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GitHub Free users now get unlimited private repositories

If you’re a GitHub user, but you don’t pay, this is a good week. Historically, GitHub always offered free accounts but the caveat was that your code had to be public. To get private repositories, you had to pay. Starting tomorrow, that limitation is gone. Free GitHub users now get unlimited private projects with up...


How to Troubleshoot CPU Problems

Diagnosing and troubleshooting CPU problems in production in cloud environments can be tricky. Your application might have millions of lines of code, so identifying the exact line of code that is causing the CPU to spike might be the equivalent of finding a needle in a haystack. This article shows how to find that needle...


Securing Third-Party and Open Source Code Components: A Primer

The increasing popularity of open source code continues to be a boon for developers across the industry, allowing them to increase efficiency and streamline delivery. But there are security risks to be considered when leveraging open source and commercial code components, as each carries with it a significant risk of...


DevSecOps: Security Needn’t be Sacrificed for Speed

With the right practices, security needn’t be an impediment to continuous development and rapid improvement. The same cycle keeps repeating, according to IT security and risk management consultancy Sense of Security co-founder and CTO Murray Goldschmidt. A new technology is hyped, leading to rapid adoption, but security...


Node.js Foundation Embraces HTTP/2

The latest version of Node.js will significantly increase the DevOps challenges surrounding the most widely used version of JavaScript in the enterprise. Node.js 8 adds the ability to support HTTP/2, a major revision of the core internet protocol that, in addition to being significantly faster, enables developers to make...


The 7C Holistic Approach to DevOps

The DevOps methodology was first adopted in 2007 with a bigger purpose of improving organizational efficiency by bridging the gap between software release and IT operations teams. This started as the core practice of continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) with a prime focus on better quality of releases...


Magento 2 Performance on Docker (a preliminary test)

A few days ago there was a question on Twitter about using Docker in production instead of development. I was a little intrigued by the question because my experience has been in the exact opposite scenario. I almost never use Docker for development and almost always use it in production. I tweeted my...