As the N’Sync meme says, “It’s gonna be May!” And with May comes spring, (hopefully) warm weather, and more post from our authors. Check out this week’s digest below.

DevOps vs. DevOps at Scale

It’s evident that big players in the industry are actively implementing DevOps practices. Could you do this at your organization? When applying DevOps at scale, you’ll face a collection of hurdles. Carlos “Kami” Maldonado gives you a look at how to overcome some of them on Enov8’s blog.

XML Comments: Using Them in XML and Other Languages

Does the term “XML comments” confuse you? Well, rest assured. You’re not alone. In Carlos Schults’s post for Submain all about XML comments, you can learn what this term actually means, what XML comments are (and aren’t) good for, and more.

What Is CICD? What’s Important and How to Get It Right

Often, teams struggle to ship software into the customer’s hands due to lack of consistency and excessive manual labor. Continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) deliver software to a production environment with speed, safety, and reliability. Want to learn more about CICD? Christian Melendez can fill you in on Stackify’s blog.

The Business Case for Container Technology

When you see the word “containers,” you probably immediately think of Docker. But containers are not a new concept. And Christian Melendez wants to tell you something: if you want portability, efficiency, and security for your applications, you should consider using containers. Hear more about containers on ASPE’s blog.

DevSecOps: Do We Need Another Cybersec Buzzword?

The latest buzzword to hit many of our ears attempts to give us a sense of safety and comfort. We’re no longer just doing DevOps. We’re doing DevSecOps! With DevSecOps, we’ve gone past just working through automation and continuous integration and delivery. So if you want to look at the hype around this new buzzword, head over to Carve System’s blog to read more from Sylvia Fronczak.

Is There a Place for the Waterfall Methodology in 2019?

Managing large software projects is hard. Delivering a product that meets your customers’ needs securely and safely is no small feat. So you wonder, “does the waterfall methodology have a place in 2019?” Eric Boersma is filling you in on waterfall project management as your potential solution to your problems on Plutora’s blog.

StatsD Lets You Measure Anything in Your System—Here’s How

In today’s world of increasingly complex IT systems, you can’t miss measuring anything and everything. And guess what? It’s a little bit easier to measure and observe metrics in your IT system with StatsD. Jean Tunis can give you a brief tutorial of StatsD and how you can use it to measure anything in your application on Scaylr’s blog.

Restify vs. Sails vs. Hapi: Node.js Framework Comparison

In the last decade, Node.js has rapidly risen in popularity as a server-side programming language. With that popularity, we’ve seen no shortage of frameworks aiming to make developers’ lives easier. Although they’re lesser-known than other Node.js frameworks, Hapi, Sails, and Restify are a few options that have a lot to offer. Check out more from Chris Tobolski on Stackify’s blog.

Symfony Performance Improvements: Tips and Techniques

On Stackify’s blog, Sylvia Fronczak covers Symfony performance tips that will help you get the most of your Symfony application. So to kick this off, maybe you’re wondering when you’ll know when you need Symfony performance improvements? Read on to get your answers.

What Is AIOps and Why Should You Care About It?

Although we’re still just getting used to DevOps, there’s a new Ops kid on the block. And this kid picks up where DevOps left off, providing better operations and monitoring through increased data processing and automation. How? It does so by using machine learning to find new ways to automate operational tasks. In a post on ASPE’s blog, Sylvia Fronczak takes a look at AIOps and shows us what it has to offer.