All posts by Mrina Natarajan

What biotech service Cytobank did to save $$$ and boost efficiency

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Today, we are proud to highlight the success story of one of our biotech customers, Cytobank. Cytobank is a cloud biopharma service that supports research labs around the world. We spoke to Robin Lee Powell, Director of IT Operations at Cytobank who shared how they leverage ElasticBox to save on infrastructure costs and increase team efficiency. Read More

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Open DevOps automation catalog for cloud deployments — now available

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ElasticBox brings you public boxes, a knowledge repository of sample deployments for popular application stacks. Public boxes are now freely available to all. Explore simplified automation and deploy in minutes without writing code. Read More

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Large-scale continuous deployment Jenkins tutorial for hybrid clouds

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Are you at the Jenkins conference this week? We’re excited to be there as a sponsor and meet many of you who work on continuous deployments (CD). Our goal is to help you achieve CD without writing scripts or doing manual grunt work. To that end, we want to showcase full CD automation for your use-cases using Jenkins and ElasticBox. A simple Todo Node.js application tutorial demonstrates the CD automation in this post. Read More

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Here’s how ElasticBox deploys 30 times a day

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As a software company run by developers for developers, two core engineering values define us. Dogfooding is number one. Since we are our primary user, dogfooding ElasticBox helps us learn firsthand what we would otherwise have to learn later and more painfully from customer experiences. Our second engineering value is to deploy daily to keep ourselves honest and tighten the feedback loop with customers. Today, we live both these values through CI/CD with the ElasticBox Jenkins Plugin. Here, we share why and how we implemented it. Read More

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Take our DevOps survey & win cool prizes!

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Do you have strong opinions about DevOps? Weigh in to win fabulous prizes. Ten minutes is all it takes. Read More

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Secrets to win over DevOps buyers

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In its recent report, Tech Go-to-Market: How to Win With DevOps Buyers, Gartner Research looks at the buying process of DevOps-centered organizations. And Gartner makes an important point. For technology providers to sell to organizations with a DevOps culture, traditional sales approaches don’t fly. In fact, developers and operations teams—whose synergy we collectively call DevOps—eschew traditional marketing and sales pitches. They are so technically discerning that they sniff out marketing lingo from a real product offering. The real danger is they can shun a product forever when it comes from marketing or sales channels. So what’s the best way to win over DevOps teams? Read More

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3 golden rules of microservice deployments

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As a developer, you value the principles of SOA. You aspire to build applications as a set of consumable services via endpoints. Remember how Amazon used SOA to build the AWS platform and how Google is emulating AWS? However, not all is hunky-dory in the SOA world. Read More

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60 best open source tools to do DevOps

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Don’t you love free stuff? When it comes to automation, open source tools are coveted because they attract support from the developer community. So we compiled a list of the best. Take a look. Read More

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The last one that transformed the future

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The headline made her yelp for joy. A year into the future of D-Chip, on a crisp August morning, Phoebe opened the newspaper and swiped to the technology section on her iPad. What she saw was riveting: D-Chip reborn as a star in wearable computing. Read More

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The one where all the deployments stall

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In the first episode of the DevOps story, DChip CEO Phoebe gave Chandler an ultimatum to move out of AWS into their datacenter on OpenStack. Does Chandler succeed? Read More

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