For the last few days Jason and I have been porting a few of our applications across to a new puppet setup and one thing we needed to do was check that messages were passing through beanstalkd correctly.
Google Glass is coming this year, a wearable display that can keep you connected at all the times and supply information and instructions when you need them. And it can record video or take pictures of whatever you see, when you want it to.
I’m continuing the migration of all my projects to run on Github. Eventually all public areas of my site will run as static, published Github pages and supporting back-end repositories. Last night I migrated API aggregation, Backend as a Service, Reciprocity and Real-Time providers using a version of my Hacker Storytelling format.
magine a piece of software which can be run out of the box without needing any instance- specific information – without any configuration.
This Google Hangout session discusses using Salt Stack in the cloud.
Former ThoughtWorker Steve Moyer has written two blog entries on an aspect of an Agile mission we did a few years ago. He was the pivotal designer/implementer of the work.
Backporting is a process to get new package releases to run on non-latest Linux distribution versions. A very common backporting use case is to enable the latest version of application or software library on a server running the older version of the operating system.
Assumptions + important edge cases. That’s it. That’s all I consider when I’m testing my code. But knowing that you aren’t satisfied with such a trivial explanation, I’ll explain.
We’re proud to announce the rename Drools Planner to OptaPlanner starting with version 6.0.0.Beta1. We’re also happy to unveil its new website: www.optaplanner.org.
One of the reasons you’re going to choose a Trunk Based Development (TBD) model, is because you’re doing concurrent development of consecutive releases.
In this article, we are going to use Eclipse JDT to create, access and load projects. I assume that you know how to create a simple Eclipse plug-in project which adds a menu item that you can click and trigger some actions.
Sometimes in projects happens that there are various stages and each stage needs its own configuration and also there are few common configurations too.
A speed test conducted between AWS EC2 instances and S3 across regions (source code included) in 2012 and 2013.
This week we're talking to Peter Lawrey, high performance Java developer and blogger at Vanilla Java.
Loadays is coming up soon: 6 and 7 April. Loadays is the Linux and Open Administration conference of the lowlands, held in Antwerp, Belgium. We've just published the initial batch of speakers.
UrbanCode CEO and Co-Founder Maciej Zawadzki on the interplay between DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
I use vagrant a lot and at Zapier I use a setup where one Vagrantfile can be used to launch any instance in our infrastructure locally for testing. This is really quite useful as I can boot up a two node rabbitmq cluster with haproxy by simply typing vagrant up rabbitproxy01 rabbit01 rabbit02.
Everyone who touched the Career Killer ended up leaving the company. If the company wanted to have > 0 developers, the only solution at this point was to take a few months and refactor this service completely.
If you installed Update 2 CTP 4 (now it has go-live and supports upgrade to RTM) you should also install the Visual Studio Tools for Git that permits to work with Git repository directly from a Team Explorer extension.
By default, Windows comes with Notepad and WordPad -- two very basic text editors. But there are plenty of other free text editors available for Windows, providing some advanced functionalities.
As more and more services move into the cloud, organizations are trying to find ways to realize the tenets of “DevOps culture” by making it easier for developers interface directly with their infrastructure.
This afternoon I asked on UnixToolTip for suggestions of RSS readers on Linux. Here are the suggestions I got, in order of popularity.
I’m so excited. I’ve just made a proof of concept of the article-syndication idea I previous wrote about. The proof of concept is entirely demonstrated on GitHub.
Apache Subversion’s ‘svn switch’ command allows users to update a working copy to a different URL. This is useful when you need to update your working copy to mirror a newly-created branch.