Category: Features & Releases

  • June 06, 2013

    Ever had your Perforce repository become unresponsive because someone ran a script that was hammering the repository in a while(1) loop? The Perforce server process (p4d) is normally a very gracious host, accepting any and all requests from users and automated processes. However, there are some cases where you'd like it to be a little more choosy. Otherwise, a poorly constructed script, malicious activity, or just plain old too much traffic can overwhelm p4d for a period of time.

  • June 03, 2013

    The 2013.1 release of Perforce now supports IPv6 addresses. That means that you can run your Perforce services on an IPv6 address, and use IPv6 addresses in the Perforce protections table. Host names that resolve to IPv6 addresses are also supported.

  • May 31, 2013

  • May 16, 2013

    Recently, I happened across an interesting article on the MongoLab web site: Replication Lag & The Facts of Life.

    MongoDB is a very popular modern "NoSQL" database which is extremely powerful, but it can be complicated to configure and monitor its operation.

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  • May 02, 2013

    bpendleton merge 2013

    I've just returned from Merge 2013, The Perforce Conference, and once again I found myself incredibly energized by the amazing things that people around the world are doing with Perforce.

    I met users from all over the planet: Korea, Lebanon, Sweden, Austria, India, Australia, Canada, and more. It was very exciting to see all the different approaches and techniques.

  • April 29, 2013

    Perforce Director of Product Management, Furkan Khan, presenting at Merge 2013As you'd expect from a software company known for both its loyal customer base and its stellar customer support, Perforce listens. According to presentations at the Merge 2013 Perforce user conference, the company has been lending its ear quite a bit to the growing need for continuous delivery.

    As continuous integration and deployment automation become increasingly common, Perforce has shown how critical a role it plays in this area. Many Perforce customers—including the New York Stock Exchange, and CCP games, to name just a few—have been practicing continuous delivery for years, thanks in large part to role played by Perforce...