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Build and Release

Java Build Tools: Ant vs. Maven vs. Gradle

Source – For anything but the most trivial applications, compiling Java from the command line is an exercise in masochism. The difficulty including dependencies and making executable .jar filesis why build tools were created. For this example, we will be compiling this trivial application: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 package com.example.iscream; import com.example.iscream.service.DailySpecialService; import java.util.List; public class Application {     public static void main(String[] args) {         System.out.println(“Starting store!\n\n==============\n”);         DailySpecialService dailySpecialService

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Seven ways the mature Docker container architecture changes the game

Source:- What does the architecture of a containerized system look like, and how have Docker container architectures evolved as Docker matures? The answer to this question can be found by examining the different layers of infrastructure required to host containerized applications. What is a container architecture? Simply put, a container architecture is the hardware and infrastructure set up to host an application within containers. Managing a Docker container architecture is different from running just a single container. Running a

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Development problem solving, the LinkedIn way

Source:- For those wondering what it’s like to be on a 3×3 mobile release schedule, look no further than LinkedIn which has 3 releases a day and a plan to never let code be older than 3 hours before committing to it. Even if your company is the size of LinkedIn, that’s a big enchilada to get through daily and for it to happen everything — including testing — has to move along like clockwork. But even with these

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Automated deployment tools mitigate the risk of human error in DevOps

Source:- Seemingly endless options abound for IT shops automating application and infrastructure deployment. And that’s exactly the problem. DevOps methodologies and continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) software development processes have unleashed an explosion of automated deployment tools all designed to streamline this pipeline. IT and development organizations cobble together complex tool chains that orchestrate the application lifecycle, from code development and integration to testing and production deployment. Many tools originated to solve a particular problem, e.g., automated system configuration

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Build and buy: Key to forming DevOps environment

Source:-   DevOps has moved beyond hype to become a staple of enterprise IT. Consider recent statistics: Some 74% of 1,060 responding IT professionals say they’ve adopted DevOps in their organizations, up from 66% in 2015, according to the 2016 State of the Cloud survey from RightScale. And 73% of the 200 responding IT decision-makers have adopted some DevOps processes, according to the State of Software Release Efficiency survey from a Vanson Bourne report commissioned by Appvance. DevOps professionals

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