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Cloud Tools now supports Amazon Elastic Block Store

One of the exciting new features of Amazon EC2 is Elastic Block Store, which provides truly durable storage for your instances. Prior to EBS, the contents of the file system…

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Amazon EC2 key pairs and other stumbling blocks – Guide

While working with Cloud Tools and Cloud Foundry users, I have noticed that EC2 key pairs and security group configuration are common stumbling blocks for people who are new to…

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Cloud Computing Trends | Cloud Adoption Analysis | Organizations

We just finished the first decade of this century/millennium. The early part of this decade saw great worry about the Year 2000 problem. Much gloom and doom was predicted, but…

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Workforce Management Software Helps Call Centers Save Money

One way to increase revenues in your inbound call center might be via workforce management software. For call centers that realize revenue by answering calls (be they catalogues, reservation centers,…

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Running MSBuild 4.0 and MSBuild 3.5 on Continuous Integration

With Visual Studio 2010 RC released recently, we jumped on the release and began to code with VS2010.  One issue that popped up was that now all builds were targeting…

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Issues Compiling VS2010 solutions (with web projects) from Nant | MSB4064 error

Recently I upgraded a project of mine (the Dimecasts code base) to use VisualStudio 2010.  In the process everything worked just fine from the IDE, but when I tried to…

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JUnit 4 Test Logging Tips using SLF4J

When writing JUnit tests developers often add log statements that can help provide information on test failures. During the initial attempt to find a failure a simple System.out.println() statement is…

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Why and how to use Jetty in mission-critical production

This article is a summary of a seminar I had on the topic. If it seems like it’s a continuation of an existing discussion that’s because, to some extent, it…

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Understand Cloud Computing in Simple Terms – Maximumbit Inc

Cloud Computing is an emerging computing technology that uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain data and applications. Cloud computing allows consumers and businesses to use applications without…

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Cloud Computing: The Computer is out the Window!

Debates have been heating up about Cloud Computing (CC). Biggest challenge is security and bigger bigger challenge is ‘control’ of a company’s tech assets. The only limitation so far has…

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Cloud Computing Selection: Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers

There are list of solution which provides Cloud Infrastructures for Hardware as a service (HAAS) or Software as a Services(SAAS). AllenPort AllenPort’s technology handles file management chores like backup, file…

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Jacksum – a java checksum utility – Introduction and usage

Jacksum, a java checksum utility Software Name : Jacksum Website : http://jacksum.net/en/index.html Version : 1.7.0 Jacksum is a platform independent checksum utility (written entirely in Java) for computing and verifying (integrity…

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Introduction of RFT(Rational Functional Testing)

Introduction of RFT(Rational Functional Testing) Functional Tester is available in two integrated development environments and two scripting languages. Functional Tester, Java™ Scripting uses the Java language and the IBM® Rational®…

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Advance Features of Smart Build Tools

Table of Contents Agile Development Challenges Deployment Challenges Build Acceleration Challenges Integration with Elastic and Cloud Computing Workflow Management Reference:   Agile Development Challenges Two of the core principles of…

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Disadvantages of Bamboo – Bamboo Expert Review

Bamboo Disappointment Being a big fan of Atlassian’s Confluence and Jira, it was with much anticipation that installed Bamboo, the continuous integration (CI) engine they’ve released. Perhaps these high expectations…

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Bamboo Vs TeamCity Vs CruiseControl – Continuous Integration Expert Review

Difference between Bamboo Vs TeamCity Vs CruiseControl TEAMCITY TC pre-tested commit is good. TC integrates to Visual Studio which is our main IDE. JetBrains are more focused on supporting .NET…

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Bamboo – A Continuous Integration Server – Complete Guide

Bamboo – A Continues Integration Server Continuous integration (CI) brings faster feedback to your development process, preventing bugs from piling up and reducing the risk of project delays. Bamboo enables…

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Deployment Foundation Issues

Deployment Foundation Issues Establish Key Roles/Charter for Deployment The very first order of business is to firmly establish “who’s on first” for getting deployment done. Senior management is crucial at…

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Why Worry About Versioning? – Versioning Complete guide

Why Worry About Versioning? Having a good version scheme for your software is important for several reasons. The following are the top five things a version scheme allows you to…

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Build Management Recommendation – Build Management Guidance

Recommendation from Microsoft’s Software Configuration Management Best Practices Build Management Recommendation Recommendation for Defining a Build Define terms in your development process, and keep a glossary of them on an…

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