It’s time to move past the nuts of bolts of builds and Continuous Integration (CI) and focus on closing an easily overlooked gap in the age of Agile: the gap between how things should work versus how they actually work. In recent years, a movement has been brewing to do away with Quality Assurance (QA) […]

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Michael Hüttermann is giving an interactive demo at Voxxed Days Bucharest, ‘Visualizing Bintray operations, with the Firehose Event API and the ELK stack, on Docker’. We caught up with him before the talk to ask how he choses his stack and more:   How do you go about choosing the toolchain for your projects? The […]

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I had the chance to catch up with Jeff Sussna ahead of his keynote address on continuous design, scheduled for DevOpsDays Atlanta, April 26-27. Jeff discussed the importance of designing for service, responding to the unexpected, and the importance of building empathy across teams. Derek Weeks: Today, I’m really happy that we have Jeff Sussna […]

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By Alexander Moss-Bolaños New to the DevOps world and looking to get a grip on some of the industry’s key terms? Search no further. This short list of Essential DevOps Terms will serve as a foundation from which you can build your understanding of the industry’s tools and methodologies. Agile A precursor to Devops; Agile is […]

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People want to get going with DevOps or Continuous Delivery, but need a place to start.  Others are already on their way, but need some validation of their choices. A few months ago, I published the first volume of DevOps and Continuous Delivery reference architectures which has now been viewed over 50,000 times on SlideShare (it’s free […]

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German startup Giant Swarm aim to make life easier for developers by providing a simple microservice infrastructure, freeing their hands up to do the coding that they love. Or, as the Swarm folk put it, “the power and freedom to build the software that runs the world.” In this interview, we speak to team member Puja […]

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You may have heard endless great things about continuous delivery (CD), but sometimes a real tangible example speaks more than any diagrams or calculations ever could. Today, budget travel helpers Orbitz Worldwide   revealed that, thanks to adoption of Jenkins powered CD, they’d squeezed software release cycles by 75%. In this interview, Jacob Tomaw takes up the […]

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By Rick Broker Many companies today are realising that automated testing is a critical part of their Continuous Delivery success.  Customers are now expecting new features to be released quickly.  In today’s market, businesses are looking for ways to accelerate their delivery pipelines, this can be risky without sufficient testing.  Even with the increased speed to […]

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By Andrew Phillips We recently had the fortune of conducting a webinar – “How one of the 15th safest banks in the world out-competes the tech disruptors” — with our customer Rabobank, a leading financial services company. Sander Ettema, Manager, Linux Infrastructure Services at Rabobank and Andrew Phillips, our VP of Products, discussed how Rabobank transformed its […]

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“Besides black art, there is only automation and mechanization.” Federico García Lorca Where I work, Jenkins is what we use for continuous integration. Skype is what we use to communicate. Now imagine with me that every day, at least 6 times, I’m being asked to run a build, and then another 6 to check the […]

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