For this week's poll, we're taking a look at continuous integration servers and what we use them for. You'll get to review results instantly after submission....
1 replies - 9056 views - 11/15/12 by Bill Armstrong in Articles
This post is based on a talk by Chuck Rossi at QConSF 2012. Chuck is the first Release Engineer to work at Facebook.
Chuck tries to avoid...
0 replies - 13111 views - 11/13/12 by Matt O'Keefe in Articles
Deploying an application out into the wild and into your users' hands is a scary thing for a lot of businesses. While that last-step fear will never...
0 replies - 9736 views - 11/06/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
“it’s possible for
good people, in perversely designed systems, to casually perpetrate acts
of great harm on strangers, sometimes without ever...
4 replies - 6041 views - 10/22/12 by Jez Humble in Articles
After grabbing an Italian Classic Combo
for another JavaOne 2012 lunch, I headed to Hilton Imperial Ballroom B
to see the presentation "Mastering Java...
0 replies - 7026 views - 10/08/12 by Dustin Marx in Articles
The case of Apple sometimes comes up in discussions around continuous delivery and the lean startup. For example, Richard Durnall described Apple’s strategy...
0 replies - 6187 views - 10/08/12 by Jez Humble in Articles
Walter Bright made an interesting point in his talk
at GOTO Aarhus this afternoon. He says that software developers like to
think of their code as...
0 replies - 7490 views - 10/04/12 by John Cook in Articles
… or how you can make on-call for service providers a virtuous cycle.
In the tech world, for everything that is running as a service or
0 replies - 4815 views - 10/03/12 by Rodrigo De Castro in Articles
Six times a year, there was a party with ice cream. The release
effort spanned multiple projects and was a 36 hour, high pressure
marathon. Its successful...
0 replies - 4888 views - 09/24/12 by Eric Minick in Articles
Today, there are two broad categories of provisioning and deployment automation. The first are convergent tools such as Puppet and Chef.
The second are...
0 replies - 4680 views - 09/08/12 by Eric Minick in Articles
A recent question on Twitter prompted me to write a quick
blog post about managing cron jobs. As more and more people want to
0 replies - 4776 views - 07/23/12 by Gareth Rushgrove in Articles
One of the continually high risk and sometimes fiddly operations in
web deployment is a web application’s deployment, and yet a lot of
people working in...
1 replies - 11817 views - 06/11/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
Over the past few years I have had opportunities to learn, adopt
and extend different configuration management...
1 replies - 13877 views - 05/27/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
Vagrant is an amazing tool. It's quite substantially changed my
workflows in a variety of areas. It's a particularly interesting tool
for building packages...
1 replies - 7138 views - 05/04/12 by Joe Miller in Articles
Last night I was invited to go along to the Facebook offices in
London and attend a tech talk on how Facebook do release engineering and
0 replies - 12318 views - 04/20/12 by James Betteley in Articles
I just found out about a really interesting open source tool that could support DevOps processes in an even greater capacity than the multi-tool stacks that...
0 replies - 12352 views - 04/18/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
This post is originally authored by Denali Lumma on the Okta blogAt Okta, we’ve gone through many iterations of using Jenkins to build
and test our...
0 replies - 16398 views - 04/12/12 by Eric Berg in Articles
In my previous post, I glibly said that SLAs represent waste that an organization has identified and formalized. Reader 'Kenfin' commented on my post, rightly...
0 replies - 4353 views - 04/10/12 by Kief Morris in Articles
I recall a few jobs ago I was managing the Systems Engineering team
and trying to grow it into a group that could handle the daily onslaught
of issues that...
4 replies - 6327 views - 02/06/12 by Aaron Nichols in Articles
Key members of the Etsy engineering team, along with special surprise
guests, offer a series of small rapid talks providing a fast-paced
0 replies - 5028 views - 01/23/12 by Chris Smith in Videos