configuration management Archive

Building Agile Infrastructures with Puppet

The reality of cloud computing and tools like Puppet have enabled systems architects to build agile infrastructures that can nimbly react to changing business needs. We will review pragmatic approaches and guidelines to developing agile infrastructures using

Continuous Integration and the “Cup of Coffee” Test

The “cup of coffee” metric examines if a developer can get up and get a cup of coffee once they commit code. After they’ve returned from their coffee break, the developer should have some feedback about whether

Using Rake to Build, Run Unit Tests and Create Documentation

This screencast demonstrates how to use Rake to build .NET solution, run unit tests and build documentation. Rake with Ruby is a perfect combination which will eliminate Nant and MSBuild hell.

Learn About Continuous Integration With Hudson Directly From the Source

San Francisco Java User Group presents Kohsuke Kawaguchi from Sun who introduces us to Hudson, an open-source continuous integration (CI) system, which improves the productivity of a development team by automating various things. Additional resources: Hudson Blog

Extending Continuous Integration

The talk shows how we can implement a rigorous, yet agile process. It is based around our experiences of putting the good idea of continuous integration and other agile methods into life and using this as the