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KB #1109: A Comparison: Puppet vs Otter

Last Updated: September 13, 2019

Puppet and Otter are both infrastructure automation products, and if you only read the marketing bullets, they’d probably sound identical. But they’re quite different products, and this article compares and contrasts the products and the philosophies behind them. Moreover, there’s nothing wrong with having and using both – in fact, many organizations have Puppet, Chef, […]

KB #1113: Anti-malware False Positives, Code Signing, and Safety of Inedo Products

Last Updated: August 20, 2019

Malware protection is meant to ensure that our systems and sensitive information aren’t compromised. Occasionally, this protection doesn’t quite work as intended and flags a secure download; this is known as a false positive. If it’s Signed by Inedo, It’s Guaranteed Safe Rest assured that if the package is signed by Inedo, you can be […]

KB #1167: SQL Server Implementations With Inedo Tools

Last Updated: January 7, 2021

Recommended SQL Edition All Inedo software merely requires you to have at SQL Server 2008 or newer. We keep our tools flexible so that you can keep the version best suited for your systems. Here are some minimum system requirements for SQL versions that we support. SQL Server 2016 SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2017 […]

KB #1164: A Comparison: BuildMaster vs Azure DevOps

Last Updated: January 3, 2020

BuildMaster and Azure DevOps are both CI/CD process tools that aim to model and automate end-to-end CI/CD, starting by building source code and ending with the software release. Both programs are popular and are often used together as part of a modern DevOps toolchain. But, there are significant differences between the programs that impact developers’ […]

KB #1063: A Comparison: BuildMaster vs. Octopus Deploy

Last Updated: May 1, 2019

Octopus Deploy and BuildMaster are two different products that can both be used to automate deployments. There are a lot of technical differences, but the overall approach to the problem is the best starting point for comparing the two. Packages vs Applications Octopus Deploy uses a package-based approach for release automation. This means that your […]

KB #1014: Changing an Inedo Product’s URL with the Integrated Web Server

Last Updated: September 22, 2020

If you installed an Inedo Product using Inedo Hub, you can change the URL in the Configuration tab of the Inedo Hub desktop application. All Inedo products can run using an Integrated Web Server instead of IIS. While this offers a simpler configuration and installation, the integrated web server lacks many of the advanced features […]

KB #1015: Running an Inedo Product’s Services Interactively

Last Updated: November 14, 2019

The example screenshots are from BuildMaster, but the process will be exactly the same no matter which one of our products you’re using. Refer to this table – depending on which product you are using, enter the coinciding name, or abbreviation, into each space that has a red [product’s name], [service], or [XX]. The Inedo […]

KB #1023: A Comparison Between BuildMaster vs. TeamCity

Last Updated: November 15, 2019

TeamCity and BuildMaster are different products that solve different problems, and both are commonly used as part of a modern DevOps Toolchain.A side-by-side comparison would be a bit like Word and Excel: Both can be used to create forms that you’ll print out, but if that’s the only thing your business uses Microsoft Office for, […]

KB #1053: Troubleshooting Installations

Last Updated: February 12, 2019

We try to make installation as simple as possible, and while it usually installs with no issues, once in a while something goes wrong (which is probably why you are here reading this). SQL Server Problems Since all but one of the installer error reports we have received are due to some issue with SQL […]

KB #1072: ProGet vs. NuGet.Server

Last Updated: July 29, 2020

NuGet.Server is a free and open-source package that’s designed to be incorporated into a .NET web application and host a single, NuGet feed. With a bit of set-up and some customization, you can use NuGet.Server to build a lightweight, standalone NuGet Server that hosts a single feed. It’s like a network share drive for your […]