Telegraph Media Group CIO Chris Taylor on why the newspaper publisher is switching out AWS to go all-in on the Google Cloud Platform

Telegraph Media Group is switching its public cloud alliance from Amazon to Google to support its goal of getting one million paid subscribers signed up to its digital news products and services.

Work on the 160-plus-year-old newspaper publisher’s public cloud switchover began at the start of 2019, and is on course for completion in the middle of this year, its CIO, Chris Taylor, told Computer Weekly.

“From an infrastructure point of view, we were pretty much, for years, all-in on AWS [Amazon Web Services], and Amazon is a fine organisation and we continue to enjoy a rich and varied partnership with it on lots of different levels,” said Taylor.

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6 Cs of DevOps

Here are the 6 Cs of #DevOps.
1. Continuous Business Planning

This starts with identifying the skills, outcomes, and resources needed.
2. Collaborative Development

This starts with development sketch plan and programming.
3. Continuous Testing

Unit and integration testing help increase the efficiency and speed of the development.
4. Continuous Release and #Deployment

A nonstop CD pipeline will help you implement code reviews and developer check-ins easily.
5. Continuous Monitoring

This is needed to monitor changes and address errors and mistakes spontaneously whenever they happen.
6. Customer Feedback and Optimization

This allows for an immediate response from your customers for your product and its features and helps you modify accordingly.

Taking care of these six stages will make you a good DevOps organization. This is not a must-have model but it is one of the more sophisticated models. This will give you a fair idea on the tools to use at different stages to make this process more lucrative for a software-powered organization.

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