Easy Git Crypt User Identification

First in series about using Git Crypt in no particular order. Git crypt is a popular git extension that enables you to transparently encrypt sensitive data in a git repository. Git crypt uses public PGP keys to control who has access to the encrypted data – these are stored in the .git-crypt directory within the […]

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Disrupting the General Insurance Industry – A DevOps Perspective

Business leaders are today facing the challenge to move their organisations to the next level – and that means Digital Transformation. The need to embrace new technologies and innovate business models to keep pace with industry disruptors across all sectors is an urgent one. But there are barriers: Digital Transformation initiatives are complex, the prospect […]

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Validating Configuration of a Growing Cloud Platform

“Infrastructure as Code” is a process of provisioning complex computing platforms in a reliable and repeatable way via configuration files and scripting tools. Cloud computing services such as AWS and Azure expose rich, free APIs that allow their customers to manage fleets of virtual servers without ever having to log into a web-based portal. Speed […]

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Digital Transformation and DevOps – A Winning Combination

Last time, we addressed the pressing question ‘What Problem Is Digital Transformation Trying to Solve?’. We concluded that it is the challenge today’s organisations face to remain competitive in the rapidly evolving digital landscape, where internet-driven consumers and new-entry disruptors are transforming industry demands on a massive scale. You can read the full blog here […]

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DevOps Express – The Suite Smell of Success?

Fascinating news in the DevOps World last week with the announcement of the DevOps Express initiative. “DevOps Express is the first-of-its-kind alliance of DevOps industry leaders and includes founding members CloudBees and Sonatype, joined by Atlassian, BlazeMeter, CA Technologies, Chef, DevOps Institute, GitHub, Infostretch, JFrog, Puppet, Sauce Labs, SOASTA and SonarSource.” Anyone that’s heard me […]

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5 Lessons learnt from the #DevOps enterprise summit EU 2016

This week London played host to its first ever DevOps Enterprise Summit, the Gene Kim led two day conference focussed on Enterprise DevOps adoption. There was a wide array of organisations represented by the speakers – from Financial Services (Barclays & ING) to Consumer Goods (Unilever) to Entertainment (Disney) to vendors like HPE and many […]

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