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A week in hell

“Shit always comes in threes” I remember a colleague saying this halfway through last week. Well, guess what? It was on discount and for this one week came in eights! Developers at our company share the responsibility for the operations … Continue reading

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The Hollow Hype around DevOps

Tonight was another gathering of the nlscrum crowd. The speaker today was someone I had seen present at devoxx before, Patrick Debois. I left his session at devoxx quite unsatisfied, so I figured I’d take the opportunity of this smaller … Continue reading

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Devoxx – day 3

My last day at Devoxx was the first day of the actual Conference. The mood is still superb and I really have spent every minute either talking to people or listening to sessions. I must say that this day felt … Continue reading

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A good Devoxx day

Wow, it has been quite a day! I’ve attended quite a few interesting sessions, but most of all I met a lot of interesting people. I have the habit of starting up a conversation with the people I meet at … Continue reading

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Scala – by a dummy

I started the second day by deciding to go Hands On for a day and attend some of the Labs sessions. The first session today was about Scala, it was unfortunately again riddled with some organizational problems. We were supposed … Continue reading

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Devoxx Day 1

The first day of Devoxx 2010 for me boils down to a nice comparison between the JBoss and SpringSource camps. I attended 2 different 3 hour sessions today: ⁃    Seam 3 State of the union ⁃    Increasing Developer productivity with … Continue reading

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