Thanks to the rise of distributed version control (DVCS), like Git, the peer feedback process has vastly improved. Git's ability to branch and merge easily has made it possible to review smaller sets of changes more often. This type of code review is based on a concept known as pull requests. Pull requests provide a forum to discuss proposed changes to your codebase before they're merged into shared branches (e.g. before merging a feature branch into master).

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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 code reviews) a quick and painless part of your day. Today we're introducing iterative reviews in Bitbucket Server 4.11, allowing your team to discuss changes to code in the context of a single pull request.

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The 4 phases of DevOps with Atlassian

As Development and IT Ops teams look to be more efficient, decreasing their time to market and increasing product support, DevOps has become the predominant industry solution. There are many resources that paint a picture of Development and Operations working in perfect harmony, but how do we actually get there? Where should we start?

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With its flexibility and accessibility, many software development teams are now standardizing on Git and moving away from older version control systems like SVN and CVS. Adding Bitbucket, which seamlessly integrates with the rest of the Atlassian stack, gives you a true DVCS management powerhouse. But, in a large organization with hundreds of teams and thousands of people, it can be hard to know exactly where to start. From technical considerations such as sizing, performance, scaling and migrations

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We continue to see more teams standardize on Atlassian as our products become mission critical to teams' productivity and collaboration. Our Data Center editions support the criticality of these applications for growing teams. Today, we are deepening our investments in our Data Center products and are excited to announce new capabilities that enable teams to address their growing needs for deployment flexibility, authentication, control, high availability and performance. Oh, and a new product joins the Data Center family.

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Scaling in Bitbucket Cloud: new features and reliability numbers

More and more applications are moving to the cloud. It is growing so rapidly that revenue from public cloud platforms, business services, and SAAS will grow 22%, reaching $236 billion by 2020 according to Forrester*. But why? The flexibility to scale cloud capacity, decreased hardware costs, automatic software updates and the ability to access critical information anytime, from anywhere makes a powerful business case for cloud.

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