Making Continuous Integration Truly Continuous (Wind River & Electric Cloud)
Continuous integration (CI) is one of the core best practices of agile development. It is intended to support the agile development precept to "deliver working software frequently" by allowing teams to regularly validate their code changes. But achieving the benefits of CI is often hampered by the need to commit changes to the code base before they can be fully tested. This reactive approach results in broken builds, builds that do not pass system or smoke tests, and, inevitably, wasted time by the individual developer or the team at large.
Join Wind River and Electric Cloud as we discuss the concept of "preflight operations"—giving developers the ability to fully build and test their changes before committing them to the source code repository.
By attending this webinar you will learn:
•How to reap the full benefits of CI and Agile development by employing “preflight operations”
•How the build a system in isolation, ensuring your changes won’t break other concurrent changes
•How to minimize build times, by running parallel builds and optimizing checkout times
•How to minimize test cycles by avoiding irrelevant tests
RecordedMay 23 201251 mins
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Chris Fulton,Professional Services and Anand Ahire, Director of Product Management
Electric Cloud’s software delivery automation product ElectricCommander is an excellent alternative to AnthillPro. Many organizations are leery about the future of AnthillPro since its acquisition by IBM.
In this webinar, Anand Ahire, Director of Product Management and Chris Fulton of Electric Cloud Professional Services (who previously spent 5+ years maintaining an AnthillPro implementation) will talk about:
- ElectricCommander customer use cases,
- key differentiators over AnthillPro and,
- how a leading consumer brand switched over from AnthillPro to ElectricCommander.
Sam Fell, Director of Product Marketing and Ken McKnight, Solutions Architect
1) Accelerated, error-free builds
Agile development creates more frequent builds. A CD platform that optimizes and parallelizes large builds across hundreds, or even thousands of cores is good. A solution that automatically detects dependencies to eliminate broken builds is even better.
2) Faster feedback
You shouldn’t have to wait until builds or tests are 100% complete before receiving feedback. A CD platform that allows real-time drill-down into warnings and errors as they occur give helps eliminate wasted time and CPU cycles.
3) Bulletproof and painless processes
CD isn’t continuous if jobs in flight are lost when a CI server goes own; or when it takes days for QA machines to be provisioned; or when deployments fail because of differences between QA and production. A CD platform should automate and normalize the build, test and deploy process across ANY environment (public, private or hybrid) with 1-click simplicity.
Kurt Bittner, Guest Speaker & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc and Jacob Aleksynas Senior Build Engineer, Gap Inc
Applications have become competitive differentiators for businesses. Organizations who are able to deliver higher quality applications to their customers, faster than their competition, are winning the race in the Age Of The Customer. Many organizations understand this conceptually but struggle to quantify the benefits and costs of improving delivery capability. In this webinar, Kurt Bittner of Forrester Research, Principal Analyst serving Application Development and Delivery Professionals, will describe how leading organizations have gone about this analysis and how they are measuring their results.
Jessica Jaclin, Klocwork, and Jim McMahon, Electric Cloud
Join Klocwork and Electric Cloud as they discuss how to make your embedded software development more secure and more efficient. This is just a precursor to what they will talk about at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany the following week.
Ting Zou, Principal Solution Architect / CCIE VCP, Huawei and Tanay Nagjee, Solutions Engineer, Electric Cloud
Join this webinar to learn how Huawei Technologies, a multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company, integrated Electric Cloud’s solution with OpenStack’s cloud infrastructure to provide a DevOps cloud R&D environment. This allows their engineers to dynamically deploy virtual machines and provides them with an integrated end-to-end automation of the build/test/deploy processes. Learn how this integration provides a continuous delivery cloud solution targeted to deploy in stages across Huawei R&D data center facilities in multiple sites.
Con Nie Ong, Principal Staff Engineer, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Managing the use of history files to produce fast builds across a large team of developers building many different projects or products can be challenging. Join this webinar to learn how a team at Motorola manages and distributes history files to developers to maintain fast, efficient builds in Electric Cloud's ElectricAccelerator. ElectricAccelerator generates and uses history files to track dependencies in builds and provide significant performance improvement in subsequent builds of the same source code.
