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  • November 05, 2014

    Automated Testing in Continuous Change Management

    Within an Agile and DevOps environment, Continuous Testing (CT) is the proof of successful merges and continuous integration. At MERGE 2014, the Perforce Conference, I presented our experiences and the best practices we've put in place at Spirent Communications for Continuous-Test (CT) systems. From these experiences and best practices, we have defined the eight attributes necessary for Continuous Test Systems:

  • November 05, 2014

    keep calm and version everything

     

    Another day, another vulnerability! It seems like only yesterday that sysadmins around the globe were stressfully reacting to Heartbleed. It was interesting to witness that while many were quite anxious over this vulnerability, some groups were not. I’d be willing to bet that those who weren’t stressed-out about Heartbleed were similarly nonchalant about the latest bash vulnerability (aka Shellshock).

  • November 04, 2014

    launching mac desktop
    Image: Jason Corneveaux via Flickr

    A few years ago I switched from a laptop running Windows 7 to a MacBook Pro with OS X. One of the few things that bothered me was that my many Perforce Servers (P4D) I have running on my machine (to be able to quickly demonstrate different configurations such as replication) did not start automatically.

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  • October 31, 2014

    Build your own monster in the Perforce Workshop

    It's October 31st, All Hallows' Eve.

    Tonight I'm going to listen to my favorite witch Stevie Nicks sing Rhiannon and skulk where the boundaries between the worlds of the living and the dead overlap. Not only a place where the spirits of P4Win and P4Web wander around looking for bodies to inhabit, but a place where the coolest and latest new Perforce tools are being actively developed. I'm talking about the Perforce Workshop where I can get the right tools and inspiration to build my own Perforce Monster.

  • October 31, 2014

    ghouls dessert

    In honor of Halloween, the Perforce Consultants have a few tips to help you keep zombies, witches, ghosts and ghouls away from your Perforce installation and to avoid things that go bump in the night! Here are a few treats that might make your life as a Perforce administrator easier.

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  • October 29, 2014

    Nothing makes us happier than hearing about our customers’ successes, so we jumped at the chance to capture the thoughts of NVIDIA’s Director of Engineering and IT, Doug Quist, and Director of Architecture, Sharon Clay. You likely know NVIDIA for all they do for the gaming industry, but the company is also making important contributions to the cars we drive, the films we watch, the energy efficiency of today’s supercomputers and much, much more. NVIDIA’s visual computing innovations are even helping find cures to our most challenging diseases.


    NVIDIA Perforce video

    Watch the 2-minute video on NVIDIA’s use of Perforce.

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