It's a clear, informative overview on how Chef works and what benefits it delivers. Whether you're part of a financial services organization, or something completely different, we believe …
One of the consequences of the release of Visual Studio 2012 has been the demise of the Visual Studio Setup and Deployment project (vdproj). To be honest vdproj was never that great and I can't say that I mourn its passing. But something has to replace it and the free InstallShield Express wasn't capable of building the installations that I require. We've been working on the next versions of Amethyst and Sapphire ( Ruby in Steel) for some time now, and one of the jobs was (...)
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Rails Deployment Audit - A checklist of things to think about.
turbo-sprockets-rails3 - A backport of some performance work done for 4.0.
Automating with convention: Introducing Sub - A framework to tie a bunch of shell scripts together into a useful whole.
Boss guide to installing - Targeted at on Rails 10.8.
Prose - programming tool using and .
* Deployment - How quickly can you get started? Is it easy to deploy? Does the solution work out of the box or does it require a significant time investment in customization and configuration? Does the vendor have a professional services group? Why do you need them and how much do they cost? Consumability is one of the primary design criteria for a purpose-built SaaS solution and deployment should be fast, easy and self-sufficient.
* Commitment - Is the sales team motivated to sell …
…JUC-2012SF . Webinar: Automated In this webinar from and Continuous Deployment for in the Cloud and , you'll see how to build and deploy your mobile apps in the cloud and let a take care of scale and how to ensure the highest app quality by testing thoroughly from backend services to frontend performance. It takes place Thursday, September 27 at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET. Webinar: Practical to with Private …
Rails Deployment Audit (July 13, 2012)
Vim (June 27, 2012) - Part I
Vim Tips - Part II (July 3, 2012)
Rails 3 upgrade process (the road from 2.3.14 to 3.2.6) (June 21, 2012)
Intro to (December 30, 2011) in Ruby
Remote pair-programming with Screen (November 3, 2011)
Redis in the (December 28, 2011) ecosystem
…preparation, it can be a seamless transition. As a member of the Professional Services and Deployment teams, I've handled many migrations to Engine Yard as well as between Engine Yard environments and wanted to share some best practices.
Before you plan the migration, it is very important to test out the application on the new environment. Some of the more painful migrations I have been involved with were a result of incomplete testing. Functionality should be tested but it is …
Talk # 1987
"Full Stack Infrastructure Migration Using Opscode Chef and vCloud Director"
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Like Continuous Deployment, whereby IMVU deployed changes to their web application +50 times per day, BetaBrand's aim is to put out a new product every day. They manufacture only a small batch of a particular product, but enough to come to a decision point:
"If there's anything that we've learned from our customers, it's that with the first hundred to two hundred pair sold, we can make minor changes on it to improve it and retest, we can turn it into an entire line, …
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DynamoDB for the Uninitiated - A simple spike in Ruby.
Continuous Deployment with - Pretty easy to wire up as it turns out. and Jenkins
Ruby - Shots promo for a new ebook that is putting together.