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PPM build servers are dead -- long live PPM!
by Kendra Penrose

Kendra Penrose, June 25, 2008

Our PPM build server infrastructure has been very maintenance intensive; it needed some manual tweaking and fixing on a weekly basis. We finally couldn't stand doing it any longer and turned them off a couple of weeks ago. The PPM...

Our PPM build server infrastructure has been very maintenance intensive; it needed some manual tweaking and fixing on a weekly basis.  We finally couldn't stand doing it any longer and turned them off a couple of weeks ago.  The PPM repositories are still there, but they're not being updated anymore.

But fear not!  We took the time saved from having to do all the build monitoring and fixing and started writing a new simplified build system that avoids many of the problems the old one runs into.

More details can be found here.

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Kendra Penrose is our Marketing and Communications Manager. When she isn't "marketing and communicating" she can be found hiking, doing yoga, listening to tunes, eating yummy food, and hanging out with family and friends. She originally hails from the non-profit sector but has found her home in IT.