In my last blog, I showed you how to configure Liquibase using Maven. The last step for using Liquibase in a modern development environment is to configure it using Spring. First you need to configure your Maven pom.xml to get all the dependency classes for the Spring bean. Here is a sample configuration: Next, you […]

Recently, during a painful Confluence instance merge/migration, I needed a way to address messed up space permissions.  We won’t get into why they were messed up, but a little better group alignment before the merge would have been helpful.  Anyway, there was no turning back and I needed to be able to fix spaces that were rendered […]

Everyone is familiar with the Aesop tale of the tortoise and the hare. The hare teases the tortoise, bragging about his speed, and how confident he is in ultimately winning a race against the tortoise. The challenge between the two ensues, and the hare darts into the horizon. After sensing he has a great head […]

Last week at Atlassian Summit was a blur… but a very productive one. I posted my objectives for the summit before I left, so how did I do? Well let me tell you! I said I wanted to meet the folks I work with remotely, and I did that for sure. I had a wonderful […]

Great times with great people, here’s a recap of some of the best moments for me from Atlassian Summit 2015. Ecosystem Day: It was great to get to participate in this for the first time. The morning was a bit of a whirlwind as we got to preview quite a bit of the Atlassian content that […]

I have made it pretty clear to those who have cared to ask, Billy Joel is my dude. His brilliant lyrics, incredible talent with piano keys, and over all “cool” style have been my go to music since I was little girl. I can listen to his music and can find a song that relates […]

Wrapping an Atlassian application in a package with a nice bow makes it easier to install via a configuration management tool. Building an RPM was a pain until we started using FPM, the Effing Package Management ( The README includes required packages and installation steps across a variety of platforms. Here is the command to […]

Hi Folks! Summit is here! Please drop by booth C4 (yes, like BOOM!) and say hello! It’s unfortunate, but I will most likely spend the majority of my time in the booth. I would love to absorb more of the sessions, but I can’t forget that I GET to meet so many awesome Atlassian users, […]