Infrastructure as Code products today; people can use it to deploy Virtual Machines, Container deployments, Functions, and Network and Storage constructs across all the major cloud providers, AWS, Azure, GCP and OCI.  VMware-based clouds build on Cloud Director, traditional On-Premises Infrastructure, running...

How Continuous Delivery Drives Digital Business Transformation

The one thing that has become clear as more organizations look to digitally transform is that best DevOps practices in general, and continuous delivery especially, are essential ingredients for success. Digital business processes are wholly dependent on the rate at which the applications are regularly updated to improve the...

GitLab’s security features for the modern software supply chain

Software supply chain security has largely remained an afterthought until the disastrous SolarWinds hack in 2020. The incident didn’t just affect thousands of private agencies but also several government agencies. In brief, the hack was due to a basic error of not changing the admin password regularly, which gave...

A detailed guide for your Incident Response Plan

Every company that builds or maintains software should have an incident response plan at hand. If you do not have one, it's best to create it before an attacker compromises your system. A response plan is needed to fight incidents in the best possible way using a structured approach....

How to get started with Deployment Automation

Getting started with deployment automation can be overwhelming. The sheer number of choices and decisions can stall even the most avid DevOps enthusiasts. This is precisely why many organizations are doing CI (continuous integration) but aren’t going all the way to automating deployments. To help you understand how to...

CI/CD pitfalls and the best practices to keep in mind

Are you killing the goose that lays golden eggs? Yes, maybe. The metaphoric goose we’re talking about here is your CI/CD pipeline. CI/CD has slowly become the primary way of delivering software today. And as the software development world has moved away from monoliths to microservices and containers, the...

What you need to know about Cloud Workload Protection

Shifting security left helps to reduce security related problems too late in the Software Development LifeCycle. Your CI/CD pipelines can include a lot of stages to check IaC templates, Dockerfiles, Helm charts and other scripts which acts as the base for your cloud (native) workloads. However, it's impossible to...