Upgrading to Octopus 2.0

On 20th December 2013, Paul Stovell and the Octopus Team released Octopus Deploy 2.0. We’ve had a chance to play with the product for sometime, and it’s a great next version. Here’s 5 great reasons to upgrade; Configurable Dashboards Sensitive variables Polling Tentacles (Pull or Push) IIS website and application pool configuration Rolling deployments So […]

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Continuous Integration & Delivery – Christmas Reading Essentials

Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk by Paul M. Duvall, Steve Matyas, Andrew Glover Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build… by Jez Humble, David Farley Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams by Lisa Crispin, Janet Gregory Continuous Delivery and DevOps: A Quickstart guide by Paul Swartout Test Driven Development: By Example by Kent Beck Jenkins Continuous Integration […]

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Maturing the Continuous Delivery Pipeline

The Maturity Model is a useful assessment tool for understanding your organizations level of Continuous Delivery adoption. Many organizations today have achieved what is needed to move from Level-1 (Regressive) to Level-0 (Repeatable), which is a significant accomplishment and as a reader of this blog post, you’re either about to start your journey of improvement or […]

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