P4 Blog

  • February 06, 2015

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    Image: Tal ETouch via Flickr

    The Perforce Server Deployment Package, or SDP, was put together by Perforce Consulting Services as a way to both demonstrate and provide best practices in configuration of Perforce Server environments. It consists of an overall directory structure that is easy to understand and configure. It follows a consistent methodology that works in both single-server and multi-server environments and provides a series of management scripts for Perforce Server and other Perforce products.

  • February 03, 2015

    We are excited to announce that P4Connect, our Unity plugin, is now a fully supported Perforce integration! For those of you who don't know, Unity® is a game development ecosystem providing a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with equally powerful design and debugging tools. Applications written using Unity can be deployed to many different targets. Small game development studios often use Unity to target multiple mobile devices.

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  • January 30, 2015

    Jenn and Archie

    This is part of a blog series designed to explore the stories of our Women in Tech at Perforce. It's been fun and inspiring talking to each one of these women. As they share where they've been and how they came to where they are now, it is my hope that others will be encouraged and inspired too.

    Jen Bottom is part of our Tech Support organization.  When she isn't taking calls, she's enjoying table top games (such as Dungeons and Dragons) or playing music on the melodeon.

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  • January 26, 2015

    Configuration management is a vital ingredient in creating high performance IT. But how you implement it matters.

    Join Jez Humble, Continuous Delivery expert and author of Lean Enterprise, as he shares principles that enable high throughput and stability and the configuration management practices behind them.

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    Lean Enterprise Essentials: Configuration Management and Version Control

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  • January 22, 2015

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    Here's what's new from Perforce in January.

  • January 20, 2015

    perforce server clusteringThe Perforce Server 2014.2 release marks the launch of a clustered server solution that assures highly available, fault tolerant, and consistent revision data and scales up via workspace partitioning. The cluster, designed to be deployed in a tightly coupled server center, is a collection of servers acting in concert to appear as a single central server. One or more cluster routers front the servers; each router supplies a concrete access point that maps the request to the workspace server hosting the user's client data.