I’m a newcomer to the DevOps movement. I only started paying attention when I joined ZeroTurnaround and the LiveRebel development team.
Initially, all I heard about and focused on were the tools and the technology that would allow me to ‘implement DevOps’ and ‘become more productive’. At hindsight, this is exactly the opposite of what I was supposed to do. Local optimums (ie. individually enhanced islands) are the enemy of DevOps as they will most certainly interrupt the global flow of the organization. Adopting Vagrant or Chef are details that are very specific to individual organizations, maybe the best tool for your teams is a whiteboard with post-it notes or maybe it is a fluffy pink llama doll.
When I was at DevOps Days Austin two weeks ago, I wondered why so many of the talks hammered on about the cultural aspect of DevOps, but it was only after reading The Phoenix Project and The Goal that I realized why culture is so important.
This blog post continues the Great Application Server Debate series, in which we have already covered IBM Liberty Profile, Jetty, Tomcat and JBoss. Today we’re talking about GlassFish. As with previous posts, we will be reviewing the application server purely from a developers point of view.
GlassFish is the reference implementation for Java EE, originally developed by Sun Microsystems, and now owned by Oracle.
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.
That’s right! We won an award again. Again.
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.
This blog post continues the Great Application Server Debate series, in which we have already covered IBM Liberty Profile as well as Jetty. Today we’re talking about (arguably the most popular application server) Tomcat and also touching on TomEE. As with previous posts, we will be reviewing the application server purely from a developers point of view.
Apache Tomcat is an open source application server that (in version 7.0) implements the Servlet 3.0 and JavaServer Pages 2.2 specifications, and includes many additional features that make it a useful platform for developing and deploying web applications and web services.
This is the first blog post of a series in which we test-drive application servers from a developer’s perspective, giving our opinion on how they perform through our developer-oriented tests. This is more of a ‘how it did’ than a ‘how-to’. We start our series with a new offering from IBM, the Liberty Profile.
The Liberty Profile is both part of the full IBM WebSphere Application Server image and a standalone download. It’s an Application Server that targets developers needs in an environment where the full WebSphere product is not ideal or appropriate. It was first available in WebSphere Application Server v8.5, released in 2012.
Jevgeni Kabanov here, CEO & Founder of ZeroTurnaround.
The world changes every day, so to be a successful company your business needs to adapt to the world it is in. As a result, ZeroTurnaround would like to make the following announcement outlining our new company strategy and goals going forward as a successful business.
In the past, we have been able to capture the developer market with JRebel as well as provide a great product in the Operations space with LiveRebel. While this is great for revenue, it has never quite satisfied our ambitions.
It’s big news for the ZeroTurnaround team today–our first acquisition! We are very happy to announce that ZeroTurnaround has acquired Javeleon and it’s intellectual property. The best part is that the two founders of Javeleon, Allan Gregersen and Michael Rasmussen, have even relocated to Estonia to join forces with the teams that bring you JRebel and LiveRebel, continuing to drive the best productivity tools in the market.
Barcelona, the city that brought you tapas, Gaudi and dentists open until 10pm, now brings you Gartner’s Symposium ITxpo 2012. This gathering of 5,000 attendees is hungry for new IT solutions, so we decided to send forth a small-but-great team that includes our CEO and Founder Jevgeni Kabanov, President & COO Alex Laats, Director of Marketing, Jeremy Lopez and Head of Rebel Labs, Oliver White.
What do we hope to accomplish at Gartner’s Symposium/ITxpo this year?