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    DevOps @ Rafter

    by Chris Williams Follow 0 Followers on  May 31, 2013 2

    This article is part of the “DevOps War Stories” series. Each month we hear what DevOps brings to a different organisation, we learn what worked and what didn’t, and chart the challenges faced during adoption. In this issue Chris Williams explains how Rafter grew from one developer taking care of system administration tasks to a full-fledged DevOps team that supports the whole business.

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    Going Live: The Role of Development and Operations in Preparing and Deploying Software Packages

    by Andrew Phillips Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 20, 2010

    A discussion of how Development, Operations and others can collaborate to prepare a good deployment package. minimizing the potential for error, improving clarity, and allowing for customization.

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    The Problem of Power Consumption in Servers

    by Intel Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 01, 2009 2

    Power consumption by servers is of increasing concern to business and IT management. This Intel article discusses the sources of power consumption as a function of server form factor and workload; power consumption of other components, power supplies and conversion, plus heat generation and cooling demands. How to estimate consumption and design factors affecting consumption are also covered.


Deploying JRuby applications with Java Web Start

Posted by Mirko Stocker Follow 1 Followers 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


Book Excerpt and Review: Release It!

Posted by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 20, 2007

'Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software' by Michael Nygard discusses what it takes to make production-ready software and explains how this differs from feature-complete software. 4


The Box: A Shortcut to finding Performance Bottlenecks

Posted by Kirk Pepperdine Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 21, 2007

Finding performance bottlenecks can be a difficult task and it can get more difficult as our applications grow in size. The Box is a methodology tool that focuses us efforts to improve performance. 6


Eric Newcomer on the future of OSGi

Posted by Mark Little Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 13, 2007

Eric Newcomer, co-chair of the OSGi Enterprise work group, talks about the evolution of OSGi and it's relationship to SOA and ESB. 7


Service Firewall Pattern

Posted by Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 18, 2007

In this sample pattern from Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz' in-progress book SOA Patterns, Arnon explains how to use a Service Firewall to intercept messages to provide better security. 9

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