DVCS systems have become popular amongst agile developers over the past few years. However they have mainly lived either in open source projects (often hosted on GitHub or BitBucket) or on smaller teams that would then promote code into the “authorized” or corporate repository. DVCS systems provide advantages in performance for branch and merge operations [...]
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by Thomas Murphy | May 10, 2012 | 2 Comments
by Thomas Murphy | January 31, 2012 | 2 Comments
DVCS has become a popular trend in agile development with many open source projects making use of GIT and Mercurial and other vendors offering DVCS like function (see Hype Cycle for Application Development, 2011) but they are still a bit too on the edge for most enterprise use. Concerns about security, a still emerging toolset [...]
by Thomas Murphy | December 21, 2010 | 1 Comment
We are seeing greater uptake of open source testing frameworks. This is happening in software companies (as underpinnings of commercial products), at end user companies (to enhance overall toolset), and in services companies (who are using open source as a foundation for value ad products and services). A key driver for the increased use is [...]