Category: Productivity

CI/CD - DevOps - Productivity

5 Test Steps Every CI/CD Pipeline Must Have

One way to build applications and consistently deliver high-quality software updates and changes to your users is to implement a CI/CD pipeline. CI/CD stands for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. Continuous Integration (CI) implements small changes and frequently checks in code version control repositories by pushing development teams through a coding philosophy and set of…

CI/CD - Managed Cloud Services - Productivity

DevOps challenges every B2B SaaS must overcome to succeed: Productivity through CI/CD

Managing B2B Software As A Service (SaaS) products has never been faster or easier. But organizations working with big brands or regulated industries may still be navigating various challenges to do so properly. One of those challenges is most likely productivity. If an organization’s productivity is consistently not up to par, the software pipelines may…

Automation - DevOps - Infrastructure as Code - Kubernetes - Productivity

Kubernetes: 5 Ways to launch in 5 Minutes

This article describes 5 different ways to launch Kubernetes in 5 minutes. These steps are not intended for production usage; they are my own, personal notes on how to create clusters for use in testing and development. I use them when I want to launch K8s for quick, personal testing. I created this article in…

DevOps - Infrastructure as Code - Productivity

Success story: Automating 100 of applications on the corporate world

The client Genesys, a  large company providing a wide variety of contact center solutions, must support a wide variety of product features. The ongoing product offerings required on-premise installation of a great number of moving parts. Such installation would involve a hundred applications and their dependencies, installed on four major operating system versions in various…

CI/CD - DevOps - Infrastructure as Code - Productivity

Continuous Delivery Pipelines for Infrastructure Code

Pipelines are not for application code only. Continuous Delivery matters. In modern application and infrastructure management, programmers and sysadmins not only work purely in application code but also in terms of infrastructure code. The latter includes all the code that deploys the essentials needed to run your application: cloud resources (ie. instances, DBs), operating system…