Anders Wallgren, CTO at Electric Cloud, & Kurt Bittner, Guest Speaker & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc.
Every company is a software company. And organizations are embracing software delivery optimization practices like Continuous Delivery (CD) in response to diverse and unrelenting pressures such as faster time to market, competition, the need for innovation, and staying current with modern software development methodologies. Which organizations should be implementing CD? And how do you know if your company is ready to implement CD?
Join this webinar to hear the discussion between Kurt Bittner, guest speaker and principal analyst from Forrester Research Inc., and Electric Cloud. We will present a Continuous Delivery Maturity Map that can help any organization assess their readiness for successful CD implementation.
Jez Humble, Co-author of "Continuous Delivery" and Principle, Thoughtworks
Co-author of the Jolt Award winning Continuous Delivery, Jez Humble has worked as a software developer, product manager, consultant and trainer across a wide variety of domains and technologies. His focus is on helping organisations deliver valuable, high-quality software frequently and reliably through implementing effective engineering practices.
Gary Gruver , VP of QE, Release and Operations, Macys.com
In his 23 years of high tech experience, Gary Gruver has led a large organization (400+ developers) at HP on a journey from waterfall to agile development. Gary is passionate about helping large organizations dramatically improve productivity of software development. He is currently working for Macy's.com as the VP of QE, Release and Operations learning about e-commerce and leading a transition toward continuous delivery. He has taken his observations from HP and co-authored "A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development".
Paul Rogers, Chief Development Officer at GE Software
Paul Rogers is the Chief Development Officer for GE's Advanced Solutions Group and is responsible for creating solution and service offerings working closely with GE's businesses. In addition, Paul is the executive champion of Industrial Internet solutions for the Oil and Gas division. Before this position, he was a Senior General Manager for GE Energy. In this capacity, he managed a $165M operation where he led 800+ employees across 9 countries and 14 locations to orchestrate a global product development strategy for the emerging Oil and Gas and SmartGrid markets. Paul has been the recipient of numerous GE accolades for engineering product quality, leadership, productivity and risk reduction initiatives. He earned his MS in Chemical Engineering from San Jose State University.
Gene Kim, Author of "The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win"
Gene Kim is a huge fan of IT operations, and how it can enable developers to maximize throughput of features from "code complete" to "in production," without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment. He has worked with some of the top Internet companies on improving deployment flow and increasing the rigor around IT operational processes.
Robert Baillargeon, Vice President of Engineering, Sodius
What is the Automotive Workbench Solution? It’s a software and systems engineering development workbench, founded in a cloud-based, multi-vendor offering (Electric Cloud, CloudOne, Sodius, MethodPark, and IBM) that provides a one-stop shopping and delivery vehicle to you and your engineers. Electric Cloud's partner, Sodius, presents the benefits of the Automotive Workbench Solution at Spark 2013.
Providing a centralized system to manage the pipelines for all your applications can be daunting. Enabling several disparate teams to achieve continuous delivery can sound unrealistic. How do you satisfy the need for visibility, scalability, consistency, repeatability, and flexibility with a single tool? Learn how Electric Cloud created a solution to help you accomplish these goals.
Manish Aggarwal, Principal Engineer, Software, LSI
LSI had a large and growing number of test cases for testing different variants of chipsets, features and platforms. QA was unable to handle the scale of testing needed for a release. An automation solution was devised around Electric Cloud's ElectricCommander to allow test case selection based on multiple user-selected criteria and then execute those set of test cases manually or on a schedule. Results of those test cases were automatically emailed to users. This presentation describes improvements the automated system brought to the LSI team.
Hundreds of organizations and thousands of developers across the world use Electric Cloud’s ElectricAccelerator. They already benefit from the advanced, sophisticated, software build acceleration solution, which is optimized for Visual Studio and make-based development environments. With the latest ElectricAccelerator release of the Visual Studio integration, the product took a leap forward in terms of usability and configurability for an optimized software build environment. Combine that enhanced usability with the incredible build performance of the ElectricAccelerator engine which can speed builds by up to 15x, and you have a turnkey solution to create a world-class build cloud.
