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Join Me In Exploring the Changing World of DevOps at SaltConf15

Join Me In Exploring the Changing World of DevOps at SaltConf15

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’m really looking forward to heading to Salt Lake City next week for SaltConf15, which runs March 3-5. SaltConf is the annual get-together for SaltStack customers, users, partners, developers and community members. It promises to be an exciting three days. I will be giving a talk about a topic we think about a lot, DevOps. […]

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9 DevOps/CD LinkedIn Groups You Probably Didn’t Know About

9 DevOps/CD LinkedIn Groups You Probably Didn’t Know About

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

When it comes to finding useful articles, news and general information in the DevOps, CD or Agile industry, LinkedIn is usually the ticket. We all know LinkedIn is a great tool for networking and connecting with friends, but it has also turned out to be a tool used to start meaningful and productive conversations about […]

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11 Things to Consider When Evaluating Application Deployment (ARA) Tools

11 Things to Consider When Evaluating Application Deployment (ARA) Tools

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Based on our experience we have found there are several land mines that you need to be aware of when evaluating your Application Deployment (or Application Release Automation/ARA) tools. As a Senior Principal Architect of a large midwestern bank, I had the opportunity to evaluate XL Deploy and other tools. Some of the key differences […]

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5 Upcoming Webinars You Have To Attend

5 Upcoming Webinars You Have To Attend

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webinars allow us to listen to and join in on the most up to date and trendy DevOps and Agile topics being talked about by the experts today. These discussions make us all thought leaders and while it is difficult to catch all of them, there are some you can’t afford to miss. The following is […]

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Exploring Uncharted Territories Of Microservices

Exploring Uncharted Territories Of Microservices

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

When it comes to microservices there are myths and uncertainty about the journey ahead. Deploying a “Hello World” app on Docker is a long way from making microservices work in real enterprises with large applications, complex environments and existing organizational structures. February 19, 2015 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET → 45 Minutes Join our four experts: […]

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Need Help Delivering Microservices And Container-Based Apps?

Need Help Delivering Microservices And Container-Based Apps?

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

There’s a real buzz about microservices and containers in the application development and DevOps communities, and of course these are topics we’ve been talking about a great deal lately here at XebiaLabs too. Microservices and containers offer many attractive features, not least the potential for enhanced flexibility, and a robust architecture based on best-fit services. […]

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How To Use The CLI And API To Find All Applications Deployed To All Environments In A Specific Folder

How To Use The CLI And API To Find All Applications Deployed To All Environments In A Specific Folder

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are many possibilities for scripting with XL-Deploy.  XL-Deploy keeps a lot of information about the applications deployed in your environments.  With the CLI scripting tool that comes with XL-Deploy we can get access to this data, write custom reports, automate deployments and a host of other tasks.  As an example of some of the […]

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Deploying Applications with Gradle and XL Deploy

Deploying Applications with Gradle and XL Deploy

| February 3, 2015

If you use Gradle to build your project, you can now automate project deployment using the new XL Deploy plugin for Gradle, which is available in the XebiaLabs community. With this plugin you get a new task in your Gradle project, “deploy“, which installs your application to a given environment. So you can easily deploy […]

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The Release Report Ep. 3: Microservices

The Release Report Ep. 3: Microservices

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join host Tom Batchelor, Andrew Phillips and TJ Randall for episode 3 of the The Release Report. Microservices are a topic that is all over the DevOps world and today we take an in-depth look at what they are, how they are being used, and what we might see in the future. Articles: Martin Fowler […]

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Jython API Tutor Plugin In Community

Jython API Tutor Plugin In Community

| January 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Hi Folks, I have just added a UI Extension plugin in our git community that allows you to test and play with Jython Server side APIs which can be further use to build REST API Extensions and XL Rules jython scripting. It is available at https://github.com/xebialabs-community/xld-jytutor-plugin and can be built using the standard Gradle build procedure. […]

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