Open Source

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
March 29, 2016
2015 Red Hat Government Symposium premium
Last November, the Red Hat Government Symposium brought together more than 500 government and industry IT professionals to discuss open source software’s role in addressing key government IT challenges. The event focused on strategies to advance innovation, as well as the benefits of deploying flexible, agile, collaborative, and cost-effective open source solutions within the Public […]
March 28, 2016
3 Ways to Get DevOps Training – At Your Own Pace premium
As more agencies begin to realize the benefits of agile development and DevOps for their IT missions, 2016 is the year to refine your DevOps skills. The good news is these skills do not require funding or even leaving the comfort of your desk. Here are three options to expand your current Dev or Ops […]
February 22, 2016
10 DevOps Do’s and Don’ts for Government Agencies premium
DevOps is a powerful IT services management approach for the public sector. Implemented strategically, DevOps can help speed and efficiency in developing IT. But where should agencies start? Instead of simply throwing DevOps as a new system at your agency and hoping for the best, different methods need to be used to best optimize workflows […]
February 2, 2016
How to Understand and Utilize DevOps for your Agency premium
2016 is the year in which DevOps will go mainstream, predicts Gartner. But what does the Silicon Valley culture of agile development practices, open source, and DevOps culture mean for the government sector? The very definition of DevOps – the application of lean and agile principles across the entire lifecycle of an application (rather than […]
Improving the Software Development Process with GitHub premium
As a Solutions Engineer at GitHub working with government customers, I speak to a lot of organizations looking to improve their software development process. They recognize GitHub as the most popular code repository and sharing environment in the world – where more than 11 million developers worldwide discover, fork, and contribute to over 29 million […]