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Tools play a pivotal role in the creation of any product, whether its a consumer good built through a manufacturing process or an app developed through a software delivery life cycle. The tools you use to build and create our products shape the overall value that they deliver to customers.
Just about every serverless computing framework of any consequence make use of containers as the enabling technology on which an event-driven architecture gets built. To help IT organizations get a better handle on when to deploy serverless computing frameworks, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation this week released a Serverless Working Group white paper.
Recent progress in the open source world of devops tools can help enterprises reduce costs and increase uptime. They key thing is for managers to know how to choose and implement tools.
About a decade ago, the software engineering industry reinvented itself with the development and codification of so-called devops practices. Devops, a compound of development and operations, refers to a set of core practices and processes that aim to decrease time to market by thoughtfully orchestrating the tight integration between software developers and IT operations, emphasizing reuse, monitoring, and automation.
Thanks to Docker, containers are now the future of web development. Linux containers such as LXC or Solaris Zones have existed since the mid-2000s, but containers werent widely used outside of large tech companies such as Google until Docker was first released at PyCon in March 2013.
In a few short months Helm has emerged as a primary mechanism for installing and updating applications running on top of a Kubernetes cluster. Curated application definitions for Helm are created using a tool dubbed Helm Charts.
Devops is becoming mainstreamI know because I am contacted almost daily with unsolicited sales emails from companies trying to partner with me to implement devops. Many companies beginning their devops transition still have ingrained old-school processes, along with legacy QA and development teams.
Companies are leveraging containers on a massive scale to rapidly package and deliver software applications. But it can be difficult for organizations to get a clear understanding of the components and dependencies in their container images.