Tue.Mar 24, 2020

What is Data Sharing, Anyways? Why is it Cool? And how is it Re-Shaping how we Interact with Data?

Apps Associates

There’s been a flurry about Snowflake in the marketplace. The purpose of this blog is to provide an overview of Snowflake, to describe how it’s changing the way we think about modern analytics, and to highlight the strides that Apps Associates is taking alongside Snowflake as a premier partner. Overview At its core, Snowflake has … Continue reading "What is Data Sharing, Anyways? Why is it Cool? And how is it Re-Shaping how we Interact with Data?". The post What is Data Sharing, Anyways?

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What the Best Developers Do to Be Great at Their Jobs


Good developers are in demand—great ones, even more so. With software development employment in the U.S. expected to grow by 21% by 2028, the need for engineers is only going to surge further. But this doesn’t mean that the labor landscape will become uncompetitive: Now more than ever, individuals with a passion for software are entering […]. The post What the Best Developers Do to Be Great at Their Jobs appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Cloud-to-Cloud Migration


F act: product life cycles are not forever. Any experienced IT manage r knows that. No matter how cutting edge that new data storage solution is , regardless of or how much incredible value the sales engineer of the newest HCI platform to hit the market claims you will realize, at some point, there comes a point when it is time to move on. So , why would the cloud then be any different? At some point, there is a good chance you will change providers.

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Remote Agile (Part 2): Virtual Liberating Structures


TL; DR: Remote Agile (Part 2): Virtual Liberating Structures. Last week, we addressed basic practices and tools of remote agile with distributed teams. Based on that article, I also ran a live virtual class, the recording of which will be made available soon on the Age-of-Product’s Youtube channel. This follow-up post now delves into virtual Liberating Structures, answering the question of how we can make use of the powerful toolbox of inclusive and collaborative practices in a remote setting.

Build vs Buy: 10 Hidden Costs of Building Analytics with UI Components

Many teams, as a logical first step, choose to build their own analytics with the help of UI components. But eventually you’ll find that doing it yourself and at scale has hidden costs. Consider these 10 factors when deciding whether you should build analytics features with UI components.

Trust is the key to high-performing (remote) teams


By Pim Smeets & Evelyn van Kelle A real team is more than just a collection of individuals?. It provides members of that team with a common purpose, identity and a safe-to-fail environment where people can thrive together and creativity flows freely. Building a team is hard work, requires significant (emotional) investment and takes time. […]. The post Trust is the key to high-performing (remote) teams appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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Sparse Matrix in C

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about the sparse matrix in C. . Before we start let us first discuss what a little bit about two-dimensional arrays. A matrix is represented by 2D arrays where the first index represents the number of rows and the second index represents the number of columns in the matrix. An m*n matrix is represented by a 2D array.

Le plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose


The post Le plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB computer technology error handling humor programming satire tech humor

The World Needs Designers Now More Than Ever

Scott Berkun

When Dr. Jan Mikulicz-Radecki designed the first surgical mask, he was questioned by his peers: they didn’t believe that by creating something so simple, millions of lives could be saved. And when chief nurse Caroline Hampton complained about her hands after assisting with surgery, William Halsted was inspired to design the first surgical gloves and asked her to be the first to test them. These stories are just two among thousands about how ideas become things we depend on.

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Free Remote Endpoint Protection Solution From Qualys


Qualys today announced it is offering a completely free, 60-day version of its cloud-based remote endpoint protection solution. The product is fully featured, with nothing turned off in the free version. It’s also cloud-based, so there are no worries about hosting the solution. This comes at a perfect time, with so many workers working remotely. […]. The post Free Remote Endpoint Protection Solution From Qualys appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

How to Use Google Preemptible VMs to Get 80% Savings


Google Cloud has always had a knack for non-standard virtual machines, and their option of creating Google preemptible VMs is no different. Traditional virtual machines are long-running servers with standard operating systems that are only shut down when you say they can be shut down. On the other hand, preemptible VMs last no longer than 24 hours and can be stopped on a moment’s notice (and may not be available at all). So why use them? Google Cloud Preemptible VM Overview.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Appian Offers Free HR App


Appian, a provider of a low-code platform for building applications, has decided to make available a free application to help organizations with 1,000 or more employees track healthcare incidents stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Designed mainly for human resources (HR) professionals, the COVID-19 Response Management application is designed to track the health and work status […]. The post COVID-19 Pandemic: Appian Offers Free HR App appeared first on DevOps.com.

Apache Hadoop Ozone Security – Authentication

Cloudera Engineering

Apache Ozone is a distributed object store built on top of Hadoop Distributed Data Store service. It can manage billions of small and large files that are difficult to handle by other distributed file systems. Ozone supports rich APIs such as Amazon S3, Kubernetes CSI as well as native Hadoop File System APIs.

Data Theorem Delivers Advanced API Security through Google Cloud Marketplace


Data Theorem’s API Security Solutions Give Customers Ability to Uniquely Automate Continuous API Security Analysis and Vulnerability Inspection on Google Cloud Platform PALO ALTO, Calif., March 24, 2020 – Data Theorem, Inc., a leading provider of modern application security, today announced its availability on Google Cloud Marketplace (GCP Marketplace), providing customers with differentiated API security […].

