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Upgrading Jenkins On Azure

Upgrading Jenkins On Azure

On July 18 2018, it was announced that Jenkins had a major security flaw in the system, prompting an immediate fix and deploy.  When I set up the Jenkins instance for Azure, I used the Azure Marketplace to do so, handling most of the legwork in getting everything set up.  A quick Google search hadn’t …

Living In A DevOps World (Part 2: Implementation)

Living In A DevOps World (Part 2: Implementation)

This post was originally featured at DevOps.com. Part one of this article focused on some of the more behind-the-scenes benefits of an Agile DevOps approach. In part two the focus turns to some of the other traditional problems that a well-executed DevOps approach can address, and how doing so can benefit an organization in more ways …

Living In A DevOps World (Part 1: Recognition)

Living In A DevOps World (Part 1: Recognition)

This post was originally featured on DevOps.com. DevOps has evolved into a conceptual and working model for more effective software implementation. However, there are differences of opinion on the real-world value of any approach to date.  This includes the question of the best way to implement a real-world DevOps environment. This two-part article will focus on …

Setting Up a Local WordPress Development Environment

Setting Up a Local WordPress Development Environment

When developing on WordPress, consider setting up a local WordPress development environment to allow for freedom to experiment with the installation.  This will assist a series of tasks including: Setting up the website and adding content. Installing plugins to test their functionality. Viewing a functional website without a shared environment. Theme or plugin development. This …

Installing WordPress in Azure In 15 Minutes

For a client last week, I’ve been working on creating a WordPress instance in Microsoft Azure.  This is due to the hosting setup they have, and a desire to have all things hosted on the cloud. Generally, a set-up like this can be overkill for a simple WordPress page.  However, this makes the most sense if …