One Week Left to Take State of DevOps Survey

Folks, the State of DevOps Survey closed June 8th. If you haven’t yet, please click this link:  I just reread the results from prior years in Accelerate and I was struck by the findings in Chapter 5. The differences in velocity among high, medium- and low-performers are well known and I commented on these... Read More


Remediating the May 2018 Git Security Vulnerability

The Git community has disclosed an industry-wide security vulnerability in Git that can lead to arbitrary code execution when a user operates in a malicious repository. This vulnerability has been assigned CVE 2018-11235 by Mitre, the organization that assigns unique numbers to track security vulnerabilities in software. Git 2.17.1 was released today and includes this... Read More


What’s new in VSTS Sprint 134 Update

The Sprint 134 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all accounts. In this Update we continue to increase the breadth of services offered in Azure DevOps Projects to enable you to get started quickly. The (newly renamed) Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), a fully managed Kubernetes container orchestration service, Azure Service... Read More


DevOps with VSTS: Build 2018 Recap

The Visual Studio Team Services team just wrapped up the Build conference here in Seattle. If you weren’t able to make it, be sure to watch the recordings of our sessions online. Azure DevOps with VSTS by Damian Brady, Abel Wang DevOps is about people, process and products. Getting it all right requires effort but... Read More


Please Help Make the Science of DevOps Even Better!

DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) is now calling for participation in the 2018 Accelerate State of DevOps Survey. Please click the link to join. We all benefit from having scientifically reviewed data to substantiate the impact of  DevOps practices. The results are summarized in the last four years of the State of DevOps Reports and... Read More

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