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One year and one day at IBM

It has been one year and one day since I joined IBM. It took me a while to explain to my friends and to myself why I moved to IBM. I already had great places to go. Either go back … Continue reading

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DevOps Kitchen: How SonarQube, Azure Container Instances, Linux and VSTS work together?

Old times when Microsoft and Linux lived in parallel universes are over. Nowadays with the introduction of Cloud Services and Containers, the matter of the chosen OS is meaningless. While practising DevOps, you will find out that the technologies and … Continue reading

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30 Days of DevOps: Choosing the right DB in AWS

Continuing with my 30 Days of DevOps experience at NTT Data Impact I came up with a couple of projects where my client was asking to move traditional SQL Server Databases to the cloud, and given that the majority of our services … Continue reading

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30 Days of DevOps: Azure resources, environments and Terraform

Managing Azure Resources is a piece of cake, isn’t it? Just log into the Azure portal, select or create a resource group and begin administering your resources. Quite straightforward, right? But, let’s say we have a case where we have … Continue reading

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30 Days of DevOps: Elastic cloud vs AWS PaaS ELK

Some time ago I read an interesting article titled: “Is It the Same as Amazon’s Elasticsearch Service?“ It was quite a good article, to be honest, it compared perfectly 2 great elastic implementations: Elastic cloud from and Elasticsearch services from … Continue reading

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30 days of DevOps: Application Logging

How do you analyse the behaviour of your application or services during development or when moving the code to production? This is one of the most challenging things to control when we deploy software into an environment. Yes, the deployment … Continue reading

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30 days of DevOps: Jenkins and Jira

Another DevOps day at MagenTys. Part of DevOps is to increase transparency and improve the end 2 end traceability of our user stories from the conception to the release out of the pipeline. There are different ways to bring that … Continue reading

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What the duck is DevOps?

I wrote my first article about what DevOps is and how to start with it in October 2015. Back then, there were not much information about DevOps, but Agile was peaking up, and some processes like Application Lifecycle Management and … Continue reading

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A DevOps journey

We recently finished another DevOps work, this time in a Microsoft house, so we wanted to share with you the challenges we faced during our journey. As usual at Magentys the traditional DevOps engagement doesn’t take longer than 6-8 weeks … Continue reading

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Testing for Continuous Delivery Free eBook!

For those that are still on vacations and want to enjoy some free time reading, here is another one of my favorite summer books and again brought to you from Microsoft folks. Testing for Continuous Delivery with Visual Studio 2012 PDF … Continue reading

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