Data Driven DevOps: Wanna give it a try? Here’s how

DevOps is a methodology/culture/approach to the development and deployment of software in the modern world.  Analytics is the study and practice of extracting useful...

Move fast, and test, test, test things

Mark Zuckerberg famously advised people to move fast and break things. It sounds good on paper, until you move so fast that one of...

Linux Foundation draws up plans for GraphQL

GraphQL has gotten its own foundation, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation, eight years after it was first developed at Facebook. The new foundation...

Running Chef Server on your IBM mainframe? Not for long…

Chef Software is pulling server support for IBM Linux on Z and Power Systems, giving customers until May next year to find an alternative. The...

Subversion dishes up experiments in first release under new schedule

Version control tool Apache Subversion is now available in v1.11, which should improve tree conflict resolution, allow the saving of the client certificate password,...

GitHub promises better reporting, tries chaos engineering in wake of 24 hour outage

GitHub will junk its traffic light status system and invest in “chaos engineering tooling” to ensure there is no repeat of the series of...
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IBM is coming for Red Hat developers…sometime in 2019

If you’re a Red Hat developer, your ears must have been burning earlier today. That’s because IBM CEO Ginni Rometty was telling investors that...

Red Hat turns Blue after IBM tables $34bn takeover offer

IBM has splashed out $34bn to take over Red Hat, in a deal with massive implications for software development and the cloud and which...

Microsoft finally pulls GitHub as $7.5bn deal completed

Microsoft has completed its $7.5bn acquisition of GitHub, meaning next time the code management platform has a wobble, users will finally be justified in...

Further AWS Lambda execution time extensions in the pipeline

AWS is examining further extending the execution timeout on its Lambda service, on the assumption that companies will increasingly use the serverless architecture for...

Mesosphere plots to bring order to hybrid cloud, machine learning

Mesosphere shot a slew of new products into orbit today, hitting a brace of buzzwords on the way with fresh offerings for Kubernetes and...

HashiCorp opens conference goody bag, upgrades Consul, Vault

Cloud infrastructure automation company HashiCorp flagged up a raft of new releases and features across its product lineup at its developer conference this week. Among...

Jenkins serves up serverless plugin for Lambda

The Jenkins project has launched a plugin for AWS Lambda, with plugins for less ubiquitous serverless platforms likely to follow before too long. The new...

Want to speak at Continuous Lifecycle? We’ve extended our call for papers

If you missed the deadline for the call for papers for Continuous Lifecycle London 2019, you’re not the only one - which is why...

GitHub’s latest actions? Struggling to fix massive outage

The world’s self-declared "leading software development platform" wasn’t this morning, as GitHub spluttered and died as developers in Asia were just starting their week...

GitHub gets automating, introduces own take on Configuration as Code

Developers spend too much time configuring workflows, according to GitHub’s head of technology Jason Warner, which is why the company now started a limited...