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  • Interview and Book Review: Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook

    by Aslan Brooke on  Oct 28, 2013

    Matthias Marschall contributes powerful tactical information for all users of Opscode Chef, from the beginner up to expert, in his recently published book "Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook". Beginners will gain progressive knowledge using open source tools and free services. The expert will find a starting point automating the configuration of production applications in data centers.

  • Cloud and DevOps: A Marriage Made in Heaven

    by Jeff Sussna on  Oct 02, 2013

    What is the relationship between Cloud Computing and DevOps? Is DevOps really just “IT for the Cloud”? Can you only do DevOps in the cloud? Can you only do cloud using DevOps? The answer to all three questions is “no”. Cloud and DevOps are independent but mutually reinforcing strategies for delivering business value through IT.

  • Functional GUI Testing Automation Patterns

    by Oleksandr Reminnyi on  Aug 02, 2013 2

    The process of developing an automated functional test solution is not much different from the process of creating the same program but Preparation and definition of the best practices are critical.

Managing Build Jobs for Continuous Delivery

Posted by Martin Peston on  May 24, 2013

The number of jobs in a continuous integration tool can range from a few to several thousand, all performing various functions. There is an approach to manage these jobs in a more efficient manner. 1

Interview and Book Review: Enterprise Software Delivery

Posted by Craig Smith on  Feb 20, 2013

"Enterprise Software Delivery" is the latest book by Alan W. Brown, and is a must-read guide for anybody concerned with the development and delivery of software in a large organisation.

Unit Testing Hadoop MapReduce Jobs With MRUnit, Mockito, & PowerMock

Posted by Michael Spicuzza on  Dec 03, 2012

Hadoop MapReduce jobs have a unique code architecture that raises interesting issues for test-driven development. In this article Michael Spicuzza shows how to use MRUnit to solve these problems. 1

Why Testing Matters in Agile Projects

Posted by Sharon Robson on  Oct 02, 2012

Many think that the role of testing is dead in agile, but I think it is growing and turning into better and effective testing; redefines the way things are done and the order in which they are done. 2

Interview and Book Review: How Google Tests Software

Posted by Craig Smith on  Sep 11, 2012

"How Google Tests Software" is an informative and interesting look beneath the covers of how a large technical organization like Google deals with the complexity of software testing. 1

Lessons From A DevOps Journey

Posted by Craig Smith on  Jun 27, 2012

Matt Callanan has been pushing the boundaries of Agile software development and most recently he extended that journey to DevOps. InfoQ caught up with Matt to find out more about his experiences. 1

Book Review: Experiences of Test Automation

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Apr 27, 2012

“Experiences of Test Automation” is a compilation of experiences in the field from a multitude of organizations and technologies, including both obstacles and achievements, successes and failures.

Thoughts on Test Automation in Agile

Posted by Rajneesh Namta on  Feb 21, 2012

Rajneesh Namta shares his thoughts, experiences, and some of the critical lessons learned while implementing software test automation on a recent Agile project. 6

Interview and Book Review: Specification by Example

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Oct 24, 2011

Gojko Adzic has written Specification by Example in which he provides advice and guidelines on adopting this approach as a way to create living documentation on a software development project. 7

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