A Guide to Better Data Quality

Without high quality data that we can rely on, we cannot trust our data or launch powerful projects like personalization. In this white paper by Snowplow, you'll learn how to identify data quality problems and discover techniques for capturing complete, accurate data.

Cloud Confidence: Get It With Dell EMC Cloud Data Protection

Dell EMC

Every day, more and more organizations are using various cloud models to drive their digital transformation. The recent Dell Technologies Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot shows most actually prefer a cloud-based deployment environment, be it private, public or hybrid, for their newer applications. Dell has responded to that in some exciting ways.

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OverOps Allies With SonarQube To Improve Application Quality


OverOps, a provider of tools for dynamically analyzing code at runtime, has partnered with SonarQube, a provider of static analysis tools for source code, to enhance application quality by unifying code analytics. Chen Harel, vice president of product for OverOps, said the two companies have collaborated to create a plugin through which DevOps teams can […]. The post OverOps Allies With SonarQube To Improve Application Quality appeared first on DevOps.com.

Announcing Faster Deploys for Large Sites


We’ve sped up our Build pipeline , and large site deployments on Netlify are nearly 2x faster! While most every site and web app will see faster deploys, the speed really ramps up when deploying over 10,000 files. And even more when deploying more than 100,000 files. That means you can bring large-scale sites and applications to the JAMstack architecture without worrying about the time it takes for each deploy. Your team can iterate and push changes to production in record time.

Devops World Opens Call For Papers, Extends 2020 Conference With Dedicated Leadership Track


CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, announced today the DevOps World 2020 Call for Papers (CFP) is now open. DevOps practitioners are encouraged to submit an abstract to speak at the conference on topics such as: continuous integration/continuous delivery best practices, feature delivery automation, test automation, DevOps at scale, data-driven change, KPIs and metrics, organizational and culture change and open source. […].

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Tenable Customers Weigh in on the Vulnerability Assessment Market


Over the last year, Gartner Peer Insights received reviews from 176 Tenable customers representing various roles, organizations and industries. Here’s a look at what they had to say about how Tenable solutions address key security challenges. Tenable was named a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Vulnerability Assessment for the second year in a row, more five-out-of-five-star ratings than any other vulnerability assessment vendor as of March 20, 2020.

Sysdig Launches PromCat, Saves Developers a Week per Integration


Industry’s first repository for vetted Prometheus integrations with documentation, configurations, and support SAN FRANCISCO — March 24, 2020 — Sysdig, Inc., the secure DevOps leader, launched PromCat.io today. PromCat, short for Prometheus Catalog, is a curated repository of vetted Prometheus exporters, dashboards, and alerts to monitor any infrastructure, application, and service running in the cloud. Sysdig […].

Artificial intelligence for fraud detection is bound to save billions


Read Tibi Puiu explain how artificial intelligence can help companies to save millions through fraud detection on ZME Science : Fraud mitigation is one of the most sought-after artificial intelligence (AI) services because it can provide an immediate return on investment. Already, many companies are experiencing lucrative profits thanks to AI and machine learning (ML) […].

Small Teams Focused on Delivering Outcomes Produce the Best Results


The days of big team consulting are over. Technology organizations are aligning their budgets to get projects done faster and more agilely. More applications are being built by small teams of cross-functional engineers moving fast, providing higher quality code, designing away waste and cutting out processes that don’t add value. It’s becoming apparent that engagements […]. The post Small Teams Focused on Delivering Outcomes Produce the Best Results appeared first on DevOps.com.

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

CodeSOD: String Up Your Replacement

The Daily WTF

Generating SQL statements is a necessary feature of many applications. String concatenation is the most obvious, and also the most wrong way to do this. Most APIs these days offer a way to construct SQL statements out of higher-level abstractions, whether we’re talking about.NET’s LINQ, or the QueryBuilder objects in many languages. But let’s say you’re doing string concatenation. This means you need to have lots of literals in your code. And literal values, as we know, are bad.

Sysdig Provides the First Cloud-Scale Prometheus Monitoring Offering


Company focuses on scale, workflows and enterprise access controls for cloud application monitoring SAN FRANCISCO — March 24, 2020 — Sysdig, Inc., the secure DevOps leader, today announced cloud monitoring at scale with full Prometheus compatibility. Sysdig addresses the issues of scale, data retention, and enterprise access controls that hold teams back from organization-wide adoption of Prometheus monitoring. […].

Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

I am no stranger to the challenges of candidate management during a crisis. I started my career in executive search right out of college over 13 years ago, so recruiting is work that I’ve always done and always loved. While in the second year of my profession the great recession hit and had a significant impact on my area of expertise including venture capital, and private equity-backed technology companies.

Resetting Your Operating Rhythm for the “New Normal”

Next Level Blog

Let’s start by acknowledging the obvious. There is no new normal yet. The COVID-19 crisis brings another “new normal” every day. The situation is too fast-moving, fluid and unprecedented for any of us to settle in for whatever the long haul is and keep on truckin’ with the same operating rhythm we’ve used up until now. That doesn’t mean, though, that we shouldn’t take a step back to assess our operating rhythm as leaders and professionals who still need to get stuff done.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.