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  1. Professional Deployment and Operation of Web Applications

    There are millions of web applications on the Internet that are under constant development. Paying software developers to work on bug fixes and new features is quite expensive already, but what's often neglected is the cost for deployment and operation. Well-run organizations invest in their deployment and runtime infrastructure and …

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  2. Building RPMs Without Root Access

    This week at work I had the opportunity to build an RPM for some third-party software package.

    My previous experiences with RPM date back to SuSE 5 almost ten years ago and I haven't touched it ever since. Packaging for Debian or even NetBSD is mostly a painless process, so …

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