Why didn’t you tell me!

Here comes a testing focused article after a series of technical blogs! It is based on experience with projects managed through waterfall processes and it continues the series about tackling test complexity.

It is about a luxury that we so often ask for and we often don’t have in testing: to be involved early in the product development process. What does it mean actually to be involved early in the process? Why is it so important? And how does it help tackling test complexity anyway?

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How to run Liferay with EnterpriseDB’s PPAS as WCM

27/02/2014 1 comment

In case you are evaluating a database for your project(s), you might come across an EnterpriseDB’s Postgres Plus Advanced Server (PPAS). This database is part of an EnterpriseDB (EDB) offering, which is a company providing optimizations, support, performance and security additions and tools (such as Oracle compatibility) for Postgres SQL database.

Lately I had a need to use a database for my Liferay portal other than the one that is bundled within Liferay installation, so I have picked up EnterpriseDB’s PPAS. Read more…

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How to run Engine Yard Local in CentOS 6.5

30/01/2014 Leave a comment

PrintEngine Yard is a platform as a service (PaaS) company that focuses on deployment and management of Ruby on Rails, PHP and Node.js servers in order to provide to customer a quick and simple way to deploy applications. They provide also a local version of Ruby on Rails server on Gentoo Linux so anyone can test how it works. I wanted to run the Engine Yard Local on CentOS 6.5 to test sample a Ruby application without the use of cloud services but I have faced some difficulties during deployment that I’ve been able to resolve and wanted to share it with you. This article shows all the steps to run Engine Yard Local on fresh install of CentOS 6.5 that I used for deployment. Read more…

OpenAM privileges delegation

Recently, I have been exploring administration delegation feature of OpenAM 11 and given that i didn’t find any detailed information about this topic, I decided to write down this blog.  This article is based on existing OpenAM documentation( http://openam.forgerock.org/openam-documentation/openam-doc-source/doc/admin-guide/index.html#delegate-realm-administration ) and my investigations of this area.

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OpenAM Session Upgrade: How To

I gave a short overview of OpenAM Session Upgrades in a previous article. This is a follow-up that intends to describe the process of configuring it and discussing some of its implications. This blog was sitting back half done as a Draft for several months. It was originally written based on ForgeRock OpenAM 10.x . OpenAM 11 has been released since then. I’m finally finding the time for finishing and publishing the article. It should apply for OpenAM 10.x as well as OpenAM 11. 

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Liferay multi-tenant topology using Portal Instances with Amazon S3

30/09/2013 1 comment

Liferay supports multi-tenant configurations via multiple portal instances in a single web container. What is the Portal instance? It is a Liferay’s feature which allows you to have two or more separated user spaces under one physical installation. It simplifies the deployment and administration. Liferay also provides a Properties Override capability to override default properties file so each Portal Instance can have it’s own properties file. As you might know, settings for Documents and Media are put in properties file.

In this article we will look at options to setup multi-tenant deployment (using Portal Instances) for document management system with repository at Amazon S3 and Read more…

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How to run Sencha.io examples

17/09/2013 Leave a comment

Although deploying and executing Sencha.io examples should be a basic operation, I faced some difficulties, when setting them up according to the existing documentation. There is a couple of details that I had to do in addition to complete the process successfully. Hence, I decided to summarize my findings in this articles. I hope, they will help you to start with Sencha.io faster.

I got stuck on the “Choose login type” screen, when running the example application according to the docs (see Running the Application), even though I followed all the preceding steps. There was no button or login form, only blank space. The following helped me to work the issue around.

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