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Knowledge Management in DevOps

Posted by Chris on August 9, 2016






Doing some quick blog posts at Smartbear promoting the new eBook collaboration. The theme is the amount of technology that is now available to leverage the various definitions and tools we employ to capture the complexities of building software. Knowledge Management Blog Post

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Agile API / DevOps eBook collaboration with Smartbear

Posted by Chris on July 28, 2016






Working with our partners Smartbear, we are announcing a new eBook that talks to some of the challenges we see working with clients who are moving to an Agile API / DevOps based organization. Agile API / DevOps eBook

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SVN to Git conversion

Posted by Chris on September 22, 2014






As we work with more clients we are seeing an uptick in the use of Git versus Subversion for Source Code Management. Right now I would say it is a 50 – 50 split. In one project we employed SourceTree from Atlassian. In another project I am researching eGit embedded within Eclipse and Git support […]

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Quick thoughts on Oracle FMW 12.1.3 (SOA Suite and OSB)

Posted by Chris on August 9, 2014






It has been awhile since Oracle released the last major release of Fusion Middleware, version 11G. Since 2010, there have been a bunch of minor releases but the overall complexity, use of different IDEs and general integration of the solution was poor. 12.1.3 helps in that area tremendously. For example: Full Maven 3.0 support for […]

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Automating SOA Composites using MDS

Posted by Chris on June 10, 2014






Great post which identifies two key components related to MDS resources in a SOA Composite using the ant provide package script.

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Gotchas with Automation of OSB using Maven

Posted by Chris on August 31, 2013






Oracle’s A-Team has a great blog that introduces useful best practices and examples of how to work with the platform. In a current example, I found I ran into a few issues. The goal was to take Oracle Service Bus and automate the generation of the sbconfig.jar for a particular project and then deploy this […]

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Atlassian Bamboo build fails: Can’t find a temporary directory

Posted by Chris on July 24, 2013






While working on a build in Atlassian Bamboo, we received the following error: 23-Jul-2013 15:11:42 Error occurred while running Task ‘Checkout Default Repository(1)’. This build will fail. Caused by: 23-Jul-2013 15:11:42 java.lang.RuntimeException: com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException: Unable to retrieve source code for revision ‘1291’, plan ‘Sample-JOB1’: svn: E204900: Can’t find a temporary directory: Internal error Further examination via […]

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