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I was able to attend the Oracle's Open World user conference this week in sunny and warm San Francisco.  This year was a special year.  It was the public unveiling of Oracle's suite of enterprise mobility solutions - both on-premise and cloud.  In this interview with Ora...
Achieve continuous delivery of applications by leveraging ElasticBox and Jenkins. In his session at DevOps Summit, Monish Sharma, VP of Customer Success at ElasticBox, will demonstrate how you can achieve the following using ElasticBox and the ElasticBox Jenkins Plugin: Create consiste...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Alan Shimel has been named Summit Host of DevOps Summit 2014 Silicon Valley. The 3rd International DevOps Summit will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. As Editor-in-chief of DevOps.com,...
Rackspace® on Tuesday announced new features to its DevOps Automation Service including Windows Support and expanded environment stack support. Rackspace also launched a new DevOps Advisory Service for broader DevOps transformation engagements. Available in the U.S. and UK, enhancement...
SOASTA on Tuesday announced the company has expanded its award-winning mobile functional test automation solution, TouchTest, to include local test labs of Apple iOS and Google Android smart phones and tablets. The TouchTest Private Device Cloud is a simple to manage, affordable intern...
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JFrog, the company that's leading the way software is built and distributed, today announced the availability of Artifactory version 3.1, the industry's first and only Binary Repository with High-Availability (HA) capabilities. This la...
In previous blog we introduced ‘Private PaaS‘ as a major segment that will drive overall Enterprise Cloud adoption. We touched on how Appscale enables a ‘Google in a Box’ for the PaaS segment, along with others like Apprenda and Cloudbees. Openstack for the...
JFrog, the company that's revolutionizing the way software is built and distributed, announced today Artifactory, its binary repository management solution, now supports RubyGems programming language packages. This support helps developers properly store, manage and share gems using so...
especially in businesses that need a high-availability binaries repository and have global, around-the-clock development teams.
"HP provides the industry's most comprehensive hybrid cloud solution leveraging OpenStack across HP today extended its commitment to the OpenStack community with new and enhanced HP Converged Cloud offerings that enable enterprises to increase agility, speed innovation and lower costs,...
Not long ago, customers and prospects had to find a computer to visit your website. But today they’re online 24/7 via mobile devices. Serving your customers is now a continuous interaction, and this phenomenon will only grow in the coming years as customers and prospects demand reliabl...
JFrog (www.jfrog.com), the creator of Artifactory Binary Repository, announced today it has been selected as a winner of Red Herring's Top 100 Global award, a prestigious list recognizing the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia, celebrating startups' innovati...
Jenkins, the world's most popular open source Continuous Integration server, and JFrog, the creator of Artifactory Binary Repository, announce the Jenkins CI Artifactory-Online repository service, a new joint collaboration around an advanced Artifact Repository solution for the Jenkins...
JetBrains, creators of productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, on Tuesday announced the availability of a new major release of their .NET performance profiler, dotTrace Performance. This new release enables users to attach the profiler to running processes dynamically, i...
Cloud computing is a concept. It is an architectural framework by which one or many organizations can deploy, manage and retract any workload, public or private. Cloud computing addresses business needs from a workload perspective. The concept collectively addresses all the aspects of ...
Continuous Integration topic launched today on Ulitzer. Continuous integration describes a set of software engineering practices that speed up the delivery of software by decreasing integration times. Ulitzer is a "new media" social journalism platform that revolutionizes how we create...
JetBrains, creators of intelligent, productivity-enhancing development tools, announced the public availability of TeamCity 5.0, the company's distributed build management and continuous integration tool. TeamCity offers easy setup and delivers out-of-the-box continuous unit testing, s...
Atlassian, maker of software development and collaboration tools, announced the release of JIRA Studio 2.0, a hosted, fully-integrated suite of tools for development teams. Studio 2.0 now includes JIRA 4, the latest version of Atlassian's popular issue tracker, and Bamboo, a continuous...
JetBrains have announced the general availability of RubyMine 2.0, a powerful IDE for Ruby and Rails development. RubyMine's second major release this year delivers many additions and improvements and is a free upgrade for all existing users, according to the "year of free updates" lic...
Have you been asked to look into load-testing your software? Have you or are you about to buy one of these “Testing for Dummies” books to get a kick-start in that domain? This blog explains some of the basic concepts, challenges, terminologies and approaches for load testing software a...
