Posted by Matt Carter on July 18, 2016

Welcome to our first Shippable Podcast. In this installment, Dr. Nicole Forsgren from Chef Software and co-author (with Gene Kim and Jez Humble) of the State of DevOps 2016 Report, discusses the trends she discovered in this year's report, how DevOps has evolved in the past few years, and how organizations are successfully harnessing DevOps to drive application delivery agility.

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Topics: devops, Thought Leaders, podcast

Posted by Sara Jeanes on July 15, 2016

Development practices have come a long way since the time of Waterfall. Development shops have progressed through Agile methodologies and have built a culture of continuously delivering value to their customers, both internally and externally. Many shops have also since implemented Scrum and are experimenting with containerization technologies.

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Topics: containers, continuous delivery, microservices

Posted by Matt Carter on July 07, 2016

Mark Russinovich is Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s global enterprise-grade cloud platform. A widely recognized expert in distributed systems and operating systems, Mark earned a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. During DockerCon we had a chance to ask him a few questions about Microsoft's move towards embracing container technologies in Azure. This is a first in a series of Shippable Q&As and podcasts with the minds shaping the world of containers and microservices.

 

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Topics: Microsoft Azure, Thought Leaders, Azure Container Services

Posted by Abhijit Kini on July 06, 2016

Badges are often a convenient utility to track the status of a software project. One can configure a badge to show the project's last build status in a convenient location. Shippable provides its own API for badges. This API has default badges for pending completion, failed & successful builds.

In the previous tutorial, I configured a build badge for a Node.js project on Shippable. However, I would like to customize the build badge display to my specifications by changing the color and label of these badges. In this tutorial, I'll walk through customizing these badges to achieve the same by using a third party service - shields.io.

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Topics: continuous integration (CI), nodejs, badges

Posted by Abhijit Kini on July 06, 2016

On Friday, July 1 evening Pacific time, Shippable's build platform went through a scheduled service update. There are four main changes implemented as part of this update. They are:

  1. Slack Configuration
  2. AWS Elastic Beanstalk Configuration
  3. Fixed the timeout bug
  4. Re-vamped UI
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Topics: continuous integration (CI), Slack, Elastic Beanstalk, service update