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Eric Gregory02/17/13
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The LogStash Book Released

LogStash fans (and fans-to-be) rejoice: James Turnbull's LogStash Book has been released into the wild.

Mark Needham02/16/13
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Onboarding: Sketch the Landscape

For four months during 2012 I was working on the GDS infrastructure team and one of the first tasks that Gareth suggested I do was update a diagram showing how all the different applications and databases worked together.

Alex Soto02/15/13
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The Reality of a Developer's Life - in GIFs, Of Course

I'm going to try to illustrate the reality of a developer's life.

Matt Watson02/15/13
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DevOps: A Fairy Tale Love

The heart-shaped Valentine's dust may have settled, but DevOps love isn't limited to one day a year. Matt Watson explains why this relationship is built to last.

Jim Bird02/15/13
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Releasing Frequently Drives Better Dev and Better Ops

One of the most important decisions we made as a company was to release less software, more often.

Eric Gregory02/15/13
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Here's How System Provisioning with Ansible Works

Montreal Python posted this live demo of Ansible, an open source platform for configuring and managing computers.

Eric Minick02/14/13
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The ROI of Deployment Automation

If you follow my blog, you probably know that I think that continuous delivery and the broader category application deployment automation are pretty great.

Kris Buytaert02/14/13
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Love, MonitoringLove

Last year we were pretty negative about Monitoring, We shouted out that MonitoringSucked ... A year has passed and a lot has changed ... most importantly our new found love for monitoring, thanks to an inspirational Ignite talk by Ulf Manssonat devopsdays Rome.

Jonathan Callahan02/14/13
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Best Best Practices Ever

Every once in a while I read something that is so insightful, so clearly written and so well documented that it enters my own personal pantheon of “Best Ever” documents.

Alex Holmes02/14/13
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Using sed to perform inline replacements of regex groups

I love tools like sed and awk - I use them every day, and only realize how much I rely on them when I’m forced to work on a machine that’s not running Unix. Today I want to look at a feature that is really useful when working with regular expressions in sed.

Matt Watson02/13/13
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Defining the Dev and Ops in DevOps

So what does DevOps mean exactly? What is the Dev and what is the Ops in DevOps? The role of Operations can mean a lot of things and even different things to different people.

Alex Soto02/13/13
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Conditional BuildStep Jenkins Plugin for Improving Continuous Delivery Decisions

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.

Greg Duncan02/13/13
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You've Heard of ASCII Art? How about DNS Art?

Here's a Star Wars traceroute, and the story behind it.

Jens Schauder02/12/13
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Who is Teaching Software Developers How to Use a File?

When I was about fourteen, I got a really interesting present from my uncle: a construction set for a ship.

Paul Underwood02/12/13
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Exploring Test Driven Development

In this post we will investigate test driven development and how we can use it to improve our development process.