DevOps Playground #15 - Consul

Posted by Michel Lebeau on Oct 19, 2017 12:16:13 PM


 

We ran our 15th DevOps Playground which took place at the Velocity conference venue - it was focused around Consul.

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Topics: DevOps Playground

New features in Puppet Enterprise 2017.3

Posted by Michel Lebeau and Javier Velasquez on Oct 11, 2017 6:27:48 PM


 

Today at PuppetConfPuppet announced the release of Puppet Enterprise 2017.3. 

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Topics: Puppet

Puppet Feature highlight: Puppet Tasks using Puppet Bolt

Posted by Michel Lebeau and Javier Velasquez on Oct 11, 2017 6:26:54 PM


Today at PuppetConf, Puppet announced a new feature for Puppet Enterprise 2017.3: Puppet Tasks.

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Topics: Puppet

Puppet Feature highlight: Puppet Discovery

Posted by Michel Lebeau and Javier Velasquez on Oct 11, 2017 6:25:46 PM


 

In May, Puppet released Lumogon, a tool used to help discover your infrastructure.

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Topics: Puppet

DevOps Playground #14 - Nomad by HashiCorp

Posted by Michel Lebeau on Sep 28, 2017 2:30:32 PM


In September, we hosted our 14th DevOps Playground, where DevOps Consultant at ECS Digital, Daniel Monteiro, presented Nomad by Hashicorp.

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Topics: DevOps Playground

ECS Digital Acquires QAWorks

Posted by Andy Cureton on Sep 13, 2017 10:01:34 AM


London-based ECS Digital, the specialist DevOps division of the ECS Group, has acquired QAWorks, the UK’s leading technical software testing organisation.  

QAWorks is recognised in the industry as the home of the Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET). Studies suggest that 31% of IT budgets are being spent on testing1 which is set to rise over the coming years as a result of growing demands on organisations to increase innovation and time to market and reduce associated cost.

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Topics: ECS, ECS DevOps, ECS Digital Practice

ECS Digital attends Jenkins World

Posted by Billy Michael on Sep 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM


 

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Topics: Jenkins

All Hands on DevOps #10

Posted by Michel Lebeau on Aug 25, 2017 10:46:31 AM


 

Yesterday our 10th All Hands On DevOps Meetup, co-organised with Third Republic, was hosted at Shazam’s office.

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Topics: Meetups

The Confusing Relationship between Cloud and DevOps

Posted by Andy Cureton on Aug 23, 2017 5:00:49 PM


 

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about how DevOps only really makes sense if your systems are completely Cloud-based. At the heart of this claim is the march of tech progress. The likes of AWS, IBM, Google and Microsoft repeatedly promote integrating DevOps with their PaaS offerings and recent opinion pieces from three of our peers (Article 1, Article 2, Article 3) attempt to show that Cloud is essential for DevOps.

 

You know what? In a way, they’re absolutely right.

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Topics: DevOps

3 Reasons Why You're not a High-Performing Organisation

Posted by Andy Cureton on Aug 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM


 

Our partners, Puppet, released their annual State of DevOps report (SODR) last month. 

There’s one point that stands out throughout - the huge improvements that organisations of all sizes are making in the speed of software delivery, using DevOps*.

 

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Topics: DevOps