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Quickly shifting to remote work has enterprises looking to meet the ops needs of a suddenly distributed team, and there are open source options to get them there. The recent mad rush to scale to remote work may prove to be a key chapter in DevOps and AIOps evolution. This need for rapid, widescale change …

Metrics help you understand how your business and applications are performing. Longer metric retention enables quarter-over-quarter or year-over-year analysis and reporting, forecasting seasonal trends, retention for compliance, and much more. We recently announced the general availability (GA) of extended metric retention for custom and Prometheus metrics in Cloud Monitoring, increasing retention from 6 weeks to 24 months. Extended …

It is my pleasure to announce a new open source project for the Swift Server ecosystem, Swift Cluster Membership. This library aims to help Swift grow in a new space of server applications: clustered multi-node distributed systems. With this library we provide reusable runtime-agnostic membership protocol implementations which can be adopted in various clustering use-cases. Background Cluster membership …

A step-by-step guide for delivering more reliable software in today’s increasingly complex and fast moving environment. This post is based on a recent webinar created in collaboration with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, together with Brandon Groves and Ben Morrise from the OverOps engineering team. If you think of the shift to microservices and containers …

The Basics of Understandability What is understandability? In dev terms, it means that the dev who creates the software is able to effortlessly receive the data from their software that allows them to easily comprehend what is happening in it. In essence, the more that a system is understandable, the easier it becomes for the developers …

Sonatype, the company that scales DevOps through open source governance and software supply chain automation, released its sixth annual State of the Software Supply Chain Report. For the second year in a row, Sonatype partnered with researchers Gene Kim from IT Revolution and Dr. Stephen Magill, CEO at MuseDev to examine how high performing teams …

This blog post is part of a weekly series for #11WeeksOfAndroid. Each week we’re diving into a key area of Android so you don’t miss anything. This week, we spotlighted app distribution and monetization on Google Play; here’s a look at what you should know. Thanks for joining us for this week of 11 Weeks of Android, …

Hackathons are events where developers, product managers, designers, and others come together to tackle problems over a short time period. They have become increasingly popular over the last 15 years after OpenBSD ran the first hackathon in June 1999. These events provide several benefits—greater engagement across the community, innovation and new ideas, awareness for the organizers, and …

Google’s goal for Flutter has always been to provide a portable framework for building beautiful UIs that run at native speeds no matter what platform you target. To validate this capability, we started by focusing on the mobile platforms, Android and iOS, where we’ve seen more than 80,000 fast, beautiful Flutter apps published to Google …

It is my pleasure to announce a new open source project for the Swift Server ecosystem, Swift AWS Lambda Runtime. Distributed as a Swift package, the Swift AWS Lambda Runtime is designed to help Swift developers build serverless functions for the Amazon Web Services Lambda platform. The project is a group effort that included engineers across the …