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DevOpsOpsOpsOps: The four parts of 'Ops'

Posted by Jeff Bounds on December 17, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

When we talk about the “ops” piece of DevOps, what are we talking about exactly?

Regular readers of my blogs know that ops, or operations, gets developers’ software up and running and maintains it in that state going forward.

It turns out there is way more to ops than that. In a blog for F5 Networks, Lori MacVittie, the company’s Wisconsin-based principal technical evangelist, points out that operations actually has four components: Network, security, storage and applications. (The app side of that could also be called “compute.”)

Further, MacVittie writes, there is no single defined part of an information technology group…


Is manual software testing going the way of the dinosaur?

Posted by Jeff Bounds on December 16, 2014 at 7:30am 1 Comment

Is manual software going the way of dinosaurs and dodo birds?

That’s the question that Gerie Owen ponders in a recent TechTarget piece. A business solutions analyst at Northeast Utilities in the Boston area, Owen argues that manual testing will always be around, despite the increasing use of automation.

Owen clearly knows her stuff, having overseen large testing…


Ford exec talks about the future of connected car software

Posted by Clay Zeigler on December 15, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

None of the major car companies are ambitious as Google and Tesla when it comes to the future of the connected car. This might be considered a pragmatic approach when considering the many problems which can arise from programming bugs that can afflict any highly connected system. Just ask Toyota, which is already paying a hefty price (now into the billions of dollars) of programming bugs in cars.

At the same time, car companies would all like to improve the connectivity of cars in a way that benefits consumers, protects their safety, and ensure the privacy of their information. At a recent GigaOM Structure Connect Conference in San Francisco, Don Butler, executive director of connected vehicle and services at Ford Motor Company, elaborated on the company’s vision of this…


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Geoffrey Morris commented on Jeff Bounds's blog post Is manual software testing going the way of the dinosaur?
"I suspect that she understands your point already but posted her article more for non-testers and their expectations. between 2003 & 2008 Microsoft canned most of its test staff and converted the remaining ones to be strictly developers in test…"
Kumar Gaurav Jain replied to Gopala Janjanam's discussion CA Service Virtualization - Latest Version in the group CA Service Virtualization Users
"indeed, latest version is 8.0 and there is no more lisa 8.0 onwards. It is Dev Test and i am expecting it in the market around 02/15."
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Tom Shokite replied to Gopala Janjanam's discussion CA Service Virtualization - Latest Version in the group CA Service Virtualization Users
"Hi, I believe they were coming out with 8.0 on 12/12 but I have not see seen anything yet. "
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CA Service Virtualization Plugin for Eclipse

Olá pessoal,Estou querendo gerenciar melhor os serviços virtuais criados através do plugin do Eclipse, hoje ele gerá com nome e portas randômicas, gostaria de especificar estas informações, alguém tem sugestões?ObrigadoSee More
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When I am trying to deply a virtualize service for IBM mq using request and response getting below error

Started by Santosh Dwivedi in Ask Burt. Last reply by Monika Mehta Dec 1. 1 Reply

=========================================================================| Exception Executing Messaging/ESB Step: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:| Step: MQ CAPTURE.PAYMENT.INPUT subscribe----------------------------------------------------------------------------| Message:…Continue

Capgemini is looking for a CA LISA VIRTUALIZATION ARCHITECT in Charlotte, NC

Started by Rahul Koshal in Jobs Nov 26. 0 Replies

Hi All,I am a recruiter working with Capgemini, US. We have a following position. Please reply me and i will get back to you.Please let me know if you would be interested in the following job role in Charlotte, NC Title - CA LISA Architect:Charlotte, NCFull time/ Contract ​10-12 yrs of experience with developing and testing Enterprise applications (Web, Sync\Asynchronous, Rest API and DB)Experience with developing roadmap and driving adoption for new tools/processes.Strong experience with CA…Continue

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TCP (Socket) virtualization in CA LISA

Started by R A in Ask Burt. Last reply by Jayant Chatterjee Nov 24. 2 Replies

Hi All,I am new to TCP virtualization but had done a lot in http/s service. I have an application with client and server architecture and client and service are communication through TCP.I tried to capture traffic using recording (directed clients port to recording port) and try to hit server but my request didn’t reach to server and stuck in between. I tried the same scenario  with one program (written in java)- created client and service and sending receiving TCP traffic. Program ran well in…Continue


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