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the first rule of devops club

Heard last week at devopsdays in Ghent, Belgium:<p>“I’m just in marketing, so I don’t count.”<br>“I’m just a student, so I don’t have anything to add.”<br>“I’m …

Microsoft ramps up 'devops' capabilities for developers

Recognizing that many organizations are under competitive pressure to evolve their applications ever more quickly, Microsoft has been updating its programming tools to accommodate fast paced “devops”-style development environments.<p>“Everyone wants to go faster,” said Brian Harry, Microsoft technical …

The DevOps journey has just begun

Recently, I had the honor of speaking at DevOpsDays Berlin and attending DevOpsDays Ghent 2014. Both conferences included plenty of discussion surrounding the fifth anniversary of the speaking series, with as many enthusiastic ‘State of the (DevOps) Union’ conversations to match.<p>Attendees expressed …

Nokia brand names Lumia, ClearBlack, PureView, and others now belong to Microsoft

The big names on the list, which one would expect to see included, are <i>Lumia, ClearBlack,</i> and <i>PureView</i>. ClearBlack refers to the two-step polarization …

Configuration in a DevOps world – Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration

Some background<br>A new breed of configuration management tools has been created to manage the platforms, applications, and infrastructure of the cloud, …

Busting 5 DevOps Myths

DevOps is a technology movement for hipsters and your company doesn't need to worry about it, right? Right?<p>DevOps, with its focus on combining …

DevOps

DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology

Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.<p>DevOps is not a new technology or a …

DevOps

Q&A with Shridhar Mittal

As a longtime proponent of continuous delivery and fast deployment schedules, Shridhar Mittal has advocated for DevOps operational patterns since …

DevOps

WhatsApp pulled from Windows Phone store due to technical issues

Late last week, WhatsApp mysteriously disappeared from the Windows Phone app store with little fanfare, leaving many users of the platform confused as to why it would be pulled.<p>Existing users were able to continue using the app, but those who didn’t already have it couldn’t download it anymore. The …

How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For any entrepreneur, especially those with other responsibilities, like school, a day job or family, being a master of time management is a necessity.<p>As a second-year student at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., I am constantly …

Time Management

Samsung plans to release smartphone with wraparound display next year: Bloomberg

Samsung has led the curved display "movement" with the introduction of its Galaxy Round smartphone, but apparently the company isn't satisfied stopping there. Bloomberg today claims that Samsung will release a handset featuring a wraparound display at some point next year. According to the report, …

In smartphone world, it’s a two-horse race as BlackBerry falls further behind

For all its meteoric growth, evidence is mounting that the smartphone industry has only been kind to two manufacturers – and especially cruel to one.<p>A new report from Canaccord Genuity, released Thursday, shows that Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the two most successful …