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Why You Should Apply Agile-DevOps Earlier in the Lifecycle

Why You Should Apply Agile-DevOps Earlier in the Lifecycle

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Hasan Yasar

DevOps is a set of development practices that emphasizes collaboration, communication, and automation throughout the application lifecycle. In DevOps, all stakeholders--including IT operations staff, testers, developers, customers, and security personnel--are embedded from the inception of the project to its end. This blog post describes SEI research and customer engagements aimed at applying DevOps practices that are typically used at the end of the lifecycle to automate governance at the beginning of the development timeline....

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Six Remedies to Employee Resistance to DevOps

Six Remedies to Employee Resistance to DevOps

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Hasan Yasar

Problem: When implementing DevOps, experts typically focus on process and tooling, but little emphasis is given to the psychological and social aspects of team members, which can pose encumbrances to DevOps adoption in production software houses. Training development staff on DevOps tools and processes is costly, so a significant risk occurs when training fails to produce full adoption by development teams. At the end of the day, people will adopt the tools and processes, but...

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Fabric, Ansible, Gauntlt, and Chaos Monkey: The Top DevOps Posts of 2016

Fabric, Ansible, Gauntlt, and Chaos Monkey: The Top DevOps Posts of 2016

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Hasan Yasar

Awareness and adoption of DevOps continues to grow. A 2016 DevOps trends report found that DevOps adoption increased from 66 percent in 2015 to 74 percent in 2016 In 2016, visitors to the SEI DevOps Blog were drawn to posts highlighting successful DevOps implementations at Amazon and Netflix, as well as tutorials on Fabric, Ansible, and Docker. This post presents in descending order (with number one at the bottom being the most popular) the five...

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An Introduction to Secure DevOps: Including Security in the Software Lifecycle

An Introduction to Secure DevOps: Including Security in the Software Lifecycle

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Hasan Yasar

The term "software security" often evokes negative feelings among software developers because it is associated with additional programming effort, uncertainty, and road blocks on fast development and release cycle. To secure software, developers must follow numerous guidelines that, while intended to satisfy some regulation or other, can be very restrictive and hard to understand. As a result, a lot of fear, uncertainty, and doubt can surround software security. This blog post, the first in a...

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Fabric, Ansible, Gauntlt, and Chaos Monkey: The Top 10 DevOps Posts of (The First Six Months) of 2016

Fabric, Ansible, Gauntlt, and Chaos Monkey: The Top 10 DevOps Posts of (The First Six Months) of 2016

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Hasan Yasar

It has been nearly a year since the DevOps blog launched its own platform. In the nearly 12 months since our launch, we have offered guidelines, practical advice, and tutorials to the ever-increasing number of organizations adopting DevOps (up 26 percent since 2011). In the first six months of 2016, an increasing number of blog visitors were drawn to posts highlighting successful DevOps implementations at Amazon and Netflix as well as tutorials on new technologies...

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Fabric, Ansible, Docker, and Chaos Monkey: The Top 10 DevOps Posts of 2015

Fabric, Ansible, Docker, and Chaos Monkey: The Top 10 DevOps Posts of 2015

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Hasan Yasar

By Hasan Yasar Technical Manager Cyber Engineering Solutions Group In August 2015, the DevOps blog launched its own platform. The blog offers guidelines, practical advice, and tutorials to the ever-increasing number of organizations adopting DevOps (up 26 percent since 2011). According to recent research, those organizations ship code 30 times faster. Despite the obvious benefits of DevOps, many organizations hesitate to embrace it, which requires a shifting mindset--and cultural and technical requirements--that prove challenging in...

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Fabric, Ansible, Docker, and Chaos Monkey: The DevOps Mid-Year Review

Fabric, Ansible, Docker, and Chaos Monkey: The DevOps Mid-Year Review

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Hasan Yasar

In late 2014, the SEI blog introduced a biweekly series of blog posts offering guidelines, practical advice, and tutorials for organizations seeking to adopt DevOps. These posts are aimed at the ever-increasing number of organizations adopting DevOps (up 26 percent since 2011). According to recent research, those organizations ship code 30 times faster. Despite the obvious benefits of DevOps, many organizations hesitate to embrace DevOps, which requires a shifting mindset and cultural and technical requirements...

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DevOps in Government: Where To Start?

DevOps in Government: Where To Start?

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Hasan Yasar

The federal government continues to search for better ways to leverage the latest technology trends and increase efficiency of developing and acquiring new products or obtaining services under constrained budgets. DevOps is gaining more traction in many federal organizations, such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the General Services Administration (GSA). These and other government agencies face challenges, however, when implementing DevOps with Agile methods and employing DevOps...

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