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Is DevOps a Fad?

Is DevOps a Fad?

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Technology has a well-deserved reputation for creating and then promoting digital trends, some of which are aligned to real change, while many are more […]

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8 Characteristics of Successful Software Projects

8 Characteristics of Successful Software Projects

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

We do a lot of software projects at Xebia Software Development (not to be confused with XebiaLabs). We work most of the time at […]

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The Microservices Paradox

The Microservices Paradox

| July 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Gianna has joined Avidoo Inc., a productivity platform, as a senior software engineer. In a kick-off meeting with the rest of her team, she […]

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Expedia Gives Developers Self-service Deployments

Expedia Gives Developers Self-service Deployments

| July 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

If you ever travel, chances are you’ve gone to Expedia.com to check out hotel, flight, car and other options. One of the first online […]

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A Day of Firsts: Adventures with XebiaLabs’ XL Release

A Day of Firsts: Adventures with XebiaLabs’ XL Release

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Release Management tools are not something I normally look at since I am more on the development side of things than on the release […]

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Moving DevOps Security Left While Managing False Positives

Moving DevOps Security Left While Managing False Positives

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

False positive security test results — in which errors are flagged that aren’t truly errors — are a bane to software delivery, throwing up unnecessary […]

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How Feedback Loops Make It Safe to Deploy to Production

How Feedback Loops Make It Safe to Deploy to Production

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Almost every organization is being pressured to respond more quickly to changes in the market. As development and operations professionals, supporting this business imperative […]

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XL Deploy v7.0 Speeds Up Software Deployment with New UI

XL Deploy v7.0 Speeds Up Software Deployment with New UI

| July 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Companies of all kinds, from large financial firms to major airlines and retailers, have used XL Deploy for years to dramatically increase their production […]

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How to Automate the Database for DevOps Success

How to Automate the Database for DevOps Success

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

How many times have you had to stop your release just to ask a DBA to make changes to a database so your deployments […]

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Real-time, Customizable Release Notifications in v7.0

Real-time, Customizable Release Notifications in v7.0

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

You receive hundreds of emails daily. What do you do? Ignore them. There are too many to sort through and it’s overwhelming. Delete them […]

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