DevOps Zone is brought to you in partnership with:
  • submit to reddit
B0zmeister Carson08/11/13
0 replies

Allowing ‘Host Only’ VirtualBox Guest to Connect to the Internet

Yeah, I had this problem and it was a total pain! But I solved it by simply installing Squid Cache Proxy server on my physical PC, and that way my host-only internet virtualbox PCs could connect to the internet!

Matt Lacey08/11/13
0 replies

How often should an app be updated?

Of course there is some variation for different apps but how often should an app be updated? If you need to fix a major bug then yes, get that update out quick. Never updating an app is probably a bad idea. But beyond that it gets a bit complicated.

Ron Gross08/10/13
0 replies

Define Your Log Repository as a Chrome Custom Search Engine

Splunk is great, but it’s causing us a bit of a headache – whenever we access it, we have to go through a few pages of login and a request that we upgrade to the latest version. Today, I had a cool idea – why not configure a Chrome Custom Search Engine and save us the trouble?

Adarsh Lr08/10/13
1 replies

A Junit Introduction

Most developers feel that if I am good programmer then I don't need to test. But unit testing is very much a developer's responsibility.

Zac Gery08/09/13
0 replies

A Respectful Guide to Developer Termination

Behind all the procedures, rules, and processes there is a person who will be without a job. This is a common area where many managers and companies lose focus.

Reza Rahman08/09/13
0 replies

An Overview of JSON-P

JSON is quickly becoming the de facto data interchange format on the web, especially with powerful JavaScript clients, Ajax, REST and HTML 5 WebSockets.

Pushpalanka Jay...08/09/13
0 replies

How to Install Windows in a Virtual Machine on Ubuntu

Recently I wanted to run Windows inside my Primary OS - Ubuntu 12.04. I didn't want to go for dual boot option so I decided to use a virtual machine and install Windows inside Ubuntu. I faced couple of problems and here share my experience with how I overcame them.

Marina Sprava08/09/13
0 replies

Running Multiple Domain Names on Apache Server

Of course your PHP website domain name is a front-page online property. Your customers use it to access your site and it’s closely connected with your site’s brand. BTW the words that make up a domain names are used by search engines to evaluate websites in search results.

John Gresh08/08/13
0 replies

Beyond Injection of Concerns (IOC): Elimination of IOC in Business Logic Where It is Not Merited

Injection should not be routinely used in cases where no benefit can be clearly demonstrated. This means that in most cases the writers of business logic should not use injection. We will demonstrate this with a simple example. This example is a simple application but the principles demonstrated here are also applicable to all applications especially large scale applications including large scale web applications.

Ofer Kfir08/08/13
0 replies

Game Changers - How adopting new systems can become growth hacking tools

Growth hacking has become quite the buzzword in business of late and there are many definitions out there of what growth hacking is and where it applies

John Ferguson Smart08/08/13
0 replies

Advanced TDD/BDD Master class - Learn TDD/BDD from the author of BDD in Action

Test Driven Development (TDD) is an essential technical skill for any modern development team. But TDD is notoriously hard for teams to adopt effectively without experienced guidance.

Tarun Sapra08/08/13
0 replies

JIRA 5.2 Essentials - Book Review

Learning how to use JIRA efficiently for Administration purpose and getting more insightful information than what has been provided as part of official Jira documentation.

Robert Maclean08/07/13
5 replies

GitHub: Why it's right for open source and (probably) wrong for you

For most of the software development projects in the world, GitHub is the wrong choice for their hosting needs. This is because for most of the world is NOT developing open source software and thus the pricing model for GitHub fights against you.

G. Andrew Duthie08/07/13
0 replies

Quick Tips: Analytics and Inprivate Browsing

Whatever analytics package you use to understand your site traffic, it likely uses cookies or IP addresses to exclude your visits from the statistics.

Aaron Klein08/07/13
0 replies

Why Buy a Cloud Monitoring Tool? 2 Reasons: Time and Money

The cloud is complex with millions of pricing, resource, and configuration choices. Choosing the optimal combination requires thoughtful planning and action. In other words, benign neglect and wishful thinking is not the answer to controlling costs, resources, and security.

Christian Grobmeier08/07/13
0 replies

Apache log4j is the leading logging framework

According to a survey from Zero Turnaround Apache log4j is the leading Java logging framework.

Altuğ Altıntaş08/06/13
0 replies

Considerations in Bug Reporting

It is not possible to escape from bugs in software world. No matter what type of application, bugs may occur at any time and this is a very natural process. But feedback of the bugs found to the application developers may be unnatural.

James Carr08/06/13
1 replies

Immutable Servers with Packer and Puppet

Lately I’ve been becoming more and more of a fan of is the concept of Immutable Servers while automating our infrastructure at Zapier. The concept is simple: never do server upgrades or changes on live servers, instead just build out new servers with applied updates and throw away the old ones.

Rahman Usta08/06/13
0 replies

Integration of Spring MVC and Mustache

Spring MVC uses InternalResourceViewResolver class as default resolver, and this resolver class works with JSP view objects. But in Spring MVC, there are also resolvers that can resolve the different view technology. Here you will be introduced with the MustacheViewResolver class which resolves the Mustache template architecture.

Pascal Alma08/06/13
0 replies

Source control your database with Liquibase

I recently started to use Liquibase on a project to keep track of the database changes in our Java Enterprise application. I must say that I like the way it works. It makes the deployment of my application (or a new release of it) to another environment easier and (more) fool proof.

Daniel Doubrovkine08/05/13
0 replies

Precompiling Rails Assets before RSpec/Capybara Integration Tests

The first Capybara integration test always tends to timeout when compiling assets on-demand. It’s just damn too slow. Precompile your assets before the test is run.

Cedric Beust08/05/13
0 replies

Bringing down servers, one character at a time

The bug went unnoticed in production for a few days until suddenly, the servers started pinning all their CPU's and shortly thereafter, depleting the memory of each instance.

Senthil Kumar08/05/13
0 replies

5 IDEs For Ruby On Rails Developers

This blog post will list out some of the IDE‘s which are used by the Ruby on Rails Developers.

Christopher Taylor08/05/13
0 replies

Defeat office politics or they’ll defeat you

Politics have been with us since the first cave man decided he wanted influence over the next cave man. It’s a reality of human nature that we all want to get ahead and some are willing to do more than others to make that happen.

Paul Reed08/04/13
0 replies

The Ship Show: Training, Vapid or Valuable?

Earlier this year at ChefConf, rabble-rouser Sascha Bates proclaimed that “training is pointless! Why do training when you can just sequester yourself away and read a book!” But, within earshot were Julian Dunn and Nathen Harvey, who both lead training for a living. This episode, we mediate the 'dispute,' tackling training, learning styles, and industry technical certifications.