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AWS CodeDeploy – Adding some CD Goodness to your EC2 Environments

Configuration Management and Continuous Deployment has become a common tool in the toolkit for many organizations these days. As we see from the content I’ve been doing with my DevOps series co-author Steven Haines at the Turbonomic blog (, we have a lot of people putting their focus on the end-to-end development to deployment experience. Amazon re:Invent is on right …

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DiscoPosse Review: OpenStack Operations Guide

With an all-star cast of authors including Tom Fifield, Diane Fleming, Anne Gentle, Lorin Hochstein, Jonathan Proulx, Everett Toews, and Joe Topjian, this guide presents one of the best all-around operations guides for the OpenStack ecosystem. I’ve been a big fan of the work done by Anne Gentle with all of the book sprints including this Operations Guide and the …

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Yes Virginia, There is an Open Source .NET

Beyond the awesomeness of seeing the Rosetta touch down onto a comet today, we also saw a shift in the universe that some say would never have come. Microsoft has announced that they are doing some thing big with their popular .NET platform by taking it open source and expanding to run on Linux and OS X platforms. Yes, you …