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STARWEST: Be a Testing Rock Star

By Julie Riedel    |    September 23, 2013    |    Development and Testing

Next week in Anaheim, the Skytap team will be attending STARWEST as a proud gold sponsor. STARWEST is the premier event for software testers and quality assurance professionals—covering all...

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The Challenges and Rewards of DevOps and Agile Integration

By Sumit Mehrotra    |    September 19, 2013    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​On the heels of our recent white paper: Accelerate Software Development with DevOps and Hybrid Cloud, I've written a bit on the subject of DevOps, Agile, and hybrid cloud. While...

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Cloud Computing and the Security of Capital Markets

By Seth Payne    |    August 30, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

I recently sat down with Danial Faizullabhoy from the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) to recount the story of the Quantum Dawn 2 (QD2) project. The purpose of QD2 was...

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NetworkWorld Hot Product: Skytap Virtual Private PaaS with Cloud Foundry v2

By Julie Riedel    |    August 29, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

​This week during VMworld we saw the best and brightest in virtualization and cloud computing descend on the city of San Francisco. It was a mix of IT technical professionals...

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Using Cloud Foundry v2 in Skytap Cloud

By Tom Milligan    |    August 28, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

On August 28, 2013, Skytap announced the availability of the Cloud Foundry v2 template in the Skytap Cloud Public Template Library. This template includes the following virtual machines: A Cloud Foundry v2...

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Enterprise Application Evolution: Hybrid Apps and the Cloud

By Alison Pinter    |    August 22, 2013    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

Join our chief technology officer, Brad Schick, for this upcoming webinar produced in conjunction with InformationWeek. Mr. Schick will discuss why the evolution of enterprise applications will be hybrid applications...

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Ask a Skytap Engineer: Ian Bone

By Julie Riedel    |    August 20, 2013    |    Development and Testing

For this edition of the 'Ask a Skytap Engineer' series, I spoke with Ian Bone, an engineer on Skytap's networking team. Ian's been all over the stack at a variety...

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Using the Skytap Virtual Machine Metadata Service

By Tom Milligan    |    August 19, 2013    |    Product Development

On August 6, 2013, Skytap announced the availability of a Skytap metadata service that allows access to Skytap-specific virtual machine (VM) metadata from within a running VM. This allows you to leverage...

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Agile 2013: Creating Software Better and Faster

By Alison Pinter    |    August 13, 2013    |    Development and Testing

The Skytap team recently returned from Agile 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference offered anyone involved with software development a unique opportunity to explore the depth of Agile techniques. Skytap was...

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Busted! 5 Cloud Computing Myths

By Brian White    |    August 12, 2013    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

The cloud hype cycle continues to swirl, and now that larger enterprises are wading in, the messages coming through can be pretty confusing. I work with a lot of companies...