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Eric Gregory01/12/13
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"From Dinosaur to Spaceship" with Continuous Delivery

This JavaZone session provides an object lesson in using continuous delivery for build, test, and deployment.

Jez Humble01/11/13
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On Antifragility in Systems and Organizational Architecture

In his new book, Antifragile, Nassim Taleb discusses the behaviour of complex systems and distinguishes three kinds: those that are fragile, those that are robust or resilient, and those that are antifragile.

Jason Whaley01/11/13
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Dependency Convergence in Maven

I was running in to a problem with a Java project that occured only in IntelliJ Idea, but not on the command line, when running specific test classes in Maven. The exception stack trace had the following in it...

Greg Duncan01/11/13
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Pulling into the Windows Azure VM Depot

Lots of VMs, even Linux, all ready to be Azured...

Eric Gregory01/11/13
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An Introduction to Networks for Programmers

This fast-paced video session from JavaZone functions as an introduction to networking fundamentals for programmers.

Paul Hammant01/10/13
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Perforce as a Datastore, with Client-Side MVC

A colleague, Logan McGrath, has a blog series that scotch-tapes Perforce, Sinatra and AngularJS into a functional app. Another Colleague, Addison Lee, wrote a quick client polling example for it in Java.

Jakub Holý01/10/13
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Bash: Parse Options And Non-Options With Getopts

Parsing script or function options and non-option arguments is easy in Bash with getopts but there are some catches, such as the need to reset OPTIND. We will se how to do it using getopts, shift, and case.

Willie Wheeler01/10/13
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Top 10 Pops and Drops with Splunk - Part 1

In real-time operational contexts, it’s important to monitor system metrics for major swings in value. Such swings, whether upward (“pops”) or downward (“drops”), often indicate a problem either on the horizon or else in progress.

Eric Gregory01/10/13
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DevOpsCast: More on Chef Server

Mat Schaffer continues his series of tutorials on Chef Server...

Ralf Quebbemann01/10/13
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Remove All Unused Ubuntu Kernel Images, Headers, and Modules

Seeing that my Linux box is running low on free space I decided to remove all unused Linux kernel images on my Ubuntu 10.04 system.

Mark Needham01/09/13
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Some Thoughts on Gamification and Software

On the recommendation of J.B. Rainsberger I’ve been reading ‘Reality is Broken‘ – a book which talks about how we can apply some of the things games designers have learned about getting people engaged to real life.

Eric Gregory01/09/13
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DevOpsCast: Chef Server Installation

Following up on his tutorial on getting started with Chef Solo, DevOpsCast's Mat Schaffer helps you install your Chef Server.

Achala Chathura...01/09/13
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DevOps Factory Tools for App Development: WSO2 App Factory

The traditional app delivery process has many drawbacks: outdated infrastructure, lack of tools, etc. The app delivery process is severely constrained by those drawbacks and ultimately it can negatively impact business.

Eric Minick01/08/13
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Leaner Release Platforms

Jacob Orshalick has a nice article up at TechWell asking “How lean is your development platform?”

Gareth Llewellyn01/08/13
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Dabbling in Home Automation

Once everything was wired up and no fuses blown it was time to start automating!

Eric Gregory01/08/13
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DevOpsCast: Get Up and Running with Chef Solo

In the first episode of his DevOpsCast, Mat Schaffer helps you get up and running with Chef Solo.

Eric Gregory01/08/13
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Enabling Continuous Delivery for Your Webapp

Ranjib Dey explains continuous web app delivery: "This presentation will describe methodologies and patterns for practicing continuous delivery for a typical web application with multiple integration points."

Eric Gregory01/07/13
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DevOps at Netflix

In this presentation from AWS re:Invent, Netflix Reliability Architect Jeremy Edberg discusses DevOps at Netflix.

Sadayuki Furuhashi01/07/13
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Enabling Facebook’s Log Infrastructure with Fluentd

Learn how to replace Scribe with Fluentd.

Eric Gregory01/07/13
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Coming Soon: The LogStash Book

James Turnbull recently announced the impending publication of The LogStash Book: "The book will be a practical, hands-on guide to deploying a log management infrastructure with open source tool LogStash."

Eric Gregory01/07/13
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Infrastructure as Code: It's Code, but Not as You Know It

At Jax 2012, Patrick Debois discusses infrastructure-as-code, TDD, BDD, and continuous integration.

Eric Gregory01/06/13
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Building DevOps Toolchains with Rundeck and Chef

This tutorial video from Opscode shows you how to build DevOps toolchains with Chef and Rundeck.

Geoffrey Papilion01/06/13
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A Personal Linux History (Or, the Linux Laptop Comes of Age)

Back in 1997 I installed my first copy of FreeBSD. I had to do some major research to get X Windows up and running, and the next computer I bought I very carefully selected a video card to make things easier.

Eric Gregory01/05/13
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Jez Humble on Implementing Continuous Delivery

In this talk from GOTO Aarhus 2012, Jez Humble discusses strategies for implementing continuous delivery.

Luke Galea01/05/13
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QA Test Automation Using Selenium

For testing Ashley Madison, we use the now deprecated Selenium RC, for reasons I will touch upon later, with all code being written in Ruby.