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3 Ways Agile Can Help You Prioritize Tech Debt


By Shanie Weissman

Every software development team creates technical debt that it strives to minimize. Systemic tech debt can seriously slow down development, demotivate engineers, force a ground-up rewrite, or even kill the company.

Repaying technical debt and developing features constantly compete for backlog priority. Some teams are better at repaying this debt than others and succeed in recognizing tech debt’s negative impacts, quantifying possible impacts, prioritizing fixes, and committing to a resolution plan. Addressing the technical issues seems to be the easy part and usually entails refactoring or changing some code. The hard part is prioritizing and quantifying technical debt. Development teams fail to resolve debt because they don’t prioritize well, not because they cannot fix technical issues.  Continue reading “3 Ways Agile Can Help You Prioritize Tech Debt”

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How HPQC TFS Integration Helps Improve Product Quality & Accelerate Delivery Cycle


Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) is used by several enterprises to manage their development work whereas HP ALM/QC (Now known as Micro Focus ALM) is extensively used for its quality control module. Integrating these two systems can, therefore, help remove the visibility ‘black hole’ between the development and the quality control teams; thereby, eliminating the possibilities of miscommunication, delayed communication, or exchange of incorrect/outdated data. HP QC integration with TFS further ensures that both teams have complete visibility into each other’s tasks in real time and they are on the same page regarding delivery timelines & quality parameters.

Let us look at a potential real-life scenario to understand how HP ALM TFS integration can help teams an enterprise work efficiently. Continue reading “How HPQC TFS Integration Helps Improve Product Quality & Accelerate Delivery Cycle”

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The DevOps Process and Continuous Delivery (CD) – An Overview


This guest post by Joakim Verona, the author of Practical DevOps, Second Edition, gives a concise overview of the DevOps process and continuous delivery.

When you work with DevOps, you work with large and complex processes in a large and complex context. An example of a CD pipeline in a large organization is depicted in the following diagram:

Practical DevOps

While the basic outline of this diagram holds true surprisingly often, regardless of the organization, there are, of course, differences, depending on the size of the organization and the complexity of the products that are being developed. The early parts of the chain, that is, the developer environments and the CI environment, are normally very similar.

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47 Open Source DevOps Tools You Should Know


DevOps is a rapidly growing practice in the software development process. It’s completely transforming the way that product development, testing, building and deployment process is done. DevOps transformation helps businesses to deliver positive outcomes. As a DevOps, you should know which toolkit is a perfect fit for your requirements to succeed in DevOps practice. There are various tools out there in the market for different purposes, but here in this article we are going to discuss on open source DevOps tools, which we can use for diverse needs and how these tools can help us in DevOps process.

Open Source DevOps Tools

DevOps is combination of various practices and tools, here you can find tools from from different categories.

Conclusion:  Now we discussed on 47 Open Source Devops Tools for different purposes to consider adding them in your DevOps toolkit. We hope that you enjoyed reading this article, if you have a question, please leave your comment in the below comment section. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Kiran Gutha has an experience of more than 6 years of corporate experience in various technology platforms such as Big Data, Data Science, Salesforce, Digital Marketing, CRM, SQL, JAVA, Oracle, etc. He is a technology nerd and loves contributing to various open platforms through blogging. He is currently in association with a leading professional training provider, Mindmajix Technologies INC. and strives to provide knowledge to aspirants and professionals through personal blogs, research, and innovative ideas.

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Open Source Security Tools


In application development, security is the main concern to protect application from threats and attacks. There are different ways to target a web application, like SQL Injection, CSRF and DDoS attacks. There are different ways to target a web application, like SQL Injection, CSRF and DDoS attacks. By applying best security practices with the help of security tools to secure applications from such security threats. Let us now take a look at the open source security tools and how these help us attain the security. You can consider adding security tools to your toolkit.

46) Snort

47) Tripwire

Snort: Snort is an open source security tool written in C programming. Snort can be used for identifying various threats and attacks and it also supports traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks

Tripwire: Tripwire is an open source software security and data integrity tool. Tripwire is used for monitoring and alerting by sending a message to users when there are any specific changes in a file or on a range of systems.

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Open Source Database Management Tools


In DevOps, Database management tools play a vital role in enhancing application performance and efficiency. Database management tools are used to automate the database management operations, optimize and enhance the database performance. Here you can find a list of open source database management tools.

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Open Source Build Tools


In DevOps, build tools are used to schedule and automate the build process. DevOps is the unification of diverse process and products to build quality software products to end users. DevOps methodology brings culture and environment to build software products, test and releasing them at a lightning speed and as frequently as required. Here is the list of open source devops tools.

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