This post is the first of a series introducing how to use CloudBees SDM to solve real-life, daily problems faced by software teams. It examines a reoccurring task: identifying pull-requests that have not been reviewed across all the repositories contributing to my product and relating them with the Jira issue that could be delayed.
Host Brian Dawson is back on the mic with Daniel Ritchie, Distinguished Engineer at Broadridge, the leading provider of investor communications, technology-driven solutions, and data and analytics to the financial services industry. This episode is chock full of metaphors as Daniel and Brian try to define DevOps and how Broadridge defines DevOps within its organization.
Being able to disable code in production is a power that many developers aren’t aware of. And that’s a shame. The ability to switch off some portions—or even complete features—of the codebase can dramatically improve the software development process.
As the world reels from the human suffering of just the first few months of a pandemic of a scale not seen in more than a century, every organization is asking itself not just how to take care of the employees and customers that directly depend on its survival, but also how its unique capabilities can be applied to helping humanity minimize and recover from the effects of this crisis and emerge into a better world when it is all over.
Have you ever added a new feature to your mobile application and only wanted to distribute and test it with a percentage or designated segment of users? Or have you ever had the issue where a feature you just released has a defect and you need to hide it immediately from your user base?
Experimentation like A/B testing is a popular way to test variations of an application. Feature flag management solutions have further simplified creating multiple versions (by varying one element) and then routing the versions to end user groups.
Support for Windows containers has been a stable part of Kubernetes since v1.14, meaning that you can have a node pool consisting of Windows servers and create pods that run in that pool. We'll take a look at how to use CloudBees CI to define Jenkins Pipeline tasks that should be run on Windows nodes to automate multi-platform development efforts.
Every stage of growth comes with its own challenges and while my goal is not to write a Ph.D. dissertation on"distributed teamwork in a post-COVID era," I wanted to share something that I started about a year ago and that has become something very importan ...
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