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  • Interview with Raffi Krikorian on Twitter's Infrastructure

    by Xuefeng Ding on  Jan 19, 2014 1

    Raffi Krikorian, Vice President of Platform Engineering at Twitter, gives an insight on how Twitter prepares for unexpected traffic peaks and how system architecture is designed to support failure.

  • Monty Taylor and Jim Blair on CI and Test Automation at OpenStack

    by Sai Yang on  Dec 29, 2013

    Monty Taylor and James Blair talk about the build and test challenges they face at OpenStack, and how they managed to tackle them. Managing hundreds of VMs on public clouds, integrating up to 400 commits a day and running thousands of test jobs on them are some of the challenges described.

  • DevOps @ large investment bank

    by Niek Bartholomeus on  Dec 11, 2013

    This article is part of the “DevOps War Stories” series. In each issue we hear what DevOps brings to a different organisation, we learn what worked and what didn’t, and chart the challenges faced during adoption. This time a very personal story on introducing a DevOps mindset at a large bank. In particular how the automation of configuration and release management processes enabled collaboration.

BYOC and the Rise of Hybrid Cloud

Posted by Chris Smith on  Nov 30, 2013

Chris Smith offers insights on how to leverage the increasing employee adoption of cloud services (Bring Your Own Cloud) to perform their work. Understanding the risks and benefits becomes essential.

Preparing for Your First MongoDB Deployment: Capacity Planning and Monitoring

Posted by Mat Keep on  Oct 08, 2013

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.

Docker: Using Linux Containers to Support Portable Application Deployment

Posted by Zef Hemel on  Sep 26, 2013

Docker is an open source tool to run applications inside of a Linux container, a kind of light-weight virtual machine. 2

A User’s Story: DubDubDeploy

Posted by Donte Ormsby on  Oct 11, 2012

Donte Ormsby talks about his experiences using DubDubDeploy, a tool for simplifying website deployment using ASP.NET. 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

Using DNS for REST Web Service Discovery

Posted by Jan Algermissen on  May 03, 2010

Jan Algermissen explains the need for discovery of RESTful services, and explains how the existing Domain Name Service (DNS) standard can be used as a widely-deployed and scalable solution. 18

Where To Now with Build Automation?

Posted by John Smart on  May 15, 2009

This article from Atlassian, discusses four aspects of automated builds and continuous integration: communication flow, effective builds, code quality, and automated deployment. 4

Deploying JRuby applications with Java Web Start

Posted by Mirko Stocker on  Mar 07, 2008

This article explains how to deploy a JRuby application with Java Web Start. From creating the code, signing the JARs, and setting up JRuby properties. As bonus: a look at JRuby 1.1's AOT feature. 3

Enterprise-Ruby Wish List

Posted by Francis Cianfrocca on  Oct 04, 2006

What do enterprise developers need, that they're not getting from their tools today? Based on the answers to that question, we can look at whether Ruby currently has anything valuable to offer. 20

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