New SecureCI Release

It’s that time of year, new year, new SecureCI release! 2015 ended well, with Coveros releasing a much more robust version of SecureCI. Not too many new features, but lots of bug fixes and some major upgrades of the application. This release focused on updating core components to latest release versions, correcting critical defects, and […]

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Get those Maven Warnings out of here

  [WARNING] Some problems were encountered while building the effective model for GoodPom:GoodPom:jar:1.0-SNAPSHOT [WARNING] ‘build.plugins.plugin.version’ for org.codehaus.mojo:build-helper-maven-plugin is missing. @ line 19, column 15 [WARNING] [WARNING] It is highly recommended to fix these problems because they threaten the stability of your build. I have been working with a client that has a complex maven project. […]

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The Most Important Metric for your DevOps Pipeline
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Quality feedback is essential to any software delivery project and the best way to improve feedback is to reduce the developer feedback cycle and make any (and every) result transparent to the project, its members and its stakeholders.  You should continue to mesure and broadcast results through communication mechanisms commonly referred to as “information radiators.” […]

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New SecureCI Release

As I’m certain everyone is aware, a new version of SecureCI™ has been released! Many more tools have been included, and while the basic setup is the same, there is a bit more configuration that you’ll need to setup. My previous post of how to startup a new instance of SecureCI™ is still accurate, however […]

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Why DevOps Engineering Is Important

The following is an edited excerpt from our webinar that took place March 10, 2015. The entire recording may be viewed here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/737060184353086210.  This is the first in a series of webinars on DevOps Engineering and discussed why DevOps Engineering is important.  The webinar was given by Mr. Jeffery Payne and Mr. Richard Mills of […]

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DevOpsDC: Developing a Continuous Delivery Tool Chain from the Bottom Up

Last week I was able to talk about some of my DevOps experiences at the March 2015 DevOpsDC Meetup. I told the story about how we took a project that was just starting Agile and was deploying a risky release to production every 6 months or so, and over 4+ years brought it to deploying […]

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Setting Up Maven Style Releases in Jenkins Using Javascript

Introduction Jenkins has some great plugins for managing releases for Maven projects. You can tag projects in your source code repository, advance the versions, mark code as SNAPSHOTS, etc. And all of this can be done with one click of a button. The simplicity of this release process made me start looking for other simple […]

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SecureCI 2014 Q4 Release

Introduction 2014 was a busy year, but we still managed to get another SecureCI™ released. All tools included in this SecureCI™ release, were updated, bringing the bundle up to date, and making many tools more user and out-of-the-box friendly. For those unaware, SecureCI™ is an integrated stack of tools that provides version control, wiki, project/issue […]

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