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Agile is a set of practices to make software development move quickly and easily. These practices value Individuals and interactions over processes and tools, Working software over comprehensive documentation, Customer collaboration over contract negotiation and Responding to change over following a plan.

Defects

Dealing with DevOps Metrics and KPIs

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a great principle to measure how well your organization performs. DevOps accelerates the automation of (almost) everything within the entire organization. Therefore you need useful KPIs...
Stack Labs loves Simple CICD

Stack Labs loves Simple CI/CD

Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery are a vital part of every project. At Stack Labs, this is one of the pillars of our work and of our team. It's kind of...
CockroachDB

CockroachDB is a hassle-free SQL database for multiple clouds

Everyone knows: cockroaches are annoying, highly persistent bugs. They can live under extreme conditions and always keep coming back even if you eliminated them all. When it comes to your valuable...

New trends and buzzwords in the DevOps era: are you ready for 2021?

As the year 2020 comes to an end, it's nice to look back at the trends and hypes we got so far. It is even more exiting to see which trends...
Parallel tests

Best practices for modern CI/CD pipelines

CI/CD is not new anymore. The hype slowly cools down and is now entering a mature state. Software development companies incorporated their CI/CD processes to fully support their DevOps teams. There...
Shadow IT

Coming out of the dark – what is shadow IT and how to deal...

Everyone who works in a large organization knows it: there are (probably) a lot of IT projects that are not officially sanctioned. Although not a new phenomenon, it is important to...
DevOps Culture

Why CI/CD is really about collaboration

CI/CD really is about collaboration. In this post, we’ll talk about why this is true, and walk through some examples that show how this works in real life. This a post in...
CI/CD Complexity

Beating CI/CD complexity with CINQ

CI/CD is a common practice to bring applications from code to production. Unfortunately, the tools needed to create these pipelines vary wildly in functionality and quality, and you need to integrate...
CNCF Landscape: tool sprawl

DevOps tool sprawl: is ‘tool tax’ just the tip of the iceberg?

DevOps tools make the world go ‘round. Too many tools make the DevOps engineers go mad. The first one is true. The second one, too. Fact is: tooling that helps you...
four-eyes principle

The four-eyes principle: what’s important in a DevOps world

DevOps accelerates everything from code to production. Manual approvals for releases and deployments quickly become a thing of the past. DevOps teams need to embrace security and compliance in their day-to-day...