Articles from 'DevOps'

28
Jun
2018
Lucian Daniliuc

Start With the Deploy Pipeline

If you’re starting out a new project, don’t start with the Log In page [citation needed]. This is definitely not your core feature and there are a lot of other things to start out with. I know, it’s a cliche, but most developers want to… continue reading

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28
May
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Interesting Facts About Http Error Messages

Your production server goes down, you scramble to find out why, and you find out the the server is reporting ‘HTTP 418 I’m a teapot’ error when accessing it. Puzzled, you learn about the humour behind HTTP protocols. As we’re also using Monitive to monitor… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
27
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Automated testing

Testing is that “thing” where you make sure everything works all the time. Starting up a new product involves a lot of changes and development. And it is quite easy to break things. Customers will be indulgent for a while, but when things get serious,… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
23
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Network Operations: How To Properly Monitor Your SaaS

Monitoring comes in different forms, each for different problems, identifying different kind of issues. Software-as-a-Service is a new kind of software that runs online, “in the cloud” like many are used to saying these days, instead of on your desktop PC or mobile device. Packaged… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
14
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Introduction about environments: Production

Production – The Eden of online products and services. Where everything blossoms. And worlds burn down. We’ve previously covered pretty much all the other environments: Development, Testing and Staging. So here we are. Basically, everything that you’ve worked on is getting downright serious with the… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
13
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Introduction about environments: Staging

It’s like that great looking turkey that you finished cooking but want to taste it first before serving it to your guests. It’s done, and you want it live, but not quite for all the customers. Just in case things go haywire, or it turns… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
12
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Introduction on environments: Testing

Hey, if it works for me, it works for everybody, right? Startups ignore this environment, and usually this is not a roadblock. You’ll get going just fine without a testing environment on day zero, but preparing a testing environment will bring quality to your product.… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
11
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Introduction on environments: Development

Would you want your car being worked on while driving it? I thought not! Neither your customers. You want to keep development away from production. Development is where you can break things without any consequences. Is where creativity flows. Where things start receiving a shape.… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
08
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Deployment: The first DevOps task after “Hello World!”

“Make it so, Number One!” Just like Picard’s saying, when you finished a product increment or some really awesome feature, you’ll want it in production. Fast. You don’t want to hear anything like “Yeah, man, I’ll manually upload everything in a few days”. The Deployment… continue reading