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We round up five of the top programming languages for DevOps and a few handy learning resources for each. I’ve been focused on infrastructure for the majority of my career, and the specific technical skills required have shifted over time. In this article, I’ll lay out five of the top programming languages for DevOps, and the …

One of the key metrics IT leaders care about is the total time it takes for a release to go from development to being live in production. The metric used to measure that duration is called the “release lead time.” It can range from days to months, depending on factors such as team agility, enterprise …

Bring your documentation writing into the DevOps lifecycle. DevOps is challenging technical documentation norms like at no other time in IT history. From automation to increased delivery velocity to dismantling the waterfall software development lifecycle model, these all spell the need for making dramatic changes to business and the philosophy of technical documentation. Here are …

GitLab Inc., a company that offers a complete DevOps Platform, announced its half-day remote work symposium, REMOTE by GitLab, taking place virtually on June 29. REMOTE by GitLab offers attendees the opportunity to learn how to create and sustain scalable remote practices within their teams and organizations from remote leaders across tech verticals. These experts, …

Over the next decade or so, we’ll see an incredible transformation in how companies collect, process, transform and use data. Though it’s tired to trot out Marc Andreessen’s “software will eat the world” quote, I have always believed in the corollary: “Software practices will eat the business.” This is starting with data practices. To understand …

One facet of our work as Customer Reliability Engineers—Google Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) tapped to help Google Cloud customers develop that practice in their own organizations—is advising operations or SRE teams to improve their operational maturity. We’ve noticed a recurring question cropping up across many of these discussions, usually phrased along the lines of “is what …

Cloud computing used to be considered a buzzword a few years ago, but as of this year, over 88% of organizations that responded to the O’Reilly Cloud Adoption survey reported using some kind of cloud computing services — from databases, analytics, servers, and even software that is delivered via the Internet. By 2025, 80% of businesses are …

Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain automation and security, unveils Sonatype Lift (Lift), a first-of-its-kind, cloud-native, deep code analysis platform. Lift installs easily on any source repository in minutes and provides developer-friendly feedback on a wide range of bug types, ranging from lightweight style issues to complex coding errors commonly found …

The last decade has seen an acceleration of software technology such as progressive web apps, cloud computing, and APIs. This has led to fundamental changes in software engineering roles, teams, tools, and processes. As teams have shifted from monoliths to microservices and seek to streamline and automate processes for speed, continuous delivery, competitive advantage, and …

Editor’s note: Today we hear from ForgeRock, a multinational identity and access management software company with more than 1,100 enterprise customers, including a major public broadcaster. In total, customers use the ForgeRock Identity Platform to authenticate and log in over 45 million users daily, helping them manage identity, governance, and access management across all platforms, including on-premises and …