The September 2015 digital issue of BZ Media’s SD Times is now available for your reading pleasure. Our cover story this month looks at Visual Studio Online, Microsoft’s cloud-based ALM solution. We examine what’s new, what’s coming down the pike, and what it means for you.We know you’ll enjoy this month’s other news articles, features and analysis.
• Agile Development: Our Christina Mulligan was on site at Agile 2015, the August conference for agile software development, and spoke to those practitioners to compile some best practices. Here’s a spoiler alert: You can’t DO agile, you must BE agile. Some interesting perspectives in this must-read if you’re starting off on the agile path.
• Service virtualization: This is a term that’s been kicking around for a couple of years, and senior editor Alex Handy took a look to find its real meaning, and its real benefit.
• Software-defined data storage: The data center is abuzz with the promise of lower costs offered by open-source software. OpenSDS gives the ability to make the data center strategic, with an architecture that offers flexibility.
BONUS: Here’s YOUR chance to participate in an article in SD Times! The Internet of Things, by its very name, is complex. If you’re embarking on an IoT project, or need help with architecture, or are writing software directly onto hardware, send your questions into AskIoT@sdtimes.com, and we will provide the responses in an upcoming article!