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Using Docker in Skytap Cloud

By Tom Milligan    |    September 05, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

Skytap recently announced the availability of a Docker template in the Skytap Cloud Public Template Library.  Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and...

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Notes from VMWorld 2014: Shifting the Focus to Development and Test

By Seth Payne    |    August 27, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​A consistent theme here at VMworld 2014 has been development and testing. Specifically, how IT operations can deliver the development, test, continuous integration, staging, and ultimately production environments that software development...

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I Am a Specialized Automation Tester—Hold on, Where Do I Draw a Balance?

By Rajini Padmanaban    |    August 27, 2014    |   

The article below was originally published by Rajini Padmanaban on the fantastic QAInfoTech blog.​In any discipline, a specialization is most often considered valuable and has a premier status attached...

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Now Available On-demand: Creating Complete Test Environments in the Cloud

By Noel Wurst    |    August 26, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

Parasoft’s Mark Lambert and Skytap’s Jonathan Van Meter gave a great webinar last week that showed how service virtualization helps dev/test teams create “complete test environments in...

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Skytap CEO: “Let’s Build a Successful Business” as Enterprises Begin Shift to the Cloud

By Noel Wurst    |    August 19, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​Rachel Lerman at the Puget Sound Business Journal recently sat down with our CEO, Thor Culverhouse, to discuss the current shift of enterprise software to the cloud, and how this...

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TapIn Open Forum: DevOps vs. DevOps - Who Ya Got?

By Noel Wurst    |    August 19, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

As a lifelong word junkie, I can honestly say that I’ve never seen more debate, argument, and failure to reach an agreed upon definition of a word than we...

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The Collegiate Cloud: An Interview with Ferris State University’s Amy Buse

By Jason English    |    August 15, 2014    |    Virtual Training

Ferris State University (FSU) is an accredited state university located in Big Rapids, Michigan, offering multiple computing degree plans within its Business/Technology Consortium. The college serves more than 14,000 on-...

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Upcoming Webinar: Creating Complete Test Environments in the Cloud

By Alison Pinter    |    August 14, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​A top focus for application development today is on acceleration, but faster is not always better. The bigger challenge is to improve the speed and quality of software releases. By...