Tue.Jan 08, 2019

9 Pillars of Continuous Security Best Practices


Without proper consideration given to security best practices, the continuous delivery of software changes facilitated by DevOps is risky.

7 data trends on our radar

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

From infrastructure to tools to training, Ben Lorica looks at what’s ahead for data. Whether you’re a business leader or a practitioner, here are key data trends to watch and explore in the months ahead. Increasing focus on building data culture, organization, and training.

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Types of Queues in Data Structure

The Crazy Programmer

Queue is an important structure for storing and retrieving data and hence is used extensively among all the data structures. Queue, just like any queue (queues for bus or tickets etc.)

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Leadership for the Knowledge Work Era


In working in today’s knowledge work economy, it surprises me that many leaders still use traditional ways of leading their people. Leaders still put most of the focus on the work to be done instead of focusing on the people to create an environment where great work can be done.

Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

DevOps and Agile: Your New Year’s Resolution


Don’t apply Agile principles to DevOps. That’s not how it works. We in the west often celebrate the new year with a promise to do more or less of something in the coming year. While these promises are often broken, they can occasionally be transformational.

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Always-on Development: Why Continuous Delivery Relies on Security by Design


How continuous delivery can help organizations in their application security efforts The old model of developing secure applications followed a structured, siloed, step-by-step process—build, check, release.

CSS (Under)Performance

The Daily WTF

Ah, WordPress. If you hadn't heard of it by reputation, it sounds pretty good: one platform where you can build a blog, an e-commerce site, an app, or some combination of all of the above.

How to Think Like a Futurist

Strategy Driven

Being a futurist means paying attention to new patterns or trends that are slowly percolating up through the market and/or society that have the potential to catch on in a major way. It’s about coming up with possible scenarios for the future given these developments.

Beyond Code Control: Git for Everything!

The New Stack

Arthur Schmunk. Arthur Schmunk is co-founder and CEO of datree.io, a code policy enforcement solution. He's committed helping developers code confidently in this brave new world of software-defined everything. Arthur is a technical evangelist with a particular interest in Cloud Computing and GitOps.

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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

Nullable Types


The post Nullable Types appeared first on DevOps.com. Continuous Delivery ROELBOB

How T-Mobile Deployed Portworx for Flexible Storage

The New Stack

Portworx sponsored this podcast. T-Mobile knows a thing or two about how waves of traffic can put a strain on an e-commerce website.

Slow MySQL Start Time in GTID mode? Binary Log File Size May Be The Issue

High Scalability

Have you been experiencing slow MySQL startup times in GTID mode? We recently ran into this issue on one of our MySQL hosting deployments and set out to solve the problem. In this blog, we break down the issue that could be slowing down your MySQL restart times, how to debug for your deployment, and what you can do to decrease your start time and improve your understanding of GTID-based replication. How We Found The Problem.

How do we attract new IT talent to IBM i?


What would it take to attract and keep IT professionals to the IBM i platform? The post How do we attract new IT talent to IBM i? appeared first on The Zend Blog. Open Source Uncategorized IBM i

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

How to Secure Your Cloud Environment Beyond Your Cloud Vendor’s Tools

The New Stack

Twistlock sponsored this post. Ever since the cloud became a thing about a decade ago, we’ve been inundated with warnings (such as here , here and here ) about how the cloud can pose security risks. In reality, the cloud is not inherently insecure, despite what some people may imply.

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The Journey to Serverless: How Did We Get Here? [Infographic]


It’s the beginning of a new year and when it comes to computing, going serverless is the resolution of many engineering teams. At Stackery, this excites us because we know how significant the positive impacts of serverless are and will be.

Large Car Magnets for Business Advertising

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

Strength in Numbers – An Overview of Data-driven Design


Data-driven UI design is both art and science. Understanding how to collect and analyze data and implement designs based on it is an important skill for beginner and expert designers alike

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part II

High Scalability

In Part I, we introduced a High Availability (HA) framework for MySQL hosting and discussed various components and their functionality. Now in Part II, we will discuss the details of MySQL semisynchronous replication and the related configuration settings that help us ensure redundancy and consistency of the data in our HA setup.

Business Politics Practices – Delay Tactics

Strategy Driven

Delays are a powerful tool that can be exercised by almost anyone.

Usability with Sales in Mind: Best eCommerce Practices that Drive Conversions


This is a guest article by Iren Linnik from Onilab. The purpose of any e-commerce website is to sell: as obvious as it sounds. In order to sell more, the store has to convince the user to buy – and this is where UX steps in.

Sponsored Post: InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr

High Scalability

Who's Hiring? Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O (1), not O ( n ). Apply here. Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! Fun and Informative Events. Advertise your event here! Cool Products and Services. InMemory.Net provides a Dot Net native in memory database for analysing large amounts of data.

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Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

IBM Earns Record 9,100 Patents in 2018, Tops U.S. Patent List


IBM’s inventions include use of AI to help people converse, protect the earth’s lakes and combat voice phishing ARMONK, N.Y. – 8 Jan 2019: IBM (NYSE: IBM) inventors received a record 9,100 patents in 2018, marking the company’s 26th consecutive year of U.S. patent leadership. IBM led the industry in the number of artificial intelligence […]. The post IBM Earns Record 9,100 Patents in 2018, Tops U.S. Patent List appeared first on DevOps.com.

Four short links: 8 January 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Visual Attention, Git Server, Cryptocurrency Security, and Strategy vs. Tactics. Implicit Model of Other People’s Visual Attention as an Invisible, Force-Carrying Beam Projecting from the Eyes -- I wonder how that affects VR/AR interaction design. Here we report that people automatically and unconsciously treat other people’s eyes as if beams of force-carrying energy emanate from them, gently pushing on objects in the world. OneDev -- The opinionated but practical self-hosted git server.

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May 1st in Nashville, Tennessee: Scaling Agile Delivery (Talk)

James Shore

08 Jan 2019. James Shore/Calendar. I’ll be at the deliver:Agile conference in Nashville from April 29th to May 1st. On the final day, I’ll be talking about scaling Agile from a technical perspective: When multiple teams work on the same product or set of products, how can those teams work together effectively? How do we create a sustainable codebase, minimize cross-team dependencies, and divide up the work? Scaling isn't just a management problem; it's a technical problem too.

Discovery and Migration Analysis for VMware Cloud (VMC) on AWS


This is the second of 3 blogs is focused on Migration Planning for a move from on-premise VMware to VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC on AWS): The first blog covers the overview of the process. This one covers on the process of discovery and doing basic analytics (i.e. lift-and-shift).

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.