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Fail Fast, Fix Fast: Foster Innovation with an Automated Production-Like…

July 16, 2018

The database is often one of the most overlooked and most complex parts of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). In production and for quality testing, you must have clean and valid data in the application database. To achieve that quality level, organizations like yours often rely on a copy of the production database.   Setting […]

Accelerate Continuous Integration on FlexPod Datacenter with Apprenda – Part…

July 9, 2018

In a build-versus-buy paradigm for IT infrastructure, many business owners like you prefer to buy instead of build. Specifically, they choose to buy a converged infrastructure that provides a flexible, scalable, and cost-efficient architecture with FlexPod® Datacenter and VMware.   Even with a superior CI in place, however, you might still have a barrier between […]

Stressful Times with Agile Development: NetApp ONTAP to the Rescue

May 28, 2018

During the build process, developers check out the developer branch from the source code repository, pull prebuild artifacts like compilers or runtime environments, libraries from binary repositories, and compile source code to generate the binary or an executable.   The builds are of two types: user builds that developers run in their workspace, and continuous […]

Accelerate Continuous Integration (CI) with NetApp ONTAP

May 24, 2018

In this blog post, we explore how NetApp® ONTAP® data management features help prepare developer workspaces at scale with significantly less time and helps reduce infrastructure resource overhead.   Predictable performance with NetApp AFF and data management efficiency with ONTAP allow more development workloads to run on a smaller infrastructure footprint. User and CI build […]

Cost Efficient Data Management for Source Code and Binary Repositories

May 4, 2018

Challenge – A common practice has been to use local commodity hardware or cloud destinations to host source code repositories, or to move the repositories to GitHub for managed services. There are some significant challenges with this approach. As the size of the code base or the number of repositories grows, scalability, reliability, and predictive […]

Data Behind Agile Development: Optimizing Source Code and Binary Repositories

May 2, 2018

DevOps adoption is transforming almost every aspect of how software is developed and delivered. Regardless of the type of application, the promise of delivering new and improved software-enabled experiences faster, and at scale, has become a business imperative for most organizations.   This is the first in a blog series that will focus on dealing […]

Data Management Automation for CI/CD with NetApp and Apprenda

January 4, 2018

Apprenda is a popular container management platform also know as Platform as a Service (PaaS) that provides private cloud services to developers for developing and deploying applications on .NET and Java.   NetApp ONTAP provides a standard data management layer that provides persistent data store for containers and protects data during the CI/CD process.   […]

Take Application-Consistent Backups of JFrog Artifactory with SnapCenter 2.0 on…

May 23, 2017

In order to truly adopt a continuous integration (CI) process developers are challenged with building easy and efficient tools to store, change, test and integrate code into the main code base. When addressed, developers can easily identify and fix bugs early in the development lifecycle improving code quality and time to market.   Luckily, developers […]

JFrog Artifactory Delivers Software Development to Global Teams Requiring Scalable…

May 10, 2017

One complexity of software development is the fact that a developer can be responsible for every aspect of an application. Or the job can be parsed out to specialists, automated, or adopted from existing code pools — thus including artifacts and build repositories accessed locally or across remote sites. Moreover, managing the multitude of artifacts […]

Continuous Integration (CI) Pipeline with NetApp and CloudBees Enterprise Jenkins

September 12, 2016

In my previous blog I wrote about continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD), continuous deployment (CD), and the challenges organizations may undergo while aspiring to adopt a DevOps practice. The shift toward agile development has forced business owners to be more exploratory and innovative, emphasizing speed in the application development workflows.   The new type […]