Open Source

October 4, 2017
Going Beyond the Buzzword – Getting to Grips with Government Digital Transformation premium
Digital transformation, application modernization, faster service delivery – these terms are being thrown around so much that they’ve become so ubiquitous as to be meaningless. What is digital transformation after all? For me, the best analogy is Blockbuster versus Netflix. Failing to anticipate the shift to on-demand and streaming entertainment, Blockbuster failed to futureproof its […]
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victoria.negron@dlt.com'
Enterprise Platforms Marketing Manager
September 14, 2017
[Webinar] Deliver Government Apps and Services at the Speed Constituents Demand premium
With pressure to better respond to evolving agency needs, do more with less, and all that jazz, government agencies are turning to modern tools and DevOps practices to help developers become more efficient in delivering innovative solutions. One way of doing this is using container technology. Containers and DevOps practices give developers the freedom to […]
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victoria.negron@dlt.com'
Enterprise Platforms Marketing Manager
June 12, 2017
[Guide] Make DevOps a Reality at Your Agency premium
Oh DevOps, DevOps. You hear time and again how it’s the future of application development and deployment. You’re told you need to implement it and engrain its best practices across your organization. But making a shift from the old way of doing things, however error-prone, slow, or disruptive it may be in comparison to the […]
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victoria.negron@dlt.com'
Enterprise Platforms Marketing Manager
April 27, 2017
Filling the Gaps in Open Source Application Delivery premium
Open source application development and delivery tools provide compelling value for developers and often fill holes that commercial tools, with their relatively fixed function set, can’t fill. But a new report from Forrester, suggests that open source tools can’t do it all. After surveying 150 U.S. application development and IT professionals, Forrester found that open […]
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DLT Solutions
April 18, 2017
A Path to Microservices or a Destination Itself premium
When looking to build a microservice, you may have come across two pieces of advice; start with a monolith, and don’t start with a monolith.  For a good number of us developers in the trenches, the point looks irrelevant because we already have a monolith, so one to-do completed and moving on.  Not so fast!  […]
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michael.fitzurka@dlt.com'
Middleware Solutions Architect
March 15, 2017
Breaking Down Migration to Microservice Databases premium
With the growing necessity for companies to digitally transform, a lot of emphasis has been given to the microservices architecture, with its improved scalability and distributed design.  While these facets may apply to some, adopting microservices is equally about the universal DevOps goals of improving lead times and reducing the batch size of releases, ultimately leading […]
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michael.fitzurka@dlt.com'
Middleware Solutions Architect
February 17, 2017
DLT, The Red Hat Partner premium
2016 was a fantastic year for Open Source in the Enterprise. Red Hat gave us the exciting news that they had become the first $2 billion open-source company. As their first and largest government reseller, DLT was thrilled to have been a part of this journey with Red Hat achieving this benchmark success. We proudly accepted […]
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Michelle Meadows
Tech Writer
November 7, 2016
Automation: DevOps without Leaving Legacy Behind premium
2016 is/was the year Gartner predicted that DevOps would go mainstream. But a big challenge for government IT operations is how teams can modernize software development while still operating their traditional apps and infrastructure. After all, according to federal CIO Tony Scott, the U.S. government spends 76% of its $88 billion IT budget on operating […]
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DLT Solutions
September 27, 2016
Troubleshooting Dockerfile Builds with Checkpoint Containers premium
The scene I recently ran into some problems compiling code while building a docker image using a Dockerfile. The compile process wasn’t working, so the failed `make install` was stopping the container image from being built. There’s 3 ways I could have approached troubleshooting this failed build. I used what I’m calling a “checkpoint container” […]
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matt.micene@dlt.com'
Webinar: Learn How Red Hat Supports the Three C’s of DevOps premium
Delivering apps quickly and on a budget is a common challenge for government IT.  But there is a path to developing and delivering apps faster – it’s one that uses the building blocks of PaaS and DevOps. When using modern application platforms, such as Red Hat OpenShift 3, developers can forge an easier path to […]
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Michelle.Meadows@dlt.com'