Getting Started With Monitoring for Developers

Until recently, monitoring was exclusive to the IT operations department who was responsible for maintaining the hardware and networking equipment to run a companies’ entire suite of software. But nowadays, changes in deployment frequency, architecture, and cloud hosting have shifted that responsibility. Monitoring is no longer just for ops teams.

Improving Your Regression Testing Projects Through Automation

What Is Regression Testing? Regression testing, also known as repeated testing, is the process of ensuring all the old functionalities still correctly work with new changes. In other words, regression testing tests an already tested application to find defects resulting from changes. This is a common step in any software Read more…

New: Application integration with AWS Cloud Map for service discovery

By: Alexandr Moroz, Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Route 53; Madhuri Peri, Sr. IoT Architect, AWS Professional Services; Aaron Molitor, Sr. Infrastructure Architect, AWS Professional Services; and Sarma Palli, Sr. DevOps Architect, AWS Professional Services AWS Cloud Map enables you to map your cloud. You can define friendly names for any Read more…

Use AWS CodeDeploy to Implement Blue/Green Deployments for AWS Fargate and Amazon ECS

We are pleased to announce support for blue/green deployments for services hosted using AWS Fargate and Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). In AWS CodeDeploy, blue/green deployments help you minimize downtime during application updates. They allow you to launch a new version of your application alongside the old version and Read more…

DevOps: Principles, Practices, and the DevOps Engineer Role

For a long time, development and operations were isolated modules. Developers wrote code; the system administrators were responsible for its deployment and integration. As there was limited communication between these two silos, specialists worked mostly separately within a project. That was fine when Waterfall development dominated. But since Agile and Read more…

Kubernetes users, get ready for the next chapter in microservices managementKubernetes users, get ready for the next chapter in microservices managementVP Infrastructure and Fellow, Google CloudVP Engineering

If you’re a developer, containers can feel kind of like magic—they’re portable, efficient, and make it a breeze to spin up new applications. But while containers are great for simple applications, you need extra support as you build them out into larger applications and services. When containers arrived on the Read more…

Continuous Documentation With Antora and Travis

Antora is a documentation pipeline that enables docs, product, and engineering teams to create, manage, remix, and publish documentation sites composed in AsciiDoc and sourced from multiple versioned content repositories. You can see several examples out there from Couchbase documentation to Fedora documentation. And of course, Antora documentation is used Read more…