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Team Register, 12 Nov 2018
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How one programmer's efforts to stop checking in buggy code changed the DevOps world

Interview The father of popular code pipeline Jenkins has big plans for its future while admitting that it owes its existence to his habit of introducing bugs to code. After delivering a keynote to a crowd of excitable DevOps fans, creator of the Jenkins project (and now chief technology officer at CloudBees) Kohsuke Kawaguchi took some …
Richard Speed, 9 Nov 2018
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Docker invites elderly Windows Server apps to spend remaining days in supervised care

Docker on Thursday plans to introduce a Windows Server Application Migration program with the release of Docker Enterprise 2.1. Some 70 per cent of Windows Server apps run on Windows Server 2003 or 2008, according to the company, citing Spiceworks stats. Microsoft ended extended support for the former in July 2015 and plans to …
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Facebook's open-source license drama-zone GraphQL gets swanky digs in Linux mansion

GraphQL, a query language for APIs that was on the verge of being shunned last year over software license concerns, has bounced back and landed in the arms of the Linux Foundation. On Tuesday, the non-profit – referred to by Bruce Perens as "loggers who speak for the trees" for shaping open-source practices to the needs of its …
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The creator of Jenkins has gone native in a cloudy DevOps world

Jenkins, er, DevOps World kicked off in Nice this week as CloudBees took to the stage in front of 800 fans of the pipeline to show off some of the toys available to lucky devs. Kohsuke Kawaguchi, creator of the Jenkins automation server and chief technology officer of CloudBees, launched into a run-through of what he described …
Richard Speed, 24 Oct 2018
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Deeper dive with GitHub Actions: One config file to rule them all and in the darkness bind them

Analysis At its annual developer conference on Tuesday, GitHub unveiled a way to automate software deployment workflows called Actions. It sounds rather underwhelming, given all the different automation tools available, but the executives discussing it brimmed with Apple-level enthusiasm. Sam Lambert, head of platform for GitHub, called …
Thomas Claburn, 17 Oct 2018
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The mysterious life of Luc Esape, bug fixer extraordinaire. His big secret? He's not human

Analysis Luc Esape leads a double life. The software engineer on the Spirals research team at the University of Lille in France goes by another name, Repairnator. Repairnator has a superpower, the ability to fix bugs during continuous integration. That's the process by which servers continuously and automatically compile code and …
Thomas Claburn, 17 Oct 2018
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GitHub grabs a piece of the Actions: 'A project that will do for software development what we did for the pull request'

At San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts on Tuesday, GitHub held its annual tech touting talk in a space that once housed the city's Exploratorium science show. It's a fitting venue, said Jason Warner, SVP of technology at GitHub, during the opening keynote. The Palace of Fine Arts was built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific …
Thomas Claburn, 16 Oct 2018

Juniper shows its intent with Dev, er, no, sorry, make that... EngNet

Juniper Networks has taken the wraps off what will be one of the year's biggest efforts for the biz: the EngNet network software developer toolset and its associated education, technical exchange, APIs, training, and ecosystem. EngNet's aim, the company said, is to provide enough automation to get rid of the command-line …
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Put on your clogs, take a close look at what DevOps fave Puppet flung out this week

Config management and automation outfit Puppet rolled out a slew of updates to its DevOps toolset in front of a crowd of excitable engineers at its Puppetize Live event in Amsterdam this week, with an eye on security and automation. While their San Francisco colleagues sipped on cucumber-infused water, Puppet engineers in the …
Richard Speed, 11 Oct 2018
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Block me, Amadeus: Falco to perform in CNCF sandbox

Falco, Sysdig's open source project for monitoring container runtimes, is slated to join the Cloud Native Computing Foundation on Wednesday, becoming the first runtime security tool to be added to the Cloud Native Sandbox project, a home for early stage projects. The CNCF, which is part of the Linux Foundation, characterizes …
Thomas Claburn, 10 Oct 2018
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'The gulf between apps and infrastructure is blurring' says boss of DevOps darling Puppet

DevOps biz Puppet held a stage show in San Francisco on Tuesday, because that's how IT vendors get attention these days. It's a rite of passage for Silicon Valley companies of a certain size. Puppet clearly understands the requirements of the digital dog-and-pony show: palatable pop tunes prior to the keynote; breakfast buffet …
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JFrog picks up $165m in funding to realise its liquid software vision

DevOps darling JFrog has pocketed $165m of funding hot on the heels of acquiring technology consulting outfit Trainologic. California-based JFrog's Enterprise Plus platform hands customers an end-to-end pipeline to control binaries from build through to production. The company likes to stretch that "pipeline" metaphor a little …
Richard Speed, 4 Oct 2018
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Cloudflare ties Workers to distributed data storage

Content delivery biz Cloudflare on Friday added distributed key-value storage to its Workers service, making a greater range of network-hosted applications possible. Cloudflare Workers are similar to browser-based Service Workers, except that they run JavaScript code on the company's network rather than in the browser, thereby …
Thomas Claburn, 29 Sep 2018
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GitLab gets it, grabs $100m to become $1bn firm

Code repository and DevOps outfit, GitLab, has tipped into the $1bn club thanks to a $100m injection of funding from ICONIQ Capital. GitLab had previously pocketed $20m from GV in October 2017 as it strove to move on from just stashing source code for devs that either didn’t want to use GitHub or just couldn’t spell it. The …
Richard Speed, 20 Sep 2018
Moogsoft CEO Phil Tee

Data apocalypse is coming unless you buy AI, declares AI biz

On Thursday, Moogsoft, maker of an AI platform for IT automation, invited a few corporate customers and like-thinking vendors to testify to the saving grace of AI-driven IT automation. CEO Phil Tee opened the second annual AIOps Symposium by questioning the pursuit of data. Enterprises gather 44TB of data daily, he said, and …
Thomas Claburn, 31 Aug 2018
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Google sets Kubernetes free with $9m in its pocket for expenses

Now that the Google-born open-source Kubernetes project has come of age, its proud corporate parent is setting it free on the path to maturity and independence with sizable wad of cash to get it started in its new home. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which oversees various open source projects like Kubernetes and …
Thomas Claburn, 30 Aug 2018
Sam Lambert, GitHub

GitHub goes off the Rails as Microsoft closes in

Analysis GitHub invited a handful of journalists to its San Francisco headquarters to explain how the social code hosting biz is evolving from a website into a platform. The event was hosted by Sam Lambert, whose title – head of platform – removes any doubt about how things will turn out. Founded in 2008, GitHub became a platform …
Thomas Claburn, 16 Aug 2018

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