I got an email from an enterprise architect considering Adobe Flex as a platform for Web application development in their organization. This email contained a well prepared list of questions/remarks/concerns that many of enterprise Web architects may face. That’s why I decided to pub...
Atlassian, the Aussie ISV, has released Bamboo 2.3, the latest take on its cloud-supporting continuous integration (CI) server. Bamboo automatically builds and tests code changes as they’re committed so bugs don’t pile up. Bamboo 2.3 improves the widgetry’s support for running “elastic...
Our latest podcast discussion centers on using cloud computing technologies and models to improve the test and development stages of applications' creation and refinement. One area of cloud computing that has really taken off and generated a lot of interest is the development test and ...
Many enterprises are working with service-oriented architecture (SOA) initiatives using a variety of approaches. Regardless of the specific approaches undertaken, the intent is to build services and business processes for the organization to realize the benefits of SOA. However, you ne...
Code Contracts are very useful under any circumstance; however, they are particularly useful in helping distributed software development teams increase team efficiency, improve product quality, and mitigate against risks associated with team dispersion.
This article is about what processes I came from, my definition of the Agile/Scrum process, and how stress has been spread out throughout the project vs. at the end. Stay tuned for #2 in the Agile Chronicles series where I elaborate on the re-factoring challenges.
Atlassian, the Australian ISV that makes the JIRA issue tracker and the Confluence enterprise wiki, has pushed out the 2.2 release of Bamboo, its continuous integration server. The widgetry's dubbed Elastic Bamboo because of a sexy new feature that offers the Bamboo user added capacity...
Atlassian announced the release of Bamboo 2.2, its continuous integration server. This release is dubbed "Elastic Bamboo" because it allows users to run their builds in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Bamboo 2.2 provides instantly scalable capacity to meet the rapidly fluctuati...
I would like to introduce the m2e project, a project that combines the power of Maven with the usability of Eclipse. In this article, I’m going to talk about our plans for the m2e project: where it is today, and where we intend to take the project. M2e is more than just a Maven plugin ...
Exist has announced the availability of Maestro S+, an extension to its open source build management platform, Maestro, fortified to run integrated testing using Selenium. Leveraging Exist's expertise in build automation and continuous integration tools such as Apache Maven and Apache ...
The new release of IntelliJ IDEA supports the widest range of modern tools and frameworks, right out of the box. To name a few: UML, JBoss Seam, Spring 2.5, RESTFul Webservices, Flex Debugger, advanced Flex editor, and more
AccuRev announced AccuRev 4.7 for process-centric software change and configuration management (SCCM), with major new scalability and personalized process visualization capabilities. These new capabilities enable enterprises to easily scale as development teams grow beyond thousands of...
Delivering on its mission to help software teams to simplify, collaborate, and innovate more efficiently at a lower cost, CollabNet announced the launch of CollabNet CUBiT 2.0. CUBiT 2.0 virtually eliminates the process of configuring servers for build and test by managing those config...
Electric Cloud announced that it is making the agile best practice of "continuous integration" truly scalable and reliable with the newest version of its ElectricCommander SPM automation software, version 3.0, available later this month. Continuous integration is a well-known agil...
In the recent past, it was common for Windows applications to be manually compiled and built directly on a developer's desktop computer. This caused many problems. For example, the developer may have had a different version of a component used in the application, or you couldn't build ...
Continuous integration is rapidly being adopted as a key process in software development as part of the shift towards Agile methodologies to improve software quality, reduce costly rework due to broken builds, and increase business value delivered to customers - click to download and l...
AccuRev announced that PacketVideo (PV) has standardized on AccuRev for process-centric software configuration management (SCM) to enhance the efficiency and collaboration of its worldwide development organization. PV conducted an exhaustive evaluation of SCM solutions to replace its e...
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air together serve 92 cities through an expansive network throughout Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Known for embracing innovative technology to improve the customer experience, Alaska Airlines has won numerous awards for its frequent flyer...
All too often quality is an afterthought in the application lifecycle. Ever-changing requirements, the pressure of increasingly short release cycles, and factors such as distributed development compound the complexity involved in effectively managing quality practices across applicatio...
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) was founded in 1987 by David Packard. It's located in Moss Landing, California, where its three research ships and two remotely operated vehicles are berthed, giving them immediate access to Monterey Bay. MBARI also operates several ...