In this ØREDEV session, Alan Parkinson discusses the unique benefits of testing in parallel.
Christine Day, the CEO of Lululemon, gave a compelling account at the Toronto Board of Trade of how Lululemon uses culture as a core competitive advantage.
In this ØREDEV session, Tim Berglund explains how to get started with distributed version control systems, and why it's changing the game.
LogStash fans (and fans-to-be) rejoice: James Turnbull's LogStash Book has been released into the wild.
Back in the days gone by, if you were part of the landed gentry, lording over your landholdings and the common folk who lived on said land, you’d look to becoming a patron of the arts as a way to ensure your name would live on after your death.
For four months during 2012 I was working on the GDS infrastructure team and one of the first tasks that Gareth suggested I do was update a diagram showing how all the different applications and databases worked together.
I'm going to try to illustrate the reality of a developer's life.
The heart-shaped Valentine's dust may have settled, but DevOps love isn't limited to one day a year. Matt Watson explains why this relationship is built to last.
One of the most important decisions we made as a company was to release less software, more often.
Montreal Python posted this live demo of Ansible, an open source platform for configuring and managing computers.
If you follow my blog, you probably know that I think that continuous delivery and the broader category application deployment automation are pretty great.
Last year we were pretty negative about Monitoring, We shouted out that MonitoringSucked ... A year has passed and a lot has changed ... most importantly our new found love for monitoring, thanks to an inspirational Ignite talk by Ulf Manssonat devopsdays Rome.
Every once in a while I read something that is so insightful, so clearly written and so well documented that it enters my own personal pantheon of “Best Ever” documents.
I love tools like sed and awk - I use them every day, and only realize how much I rely on them when I’m forced to work on a machine that’s not running Unix. Today I want to look at a feature that is really useful when working with regular expressions in sed.
This week we're talking to Doug Rathbone, who blogs about automation and much, much more at Diary of a Ninja.
So what does DevOps mean exactly? What is the Dev and what is the Ops in DevOps? The role of Operations can mean a lot of things and even different things to different people.
In Continuous Delivery each build is potentially shippable. This fact implies among a lot of other things, to assign a none snapshot version to your components as fast as possible so you can refer them through all the process.
Here's a Star Wars traceroute, and the story behind it.
When I was about fourteen, I got a really interesting present from my uncle: a construction set for a ship.
A system's encapsulation is usually judged by reviewers based on their subjective appreciation of the problem-domain. But is there any other way?
In this post we will investigate test driven development and how we can use it to improve our development process.
It is well known that RCP bundle is not the Maven's best friend. Peacemaker between them is Maven's plug-in Tycho.
More security woes for Ruby on Rails and a new core API server for Chef, made with Erlang. Plus Memcache on SSD and DNS art.
My computer blue screened the other day. So I got fairly paranoid. This is the second time in a month this has happened.
You might have seen my earlier post "A Review of Free Code Repositories". Well I forgot about hosting your own. Really handy for hobbyist development. I have one of those free developer servers from Amazon out there somewhere. I don't use it much except to demo the occasional site and so on.