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The Benefits of Moving From Excel to XL Release

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Benefits of Moving From Excel to XL Release

Recently we asked one of our XL Release customers, a major North American insurance company, what they gained by going from Excel to XL […]

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Losing Sight of DevOps in an Automation Forest at devopsdays Atlanta

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
<em>Losing Sight of DevOps in an Automation Forest</em> at devopsdays Atlanta

We’re just wrapping up another great devopsdays event in Atlanta. We were especially pleased by the great crowd and very positive response to TJ’s presentation […]

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Come on, vagrant up! Saving Vagrant images that don’t get a NAT address

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Come on, vagrant up! Saving Vagrant images that don’t get a NAT address

As part of testing and demonstrating our advanced deployment automation1 platform XL Deploy, we at XebiaLabs use a lot of cloud and Devops tooling […]

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Continuous Delivery with XL Deploy, Puppet, JBoss and VMware

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Continuous Delivery with XL Deploy, Puppet, JBoss and VMware

It all started with a simple customer question: “How can we cut down our deployment time so we can deploy a bigger volume of […]

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Why Application Release Automation needs a Release and an Operations view

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Why Application Release Automation needs a Release <em>and</em> an Operations view

As the interface between Development and Operations, Application Release Management1 handles information that is highly relevant to your Release and Operations teams. Selecting an […]

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Deployment is the new build (part 3)

| June 16, 2011 | 1 Comment
Deployment is the new build (part 3)

Earlier this year, I was invited to present a talk at Devopsdays Boston about deployment as the new build: how deployments are carried out […]

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Deployment is the new build (part 2)

| May 21, 2011 | 2 Comments
Deployment is the new build (part 2)

Earlier this year, I was invited to present a talk at Devopsdays Boston about deployment as the new build: how deployments are carried out […]

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Deployment is the new build (part 1)

| May 3, 2011 | 1 Comment
Deployment is the new build (part 1)

Earlier this year, I was invited to present a talk at Devopsdays Boston about deployment as the new build: how deployments are carried out […]

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Embracing Downtime: Why 99.999…% Availability is Not Always Better

| December 8, 2010 | 0 Comments
Embracing Downtime: Why 99.999…% Availability is Not Always Better

A couple of weeks ago, my ever-active colleagues Marco Mulder and Serge Beaumont organised an nlscrum meetup about “Combining Scrum and Operations”, with presentations […]

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