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Defining “Scaling” Agile, Part 6: Creating the Agile Organization

We might start to think about agile approaches as a project change. However, if you want to “scale” agile, the entire culture changes. Here is a list of the series and how everything changes the organization’s culture: Defining “Scaling” Agile, Part 1: Creating Cross-Functional Feature Teams. ...
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The Evolving Role of Product Management

This post is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of “Product Leadership.” Read the full book on Safari. As Marty Cagan, founding partner of Silicon Valley Product Group and a 30-year veteran of product management, puts it, “The job of a product manager is to discover a product that is valuable, usable, and...
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Xen Linux
A lot of the work of adding new functionality to Xen is done in the Linux kernel. We look at some highlights of Xen related work that's been done in the past year and what’s expected in the near future.

Xen Related Work in the Linux Kernel: Current and Future Plans

The Linux kernel contains a lot of code support for Xen. This code isn't just meant to optimize Linux to run as a virtualized guest. As a type 1 hypervisor, Xen relies a lot on the support of the operating system running as dom0. Although other operating systems can be used as dom0, Linux is the...
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Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain Publishes Software Release Candidate

The developers behind the open-source Hyperledger Fabric blockchain project have issued the software's official release candidate. Announced yesterday via the project's public mailing list, the release effectively moves the software, one of several separate enterprise distributed ledger code bases...
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DevOps: More Than Automation

Type “devops” into any job search site today and the overwhelming majority of results will be for some variation of “DevOps Engineer”. The skills required will centre on tools like Puppet/Chef/Ansible, AWS/Azure, scripting in Python/Perl/Bash/PowerShell etc. Essentially, they’ve taken a deployment...
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Effective Microservices Architecture with Event-Driven Design

There’s no doubt, in the IT world, microservices are sexy. But just because you find something cool and attractive doesn’t mean it’s good for you. And it doesn’t mean you know how to use it properly. In fact, microservices, in particular, aren’t easy. Yes, microservices allow for different team...
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Encryption Technology in Your Code Impacts Export Requirements

US export laws require companies to declare what encryption technology is used in any software to be exported. The use of open source makes complying with these regulations a tricky process. US Export Requirements The regulations on US software exports come from the US Commerce Department’s Bureau...
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Why Git Is Worth the Learning Curve

Over the last decade, distributed version control systems, like Git, have gained popularity and are regarded as the most important development tools by developers. Although the learning curve can pose a challenge, developers told us that Git enhances their ability to work together and ship faster,...
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How to Start Incorporating Machine Learning in the Enterprise Arena

To understand more about the evolution of big data operations, I asked Justin Mullen about the challenges his company faced five years ago and why they were looking for modern integration platforms. He responded with, “We faced similar challenges to what our customers were facing. Before Big Data...
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DevOps Q&A with Nicole Forsgren

We’ve recently welcomed two new additions to our Advisory Board – with Nicole Forsgren and John Willis, joining Gene Kim and Gary Gruver as Electric Cloud’s strategic advisors. As we set to work with each of the advisors, we also took the opportunity to pick their brains about where DevOps is...
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