Join us in this webinar to learn about:
-The new capabilities of the ElectricAccelerator-Visual Studio integration
-How to reap the benefits of this release in your existing build environment
-Upcoming product benefits
John Penoyer, Group Manager, Engineering Panasonic, Steve Brodie, CEO Electric Cloud & John McDonald, CEO CloudOne
Join a special panel of experts from Panasonic, CloudOne and Electric Cloud who have collaborated with several automotive ecosystem partners to deliver a first-to-market cloud experience for software development. In this Webinar, you will learn about:
•How Panasonic is leveraging cloud-based common platform to support globally integrated, always-on development of PASA in-vehicle systems.
•Motivations and real-life experience moving an Engineering Enterprise to the Cloud
•Improving utilization through the distribution of work across shared cloud resources
•The role of automation, cloud, and build acceleration in reducing idle wait states to enable more testing opportunities
•Leveraging continuous delivery and DevOps with existing ALM tools
Jeffery Hammond, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester and Anders Wallgren, CTO at Electric Cloud
Are you overwhelmed with the challenges of releasing today's complex business applications? Does it feel like you will never able to hit the market window or quality bar set by your business peers?
An effective release management process is a critical capability for organizations that want to get an edge on their competition through innovative software systems and services. Putting process guidelines in place and automating the build process are good first steps, but there are many additional tactics that organizations can use to increase their release capacity, from time-boxed releases, to milestone release schedule, up through continuous delivery of software changes.
Join Forrester VP and Principal Analyst Jeffrey Hammond and Electric Cloud CTO Anders Wallgren as they discuss five specific ways to streamline your release management processes with an eye toward faster, more predictable delivery of world class software.
Christopher Rommel, VP of Embedded Technology at VDC
We all know that Agile enables software organizations to continuously deliver working software faster to customers (internal or external). This helps software teams to not only deliver products faster but also in tune with the changing market needs. In practice however, organizations still struggle to get the full benefits of Agile methodology because they have not fully automated their practices (development, build, test, release).
Join us to hear Christopher Rommel, VP of M2M and Embedded Technology at VDC, address the fundamental issues and recommendations you should consider as you adopt Agile:
1. Drivers for adopting Agile
2. Critical organizational, process and tooling issues to consider and pitfalls to avoid
3. Recommendations on how to do this right by automating your processes
Automate & Accelerate Your Software Development & Deployment
Electric Cloud solutions automate and accelerate the software application development and delivery (build-test-release-deploy) process, enabling organizations to deliver their business-critical applications to market faster, with higher quality and improved infrastructure utilization. Leader in Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Agile enablement technology
Over the past few years, malware authors have developed increasingly sophisticated and creative ways to infect endpoints. Encrypting ransomware is no longer merely an annoyance. It's a highly persistent and organized criminal activity in full deployment, with Ransomware-as-a-Service at its core. The damage from becoming a ransomware victim is considerable, and can even put organizations out of business.
At Webroot, we believe it's possible to effectively protect enterprises and users, but only by understanding your adversary and the techniques they use for their attacks. In this webinar, Webroot's own Senior Threat Research Analyst, Tyler Moffitt, will offer expert insights into the past, current, and emerging encrypting ransomware variants--and how businesses can stay ahead.
Live from the 2016 Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit in Las Vegas, Katie Broderick of 451 Research will interview David Leighton, President of Women in Technology about a recent survey of 1,100 WITI members, which found that early STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) exposure is crucial and a variety of support mechanisms are needed to achieve women's goals in a predominantly male field.
Join CounterTack and Paladion Networks for a live webinar as we walk through the attack that shook banks across the globe. We'll hear from the incident response team at Paladion who supported the investigation, and will discuss:
· How the criminals gained access to the SWIFT servers
· The timeline of events that took place
· A fatal mistake that led investigators to the discovery
· Takeaways organizations can learn from to prevent similar attacks
Oggi l’Application Economy richiede un approccio Agile anche nel controllo quotidiano delle infrastrutture IT e nel controllo delle sue performance.
Gli ambienti IT tendono sempre di più ad essere eterogenei con la presenza di sistemi legacy e cloud sia in forma privata che pubblica (hybrid cloud). Allo stesso tempo agli operation manager viene chiesto di essere proattivi e sempre più veloci nel tenere sotto controllo lo stato dei servizi di business erogati.
