Author Archives: Amber Frauenholtz

Kickstart your DevOps journey with JIRA Software and Bitbucket Server 5.3

DevOps is built on a set of 3 underlying principles that impact your success (a.k.a the 3 ways of DevOps) – flow, feedback, and experimentation. During your DevOps journey, the 3 ways impact how you think about work, how you interact with your team – and extended team …

Bitbucket Server 5.2: Compliance meets DevOps

Version control is at the heart of every development team’s process. The version control tooling and technology you select not only dictate how you interact with your team, but can also hold you back from making improvements to your workflow. For example, teams looking …

New in Bitbucket Server 5.1: Signed commits, PR deletion, and more

Last month we announced the beginning of our Bitbucket Server & DC 5.x series with an enhanced focus on helping our customers achieve DevOps success. Today we’re taking aim at the management side of DevOps by making the administration of your development toolset …

Bitbucket Server 5.0 & Bamboo 6.0: Bringing DevOps to the Enterprise

According to our recently released DevOps Maturity Report with xMatters, 43% of respondents in organizations of 1000 or more said they either didn’t know of or didn’t have a DevOps initiative in place. With proven benefits like faster time to market and better …

Add access keys to branch permissions in Bitbucket Server 4.14

When you hear the terms security and speed, Git repository management may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But for software development teams, these 2 things translate into 1 big thing: productivity. Today we’re releasing Bitbucket Server 4.14 which includes …

Bitbucket Server 4.13 brings in-browser editing and more

You’ve probably heard the word “simplify” floating around a lot this time of year. People are setting New Year’s resolutions, cutting the clutter, and generally, trying to do more with greater efficiency and focus. On the Bitbucket team, we’re …

Bitbucket Server: a year in review

2016 has certainly been a year for the books. All year long the Bitbucket Server & Data Center team has been improving Bitbucket and adding new features you have requested. You told us that modern software developers require tools that are reliable, let them move fast, …

5 pull request must-haves

Raise your hand if you remember the days of in-person code reviews. Whole afternoons spent checking out changes from SVN, running them locally, and making notes of areas that could be improved. Then spending another hour or two in a room with your team discussing suggestions …

Introducing pull request iterative reviews in Bitbucket Server 4.11

There is no denying that peer to peer feedback decreases the amount of bugs, shares knowledge across the team, and creates a sense of shared ownership of every feature. This is why we’ve been working hard to make Bitbucket Server’s pull requests (a.k.a lightweight …

Protect our Git repos: stop foxtrot merges now!

This guest post is written by Sylvie Davies, the author of the Bit-Booster Commit Graph and More add-on for Bitbucket Server. Sylvie is a mother, poet, painter, pianist, and software developer with over 5 years experience in Java and JavaScript, and 2 years with Git.  …