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The Rabbit Hole of Using Docker in Automated Tests

October 16, 2014 at 01:45 PM

Warning: This post is long and rambling. There is marginal value inreading beyond the first few paragraphs unless you care about Docker.I recently wrote abouthow...

Robustly Testing Version Control at Mozilla

October 14, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Version control services and interaction with them play an importantrole at any company. Despite version control being a critical partof your infrastructure, my experience from...

Deterministic and Minimal Docker Images

October 13, 2014 at 04:50 PM

Docker is a really nifty tool. Itvastly lowers the barrier to distributing and executing applications. Itforces people to think about building server side code as...

Mozilla Mercurial Statistics

September 30, 2014 at 01:17 PM

I recently gained SSH access to Mozilla's Mercurial servers. This allowsme to run some custom queries directly against the data. I wasinterested in some high-level...

On Monolithic Repositories

September 09, 2014 at 10:00 AM

When companies or organizations deploy version control, they have tomake many choices. One of them is how many repositories to create.Your choices are essentially a)...