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    Q&A with Steve Thair on Evolution and Challenges for DevOps on Windows

    by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Sep 14, 2017

    InfoQ spoke with Steve Thair, co-founder of DevOpsGuys, about the evolution, current state and challenges of DevOps on Windows.

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    Benchmarks Don't Have to Die

    by Matt Fleming Follow 0 Followers on  May 31, 2017

    Are tracing and profiling the future of performance engineering outside of the fast-moving JavaScript community? Do all benchmarks have a shelf-life? In this article, Matt Fleming talks about benchmarks and what keeps the good ones alive and why others die. By adapting benchmarks, they can live forever.

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    IBM's Swift on the Server

    by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 09, 2016

    Since Swift's open-source release, IBM has been working on the project and providing libdispatch on Linux, as well as providing a Swift web-based runtime and a managed catalog of Swift projects. InfoQ spoke to Chris Bailey and Patrick Bohrer, who presented at QCon London 2016, and asked them where they see Swift going in the future.


Article Series: Configuration Management Tools

Posted by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 27, 2014

Configuration management is the foundation that makes modern infrastructure possible. Tools that enable configuration management are required in the toolbox of any operations team.


Purely Functional Configuration Management with Nix and NixOS

Posted by Eelco Dolstra Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 08, 2014

The article introduces NixOS, a Linux distribution, and Nix, a package manager. These provide a declarative approach to configuration management, such as strong reproducibility and atomic upgrades.


Advanced UNIX Programming: An Interview with Stephen Rago

Posted by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Sep 12, 2013

Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment is highly regarded as solid reference on the UNIX environment. InfoQ speaks with coauthor Stephen Rago about this latest edition. 1


Interview and Book Review: DevOps Troubleshooting: Linux® Server Best Practices

Posted by Aslan Brooke Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 08, 2013

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.


Inotify: Efficient, Real-Time Linux File System Event Monitoring

Posted by Michael Prokop Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 15, 2010

In this article we will walk through how to use the Inotify Linux utility to monitor directories and trigger alerts on changes and present tools you might want to add to your personal toolbox. 1


Kernel Comparison of Three Widely Used OS

Posted by Dingze Zhu Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 17, 2009

This article briefly compares the kernels of the three widely used operating systems (Vista and two Unix derived) using three axes of comparison: efficiency, evolvement, and user friendliness. 7


Delivering Java Apps on Fedora Core

Posted by Tom Tromey Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 26, 2006

Fedora Core 4 was the first release to include a a lot of code written in Java. gcj lead Tom Tromey explains the state of Java support in Redhat and how to use gcj to build RPMs.