More coverage of the US Air Force going all in on digital XP, lean design, and cloud native to dramatically – almost unbelievably so – modernize their software.
The mission capabilities these war fighters received in 120 days or less span deliberate targeting, mission reporting, advanced target production, refueling operations and many more, saving over $6.4 million and 1,100 man-hours per month within the Air Force Central Command.
Embracing agile software development processes, the AOC leverages a highly disciplined approach to software engineering called Extreme Programming (XP), to gain the benefits of test-driven development, pair programming, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD).
Original source: Mission capability delivered at startup speed
A nice listing of some metrics to monitor out of the box in PCF, and just performance metrics, but meatware and product related stuff too.
Original source: Pivotal and New Relic Deliver Visibility, Value, and Velocity
A laundry list of new feature and services in the software I market around. There’s a lot of .Net expansion, adding some standard platform services (like a task scheduler), and Morlock stuff like multi-install (would you say “zone”?) OpenStack, and Kubernetes and embedded OS update:
Original source: Pivotal Cloud Foundry 2.3
This is a pretty great white paper on doing agile/DevOps/cloud native/PaaS in the defense sector.
Also, see slides from when I’ve presented on this topic.
‘O’Donnell called VMware and Pivotal the “crown jewels” of Dell’s $70 billion blockbuster acquisition of EMC in 2015. “It’s the future,” said O’Donnell. “It’s the software side of it. A lot of good stuff came with EMC but what VMware and Pivotal are doing is the future. It’s all about software.”‘
Original source: Forrester SVP: VMware Is One Of The ‘Exciting’ Stars Of IT Automation Era
A brief description of Pivotal Labs work to improve customer’s agile capabilities.
Original source: How Pivotal hopes to make cloud mavens of us all