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YADT Server released

My colleagues at ImmobilienScout24 released the main part of our new deployment solution YADT - an Automated Deployment Tool . Check out the code at our Google code homepage . Documentation and proper packages will follow soon.

Velocity 2011 - Part 3: Wednesday (2nd day)

My notes on the second conference day at the Velocity Conference . The keynotes where again a highlight, to be topped only by the talk about Automating for Success: Production Begins in Development which happened to confirm all my theories about web operations and package-based deployment   :-) Videos are available on the Velocity 2011 Videos page , slides can be found on the Velocity 2011 Speakers Slides and Video page . Read also about the Workshops and the first day .

Velocity 2011 - Part 2: Wednesday (1st day)

My notes on the first conference day at the Velocity Conference . The keynotes where really good, especially the first one about the right mentality for web operations and how to build a career in web operations. Videos are available on the Velocity 2011 Videos page , slides can be found on the Velocity 2011 Speakers Slides and Video page . Read also about the workshops and the second day .

Velocity 2011 - Part 1: Workshops

My notes on the workshop day at the Velocity Conference. A lot of Chef stuff, but of course OpsCode was a sponsor. Real gems where Decisions in the Face of Uncertainity and Advanced post-mortem Fu and Human Error 101 . Read also about the first and second day.

Limmud Festival 2011: Challah Baking

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Nadia, best of all wives in the world and my wife, gave a Challah baking  workshop at the Limmud Festival today: Putting it all into 1:15h was not so simple but Nadia managed and gave the participants a fast-paced and rich run-down of our Shabbat preparations. The participants where able to take not only their own self-made challah with them but also Nadia's famous bread-machine challah recipe and a handout about hafrashat challah (the separation of challah). Continue reading for the full recipe...