Tue.Sep 22, 2020

We Heard You. An Agile Approach to Managing Network Security Policy

Firemon

An Agile Approach to Managing Network Security Policy. Today we announced the industry’s first agile network security policy platform which marks both the delivery of core new features and a statement of our future direction.

The Trifecta of Innovative Project Portfolio Management

Planbox

Would you like fries with that? You were probably asked this question at some point or another while ordering a hamburger—and for good reason, too. After all, what goes better with a mouthwatering burger than some golden-crispy french fries? It’s a match made in heaven.

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If something is too complex to understand, it must be wrong

Xebia

Recently, I was invited for a podcast interview by my brilliant colleague João Rosa. It was my first podcast interview (yes I was excited and nervous), and it has been keeping my mind busy ever since I received that calendar invite.

This is Recruiting: How to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

This is Recruiting: How to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative. When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become wiser, more inclusive, and better as an organization. ” — Pat Wadors. At Hackerearth we believe that skills do not discriminate.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Mortality statistics and Sweden's "dry tinder" effect

Erik Bernhardsson

We live in a year of about 350,000 amateur epidemiologists and I have no desire to join that “club” But I read something about COVID-19 deaths that I thought was interesting and wanted to see if I could replicated it through data. Basically the claim is that Sweden had an exceptionally “good” year in 2019 in terms of influenza deaths causing there to be more deaths “overdue” in 2020. This post is not an attempt to draw any scientific conclusions!

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Creating an IT Contingency Plan at Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

As COVID-19 continues to affect our world in unprecedented ways, many nonprofits are settling into a "new normal" that may persist for months — or even years. For some organizations, a distributed, remote workforce will remain in place even once restrictions are lifted.

How Logs Can Empower Your CI/CD Delivery Pipeline

DevOps.com

Change is the currency of software success. This need to change and grow is the basis for continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD).

Kubernetes: When to Use, and When to Avoid, the Operator Pattern

The New Stack

In the world of Kubernetes, Operators have quickly become a popular pattern far beyond their initial use for encoding deep operational knowledge about running stateful applications and services like Prometheus.

New Tracks = New Insights at DevOps World 2020

DevOps.com

What’s new at DevOps World this year? Aside from the fact that this year’s event, happening today through Sept. 24, is being held virtually and is free of charge, DevOps World is also reorganizing the conference into three new tracks: Leadership, Community and CDF (Continuous Delivery Foundation).

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

How to Lead with Influence Instead of Authority

Next Level Blog

One of the things you read most often about the effects of the pandemic is that it has accelerated trends that were already in play by about 10 years. In certain aspects of work and life, it suddenly seems like 2030 instead of 2020.

Instana Makes Maintaining App Service Levels Easier

DevOps.com

Instana announced today it has made it easier for DevOps teams to achieve and maintain service level objectives (SLOs) for applications when employing its application performance management (APM) platform.

Meet the CableLabs Experts Speaking at the All-Virtual SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® 2020

CableLabs

This year, our colleagues at SCTE•ISBE are taking full advantage of the power of connectivity to make one of the biggest industry events completely virtual—and FREE —to all attendees.

CloudBees Advances Expanding DevOps Agenda

DevOps.com

CloudBees today at its online DevOps World 2020 conference announced it is embedding additional DevSecOps capabilities that span the application development and deployment process within the continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform based on the open source Jenkins projects.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

IT Ops automation: 3 things you can do today—and 2 you can't

TechBeacon

When it comes to monitoring and operations, how much can you automate? There are lots of new tooling available today for AIOps and related areas.

Synopsys Report Shows DevSecOps Progress

DevOps.com

A report based on analysis of the software security initiatives of 130 organizations conducted by Synopsys, a provider of static application security testing (SAST) and software composition analysis tools, suggests progress in terms of DevSecOps adoption is being made but there is still a long journey ahead.

Value Investing: Open Source Foundations

The New Stack

The Linux Foundation sponsored this post. Open source foundation members are well-served.

TechStrong TV: How strongDM Helps Fintech MANTL With Access Management

DevOps.com

The fintech space is growing by leaps and bounds, as more consumers shift their financial transactions online for both convenience and necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Remote Workshops Are the Killer App for 2020

Modus Create

Many of us lucky enough to be able to work from home during this pandemic are discovering a whole layer of hidden communication that used to happen when we were in our offices. Gone are the cubicle drop-ins, the lunches, the water cooler chats.

New ASG Report Looks at COVID-19’s Impact on Software Development

DevOps.com

We are all trying to adapt to a new world created by COVID-19. As the coronavirus continues to spread, the economy and businesses everywhere have been severely impacted, and no one really knows what the so-called “new normal” will be.

The latest from DXC’s Applied AI Studio: A chatbot to help remote workers de-stress

DXC

Lee, an online personal counselor, helps employees who struggle with feelings of mild anxiety or loneliness while working from home. Rather than cope alone, they talk with Lee to destress. You’re lonely?” Lee might say. “I’m I’m sorry about that. Can you tell me more about how you’re feeling?”

TechStrong TV: Sumo Logic Goes the IPO Route

DevOps.com

Sumo Logic has come a long way, becoming a public company with its IPO of 14.8 million shares at $22 per share. In this TechStrong TV interview Christian Beedgen, CTO and co-founder at Sumo Logic, joins Alan Shimel to discuss all the hard work that lead to this major accomplishment.

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Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Your Guide to Azure SQL Pricing

ParkMyCloud

To understand how Azure SQL pricing works, we’ll first talk about how the Azure SQL service is offered.

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Codefresh Reports Unprecedented Team Growth with Addition of Three New Executives

DevOps.com

Vidhya Vijayakumar, Head of Customers, Sasha Shapirov, VP R&D, and Ran Zaksh, VP Product, are the latest to join Codefresh’s global team September 22, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS

CodeSOD: A Random While

The Daily WTF

A bit ago, Aurelia shared with us a backwards for loop. Code which wasn’t wrong, but was just… weird. Well, now we’ve got some code which is just plain wrong, in a number of ways.

Comfortably Numb

DevOps.com

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eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.