Category: DevOps

DevOps is the continuous delivery of prioritised value to an organisation. DevOps includes the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), from CI through to the final deployment and monitoring of the features that are successfully integrating to master and, from there, through automated test, configuration, release and deployment processes. The term DevOps was originated in 2009 by Patrick Debois as he described how agile processes could be used to build DevOps teams that were agile in nature. These teams were cross functional self organising and broke down silos between test, release and deployment and support teams.

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Customer Stories at DevOps Dublin Event 27th Nov 2019

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In general most of our speakers addressed this topic with war stories all of which illustrated that most organisations need to get out of their own way if they are to be agile. Overcoming individual and collective scepticism about what Agility and DevOps actually are were called out as initial blockers. Misalignment with supporting business functions, such as finance or [......]

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Waterfall Mindset Limitations

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What is Waterfall Mindset? This blog is not long enough to answer the question posed. But here is a current example we are encountering. Building modern systems is difficult. New cloud and hybrid architectures are complex and need experimentation as an approach to evaluate viability. Whats needed is a fail fast mindset but Waterfall is an avoid risk and never [......]

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“You’re Going To What?”

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This is Part 2 of two-part blog post about Release Automation. Click the link to read Part 1 - "We're going to automate this process". “You’re going to what? Not an unusual reaction when you tell someone you’re going to increase the amount of work going through their remit by a factor of several hundred. And when you’re talking about [......]

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Ryanair’s DevOps Journey

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This blog on Ryanair's DevOps Journey is based on a presentation made by Alan Coates (Head of Planning and Delivery Ryanair Labs) at the Atlassian European Conference in Barcelona in May 2017. Also included are links to other Daysha offers and content which are relevant to how Daysha assists Ryanair Labs in their ongoing journey. Ryanair will tell you their [......]

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“We’re going to automate this process”

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“We’re going to automate this process”. Now, it doesn’t matter whether you are a worker-bee in a factory, or a Sys Admin in a data centre, but when you hear the Boss use this phrase, let’s be honest, you get worried. And, frankly, you should be worried – especially if you are the person who has become the bottleneck. However, [......]

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Atlassian Summit Europe Learnings

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On May 2nd - 4th, 4 members of the Daysha team attended the first European Atlassian Summit in Barcelona. This blog is a collection of information gathered throughout the summit whether it be by attending various talks or speaking to other attendees. The Daily Telegraph This presentation was made at the Atlassian Summit conference in Barcelona May 3rd 2017 by [......]

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Fintech:CODE Learnings

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Last week Daysha attended Fintech:CODE in London with our good partners Atlassian where we were in the company of some of Europe’s leading banks. This blog summarises our learnings under three categories for those with an interest in DevOps and particularly for those in  Fintech. Daysha also attended the Fincode 2018 event in partnership with XebiaLabs. Culture Adapting to a [......]

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Waste not – Want not

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Why is that when you go to your local supermarket, nothing seems to be where it was last week! How come, when you visit a certain Swedish company that specialises in home products, you have to go around in circles to find the product you came in to buy? Why, in other words, do you always seem to spend more [......]

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DevOps by Osmosis – Is That Even Possible

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“We don’t do DevOps. We can’t, as our development plans are agreed so far in advance and our priority from a production point of view is to keep our systems available 24/7.” I heard this comment from a pal of mine as we had a quiet beer over the weekend, but I’m sure this comment, or a variation on it, [......]

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How Atlassian (Jira) enables DevOps

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When Daysha recognized that DevOps was an inevitable outcome for organisations that need to be agile, our customers explicitly stated they wanted solutions not process preaching. We therefore entered into partnership with technology providers where our services complemented their technology to help our clients become agile. This blog focuses on workflow and Atlassian tooling to overcome the silo’ing of data [......]

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