Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Jenkins: Blog Topics

DevOps for Managers


FOSS: Saving Humanity and Beyond Since 1983

I’ve been recently thinking about the evolution of open source, associated business models and market expectations. I’ll be sharing some thoughts through several blogs on that topic. TL;DR One essential yet often overlooked evolution that took place in the last decade is that open source moved from building replacements tools for proprietary technology, to leading the way by...

Why DevOps Requires Buy-In From Everyone

In DevOps, culture is as important as the process and tools. That’s why buy-in, from everyone, including the CEO, is essential for success. Even organizations that clearly recognize the business value of adopting a DevOps approach may face a variety of potential stumbling blocks. One of the most prevalent challenges is inherent in the divergence of what developers and operations...

Digital Disruptors: How Airbnb, Tesla and Uber Used Software Innovation to Transform Entire Industries

For decades, industries have been disrupted by those that figure out ways to deliver products better, faster or cheaper. They harnessed natural resources, improved manufacturing processes, refined craftsmanship, deployed assembly lines, perfected supply chains or sourced lighter, stronger, better raw materials. Today, industries are being disrupted by a new force – software. We...

DevOps Radio: David Habusha, WhiteSource Software, The (Open) Source on DevSecOps

In the latest installment of DevOps Radio , David Habusha, vice president of product at WhiteSource Software, explains to host Andre Pino how he first got into cybersecurity, after starting his career in open source. As the founder of a privacy company, David discusses the intersection of security, DevOps and open source, or DevSecOps. DevSecOps is a very hot topic for DevOps...

Women in DevOps: Aubrey Stearn

In our Women in DevOps blog series, you’ll hear from talented women in DevOps. They will share their experiences in DevOps, their thoughts on leadership, lessons learned and also how we can encourage more women to focus on an IT career. Aubrey Stearn is a force in the DevOps world whose career spans software development and operations. She’s worked for a variety of large companies...
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Continuous Delivery for Developers


Ensuring Containers are Always Running with Docker’s Restart Policy

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog by Ben Cane , published by permission. This post originally appeared on the CloudBees CodeShip website . Getting a notification that Docker containers are down in production is one of the worst ways to spend your night. In today’s article, we’ll discuss how to use Docker’s restart policy to automatically restart containers and avoid those late-...

Using JX to Create a GitOps Managed Jenkins X Installation with CloudBees CodeShip and Terraform on GKE

Jenkins X is a reimagined CI/CD implementation for the cloud which is heavily influenced by the State of DevOps reports , and more recently the book, Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim, summarized in this blog post . This post will show you how to use Jenkins X to create a GitOps managed install of Jenkins X using...

Use the Configuration-as-Code Plugin to Declaratively Configure Your Jenkins Instance

Introduction Note: If you already know well what configuration management is, you can skip the introduction. For many years now, there has been a steady trend of configuring everything we can using code. This makes it much easier to avoid snowflake systems, hence also making orders of magnitudes easier to reprovision an environment from scratch if needed. Developers have been...

Building Minimal Docker Containers for Go Applications

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog by Nick Gauthier , published by permission. It was originally posted on the CloudBees Codeship website . There are several great official and community-supported containers for many programming languages, including Go, but these containers can be quite large. Let’s walk through a comparison of methods for building containers for Go applications,...

Container OS Comparison

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog by Jonas Rosland , published by permission. It originally appeared on the CloudBees CodeShip website . For anyone who’s been following the container community’s rise the past two years (after Solomon Hykes’s famous five-minute presentation at PyCon ), you have surely seen many companies and projects spring up, offering really innovative ways of...
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