Configuration management (CM) is a systems engineering process for establishing and maintaining consistency of a product's performance, functional and physical attributes with its requirements, design and operational information throughout its life.

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How to use Subversion in conjunction with DTAP with several Scrum teams?

I've read How Do You Pull Something from a Release?, but it doesn't solve our problems, as our case is more complex. Our situation is as follows. We're developing an application for an internal ...
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Setup SVN repository with multiple applications and libaries while maintaining specific versioning per application

In our project team we have one SVN repository which holds multiple applications and libraries (all QT projects) /trunk/App_X/ /trunk/App_Y/ /trunk/App_Z/ /trunk/Lib_A/ /trunk/Lib_B/ /trunk/Lib_C/ ...
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Configuration Management User Design Perspective

What is Configuration Management From User Design Perspective? What do I need to know? We are trying to build a new system, so I would like to know a few questions regarding Configuration Management ...
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Am I approaching Ansible playbooks all wrong?

I want to have a single playbook with which we can specify both the "product" we want to deploy, as well as the environment to deploy it to. Currently, I have something like the following: - hosts: "...
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Centralized management of app.config parts for self-hosted .NET services

What will be the best way to handle these scenarios, if they are not one-time, but regular: Self-hosted services on quite a bunch of machines are needed to be reconfigured to a different database in ...
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Should a 12Factor App persist config in the DB?

The 12factor approach to config is The twelve-factor app stores config in environment variables...they are a language- and OS-agnostic standard. I've worked on many (rails) projects where ...
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Where would you put configurable data to minimize Change Management slow downs?

I want to start by saying I understand Change Management's job especially when there are government contracts and security policies that must be followed. They are invaluable to prevent the mayhem ...