Gartner Research

Extend DevOps Across the Enterprise by Embracing Open-Source Toolchains for the Mainframe

Published: 10 January 2019

ID: G00368508

Analyst(s): Thomas Klinect


The availability of DevOps toolchains on mainframes can help the platform keep pace with modern agile environments, but infrastructure and operations leaders face obstacles to their use, from culture to process to integration. This research explains how to add the mainframe to your DevOps strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Train Development and Release Teams to Use an Agile Delivery Approach
  • Implement a DevOps Toolchain Using Open-Source Tools
    • Source Code Management Presents Unique Challenges
  • Transform Testing and Release Orchestration Processes
    • Take Advantage of True Agile Team Performance Analysis
    • Deployment Presents Some Release Challenges You May Not Be Able to Avoid

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