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DeveloperWeek NYC 2017

Posted by Chris on June 26, 2017






I got a chance to talk this past week in Brooklyn at DeveloperWeek NYC. Had presentations around identifying key criteria for selecting DevOps tooling that matches your people and processes as well as DevOps Dashboarding. It was an interesting mix of old souls like myself as well as the next generation of IT workers coming […]

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Busy few months!

Posted by Chris on June 4, 2017






Since our acquisition at the beginning of the year, it has been pretty hectic doing speaking engagements and more importantly working with clients. Here are a few items that have been going on the past few months: OpenAPI 3.0 Release Candidate is out and we are promoting it heavily. We are currently developing the OpenAPI […]

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Playing Around with Docker 1.12.2 Swarm in Linux CentOS 7

Posted by John on October 27, 2016






Prerequisite: docker 1.12.2 installed in centos 7 Initially I thought it was required to set up a docker network bridge to allow the swarm member to communicate on the different CentOS hosts. This is not the case and it is extremely simple to get a Docker Swarm up and running within minutes. The first step […]

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System testing, another important way to vet your app and infrastructure

Posted by Chris on September 23, 2016






When composing applications and deploying them to AWS, it is important to consider system testing to help verify all the moving parts are working properly. Check out our guest blog post at Smartbear and the DevOps book we co-developed.

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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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Docker for AWS (Docker 1.12) Test Drive

Posted by John on July 20, 2016






We were accepted into the Docker for AWS Beta and started kicking the tires. Docker grants access to their S3 bucket that has the Docker for AWS Cloudformation template and provides a link. We created a very basic stack with only a single swarm manager and a single swarm worker. The service we are deploying […]

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