What (if any) value do certifications have for your marketability, and could having a certification potentially result in the opposite of the intended effect and actually hurt your chances of being hired?
We sit down for a chat with the host of The DevOps Cafe, Damon Edwards, to talk through the finer points of DevOps. We ask some pointed questions in an attempt to get a good, concrete definition of “DevOps,” but without the hype that often comes prepackaged with the discussion.
Java/.NET interoperability tool provider, JNBridge just released the next major version of their software. The main new feature is Mono support (the open source clone of the .NET framework). The big advantage of this is the ability to migrate anything .NET (like an ASP.NET application) to run on a Linux machine.
There are times when the industry in which I find myself does things that I just don't understand. Consider, for a moment, this blog by Jeff Handley, in which he essentially says that the phrase "We accept pull requests" is "cringe-inducing."
If you want to release your code frequently, you have to automate the release process. If your software interacts with shared components or other applications, the release script may have to update shared configuration files.
In Continuous Delivery each build is potentially shippable. This fact implies among a lot of other things, to assign a none snapshot version to your components as fast as possible so you can refer them through all the process.