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microservices vs api

Microservices vs API: Understanding Both and How They Differ

Sometimes the terms “microservices” and “API” might be confusing because some folks are using them interchangeably. However, when you break down these concepts, you notice that…

failure metrics

Failure Metrics in Depth: MTTR vs. MTBF vs. MTTF

Today’s post features a detailed comparison of three DevOps metrics that are vital for enterprises and tech organizations in general. They are, respectively, MTTR, MTBF, and…

vsm roundup

The VSM Roundup has Arrived… Read All About It!

Plutora is excited to announce the launch of the first VSM industry newsletter, the VSM Roundup. It will be published monthly, and in it you will…

blue green deployment

Blue-Green Deployments: What They Are and How to Use Them

Are you eager to deploy the next version of your software? Or are you afraid of the possible downtime during deployment? Or worse, that issues will…

steering committee

What Is a Steering Committee and What Is Its Role?

There you are, staring at a blank document preparing to write a proposal that you’ve been told needs to be sent to a steering committee. Or…

aiops

AIOps: What It Is and Why It Should Matter to You

Technology started with large mainframes that were the center of a business’s operations. But this idea has shifted completely, to every person now owning more than…

forrester wave

The Critical Role of Value Stream Management in the Future of Software Delivery

The News We are extremely excited to announce that Plutora has been positioned as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Value Stream Management Solutions, Q3 2020….

product owner

The Product Owner: Understanding the Role and Responsibilities

Product manager and product owner—people often use these terms interchangeably, but there are differences between the two. Today, we’ll look at the roles and responsibilities of…

disaster recovery

Disaster Recovery Plan: A Complete Guide for the Savvy Leader

What happens to your business when disaster strikes? Do you have a disaster recovery plan? Will you be able to keep the lights on, or will…

software provisioning

What Is Software Provisioning? A Detailed Introduction

Building high-quality software requires equally high-quality processes. Usually, when defining a software development life cycle (SDLC), we tend to focus too much on the software itself….

What is value stream management

What is Value Stream Management and Why it’s so Important

Software delivery is only becoming more complex. At the same time, it continues to be ever more important, as it is a necessary core competency for…

enterprise software

Enterprise Software: A Definition With Concrete Examples

The software industry is fertile ground for jargon and buzzwords. Given the field evolves at breakneck speed, it’s often hard to keep up. However, today we’re…