Open Source

September 27, 2016
Troubleshooting Dockerfile Builds with Checkpoint Containers premium
The scene I recently ran into some problems compiling code while building a docker image using a Dockerfile. The compile process wasn’t working, so the failed `make install` was stopping the container image from being built. There’s 3 ways I could have approached troubleshooting this failed build. I used what I’m calling a “checkpoint container” […]
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Solutions Architect, DLT
April 12, 2016
Webinar: Learn How Red Hat Supports the Three C’s of DevOps premium
Delivering apps quickly and on a budget is a common challenge for government IT.  But there is a path to developing and delivering apps faster – it’s one that uses the building blocks of PaaS and DevOps. When using modern application platforms, such as Red Hat OpenShift 3, developers can forge an easier path to […]
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Tech Writer
March 29, 2016
2015 Red Hat Government Symposium premium
Last November, the Red Hat Government Symposium brought together more than 500 government and industry IT professionals to discuss open source software’s role in addressing key government IT challenges. The event focused on strategies to advance innovation, as well as the benefits of deploying flexible, agile, collaborative, and cost-effective open source solutions within the Public […]
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Tech Writer
March 28, 2016
3 Ways to Get DevOps Training – At Your Own Pace premium
As more agencies begin to realize the benefits of agile development and DevOps for their IT missions, 2016 is the year to refine your DevOps skills. The good news is these skills do not require funding or even leaving the comfort of your desk. Here are three options to expand your current Dev or Ops […]
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Tech Writer
February 22, 2016
10 DevOps Do’s and Don’ts for Government Agencies premium
DevOps is a powerful IT services management approach for the public sector. Implemented strategically, DevOps can help speed and efficiency in developing IT. But where should agencies start? Instead of simply throwing DevOps as a new system at your agency and hoping for the best, different methods need to be used to best optimize workflows […]
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Tech Writer
February 2, 2016
How to Understand and Utilize DevOps for your Agency premium
2016 is the year in which DevOps will go mainstream, predicts Gartner. But what does the Silicon Valley culture of agile development practices, open source, and DevOps culture mean for the government sector? The very definition of DevOps – the application of lean and agile principles across the entire lifecycle of an application (rather than […]
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Tech Writer
December 2, 2015
Improving the Software Development Process with GitHub premium
As a Solutions Engineer at GitHub working with government customers, I speak to a lot of organizations looking to improve their software development process. They recognize GitHub as the most popular code repository and sharing environment in the world – where more than 11 million developers worldwide discover, fork, and contribute to over 29 million […]
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Solutions Engineer, GitHub
October 26, 2015
Translating Enterprise Architectures to Container Services premium
With the premise of containerized applications and thin specialized operating systems to support container workloads sorted, how do we use containers to deliver our software? It seems like we put all our code into one big container, tell the operating system where to find it, maybe expose a port on a network address, and we’ve got a […]
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Solutions Architect, DLT
September 15, 2015
Bringing Open Source Workflows to the Enterprise premium
Open source has changed the way we build software. A fully distributed team of strangers, rarely working on the same thing at the same time or in the same place at the same time, yet open source projects consistently produce better software than their closed-source and proprietary counterparts. How then, can this reimagined software development […]
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