Skytap Featured in LogiGear’s “Testing in the World of DevOps”

Skytap was recently invited to share our thoughts around application modernization in the latest issue of LogiGear’s excellent quarterly magazine. Senior director of product management, Sumit Mehrotra, stepped up to the plate to explain Skytap’s position on cloud-based environments, containerization and more. After checking out this abridged version of Sumit’s interview, we encourage you to head

QA-driven DevOps: An Interview with Tanya Kravtsov

Who most often leads DevOps initiatives and transformations? Does the order normally come from executive leadership? Developers? IT Operations? While the answer varies from company to company, one department you don’t often hear about leading the charge is QA. QA director at Audible, Tanya Kravtsov, joins us this week on The Skytap Podcast. We discuss her role

#c9d9 Recap: Creating an Internal Dev/Test Cloud

The need to speed up feedback loops, simplify dev/test processes and collaboration, and also save on infrastructure costs — have led many organizations to create an internal dev/test cloud to standardize their processes. On Tuesday, I participated in an online panel on the subject of Creating an Internal Dev/Test Cloud as part of Continuous Discussions

Your Room is Ready: Hospitality Modernization at Hotels.com [Podcast]

  The rise of the popularity and functionality of mobile apps and wearables has created tremendous growth, but for one industry in particular, there have been an equal amount of disruption and challenges along the way. The hospitality industry provides memorable and rewarding experiences for customers through the use of mobile apps and wearables, but a

The Case for Replicant Production

Software systems development has changed from being something we think of as an engineering and planning challenge, like building a building or a bridge, into a highly incremental and experimental process of constantly trying new things and seeing how they work or don’t work. The key to this new approach is to get valid feedback

Test Automation Reigns Supreme Next Week at STAREAST

Skytap is gearing up for next week’s STAREAST conference, and after looking closely at the week’s packed schedule of keynotes, tutorials, and concurrent session, it appears that “automation” is going to be one of the week’s dominating topics. And this won’t be the first time. We’ve attended and covered this show from a journalistic perspective

Evaluating Application Modernization Solutions: Part II

Last week, we shared Part I of our three-part presentation, “Evaluating Application Modernization Solutions.” In this chapter, Skytap’s Sumit Mehrotra details how on-demand access to production-grade dev/test environments eliminates contention and costs associated with provisioning wait times, and enables teams to maintain configuration, consistency, collaboration, and control inside continuous integration.   Be sure and visit

Evaluating Application Modernization Solutions: Part I

As enterprises continue to move their existing, traditional applications to the cloud, Skytap has helped smooth this migration by enabling our customers to quickly and easily collaborate around cloud-based development and test environments. By giving teams the ability to provision complex environments on-demand and with one-click access—all while giving IT full control and visibility into

On-demand Webinar: DevOps: An “El Niño” for Software Testing

This full version of this article originally appeared on the Parasoft blog and was written by Cynthia Dunlop.  DevOps adoption across the enterprise is rising as rapidly as Northern California’s reservoirs after El Niño’s “March Miracle.” With DevOps, the constant deluge of new functionality undeniably creates a torrential disruption to traditional testing. Many teams are barely

What’s in Your DevOps Toolchain?

In this chapter of our technical series, “Scaling Modern Software Delivery,” we sit down with Derek Weeks, Sonatype VP and DevOps advocate, to discuss the benefits and challenges of building—and governing—a modern DevOps toolchain. Derek also provides some incredible thoughts on the responsibility we all share for delivering the highest quality software possible as software is embedded

Tipping the DevOps Scale: An Interview with Gary Gruver

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Welcome to another episode of The DevHops Podcast! This week we’re joined by Gary Gruver, co-author of Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale. It was great to have Gary on the show, as he

“Testing Agility in the Cloud” Featured in LogiGear Magazine

Skytap Sr. Director of Product Management, Sumit Mehrotra, presented his session, “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Achieving Olympian Aspirations of Agile Testing with the Cloud” at the 2015 STeP-IN Summit in Bangalore, India, and when it was all said and done—he took home the award for “Best Technical Track Speaker.” We’ll be releasing a video of Sumit’s

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