Posts Tagged: Perforce


11
Jun 14

Extinguishing Burnout

As tech companies implement all sorts of ways to increase their output, the often-undiscussed tradeoff is how it impacts employees. Most tech workers have struggled with burnout in a role, at a company, or even in the area of tech they’ve focused their career; some of us have even suffered through burnout without noticing it: we only became aware when friends and family intervened to let us know how off-the-rails our work/life balance had become. In episode 43, we take a look at the signs, symptoms, causes, and strategies for:

Extinguishing Burnout

Join J. Paul Reed, aka @SoberBuildEng, Youssuf El-Kalay, aka @buildscientist, Sascha Bates, aka @sascha_d and Pete Chesslock, aka @petecheslock for the panel discussion, plus a the last couple of weeks in News & Views and some opinionated thoughts and feels!

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The Comment Block

Paul ponders whether or not build systems are a good proxy for determining code quality.


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30
Oct 12

Challenges Faced by the Enterprise Git Architect

In our last single-digit episode, we sit down with Perforce’s Director of Product Technology, James Creasy, to discuss the issues faced by enterprises attempting to deploy git and the general challenges of using git in environments where its trackrecord isn’t as established. Join us for our discussion on:

Challenges Faced by the Enterprise Git Architect

Join J. Paul Reed, aka @SoberBuildEng, Youssuf El-Kalay, aka @buildscientist, Sascha Bates, aka @sascha_d and Seth Thomas, aka @cheeseplus for the discussion, plus the last couple of weeks in News & Views and an introduction to a screen-replacement in Tool Tips!

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18
Oct 12

Rolling Your Own

Episode 8 brings crisp fall weather (“summer” in San Francisco), and a discussion on rolling your own: your own tool, your own Jenkins or Maven plugin, your own whatever. We take a closer look at some of the costs associated with doing so and some of the aspects to think about when trying to decide whether to hack on (and join) the open source community around a particular tool, or buck up and write it yourself. When exactly is the best decision:

Rolling Your Own

Join J. Paul Reed, aka @SoberBuildEng, EJ Ciramella, aka @eciramella, Youssuf El-Kalay, aka @buildscientist, and Sascha Bates, aka @sascha_d for the discussion, plus the last couple of weeks in News & Views and a review of the recent Jenkins User Conference.

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Review

EJ tells us all about his experience at the recent Jenkins User Conference in San Francisco, including a coverage of the most important aspect of the conference: the food!


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Has “rolling your own” sometimes been a nightmare, sometimes a nightmare? Never a nightmare? Are there “happy ever after” roll-your-own stories?

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23
Jul 12

DevOps: Release Engineers 2.0 or Something More?

In Episode 2 of The Ship Show, we take a closer look at the “DevOps” role, the types of engineering DevOps encompasses, and attempt to answer the question:

Is “DevOps” Just Release Engineering for Web 2-dot-oh?

Join us, your hosts J. Paul Reed, aka @SoberBuildEng, Youssuf El-Kalay, aka @buildscientist, and Seth Thomas, aka @cheeseplus, as we take a look at the news of the week, look at new tools to help you ship software, and attempt to dissect and demystify DevOps!

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Review

Rundeck
An open-source process automation and command orchestration tool with a web console and the ability to integrate with Jenkins.

Check ‘em out at rundeck.org.

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