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Why You Should Leverage #InfrastructureasCode

Why Should You Leverage Infrastructure as Code?

In a typical infrastructure build, developers and IT operation teams work coherently to plan, code, develop and deploy application infrastructure by creating multiple instances and environments to code, test and run their applications in. However, many complications can arise during the manual development and operations processes within such a build pipeline. Human fallibility is inevitable …

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Caylent & Snyk Partner to Provide a Developer-First Cloud Security Solution

Security Starts at the Developer Level Although dedicated security teams are an essential part of cloud operations, developers are the first line of defense in preventing vulnerabilities in code and dependencies. You can deliver more robust application security at scale if you can bring developers deeper into the security process. However, to do this successfully …

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20 #Jenkins Plugins You Can't Live Without

20 Jenkins Plugins You Can’t Live Without (Updated for 2020)

Jenkins Plugins Table of Contents: What is Jenkins? Why Jenkins? Productivity Monitoring Performance Enhancers Scaling Jenkins Setup Tests Analysis Plugins Pipeline / Flow Source Control Management (SCM) How do I get a list of Jenkins Plugins? What Is Jenkins? Jenkins is a Java-written open source server that can help you streamline your software development processes. …

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6 Ways to Deal with #ITIncidents

6 Ways to Deal With IT Incidents

According to Steve McConnell’s contemporary research and book, “Code Complete,” the industry average comprises 15-50 bugs per 1000 lines of delivered code. This statistic should reaffirm the likelihood of teams encountering modern-day IT incidents and how quickly they can lead to prominent systematic concerns. Instead of letting these concerns cause significant delays, it’s best to be …

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Technical debt

Fight Through the Pain: How to Deal With Technical Debt

Is your team struggling to keep up with project deadlines and business realities? Have you found yourself shipping code under time pressures with the promise that, “I’ll sort it properly later.” Do you know deep down that the quick-and-dirty fix you recently implemented on a new feature won’t hold up to user demand? The problem …

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Container Wars Kubernetes vs Docker Swarm vs Amazon ECS

Container Wars: Kubernetes vs. Docker Swarm vs. Amazon ECS

Are you torn between the major container orchestration tools out there? We compare Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, and Amazon ECS to see which one comes out on top. Container Orchestration: A Quick Introduction Primitive container technology has been around since the late 1970s but didn’t become prominent until Docker debuted in 2013. From that point, containers …

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#Containermonitoring: Prometheus and Grafana Vs. Sysdig and Sysdig Cloud

Container Monitoring: Prometheus and Grafana Vs. Sysdig and Sysdig Monitor

Since its debut in 2013, Docker has exploded in popularity, and the company has completely revolutionized the way we manage applications. Articles no longer discuss the reasons why you should be adopting containers, but speak more about dealing with the challenges involved with widespread container development. Containers add speed and boost performance within the development …

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