Sonatype’s New Nexus Lifecycle Helps Teams Migrate Open Source Libraries

This is part 2 of my blog series about Nexus Lifecycle. If you missed my first part you can find by clicking this link. Here I will talk about how to properly roll out Nexus Lifecycle in an Enterprise Environment based on a past experience. The first thing you need to do is to make […]

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Integrating Test Automation with DevOps to Create a Continuous Testing Environment

When I attended STARWEST in Anaheim in October 2016, I had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Jennifer Bonine, VP, Global Delivery and Solutions at tap|QA LLC. In the interview, Jennifer and I discussed how to integrate test automation with DevOps to create a continuous testing environment. Jennifer Bonine: Hello, and welcome […]

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Testing Faster, Better, and Cheaper with Continuous Delivery
Gene Gotimer STARWEST Interview

When I attended STARWEST in Anaheim in October 2016, I had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Jennifer Bonine, VP, Global Delivery and Solutions at tap|QA LLC. In the interview, Jennifer and I discussed how and why companies should be testing with continuous delivery. Jennifer Bonine: Hi, and welcome back to the […]

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Hotfixes within DevOps Pipelines

I recently wrote several blog posts about setting up a DevOps pipeline, and it was working great for our code. However, recently, I ran into an issue. My perfectly written and tested code somehow introduced a bug into our production environment! Luckily, we caught this issue quickly, and it was a relatively easy fix. So, I fixed the code, […]

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DevOps in a Regulated and Embedded Environment: Scalability and Resource Concerns

Welcome to the fourth and final post in my series, DevOps in a Regulated and Embedded Environment. In this part, we’ll look at the problems that pop up when the deploy/test environments aren’t virtualizable. I’m assuming that you’ve already read my earlier post on “Git Flow in a Regulated World”. If you haven’t, the short […]

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DevOps in a Regulated and Embedded Environment: What’s the Problem?
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Welcome to the first part of an ongoing series I’m calling DevOps in a Regulated and Embedded Environment. This first part looks at the particular challenges posed by a particular embedded environment. Future posts will dig into the details of how the more interesting problems were solved and what we should have done differently given […]

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DevOps Advantages for Testing: Increasing Quality through Continuous Delivery

Gene Gotimer and Tom Stiehm were published again in CrossTalk Magazine, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, this time in the May/June 2016 edition. DevOps and continuous delivery can improve software quality and reduce risk by offering opportunities for testing and some non-obvious benefits to the software development cycle. By taking advantage of cloud computing […]

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