Sacha Labourey's blog

Continuous Security and “The Big Hack”

For a week now, the Internet has been buzzing with a Bloomberg story reporting a massive hack that would have impacted some 30 well known organizations, from Amazon to Apple, as well as U.S. government agencies. It is important to mention up front that all companies mentioned in the report have vehemently denied the reported facts, so at this point, we are in a gray area, between...

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...

Jenkins is Showing the CI/CD Way

JetBrains just released the 2018 edition of their The State of Developer Ecosystem Survey . It is pretty interesting, as it is based on a broad-based, cross-section of more than 6,000 developers and, as such, is likely to be a very good proxy of the market. The survey analyzes multiple sectors, from languages to databases. Interestingly enough, continuous integration and continuous...

Microsoft and GitHub: A Great Step Forward for DevOps

Microsoft just announced the acquisition of GitHub . What does this mean for developers, companies, the DevOps market and CloudBees? As software is eating the world, developers have become the new kings. DevOps vendors that have been able to show great developer adoption as well as build associated revenues are incredibly strategic. On that front, GitHub has, without any contest,...

Enterprise DevOps: The People's Front of Judea or Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

This is the eighth in a series of blogs about enterprise DevOps. The series is co-authored by Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees, and Nigel Willie, DevOps practitioner. Previously in this series, we have discussed some approaches to creating a foundation and setting up a service line . In this article, we shall focus on one of the key challenges that anybody delivering a program will...

Enterprise DevOps: The Spine is Critical

This is the sixth in a series of blogs about enterprise DevOps. The series is co-authored by Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees, and Nigel Willie, DevOps practitioner. In previous articles, we discussed creating a standard taxonomy of capabilities and, from here, identifying solutions for them. While all capabilities are critical to deliver a complete solution, it is essential that you...

CloudBees Kubernetes Roadmap: The Journey Starts Today!

Today marks the first of a series of announcements we will be doing over the next few months to talk about our roadmap and commitment to Kubernetes. Why Kubernetes? But first, why does Kubernetes matter? In the last few years, we have seen the amazing growth of two phenomenons, cloud and containers, each reinforcing the other. Cloud providing the scale and instant on-demand...

Codeship and CloudBees Join Forces!

CloudBees has acquired Codeship! ( read the FAQ ) As the adoption of DevOps and cloud computing accelerates at warp speed within organizations, CI and CD are their strategic backbone on which the DNA of their software value creation gets codified. From applications to infrastructure as code, every IT asset definition flows through a continuous pipeline engine, that’s CI/CD. Since...

CloudBees Acquires Codeship: FAQ

You may have already read the blogs Mo and I wrote (if you haven’t - see links, below) about the merger of our companies. Between our two offerings, we have truly made “continuous integration and continuous delivery for all” a reality. Whether your needs are for opinionated, cloud-based continuous delivery or customized enterprise-grade continuous delivery, we have an offering for...

Enterprise DevOps: Creating a Service Line

This is the fourth in a series of blogs about enterprise DevOps. The series is co-authored by Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees, and Nigel Willie, DevOps practitioner. In a previous article , we discussed creating a taxonomy and from there, listing those capabilities you already offer or wish to offer in the future. The next area we wish to address is possible mechanisms for...