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XL Monthly Jan. 2015

XL Monthly Jan. 2015

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month’s news, articles and events for fans of Continuous Delivery, DevOps and XebiaLabs. Articles The year agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery took over the life cycle By: SD Times DevOps – What does “good” look like? By: DevOps.com XebiaLabs Ranks 15 on Deloitte Fast 500 List By: PR.com Software’s Jarring Effect on Financial Services: […]

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Transparency In Your CD Tools Is A Good Thing

Transparency In Your CD Tools Is A Good Thing

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The other day, Andrew Philips and I were discussing various topics.  We started discussing the reasons that our customers pick XL-Deploy over some of our competitors.  Before I started at XebiaLabs, I worked for a large midwestern bank.  I was also part of the team that evaluated XL-Deploy and other products.  During the evaluation the […]

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Ease Your Adoption Of DevOps

Ease Your Adoption Of DevOps

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

  XebiaLabs’ Amit Mohleji gave a 7-minute lightning talk “Ease Your Adoption Of DevOps”  at an Achieving Enterprise Agility & Cloud Adoption Strategies meetup in Phoenix yesterday. XebiaLabs was partnering with CollabNet during this event, bringing together experts to discuss some of DevOps hottest topics. Here are some tips from Amit’s talk: What you should be doing […]

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8 DevOps Conferences You Have To Attend

8 DevOps Conferences You Have To Attend

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you want to hang out with the cool kids, you have to go to “the spot”. In this case “the spot” just happens to be 8 super cool conferences where you can meet and mingle with friends and experts alike. Check out these 8 DevOps Conferences You Have To Attend and register today!   […]

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XL Deploy: More Plugins And Counting!

XL Deploy: More Plugins And Counting!

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

  After recently filling out a new Forrester survey, our amazing product team compiled a list of plugins for XL Deploy that even surprised ourselves. We are supporting an astounding amount of plugins! Agile software at its finest. Integrations (i.e. communication to XL Deploy) Ansible – (Community) Bamboo – (Community) Hudson – (Community) Jenkins – […]

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Provisioning Systems with XL-Deploy and Puppet

Provisioning Systems with XL-Deploy and Puppet

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently I was with a customer who had done a lot of work with Puppet to provision their servers and they were interested in leveraging that Puppet work when they migrated to XL-Deploy and XL-Release.  They had discovered that Puppet did a great job provisioning their servers, but was not so good at releasing their […]

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Continuous Delivery With Bamboo And XL Deploy

Continuous Delivery With Bamboo And XL Deploy

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the best things about the current generation of continuous delivery tools is their ease of integration and interoperability. Each tool offers a rich selection of plugins or other means of interfacing with other tools. At XebiaLabs, we offer plugins that allow popular build tools such as Bamboo, Jenkins and Maven, to communicate with […]

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How To Prepare, Validate, And Start A Deployment Using The XL Deploy REST API

How To Prepare, Validate, And Start A Deployment Using The XL Deploy REST API

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A deployment in XL Deploy may look like a single action when triggered by Jenkins, Bamboo, XL Release, or other plugins. However, preparing, validating, and executing a deployment is a sequence of individual steps that you may want to trigger from an integration point such as cloud management, provisioning, release management tools, and others. Here, […]

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Top 10 DevOps #hashtags

Top 10 DevOps #hashtags

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twitter is used by just about every business, IT professional and expert in our industry. It can be difficult however to figure out which hashtags to use and which ones are a waste of time. Today I have compiled a list of the Top 10 DevOps #hashtags you should be using if you want your […]

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Compute Property Values With Rules

Compute Property Values With Rules

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A quick tip I used to help a customer. They’ve defined 2 extra properties on their host to help them to compute container’s properties (eg home). It works fine for the generic-plugin based middleware (eg tomcat.home=”${container.host.envRootPath}/var/wildfly/${container.instanceId}”) but not for other plugins based not based on the generic plugin (eg. jboss/wildfly or Websphere plugin). My first answer was to […]

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