DevOps Legacy Systems

Improving DevOps: Including Legacy Systems

If there is such a thing as “traditional DevOps,” it is a two-dimensional beast. Consider, for example, the relatively simple two-dimensional graph shown below.  Let development be represented on the vertical axis and operations be represented on the horizontal. Then stakeholder engagement with and benefit from various DevOps processes might be expressed as the area[…]

Ops Vsibility

Improving DevOps Implementations with Greater Ops Visibility

DevOps creates an environment which may be systemically flawed, in part due to a lack of ops visibility into application post-deployment. Ironically, the fundamental, underlying goal of DevOps is to create an environment in which both developers and operators are brought into a collaborative, transparent environment. Cooperative transparency is what gives DevOps its incredible speed[…]

Securing IoT

Securing IoT Requires a Big-Picture View

The familiar concept of devices that connect to the Internet – the so-called IoT or Internet of Things devices – is that they are…. well… devices. They are the smart watches, smart televisions, industrial controllers, traffic sensors and what not that are installed, attached, mounted, or otherwise moved into the existing space. They are devices[…]