Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips is the VP of DevOps Strategy at XebiaLabs. He is a DevOps thought-leader, speaker and developer.

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

| December 15, 2016 | 2 Comments
Before You Go Over the Container Cliff with Docker, Mesos etc: Points to Consider

As a company making software for Continuous Delivery and Devops at scale, XebiaLabs is pretty much always in discussions with users about the benefits and […]

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Integrating Metrics into your Software Delivery Process with Dynatrace and XL Release

| October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Integrating Metrics into your Software Delivery Process with Dynatrace and XL Release

Most of the discussion around Continuous Delivery and improving your software release process today seems to focus on speed, speed, speed. Accelerating time to […]

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Building Effective, Secure Container Delivery Pipelines with Docker, rkt et al.

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Building Effective, Secure Container Delivery Pipelines with Docker, rkt et al.

Opinions on how best to package and deliver applications are legion and, like many other aspects of the software world, are subject to recurring […]

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What’s more important – Process or Tooling?

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
What’s more important – Process or Tooling?

We recently had the fortune of conducting a webinar – “How one of the 15th safest banks in the world out-competes the tech disruptors” — […]

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Data Driven Continuous Delivery with XL Release’s Export Hooks

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Data Driven Continuous Delivery with XL Release’s Export Hooks

One of things in XL Release 4.7.0 that I’m most excited about is the new “export hook” feature. Export hooks allow you to populate […]

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XL Deploy’s Seamless Integration with AWS CodePipeline

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
XL Deploy’s Seamless Integration with AWS CodePipeline

I’m at the AWS Summit in NYC, which seems a fitting place to talk about the new integration between XL Deploy and AWS CodePipeline. […]

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Steps to prepare to Integrate XL Release and/or XL Deploy with Change Management Tools

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Steps to prepare to Integrate XL Release and/or XL Deploy with Change Management Tools

We’re quite frequently asked by users who are investigating or implementing XL Release or XL Deploy what steps, permissions, configuration etc. are required to […]

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What Are Your DevOps Goals? Shipping Faster or..?

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
What Are Your DevOps Goals? Shipping Faster or..?

A theme we encounter very often with companies attempting DevOps transformations is that they rarely know where to start. Our advice: start by figuring […]

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Going for Agile and Continuous Delivery with Commercial Off-The-Shelf Apps

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Going for Agile and Continuous Delivery with Commercial Off-The-Shelf Apps

No matter what kind of IT applications you’re running, getting a feature, fix or change delivered to production successfully is, for more organizations, still […]

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From Dev on your Laptop to Prod in the Cloud: How XL Deploy and Amazon AWS OpsWorks take away the pain

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
From Dev on your Laptop to Prod in the Cloud: How XL Deploy and Amazon AWS OpsWorks take away the pain

As a developer, I want the pain the effort required to go from a code change to a running version of my app (which […]

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