In this article, authors discuss the Reflective Agile Learning Model (REALM) that embeds reflective practice into the iterative and agile software engineering development cycle. This model combines insights and results from studies of agile development practices used in real-world projects.
Cindy Walker spoke at Enterprise Data World Conference about using semantic approaches to augment the data management practices. InfoQ spoke with her about the data management best practices and the data analytics center of excellence initiative.
This article we focuses on the database backup tools and security policies when deploying MongoDB NoSQL databases. Topics like cloud backups with MongoDB Management Service (MMS), authentication, and authorization are covered.
Agile and CMMI complement each other well. Big organizations with self-organized teams can achieve technical maturity levels, by using a common metalanguage and a good-practices catalog. 1
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".
In this article, author Mat Keep discusses the deployment best practices of MongoDB databases with focus on capacity planning & monitoring aspects. He explains hardware selection, metrics & sharding.
In this article, author Yiftach Schoolman outlines how to overcome the top seven challenges associated with managing the in-memory NoSQL datastores in the cloud. 3
Kyle Rankin delivers practical advice and techniques for team oriented troubleshooting of Linux servers in a DevOps culture. The book includes Linux Server Best Practices in common problem areas.
NoSQL databases have been getting lot of attention lately but NoSQL data security is not given much emphasis. This article focuses on the security considerations in accessing NoSQL databases. 4
Christopher Goldsbury explores some "bad attitudes" of Agility - assertions about management, testing, and teams that are commonly encountered, but contrary to reality. 13
The paper looks at various error handling considerations associated with design of re-usable services and provides best practices to account for error handling in an SOA implementation. 2
This article explores things people can do from within their code to make their lives, and the lives of anyone else who has to administer or maintain their application, easier. 5