The small differences that vendors impart to their products differentiates them from competitors. So it's unusual when the application-server market leaders, IBM and BEA Systems Inc., say they're taking steps to erase those differences. IBM and BEA said last week they would set specs on how to handle data from heterogeneous sources and schedule running applications for IBM's WebSphere and BEA's WebLogic. Says Ed Cobb, BEA's VP of architecture and standards: "We want to make it easier for developers who aren't rocket scientists."
[Interop ITX 2017] State Of DevOps ReportThe DevOps movement brings application development and infrastructure operations together to increase efficiency and deploy applications more quickly. But embracing DevOps means making significant cultural, organizational, and technological changes. This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting DevOps methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.
Digital Transformation Myths & TruthsTransformation is on every IT organization's to-do list, but effectively transforming IT means a major shift in technology as well as business models and culture. In this IT Trend Report, we examine some of the misconceptions of digital transformation and look at steps you can take to succeed technically and culturally.