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infrastructure as code

Infrastructure as Code: What Is It, and Why Should My Engineers Care?

For decades, managing a server or two was a full-time job. System administrators would carefully curate their critical systems and ensure the business ran smoothly by…

Why Plutora

The Value Stream Digital Transformation Solution

As the VP of Development at a large multinational wireless telecommunication company, Christian deals with a variety of challenges every day. For example, this morning he…

Centrica Test Environment Management

One Company’s Success with Test Environment Management

If you live in the United Kingdom, Ireland or in the eastern United States, there is a good chance that your electricity is provided by Centrica…

Value Stream Mapping

Learn the 10 Key Steps to Value Stream Mapping (VSM) for Software Delivery

A few years back, a large mortgage company was struggling. Their mortgage application process was taking an average of more than three weeks to come to…

enterprise data mart

The Evolution of Test and the Enterprise Data Mart

Software testing has seen significant evolutionary changes that have driven greater efficiency and improved test coverage. However, this has not removed the need for software testing…

Achieve Hiccup-Free Software Releases - CD Pipeline

Create a Hiccup-Free Continuous Delivery Pipeline for Enterprise Releases — Tips from Gary Gruver

Given the scale and complexity of enterprise applications, trying to improve release cycle time without compromising quality is a constant concern. In tightly-coupled architectures, release pipelines…

Regression Testing Solution for DevOps - Hero

The Regression Testing Solution for DevOps

Software testing is an essential part of any software development process to make sure everything works as expected. This concept is nothing new. However, what is…

Gary Gruver Interview Part 2 - Hero

Expedite the Handoff from Dev to Test: An Interview with Gary Gruver (Part 2)

In the second part of our conversation with Gary Gruver (read part 1 here), we continue to discuss delivery pipeline inefficiencies of enterprise releases. As Gary…

DevOps test environments - Hero

Expedite the Handoff from Dev to Test: An Interview with Gary Gruver (Part 1)

In his book, Applying Agile and DevOps at Scale, Gary Gruver talks about the differences between the application deployment pipeline of a loosely coupled architecture vs…

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Customer Spotlight: Amit Bali at eBay

Amit Bali, Release and Configuration Management Lead at eBay, discusses the challenges that drew his team to Plutora, the implementation process, and the advantages of making…

OpsDev

DevOps is cool, but get involved in OpsDev for Test Environment Management too!

The DevOps mindset can be flipped around and applied to Test Environment Management The hyped mnemonic “DevOps” is equally true the other way around: OpsDev –…

Dell release management

Customer Spotlight: Senior IT Manager at Leading Technology Company

Senior IT Manager at a leading Texas-based technology company talks about the challenges her release management team was facing and how Plutora has helped solve them. The…