SBS 7 beta is running slightly behind schedule since it was originally due out by August. No word as to what the delay is, but Microsoft states its release will be before the end of September. Both Vail, and Aurora, Microsofts Windows Home Server release, and the hybrid-cloud small-business offering were released on schedule.
Microsoft to release Small Business Server 7 beta before October 2010
There has been growing buzz about DevOps. DevOps is a methodology that unites the often separate functions of software development (Dev) and production and operations (Ops) into a single, integrated, and continuous process. DevOps is about breaking down the barriers between Dev and Ops. It leverages people, processes, and technology to stimulate collaboration and innovation across the entire software development and release process.
Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that's not …
By providing developers with the right tools to detect, understand, and fix problems early, your business can simplify software development, shorten development lifecycles, and improve the quality of software code. The end result is increased innovation, secure applications, and a faster time to market — all at a lower cost.