Mon.Jul 08, 2019

Making Your Cloud Work For You

Does your cloud work for you, or do you work for your cloud? Given the enormous dependency and costs associated with cloud computing, that is a question more and more DevOps teams are asking these days.

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How to tame event-driven microservices

Bernd Rucker

This blog post was originally published at InfoWorld. I also gave a talk on this topic at QCon NYC recenctly ( Slides ). Modern microservices architectures are event-driven, reactive, and choreographed (as opposed to being centrally controlled via an orchestrator).

Hacks, cracks, and malware attacks – July 2019 


Each month, we’ll take a look at what’s happening on the front lines of the battle against various types of cyber-attacks, new variants of malicious software, phishing and other scams, vulnerability exploits, and other threats to the security of your networks, systems, and data.

Agile Leadership — A Brief Overview of Concepts and Ideas

TL; DR: Agile Leadership. I recently started aggregating my notes, links, and references related to agile leadership to understand better what it — in the context of an agile transition — may look like. In the end, becoming agile is not the goal of a transition; surviving as an organization is.

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Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Accelerate HPC workloads with SAGA – Find out how with Dell EMC Isilon and Altair

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

An ongoing challenge with HPC workloads is that as the number of concurrent jobs increases, storage reaches a critical point where NFS latency spikes, and beyond that critical point, all workloads are running on that storage crawl.

More Trending

What Quality Metrics Matter Most for DevOps?

The way we develop and deliver software has changed dramatically in the past five years—but the metrics we use to measure quality remain largely the same.

It's Summer. It's Scrum. Time to Start the Scrummer Quiz!

For the next 5 weeks we are trying to have a little bit of fun during the summer month of July. I will be asking you three questions every Monday in the Scrummer Quiz and raffle off two books written by Ken Schwaber Software in 30 Days.


Low-Code Providers Continue Enhancing Their Development Platforms

Enterprise low-code development continues to grow in popularity as software vendors continue to unveil tool enhancements designed to help business users and non-developers build functional applications and business processes.

How Do Your Cyber Exposure Practices Stack Up to Those of Your Peers?


In part five of our six-part blog series, we explore the challenges facing organizations as they try to accurately answer the question: “How do we compare to our peers?” Here’s what you need to know.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Pivotal Embraces Spinnaker for Continous Delivery

Pivotal Software has added support for the Spinnaker continuous delivery platform to its platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment for the open source Cloud Foundry PaaS. Richard Seroter, vice president of product marketing at Pivotal, said version 2.6

Data orchestration for AI, big data, and cloud

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Haoyuan Li offers an overview of a data orchestration layer that provides a unified data access and caching layer for single cloud, hybrid, and multicloud deployments. Continue reading Data orchestration for AI, big data, and cloud

Simple Ways to Make Your Workplace More Secure

Women on Business

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The future of machine learning is tiny

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Pete Warden digs into why embedded machine learning is so important, how to implement it on existing chips, and shares new use cases it will unlock. Continue reading The future of machine learning is tiny

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

Top 10 Highest Paid Programming Languages in 2019

The Crazy Programmer

If you are here that means you are thinking to learn some of the new programming languages which will help you to get the highest paying job in the market. It does not matter whether you are a beginner or experienced; it is natural to think for the career prospect.

The future of hiring and the talent market with AI

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Maria Zheng examines AI and its impact on people’s jobs, quality of work, and overall business outcomes. Continue reading The future of hiring and the talent market with AI

Process by Management

The Daily WTF

Alice 's team was thirty developers, taking up most of the floor of a nondescript office building in yet another office park. Their team was a contractor-to-a-contractor for a branch of the US military, which meant a variety of things.

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What Makes Docker So Important

The New Stack

?. In this episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, we chat with two members of the Docker staff, engineer Christopher Crone and marketing specialist Jim Armstrong , about certain best practices (for both developers and enterprise users) when using Docker containers.

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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.

Designing computer hardware for artificial intelligence

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Michael James examines the fundamental drivers of computer technology and surveys the landscape of AI hardware solutions. Continue reading Designing computer hardware for artificial intelligence

Will Brexit Affect StorageCraft’s Cloud Products?


As we continue to follow the developments and decisions around Brexit in the U.K., we want to address questions about the flow of personal data between the U.K. and EEA that some U.K.-based

How LinkedIn, PayPal Each Beat Database Lag with Home-Built Open Source

The New Stack

At QCon New York last month, PayPal and LinkedIn each unveiled new software projects designed to speed and simplify the movement of data.

How Conduct a Remarkably Better Post-Mortem Review

Let's Grow Leaders

Ditch the Post-Mortem and Hold a Post-Project Celebration If you’re like most managers we talk with, you know the importance of post-mortem reviews. But unless your project ends in disaster, it’s easy to skip the review and move on to the next […].

How User Acceptance Testing Can Save You Time and Money

Speaker: J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services, Seamgen

Before a new product or feature goes into development, you have to gauge whether it will be a worthwhile investment. But what’s the best way to do so - and how can you get honest insights from your end users? Join J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services at Seamgen, as he explores how to use wireframes and clickable prototypes to validate your product. He’ll discuss how user testing allows you to really understand your users - and how to use the insights to inform your product strategy.

NATS 2.0: Like Containers for Messaging

The New Stack

At the core of a microservices software architecture lies the ability for each containerized workload to communicate with one another in a secure and dynamic fashion.

Words and Actions – A Guide to Microcopy


Without interface copy, there’d be UX chaos on a global scale. Thankfully, we can use words whenever we want, but how do we use them well? These easy-to-use principles lead to convincing microcopy


The Core Operations Underlying Blockchain App Development

The New Stack

WSO2 sponsored this post. Miyuru Dayarathna. Miyuru is a senior technical lead at WSO2. He is a computer scientist with multiple research interests and contributions in stream processing, graph data management and mining, cloud computing, performance engineering and IoT.

AI and systems at RISELab

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Ion Stoica outlines a few projects at the intersection of AI and systems that UC Berkeley's RISELab is developing. Continue reading AI and systems at RISELab

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.

Crypto-Mining Malware Outsmarting Image Scanners

Aqua Security

In previous crypto-mining attacks, we observed hackers investing little to no effort in hiding their malicious activities. They just ran the malicious container with all of its scripts and configuration files in clear text. This made the analysis of their malicious intent fairly easy.

How to Implement a Design Sprint Approach to AI

The New Stack

Carmine Rimi. Carmine Rimi is the AI product manager at Canonical where he is responsible for the global AI/ML strategy including Kubernetes.

Four short links: 8 July 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Algorithmic Governance, DevOps Assessment, Retro Language, and Open Source Satellite. Algorithmic Governance and Political Legitimacy (American Affairs Journal) -- Mechanized judgment resembles liberal proceduralism.