Un approccio ai tool di monitoraggio a “silos” non risponde a questi requisiti e rischia di mantenere alti i tempi di risoluzione delle criticità e dei problemi (MTTR alti).
CA Unified Infrastructure Monitoring (UIM) consente di avere una visibilità a 360 gradi sulle applicazioni, servizi e infrastruttura (fino al mainframe) in modo moderno e ottimale unificando i vari tools di monitoraggio dipartimentali, offrendo un controllo puntuale sia sui sistemi più tradizionali che sulle nuove tecnologie cloud e micro-service.
Phishing has been well established as the top entry method for hackers trying to access corporate networks. Yet, in spite of record spending on security technology, data breach reports continue to highlight the substantial lag between incident occurrence and detection.
That technology- those investments are failing while organizations continue to neglect their final and best line of defense – their employees. Employees hold the key to fortifying the last line of defense and providing IT and Security teams with critical real-time attack intelligence.
In this presentation, PhishMe’s COO, Jim Hansen, will draw on his 25 years in law enforcement and IT security to discuss:
•The current state of phishing
•The success and failure of technology systems and how human systems can protect the last mile
•How conditioning – not training - activates employees to identify and report phishing attacks
•The critical attack intelligence generated from employees and how it can be used to detect attacks-in progress and aid phishing incident response
Join PhishMe and (ISC)² on Sept 21 (Wed) at 2:00p.m. (Singapore time) for a security briefing on phishing awareness and response.
Presenter: Jim Hansen, Chief Operating Officer, PhishMe
Jim has over twenty-two years’ experience in sales, operations and
executive management in the information security industry,
including co-founding and serving as COO of Mandiant. He has also
held numerous executive and management positions in both sales
and consulting organizations, and regularly speaks and publishes
articles on information security topics.
We all know that data is growing at a really fast rate for a variety of reasons. At the same time, budgets for storing and protecting that growing data are not changing, or not as quickly as the data is growing. The classic ‘do-more-with-less’ drumbeat in IT continues.
With tape as the primary backup target, companies are facing many limitations which are becoming more and more problematic in a world where data security, compliance, and availability are critical.
Hear from Dave Elliot (Google) and Randy Serafini (Veritas) as they discuss about cloud storage, backup, and some of key aspects of making the decisions on moving to the cloud as a backup destination.
Controlling and protecting smartphones and tablets and the applications they run is an important part of the extended endpoint protection environment. Endpoint security is vital, and you need to treat your mobile endpoints with the same urgency as your Windows and server endpoints.
Join Zimperium’s latest webinar featuring Ovum’s Andrew Kellett. Andrew and John will discuss the importance of adding mobile devices to your endpoint security procedures and how to detect attacks via mobile OSs, applications, malware and Wi-Fi networks.
- Mobile Devices are a Viable Vector of Attack
- Ovum Research: Endpoint Security & Mobile Security Requirements Differ
- Enabling mobile devices as threat detection sensors
This presentation will explore not just who is my marketing video audience, but how are they viewing the video? David, Mark, and Mark will discuss the different approaches required for mobile video from the storytelling and the aesthetic/technical perspective.
We'll breakdown these important questions: Can you be sure that your audience will have the audio turned on? Why does direct address to camera work so well for mobile? What’s the ideal length for a mobile video? Could a slick, commercial style video actually be less successful than a playful more personal story?
Addressing these ideas through the concepts of mobile aesthetics, user authenticity, personalization, humor, narrative, and serialization, David, Mark, and Mark explain how to optimize your video marketing for the vast mobile audience.
Gartner has recently alerted enterprise IT, security and mobility managers that Mobile Threat Defense (MTD) is necessary to defend enterprises in today’s threat environment. Learn first-hand about details of mobile device attacks that lure employees in with fake Pokemon Go apps. We will also discuss zero day attacks such as the recent Pegasus attack that used zero-day technologies to completely compromise mobile security and spy on all communications and data.
In between scrum meetings, user stories and ever shortening sprints, have you penciled in load testing? How do you detect performance degradation and shorten time spent finding and fixing problems in production? Join us and learn how StormRunner can help you deliver high quality projects faster and make load testing a natural fit into your agile development. Your admission also secures you a live demo of the product.