Twitter and Pinterest aren’t just hyper-growth social networks with huge user counts and even huger valuations. They’re also two key examples of “DevOps,” a relatively new way of building and releasing web apps at increasingly high speed.
A roundup of today’s funding news, presented with numbers, letters, and song.
Virtualization giant VMware has invested $30 million into Puppet Labs, a Portland-based provider of software for system administrators. As part of the funding, the companies formed a strategic partnership to deliver a more robust set of IT tools to customers.