6 Signs Your Agile Project Isn’t Really Agile

More and more organizations are adopting agile software development processes and practices. But in many cases, these organizations have declared they are agile without actually changing how they develop software. Declaring that an apple is an orange doesn’t make it so. These six key indicators can help you determine whether your agile project isn’t really […]

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2017 Q1 SecureCI™ Release
Security

I know what you’re thinking…what happened to the 2016 release? Well, 2016 was an interesting year, and unfortunately we weren’t able to get out a mid-year release, and our Q4 release got pushed to Q1 of this year. But, finally, an updated version of SecureCI™ is here! So, what can you expect from this release? Upgrades First and […]

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Setting up OpenLDAP

I recently needed to setup OpenLDAP for a client. We setup an entire pipeline, similar to SecureCI and wanted to tie all of the tools into one login system. The installation was pretty straitforward, but we wanted to ensure our tooling stack was secured, so we moved a bit beyond the basics. This is all […]

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Configuring Gitblit post-commit hooks over SSL

I have now twice spent multiple days trying to get a Gitblit server to communicate with a Jenkins server over SSH. This was done as part of ongoing work to update the Coveros SecureCI product with the goal of properly configuring both tools and a self-signed certificate to enable Gitblit’s post-commit jenkins hook to trigger builds. Given that […]

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Completing your CD Pipeline for your PHP Project
Pipeline

On my last two posts I went through setting up CI for your PHP project. As promised, this post will walk through the CD pipeline that I setup for the project. The Continuous Integration jobs were a good start, but I wanted to throw in additional testing, on architecture that better mimics production. I created two additional […]

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Including Swagger Docs into your DevOps Pipeline

On my last two posts I went through setting up CI for your PHP project. While I promised this post would cover setting up CD for your pipeline, I realized that I left out a fairly useful (but in my mind unique) part of the process. Our PHP application is using Laravel as the back […]

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Organizational Structures for DevOps

Bringing in DevOps to an organization means making some changes to the culture and structure of teams and the organization. These changes are often disruptive and frequently meet with some resistance from leadership, teams, and individuals. A successful DevOps team is cross-functional, with members that represent the business, development, quality assurance, operations, and anyone else […]

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Filling out your CI Pipeline for Your PHP Project

Last month I started writing about the DevOps pipeline that I built out for a PHP project. Today I plan on filling it out a bit more. What I described last week is what many people consider a full CI Pipeline, executing unit tests, code coverage, and static analysis. I threw in a little more […]

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