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DevToolsDigest: Issue #235

This week's digest includes news and resources from Apollo, Datadog, Honeycomb, Cloudflare, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    Apollo Launches GraphOS, Its End-to-End Supergraph Platform

    With GraphOS, the company is now making it easier for enterprises to get started with these supergraphs by providing them with a service that takes away the complexity of setting up the necessary infrastructure to build these graphs and manage them.

    DRUIDS, the Design System that Powers Datadog

    For an enterprise software platform to be successful, the whole has to be greater than the sum of its parts. In Datadog’s case, it means users must be able to connect different types of data, pivot seamlessly from one context to another, and follow the thread of an investigation wherever it might lead.

    6 Best Practices for Software Delivery

    There’s a lot of great publicly available information out there for teams that are trying to improve their software delivery, increase quality, and ship to production with more confidence, but where do you start?

    Industry Research

    Does the GitOps Emperor Have No Clothes?

    There are lots of benefits to capturing everything-as-code in git. We like to think the git config repository is equivalent to how things change, but in reality, there is a gap between these static definitions and what actually happens. 

    The Future of Ops Is Platform Engineering

    In the beginning, there were people who wrote and ran software. At some point, we spun away ops skills from dev skills into two different professions, but that turned out to be a ginormous mistake, so along came DevOps to reunify them. Nowadays, ops as an independent profession is in the process of fading out.

    Developer Venture News

    Cloudflare Takes Aim at AWS with Promise of $1.25B to Startups That Use Its Own Platform

    Cloudflare, the security, performance and reliability company that went public three years ago, said that it will help connect startups that use its serverless computing platform to dozens of venture firms that have collectively offered to invest up to $1.25 billion in the companies out of their existing funds.