About

DEVOPSdigest is an online publication and industry-wide blog that covers DevOps and related technologies.

DEVOPSdigest is more than just an online magazine. It is a community in the DevOps space where analysts and consultants, users and vendors come together to discuss and debate the industry's hot topics, inform and educate each other, and ultimately strengthen and advance DevOps.

The following is a guide to the different content sections DEVOPSdigest offers:

The BIZDEVOPS Blog: A DEVOPSdigest blog featuring content from non-vendor industry experts, such as analysts and consultants.

Vendor Forum: A DEVOPSdigest blog featuring content from technology vendors in DevOps and a variety of related technology markets.

Features: Content not attributed to specific bloggers, such as lists covering predictions and other hot topics.

Industry News: News from DevOps-related markets, including new product releases and other vendor announcements, analyst research, and general industry analysis.

White Papers: Downloads of white papers, eBooks, reports and other DevOps-related documentation available to the IT community.

Webinars: Upcoming and on-demand webinars educating the IT community on a variety of DevOps-related topics.

Free Tools: Downloads of free tools and free trials related to DevOps.

Editor Blog: Pete Goldin's blog covering news about the DEVOPSdigest website such as new sponsors, new bloggers and new features of the site.

Click here for some tips on navigating DEVOPSdigest to find the content you are looking for.

THE BIZDEVOPS BLOG

The BIZDEVOPS Blog features several of the industry's most respected experts in DevOps and all related areas. Bloggers on the BIZDEVOPS Blog include analysts and consultants, users, and DEVOPSdigest Editor and Publisher Pete Goldin, providing valuable insight into the industry and technology.

If you would like to join The DEVOPS Blog, Contact Pete Goldin. If you are a technology vendor, however, please check out the Vendor Forum below.

THE VENDOR FORUM

The DEVOPSdigest Vendor Forum was established to give vendors of DevOps-related technologies an opportunity to share their views with the IT community in an objective venue. All commentary in Vendor Forum blogs is intended to be objective, vendor-neutral and non-promotional content to educate and enlighten our readers.

All vendors in DevOps-related market spaces are welcome to blog on the Vendor Forum.

Contact Pete Goldin to register for a blogging account.

Click here to read the Vendor Forum rules

EDITORIAL GUIDELINES

DEVOPSdigest accepts contributed feature articles on all DevOps-related topics.

Contact Pete Goldin, Editor and Publisher of DEVOPSdigest, if you have a potential submission.

Click here to read editorial guidelines for feature articles

DEVOPSdigest also publishes company and industry news from press releases in our Industry News section. Send your press releases to Pete Goldin.

DEVOPSDIGEST SPONSORSHIPS

DEVOPSdigest maintains a sponsorship program that enables technology vendors to promote products, webinars, white papers and free tools, and drive traffic to their websites. Click here to find out how you can sponsor DEVOPSdigest

THE HISTORY OF DEVOPSDIGEST

DEVOPSdigest was launched in September 2015 as a partner publication to APMdigest. Click here to find out more about APMdigest.

Although funded by vendor sponsorships, DEVOPSdigest is completely independently owned and operated by Pete Goldin and Goldin Media.

ABOUT PETE GOLDIN

Pete Goldin, Editor and Publisher of DEVOPSdigest, APMdigest and APM Buyers Guide, has been a publications consultant, manager and editor; freelance PR and marketing writer; and journalist in a wide variety of technology fields for more than 20 years. He has written PR and marketing materials for more than 100 technology companies around the world, including Oracle, VMware, Acer, Dassault Systemes and Magellan GPS. In addition, he has written extensively for open source leaders such as SpringSource (founders of the Spring Framework) and Elasticsearch (creators of the ELK stack).

The Latest

August 15, 2017

A common belief within DevOps circles is that automation not only enables greater frequency of delivery and deployment, but improves its overall success rate. Whenever manual intervention is required, the chances of errors creeping in increases. Human error is a significant factor in many an outage, after all ...

August 14, 2017

DevOps and NetOps are both far more generous in their opinion of the other with respect to prioritization of efforts than traditional archetypes purport them to be, and they have a lot in common – even though they may disagree on details – according to a new survey by F5 ...

August 10, 2017

Only 12 percent of organizations can claim that their whole organization is on the path to business agility even though more than two thirds of survey participants agreed that agile organizations are better able to quickly respond to dynamic business conditions, according to a new survey from CA Technologies ...

August 09, 2017

Alongside its clear benefits, DevOps brings unique challenges when developing and operating a mobile environment. Mobile app developers and development teams face a unique set of requirements relating to collaboration, testing, and release. Technology fragmentation, disparate back-end systems, updates that require user action, and poor instrumentation can impede the DevOps process and become critical roadblocks to agile mobile development, ultimately impacting app retention and the bottom line ...

August 07, 2017

A crashing app might be a deal breaker, no matter how heavy the load that an alternative website entry point can handle would be. It is all about quickly verifying compliance against key functional and non-functional requirements in order to meet aggressive release schedules as part of the Go-to-market strategy. This means positioning unit testing, UI testing, API testing, and, of course, performance and load testing — as pillars of SDLC ...

August 03, 2017

Most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall, according to a new survey from Netsparker Ltd. ...

August 01, 2017

Your top priority is to improve application development agility, but you may run into roadblocks put up by a security team that (mistakenly) believes speed is the enemy of effective cybersecurity. A new survey finds a majority of enterprises are working to overcome those roadblocks by integrating security into their existing DevOps methodology ...

July 31, 2017

Agile development compresses software testing cycles, jeopardizing risk coverage and opening the door for software failures. Here's what you can do ...

July 27, 2017

While 75 percent of organizations highlight continuous testing as critical or important, only a minority of survey respondents have made exceptional progress acquiring the necessary knowledge and key enablers to drive digital transformation, according to a global study by CA Technologies ...

July 25, 2017

Test teams feel the need to adopt DevOps, but that migration is not always seamless, according to a new survey by LogiGear. That may be because 25 percent of respondents said their Ops/IT team is always helpful to the test team and its needs; 37 percent said Ops teams regularly help bring about good test environments; 27 percent said Ops can be "slow or difficult" ...

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