When implemented correctly, DevOps reaches beyond the Development teams and becomes a unifying strategy for the entire enterprise.
Quickly configure Azure DevOps to deploy your new application into AWS.
A dive into the many different ways developers can and should test.
Data refreshes are not the answer.
Navigating the huge complexity of CI/CD with Forgerock Access Manager 6.5.1.
An essay on why software patterns become anti-patterns and how to avoid pattern rot.
At the time of writing this post, I am 41 years old, I've been in the business of writing software for over 20 years, and I have never ever experienced a release weekend. Until now. It's now nearly 1 pm. I've been here since 7 am. There are a dozen or so different applications which … Continue reading My First Release Weekend
I'm always pleasantly surprised when I find an aspect of software delivery which I hadn't previously considered, or seen as fully as I might have. Today I was chatting with a colleague who it turns out has a long history in the business of superannuation (pensions, for those in the UK). I was expressing my … Continue reading Legislature and Off the Shelf Thinking
I've heard a lot of people say something like "but we don't need huge scalability" when pushed for reason why their architecture is straight out of the 90's. "We're not big enough for devops" is another regular excuse. But while it's certainly true that many enterprises don't need to worry so much about high loads … Continue reading Scale or Fail
Some enterprises have grown their technical infrastructure to the point where dev ops and continuous deployment are second nature. The vast majority of enterprises are still on their journey, or don't even realise there is a journey for them to take. Businesses aren't generally built around great software development practices - many businesses are set … Continue reading Avoiding Delivery Hell