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Cloud Computing


TB Continuous Delivery: Rapid and Reliable Releases with DevOps Practices
Bob Aiello, CM Best Practices Consulting
Tue, 06/04/2013 - 8:30am

DevOps is an emerging set of principles, methods, and practices that empower teams and organizations to rapidly deploy systems and application updates while maintaining—and even improving—quality. By lowering barriers between development, testing, and operations, DevOps practices can add tremendous business value to software projects and systems. Bob Aiello explains how to prepare for and implement continuous delivery—in both agile and non-agile environments—employing industry standard processes and automated frameworks.

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Concurrent Sessions

BW3 Implementing Cloud-Based DevOps for Distributed Agile Projects
Thomas Stiehm, Coveros, Inc.
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 10:15am

Cloud-based development, delivery, and deployment environments are the future of IT operations. Thomas Stiehm shares the hard-learned lessons of setting up and running cloud-based solutions that implement DevOps for geographically distributed agile projects. Thomas describes how to best leverage the cloud to enable your teams to use it effectively. Learn why cloud software delivery is different from traditional software delivery environments, and how to optimize your platform and team to get the most out of the cloud.

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BW7 Testing Cloud-Based Applications: What’s Different, What’s the Same
Bindu Laxminarayan, Rackspace
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 2:15pm

Cloud platforms are being rapidly adopted because of their beneficial properties including scalability, multi-tenancy, and self-managed functionality. As a result, more and more organizations are moving applications and services from traditional hosting to the cloud. This change in platform architecture introduces new challenges for testing—data integrity, authentication, and authorization. After presenting an overview of cloud architecture, Bindu Laxminarayan discusses how testing traditional applications differs from testing applications hosted on private, public, and hybrid clouds.

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