With the proliferation of the AWS infrastructure as code model, saying that a system follows a standard deployment model can be a loaded statement. True, the basis for the system architecture can be found in one or more standard models. However, the flexibility afforded by using AWS allows for a high degree of variation in […]

Everyone is familiar with the saying, “why reinvent the wheel?” We use this whenever someone is putting a great deal of effort into solving a problem that already has an optimal solution. We know it is wrong to waste effort this way. So why are so many IT teams okay with reinventing the wheel when […]

Game development is a perfect example of the DevOps model for software lifecycles. When done properly, game development is in a perpetual cycle of building, releasing, supporting and updating. All parts of the development, operations and QA groups must be involved for a game to remain successful. In general, game developers are a creative group, […]

Do you like baseball? Do you like learning about DevOps? Did you join Isos Technology for a day of DevOps and Baseball on March 16th? If you did, we would like to thank you for coming out and making the event successful. We hope you enjoyed yourself and took away valuable DevOps information from the […]

Agile operations paired with DevOps teams have changed the game for app development and what users expect out of their programs. Traditionally, software projects would take months or years to build and release. Because changes were expensive and time-consuming, users would often be stuck with initial available functionality – or lack thereof – until a brand […]

Relationships between developers, testers and operations personnel could be described as tenuous at best, even though they must work toward a common goal. DevOps has changed the landscape by requiring these diverse groups to get along and work together to create the best software possible. The problem here is that no section can command the […]

The barriers that once existed between teams under waterfall processes have been effectively mitigated with the rise of agile software development and its subsets. DevOps is one offshoot in particular that brings together development and operations groups to collaborate and push out deliverables quickly. However, getting DevOps to work is much easier said than done. […]

With the start of a new year, it’s time to dive into the best DevOps Conferences to attend in 2016. Excellent presentations, guest speakers, and valuable content you don’t want to miss are all in store! Give yourself a competitive upper hand, and start planning out your conference attendances today. We have complied a list […]

Before I get into the discussion allow me to introduce myself. My name is Andrew Yarrow and I’m a member of the Isos Technology Atlassian team. Prior to coming to Isos, I spent a few years working for a software development shop, starting as their Mac support person and adding on responsibilities as time went […]

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