Favorite links and pages of the week – 11/01

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Red Hat Releases Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 Beta, DABCC
Installing OpenStack with PackStack, Services Speak
Red Hat Enables Enterprises to Open New Channels of Self-Service with JBoss Portal 6.1, Red Hat
Automate OpenShift workflows to reduce dev-to-QA time Registration, Red Hat
Red Hat Mobilizes JBoss Portal, eWeek
Red Hat Embraces OpenStack Havana Cloud Computing Platform, The VAR Guy
Red Hat Launches New Initiative to Drive Enterprise Adoption of OpenStack, Red Hat

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Getting developers and IT operations working together

by Alan Hale (Red Hat)

This post originally appeared in DeveloperTech.

Today’s business leaders want more innovation, faster. They know that, in order to beat competitors and continue to thrive, their organisation must excel in bringing new products and services to market at speed and on consistently exceeding customer expectations.

That puts major pressure on those responsible for developing and delivering new and enhanced software functionality for the business to use. More frequent releases and shorter deadlines are increasingly becoming facts of life, but in the race to fast-track new pieces of code, IT teams often hit a roadblock.

That roadblock occurs at the boundary of application development and IT operations, an intersection where two very different cultures meet.

Conflict resolution

On one side of the boundary is the culture of the developer, where creativity, freedom to experiment and choice of tools are paramount. The developer is happiest using Agile techniques to produce a constant stream of software releases and upgrades that will get the business where it needs to be, in terms of innovation.

On the other side of the boundary is IT operations, where stability and control are what matters. Disruption is the enemy and frequent software releases can be complex to manage. IT operations agree that they want the business to move forwards – but not at the risk of critical systems falling over.

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Favorite links and pages of the week – 10/11

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Catching up with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Southern California, Services Speak
Taste of Training: Simplify data and services integration with Apache Camel, Red Hat
Red Hat Releases Red Hat Satellite 5.6, The Wall Street Journal
Red Hat leads way to certify OpenStack pros, ZDNet
Taste of Training: Simplify data and services integration with Apache Camel, Red Hat
Deploy a stack using Heat in Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, Red Hat
Red Hat Training recognizes its top partners, resellers and instructors in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Services Speak
Interview with Red Hat CIO Lee Congdon on the changing role of IT leadership, opensource.com

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Favorite links and pages of the week – 10/4

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
Red Hat brings JBoss middleware to PaaS cloud, ZDNet
Participate in a 15 minute survey and receive a complementary copy of Red Hat’s IT Skills and Salary Report , ServicesSpeak
Video: Secure-24 uses Red Hat certifications to attract customers, recruit talent, ServicesSpeak
Red Hat serves middleware to cloud developers, CIO
Red Hat Targets OpenShift PaaS Tools for Enterprise App Development, Virtualization Review

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Favorite links and pages of the week – 9/27

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
WEBINAR: Simplify large-scale middleware migrations with JBoss Windup, RedHat
WEBINAR: How Cigna builds better applications, quicker with agile testing, RedHat
INFOGRAPHIC: Agile development – who’s hiring and who’s hirable, ServicesSpeak
Red Hat and Meteorcomm Collaborate to Support Deployment of Interoperable Positive Train Control Communication System, Improve Railroad Safety, MarketWatch

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