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Sanjeev Sharma

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October 28, 2014 A simple description of DevOps is such: ‘An approach to Application Delivery that applies Lean principles to accelerate feedback and improve time to market’ What does this mean? In a nutshell it implies that DevOps is a set of principles and practices that enables an organization to make their delivery of applications ‘lean’ and efficient, while leveraging feedback from customers and users to continuous improve. What do you ‘continuously improve’? Three things: The application being delivered The Environment of the application being delivered The process by which the application (and its environment) is delivered The ‘continuous improvement’ of the application and it environment comes from the feedback mechanism. As the application is continuously delivered, customers or customer surrogates (if the new feature delivered cannot be made available to ... (more)

DevOps & Application Delivery By @SD_Architect | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

I had the opportunity to present on Nov 5th at DevOps Summit by SYS-CON Events in Santa Clara, CA. Here are my slides. The world is Hybrid. Organizations adopting DevOps are building Delivery Pipelines leveraging environments that are complex – spread across hybrid cloud and physical environments. Adopting DevOps hence required Application Delivery Automation that can deploy applications across these Hybrid Environments. Related Posts: Understanding DevOps: Understanding DevOps – Part 1: Defining DevOps Understanding DevOps – Part 2: Continuous Integration and Continuous Deliv... (more)

My Sessions at IBM InterConnect | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

IBM InterConnect starts on Monday (Sunday for many tracks). I am already in Vegas for internal meetings/enablement and a looking forward for the show to start. I have a packed agenda with sessions everyday. The rest of the time will all be spent meeting you – our customers. If you are there at InterConnect, hit me up. Want to grab a coffee, send me a message thru the IBM Event App. Any free time I have, I will be hanging out in the DevOps Zone at the expo. I am also doing book signings of my DevOps For Dummies book on Monday and Y=Tuesday evenings. Come say Hi. MY SCHEDULED SESS... (more)

[video blog] DevOps and Hybrid Cloud | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Containers #Microservices

Register FREE Before Friday! ▸ Here Your registration includes: ▸ DevOps sessions ▸ Containers sessions ▸ Microservices sessions The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California - will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally. Time spent on infrastructure developme... (more)

Adopting DevOps – Overcoming ‘Cultural Inertia’ By @sd_architect | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Adopting DevOps - Part V: Overcoming ‘Cultural Inertia' Last month, my partners in crime – Carmen DeArdo from Nationwide, Lee Reid, my colleague from IBM and I wrote a 3-part series of blog posts on DevOps.com. We titled our posts the Simple Math, Calculus and Art of DevOps. I would venture to say these are must-reads for any organization adopting DevOps. We examined all three ascpects – the Cultural, Automation and Process improvement side of DevOps. One of the key underlying themes of the three posts was the need for Cultural change – things like trust, collaboration, communic... (more)