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Hudson

On February 27, 2010, Posted by , In software development, By , , With No Comments

This week I’ve been upgrading from CruiseControl to Hudson.  CruiseControl has served well for the past eighteen months, completing hundreds of builds with only the occasional restart.  Once configured with a couple of XML files CruiseControl is low maintenance, but my impression is that now Thoughtworks is offering a commercial…

dbMaintain

On February 20, 2010, Posted by , In software development, By , , With No Comments

Since reading about database refactoring some while ago I’ve been seeking to adopt a tool to support automated tracking and application of database changes.  The best known solution for this is LiquiBase (fka Sundog Refactoring Tool), with over 10,000 downloads of LiquiBase Core recorded on SourceForge as I write this. …

How to create a highly available SMB network

On February 9, 2010, Posted by , In networking, By , With No Comments

Ars Technica has published a good article touching on everything from collapsed network cores and Spanning Tree design to email bagging and the economics of clustering and service redundancy.