Build, ship, run with Docker

Did you realize that every time you need a webservice, a website or an application on your staging machines like dev, integration, test and production, your admin gives you a dedicated virtual machine? This machine has a seperate Windows or Linux installed, a configuration of the whole operating system and the application host like IIS … Continue reading Build, ship, run with Docker

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Experience with Scrum and Microsofts Team Foundation Server

I'm supporting many different agile Scrum teams with totally different requirements to the Scrum method. So as a Scrum Master I have to find a good way of using Scrum in perfection for the DevOps teams, the classic waterfall for the middle and top management and a Scrum flavored reporting for the customers with pie-charts. … Continue reading Experience with Scrum and Microsofts Team Foundation Server

A day with Microsofts Hololense

On February 20th I was in Frankfurt (Germany) at the Basta!Spring Conference and I had the great honor to test a hololence for several hours. If you have a chance to try one, then to it! For me it was a whole new experience of virtual and augmented reality. Microsoft calls this kind of virtual reality … Continue reading A day with Microsofts Hololense

What is DevOps?

DevOps (a clipped compound of "software DEVelopment" and "information technology OPerationS") is a term used to refer to a set of practices that emphasize the collaboration and communication of both software developers and information technology (IT) professionals while automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes. It aims at establishing a culture and environment … Continue reading What is DevOps?

Be an MVP

Yesterday I realized that I have been writing software with and for Microsoft systems for more than 28 years. I help every day colleagues, friends and the community to solve their challenges and no one actually gets anything from it. Above all, not Microsoft. So I decided to use my technical help for the community … Continue reading Be an MVP