Wed.Jul 10, 2019

What Are Microservices And How To Best Leverage Them

iTexico

What Are Microservices And How To Best Leverage Them. The tech industry is a landscape of constant progress, adaptation, and change to fit an evolving market.

DevOps at scale: How to build your software factory

TechBeacon

If you want to succeed at enterprise DevOps, take a software factory approach to software development. Many enterprises that want to scale DevOps struggle because, unlike Spotify's or Facebook's, their systems weren't designed from the ground up for it.

AI Ethics: Building Trust by Following Ethical Practices

DataRobot

As machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) usher in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it seems like everyone wants to get in on the action. And who can blame them? AI promises improved accuracy, speed, scalability, personalization, consistency, and clarity in every area of business.

Scrum Has a Messaging Problem

Scrum.org

You Are not Doing Scrum. You are not doing Scrum." How many times have you heard that? Scrum Police are a legion. If you are not doing , you are not doing Scrum.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Using Automation to Control Cloud Costs

DevOps.com

By building in cost control automation from the very beginning, you can keep your cloud costs low while encouraging innovation. Infrastructure automation has become vital for every modern sys admin and operations team.

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HashiCorp Tools Bridge DevOps, Legacy IT Environments

DevOps.com

At its HashiConf EU 2019 conference this week, HashiCorp extended the reach of its Terraform Enterprise tools for automating the management of IT infrastructure beyond the realm of DevOps into legacy IT environments.

Narratives to Drive Exponential Learning

Edge Perspectives

In our Big Shift world, the imperative of scalable learning is becoming increasingly urgent. If we’re smart about it, we have the potential to unleash the potential of exponential learning.

Hashicorp’s Consul Adds Layer 7 to Become a Full-Fledged Service Mesh

The New Stack

Hashicorp , the company behind multicloud infrastructure automation software such as Terraform, Vault, Nomad and Consul, is working to meet the expectations set by other service meshes and expand those same expectations at the same time.

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O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Optimizations and Security, 512 Byte Pac-Man, Cell Security, and Meme AI.

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Contact Center Cloud Migration Done Right

Speaker: Sheila McGee-Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst, McGee-Smith Analytics

Many companies are in the midst of migrating their contact center to the cloud. Understanding how best to execute the transition of premises to cloud is part of that process. Join contact center industry analyst and No Jitter blogger Sheila McGee-Smith as she discussed tried and true best practices for avoiding the potential pitfalls of CX migration.

The Continuous Delivery Foundation Gets a Reality Check

The New Stack

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation sponsored this podcast.

Japenese Translation Service Can Help You Break into New Markets in Japan

Women on Business

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Deploying Kafka Streams and KSQL with Gradle – Part 3: KSQL User-Defined Functions and Kafka Streams

Confluent

The Box Way to Microservices: Kubernetes, DevOps, GitOps and the Desired State

The New Stack

Cloud storage service Box is one of the older legends of startups that have made it. Now a publicly-traded company, Box is an organization that once had its own antiquated infrastructure and processes that hampered all attempts to build out a microservices architecture.

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

The Linux Foundation Breathes New Life into Osquery

DevOps.com

Facebook’s useful but neglected DevOps tool Osquery has gotten a new lease on life, thanks to The Linux Foundation. Anyone who has been tasked with monitoring the security of server instances in a data center or cloud knows how laborious and time-consuming it can be.

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Simplify Storage for Kubernetes with Rook and Ceph

The New Stack

Sagar Nangare. Sagar Nangare is technology blogger, focusing on data center technologies (Networking, Telecom, Cloud, Storage) and emerging domains like Edge Computing, IoT, Machine Learning, AI). He is currently serving Calsoft Inc. as Digital Strategist. He is based in Pune.

Enhancements and Improvements and Bug Fixes, Oh My! – FlexDeploy 5.1.0.3

Flexagon

Continuous Improvements In the spirit of “continuous”, Flexagon has released a bunch of enhancements, usability improvements, and bug fixes over the past two month. FlexDeploy is our DevOps platform for CI/CD and release automation which automates and orchestrates the entire build, deploy, and release lifecycle. FlexDeploy is an open and extensible platform with lots of plugins for commercial and open source. Read more. The post Enhancements and Improvements and Bug Fixes, Oh My!

Getting Started, at Long Last, on Perl 6

The New Stack

This tutorial is the first in a series on learning the basics of the Perl 6 programming language. Check back about a once a month for a new installment. It’s been 23 years since I first learned Perl.

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Unauthorized Call and Webcam Access Vulnerability in Zoom Mac Client (CVE-2019-13450)

Tenable

A zero-day vulnerability in Zoom could potentially lead to a remote code execution attack. Here’s what you need to know. Background.

Plant Power – A Look at Beyond Meat and Its Competitors

Toptal

One of the most notable developments of recent years has been the boom in veganism. The Beyond Meat Company’s IPO in May 2019 captured this zeitgeist and is one of the stand-out financial events of the year. Can the company live up to the hype and satisfy its investors

Web Application Security: What You Need to Know to Minimize Threats

Tenable

Learn how practicing the basics of web application security and keeping up with the threat landscape can help keep your business secure.

Medicare Fraud Detection Tutorial

Dataiku

Insurance fraud is a major issue that drives up healthcare costs for insurers, providers, taxpayers, and patients. The risk of unnecessary or nonexistent medical services due to misrepresentations by patients or providers is a costly one; in the U.S.

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Twilio SendGrid Adds Automation and Email Testing Features to Marketing Campaigns, Instilling Confidence in Every Email Sent

DevOps.com

New functionality enables customers to optimize email campaigns across automated and recurring series, one-time campaigns and transactional mail SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.,

Lake City Sacks IT Director Over Ransomware Attack

Kaseya

As the saying goes, when nightmares come true, only then are people truly awake and take notice. As per a recent news report, Lake City, Florida had been hit by a ‘ triple threat’ ransomware attack which disabled its computer servers, telecom networks and email systems.

Shining a light on Shamoon 3: What cyber AI revealed about the data-wiping malware

Darktrace

During an extended trial in the network of a global company, Darktrace observed a Shamoon-powered cyber-attack

Your database isn't inflexible. You are.

TechBeacon

Over seven decades of computer science, we've come to accept a world of trade-offs: Systems that work great within a narrow band of use—for example, storing years with two digits, and the infamous 640k limit (who would ever need more?).

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.