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Before You Go Over the Container Cliff with Docker, Mesos etc: Points to Consider

Before You Go Over the Container Cliff with Docker, Mesos etc: Points to Consider

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

As a company making software for Continuous Delivery and Devops at scale, at XebiaLabs we’re pretty much always in discussions with users about the benefits and challenges of new development styles, application architectures, and runtime platforms. Unsurprisingly, many of these discussions right now focus on microservices on the application side and containers and related frameworks […]

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How To Migrate XL Release Or XL Deploy Repository To Another Database

How To Migrate XL Release Or XL Deploy Repository To Another Database

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

By default, XL Deploy and XL Release store data in an embedded Apache Derby database, but you can configure another type of database if you would like. You can read this XL Deploy manual or this XL Release manual to learn how. However, what if you already have existing data in your repository? Then, in addition […]

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5 Microservices Resources You Need In Your Life

5 Microservices Resources You Need In Your Life

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you are within a stones throw of the DevOps marketplace you have undoubtably noticed the growing trend in Microservices. Whether you have been staying up to date with the latest articles and blogs or you just read the definition for the first time, these 5 Microservices Resources You Need In Your Life will guide […]

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Why Chef Delivery is a big step forward, and what comes next

Why Chef Delivery is a big step forward, and what comes next

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

As a company building tools for the Continuous Delivery and DevOps space, we decided early on that the real value lies in managing the application layer. This was the driver for the launch, almost 18 months ago now, of XL Release: the first Continuous Delivery Management tool designed to allow teams and businesses to focus […]

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Top 9 Software/QA Testing Hashtags

Top 9 Software/QA Testing Hashtags

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The software/qa testing community is a tight knit group of curious and fun people who work diligently to make ensure quality is amongst their highest priorities. Whether you are looking to join the community, talk business, or just make a couple friends, these hashtags are a good way to get started. #softwaretesting #qa #agile #testing #qatesting […]

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Exploring Uncharted Territory of Microservices – Q & A

Exploring Uncharted Territory of Microservices – Q & A

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our recent webinar “Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microservices” featured a panel of thought leaders who combined brought more than 30 years of collective experience to explore Microservices and their surrounding environments. During the hour long discussion our panel touched on the following topics: Relevence of Microservices in your career The appeal of Microservices How to […]

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XL Release Template Import/Export Utilities

XL Release Template Import/Export Utilities

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently we had a question from a user who wanted to be able to import and export all of his XL Release templates at the same time. Fortunately we were able to provide them with this small collection of scripts to do just that. The source code is on the XebiaLabs community Gists site.

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XL Release Integrates With Flowdock

XL Release Integrates With Flowdock

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the new release of XL Release 4.5, now it’s also possible to send all your release information to Flowdock. So what does it bring you. What is Flowdock? If you haven’t heard of the next step in Continuous Delivery, then ChatOps is certainly something you should look for. ChatOps tools allow you to chat […]

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A Tale of Two Build Tools: Integrating XL Release with Jenkins and Bamboo

A Tale of Two Build Tools: Integrating XL Release with Jenkins and Bamboo

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

I discovered that XL Release does not have built-in support to integrate with the Bamboo build tool as it does for Jenkins. But I also discovered that XL Release’s extensibility makes it easy to configure a type definition and a script to enable an interface with Bamboo. Let’s look at the support for Jenkins. XL […]

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8 XL Release Community Plugins You Should Know About

8 XL Release Community Plugins You Should Know About

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

XebiaLabs has an active community of users for its products.  We encourage you to make plugins that solve your specific release process and share that information with others who are using our tools.  Here are some of the cool XL Release plugins in our GitHub Community. Bamboo – Bamboo Atlassian build and tests can be […]

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