The ZeroTurnaround team is very often found prowling the plains in technical conferences, stalking their developer prey and strangely making everyone aware of their presence. They hunt in packs, typically of 3 or more, showing strength at conferences. At times they demo awesomeness to groups of developers, before retreating back to the watering hole later in the evening to keep spirits high. This is the natural habitat of the ZeroTurnaround beast. However, last week, the ZeroTurnaround pack went across to an unfamiliar terrain (Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit, London) where their prey roamed around in shirts and suits. So not to look out of place, the ZeroTurnaround pack, let by our pack leader, Jeremy Lopez, wore jackets, even though our bloody ZeroTurnaround shirts still shone through.Read more
DevOps Days Austin 2013 included demonstrations of the awesome power of LiveRebel for automating your application deployments, talks on productivity comparing DevOps vs. traditional IT Ops, hippie hackers (see pic) and a good old swag giveaway as well. Up next: DevOps Days Berlin and DevOps Days Mountain View.
I’m back from Moscow after JavaOne Russia conference, and I gotta say the event was great: superb talks, awesome crowd, great venue! It was a very fruitful event for me in terms of delivering talks, talking to attendees and networking with other speakers. Even more – I attended some of the sessions and learned some new cool stuff.
For the 2nd year, ZeroTurnaround sponsored JAX.de (website down for maintenance today.. http://cl.ly/image/311p3L2d2w38 .. looks like they need LiveRebel ;) in the land of pretzels and sasages. The weather was beautiful and the catering even better!
We introduced LiveRebel to a large existing JRebel customer base and showed hundreds of demos.
Ladies and gentleman, the “Breakthrough of the Year Award” given to us from the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) was presented to ZeroTurnaround Co-Founder and CEO, Jevgeni Kabanov, and Co-Founder and former male model, Toomas Romer.
ZeroTurnaround’s Greg Keshian runs the race…
Throughout the year, thousands of marathons happen all around the world. Runners show up to the start, gut through 26.2 miles, get their finishing medals, and then head home with a sense of fulfillment. And though all marathons have their own heroic stories, there is something different about the Boston Marathon; after all it’s the world’s oldest annual marathon, dating back to 1897. Anything that brings together this many people in action deserves the respect of something magical in the air. Read more
I used to think getting up at 7:30AM was early until I started working as a Business Development Representative (BDR) for ZeroTurnaround last February. Since then, my life has changed from pretty ordinary to something my roommates and closest friends might describe as demanding; however, I like to think of it as the best thing that’s ever happened to me.
My alarm clock setting has changed drastically in order to get in touch with our global clients that are scattered across different time zones and I definitely do not log as many hours of sleep as I used to. An 11 hour day is the norm for the majority of the sales floor and the craziest thing is a lot of us stick around even longer to keep calling or grab a beer. As cliché as the work hard, play hard slogan is – we pretty much nail it.
For the 3rd year, ZeroTurnaround sponsored EclipseCon, this time in our home area of Boston, USA. We saw probably about 350 people, though more had registered. This was seemingly less than last year.
Although many friends of ZeroTurnaround & EclipseCon regulars were there, such as Sarah Goff-Dupont (Atlassian), Tim Berglund (Github), Max Andersen (JBoss) and our new friend Sven Efftinge (who contributed to our JVM research on Xtend), it appeared as though people who had attended previous EclipseCon’s were not there to support the event again this year. Maybe that was just my impression.
Odds are that your mom (and/or your dad) has started using Facebook, streaming TV shows on Netflix and ordering all manner of things with Amazon Prime with 2-day free shipping. And Google, well that’s a household name.
These sites are all fantastic, high-performance websites with a broad range of functionality. Their engineering and product teams regularly develop new products, features and services and roll them out at massive scale with apparent ease. The result is that your mom has facebook-amazon-netflix-google (recently dubbed “FANGs” by CNBC’s Jim Cramer) expectations from every web site or application that they use, from their banks to their health insurance providers, with potentially dire consequences for e-commerce sites everywhere. So where are your FANGs?