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Getting Started with XL Deploy: Introduction

Getting Started with XL Deploy: Introduction

| June 27, 2014 | 6 Comments

We’re kicking off an XL Deploy video series to show you just how simple it is to move to scalable, automated deployments. This is is the first video in our on-going series: Getting started with XL Deploy. In this video, we introduce some XL Deploy basics and take a quick look at deploying, upgrading, and downgrading an application.

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“Will the future be Dockerized?” A discussion on Docker, containers and the future of application delivery

“Will the future be Dockerized?” A discussion on Docker, containers and the future of application delivery

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

At XebiaLabs, we know that building great tools is only part of it. What our users are especially looking for is thought leadership and […]

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The deployment-sized hole between Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Provisioning tools

The deployment-sized hole between Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Provisioning tools

| June 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

As a developer and “honorary” (nobody else wanted to do it) build engineer, I was always dissatisfied with the amount of glue I had […]

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“Can Devops work in the enterprise?” is the wrong question!

“Can Devops work in the enterprise?” is the wrong question!

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A couple of days ago, venture associate Rachel Shannon-Solomon argued in the WSJ that Devops was great for startups, but not (yet) something that […]

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Going from Hero to Champion: Making the Transition to True DevOps Teams

Going from Hero to Champion: Making the Transition to True DevOps Teams

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every company has one. It’s the guy or the girl who possesses a ton of initiative. Who works nights and weekends and evening to […]

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Can You Afford to Lose a Dev Team for a Week Before a Release?

Can You Afford to Lose a Dev Team for a Week Before a Release?

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently we were talking to one of our customers about a tough situation they experienced prior to implementing a deployment automation solution. The team […]

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XebiaLabs is Proud to be a @devopsdays Pittsburgh Steel Sponsor

XebiaLabs is Proud to be a @devopsdays Pittsburgh Steel Sponsor

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re extremely excited to be a steel sponsor @devopsdays Pittsburgh, and to get the party started we have a fantastic Google Hangout recording of […]

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Three Ways of Using XL Release & Jenkins for Continuous Delivery (part 2)

Three Ways of Using XL Release & Jenkins for Continuous Delivery (part 2)

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the previous post, I outlined how combining XL Release and Jenkins to orchestrate our delivery pipelines allows us to address four important Continuous […]

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Three Ways of Using XL Release & Jenkins for Continuous Delivery

Three Ways of Using XL Release & Jenkins for Continuous Delivery

| May 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

When discussing XL Release with users, we are often asked how it relates to Jenkins or other Continuous Integration tools, how they can complement […]

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9 Reasons Provisioning Tools Aren’t Ideal for Deploying Enterprise Apps

9 Reasons Provisioning Tools Aren’t Ideal for Deploying Enterprise Apps

| May 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

If you’re planning on adopting a system provisioning tool for enterprise application deployment, you may want to reconsider. There are some compelling reasons why […]

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