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Guidelines for a Successful Test Strategy

Guidelines for a Successful Test Strategy

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

At LMAX where I worked for a while, they have extensive, world-class, automated acceptance testing. LMAX tests every aspect of their system and this […]

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How to Start One Release from another with XL Release

How to Start One Release from another with XL Release

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

XL Release is a great tool to orchestrate releases.  Sometimes we might want XL Release to orchestrate which releases we start.  If this sounds […]

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How Many Test Failures Are Acceptable?

How Many Test Failures Are Acceptable?

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Continuous Delivery is getting a lot of mileage at the moment. It seems to be an idea whose time has come. There was a […]

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Join me at the JUC in London, June 22nd and 23rd

Join me at the JUC in London, June 22nd and 23rd

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Next week’s Jenkins User Conference in Europe is going to be a thrill! The world’s biggest conference for Jenkins users, by Jenkins users. This week, the […]

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RallyON! Conference 2015

RallyON! Conference 2015

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

  The 2nd annual RallyON! Conference is coming up on June 15-17 in Phoenix, AZ and XebiaLabs is proud to be a Silver Sponsor […]

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5 Best Summer DevOps Conferences

5 Best Summer DevOps Conferences

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer is finally here and it’s time for a DevOps summer vacation. From San Francisco to New York City, our top summer conferences list […]

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Securing XL Deploy Overthere SSH Hosts with SUDO

Securing XL Deploy Overthere SSH Hosts with SUDO

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

At XebiaLabs we talk a lot about the value of our agent-less technology.  Some reasons why agents are not a good idea are as […]

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How to Skip an XL Release Phase after it has already started

How to Skip an XL Release Phase after it has already started

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sometimes during a release process it is necessary to skip a phase.  During a normal flow in XL Release the next phase starts at […]

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Building a XL Deploy DAR Package from properties files/dictionaries/command line arguments

Building a XL Deploy DAR Package from properties files/dictionaries/command line arguments

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

This article describes a script which builds a DAR package in XL Deploy from properties which can be specified in and combination of 3 different locations: […]

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

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

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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