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April 11, 2016
Infrastructure as code is seen as the best way for IT pros to keep pace with modern application development, but that is easier said than done.
March 04, 2016
SQL Server 2005 end of life is coming next month. Experts explain which version of SQL Server to upgrade to, and where in the migration process organizations need to be.
January 07, 2016
Maybe it's where I'm sitting but this feels like a time of great change in the software design and test arenas. Designers are in short supply, everywhere, but at the same time companies are looking ...
December 17, 2015
Perhaps 2015 reasons is a bit of a stretch. In any case, as we wrap up this year, it's interesting to look at where we've been and what we've all been interested in. It is certainly no surprise ...
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Taking the DevOps approach to Java application development projects isn't an entirely new idea. However, Java DevOps is gaining momentum, and there is no expectation of an end in sight. In fact, the thrust of DevOps is expected to expand into other sectors of business practices. This handbook covers how DevOps is a concept made by the demand for human connection between development and operations departments. This level of mature communication has proven to enhance Java application development and deployment.
Part one covers the basics of improving software quality and looks at where security might fit in between development and operations. Part two discusses tooling options and how to make the right decisions for your organization. And finally, part three delves into making the transitional steps of the DevOps approach. It also gets deep into Git, the option that opposes traditional source code tooling.Continue Reading
It's increasingly common to want to share Agile test results with internal or external customers. Expert Amy Reichert walks you through the options. Continue Reading
Using an offshore team can save time and money, but if used ineffectively, they can cost more than they save. Here are five tips on how to use offshore development teams effectively. Continue Reading
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AWS Elastic Load Balancing is an important component of application development in AWS; QA testing is the next critical step. How well do you know these AWS features and processes? Continue Reading
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What happens when there's a problem an app or systems software that no one anticipated? Not you, not the app owner, not QA, not ops, not anyone. Continue Reading
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What do you do when that job candidate is a little too perfect? Resume padding is on the rise, unfortunately. Here's what expert Matt Heusser offers as a solution. Continue Reading
In a DevOps organization, can you still set boundaries? How do you pick the right tools? Learn from these experiences before you make the switch. Continue Reading
What does a test manager do? That's not the easiest question to answer, as responsibilities vary. Expert Matt Heusser explains the crux of the role and provides some tips as well. Continue Reading
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So, your boss wants quality as a KPI measurement. You could quit or make something up, but expert Matt Heusser has a better idea. Continue Reading
Security gamification puts formal verification back in play. Continue Reading
Data that lives across multiple IT infrastructures makes software testing difficult. New technologies in virtualization offer some relief. Continue Reading