Business applications have become the battleground for customer loyalty. To compete, IT organizations are under pressure to deliver applications faster and with higher quality. Continuous Delivery (CD) of code offers a solution. CD may be paired with DevOps, Agile and other methodologies. However, QA and testing can be an obstacle to CD’s rapid development and deployment of high quality code. Testers and developers must engage in Continuous Testing, continuously testing software for performance, quality and user experience as it’s being developed.
Continuous Testing is not a push button process, though. It requires a comprehensive approach. This paper outlines the common challenges to Continuous Testing and highlights results from real users who have used technology to get to succeed with the Continuous Testing process.
By focusing on frequent code integration, automated testing, and keeping the mainline code version in a state that is deployable to production at any time, CI/CD aims to eliminate the risks and friction of traditional waterfall software development. Add to that the practice of continuous deployment and you can move to a situation where the latest and greatest software version is not just always ready to be deployed—it’s deployed on a frequent basis.
CA’s portfolio is designed to drive efficiency from planning through production. A core component of our continuous delivery portfolio is CA Release Automation, a market-leading application release automation solution that delivers full application deployment automation and release coordination across stages, environments and teams. The solution’s analytic capabilities enable DevOps teams to plan, manage, analyze and optimize the continuous delivery pipeline from a single control point. In addition, the portfolio includes CA Agile Central, CA Agile Requirements Designer, CA Service Virtualization and CA Test Data Manager. We continue to invest in and enhance the portfolio, most recently via the acquisition of BlazeMeter, an innovative, SaaS-based performance and load-testing solution.
Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) offers an integrated, comprehensive approach to endpoint security. Continuous analysis and telemetry features keep its finger on the pulse of network anomalies, and all suspicious activity is investigated. Contextual reporting highlights trends for administers, helping them reassess network architecture to close vulnerable points of entry. Also important is its flexible deployment, which makes it simple for any organization to tailor its endpoint security.
Directed at cloud architecting concerns, this paper covers streamlining complexity at scale, knowing infrastructure state, and using easily repeatable patterns that bolster security, compliance, and disaster recovery. Get this white paper now.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Jun 05, 2018
Understanding the terms and techniques that promise to help you build, test, and
deploy applications more efficiently. This guide reviews each of these strategies, how
they relate to one another, and how incorporating them into your application
lifecycle can transform your software development and release practices.
Struggling with delivering new capabilities to the market in a timely manner? Start your DevOps journey now and learn how implementing Continuous Delivery solution can be the ultimate competitive differentiator for your business.
Read this executive brief to learn:
How to bring innovation and business value together more rapidly
How to improve Communication and collaboration between development and operations teams
How to improve quality and increase visibility to the application deployment process.
The application economy poses several challenges to a digital transformation strategy. To truly capitalize on the opportunity, organizations like yours have to think bigger than small-scale augmentations or throwing more resources at the problem. Such “solutions” might work in isolated cases, but they’ll never move the needle enough or drive competitive differentiation. With Continuous Deployment, you can transform and accelerate the SDLC, so complex deployments occur in hours or minutes, not weeks or days.
Skytap’s own DevOps story revolves around our people and the experiences and stories they’ve collected during their collective decades of experience in software delivery.
In this eBook, we’ve included stories from both the development and operations points of view, covering key issues that include:
• DevOps prerequisites and outcomes
• How to avoid common DevOps pitfalls
• Continuous testing, deployment, and delivery
• Eliminating bottlenecks and constraints
• Areas for increased workflow efficiency
• Getting executive buy-in
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Microsoft provides a solution to easily run small segments of code in the cloud with Azure
Functions. Azure Functions provides solutions for processing data, integrating systems, and
building simple APIs and microservices.
The book starts with intermediate-level recipes on serverless computing along with some
use cases on the benefits and key features of Azure Functions. Then, we'll deep dive into the
core aspects of Azure Functions, such as the services it provides, how you can develop and
write Azure Functions, and how to monitor and troubleshoot them.
Moving on, you'll get practical recipes on integrating DevOps with Azure Functions, and
providing continuous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services. The book also
provides hands-on steps and tutorials based on real-world serverless use cases to guide you
through configuring and setting up your serverless environments with ease. Finally, you'll
see how to manage Azure Functions, providing enterprise-level security and compliance to
Recently, cloud-native has been touted as the panacea to all the development concerns. In this webcast, James Governor, a Redmonk analyst and founder, will share what cloud-native really is and how it helps your business. He will highlight organizations that lead the new era of development innovation with agile and continuous methodologies and follow cloud-native development practices. Aaron De Los Reyes, Sr. Director of Oracle Technology at Cognizant, will then share how they and their clients are approaching the shift to cloud-native development and migration strategies for their legacy deployments.
Published By: Appcito
Published Date: Apr 09, 2015
Traditionally, rollout of a new software version has been a critical and painful process. In the past, new versions were implemented along with a maintenance period (i.e., service downtime),
resulting in loss of business for that period. This downtime was generally acceptable when there were only a few releases a year. But now—in a more fast-paced world of hosted software-as-aservice (SaaS) solutions, increased responsiveness and daily or even more frequent releases—down times are no longer acceptable or a?ordable.
Continuous Delivery is a practice used in the software industry to automate and improve the process of software delivery. It is all about adopting practices to release high-quality software fast through automation of the build, test and deployment processes.