Wed.Nov 27, 2019

Decoding the Modern Enterprise Software Spaghetti

Modern enterprise software architecture is growing increasingly complex. Organizations are jumping on the digital transformation bandwagon in growing numbers. They are striving to become more agile and continuously deliver new code, whether on-premises or to support cloud migration efforts.

How SREs and Automation Can Save Your Security Infrastructure

The New Stack

SaltStack sponsored The New Stack’s news coverage of SaltConf19. Fail fast, fail often.

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Compliance as Code and Applied DevOps

Dzone - DevOps

Use complaince as code for faster deployments. Compliance as code is an important form of applied DevOps. This idea resonates with enterprises, who often use DevOps to deploy applications that have a specific purpose.

What’s New in Modern Data Warehousing for 2020?

Cloudera Engineering

Over several decades we have been using data warehouses to help us gain a better understanding of our business. We started with just trying to capture the essential data, centralizing and managing everything with governance, security, integrity and more.

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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.

Can Kubernetes Orchestrate the Infrastructure?

The New Stack

Portworx sponsored this post. Is it possible that managing stateful applications on Kubernetes will become easier than handling the stateless apps containers were originally designed for? Murli Thirumale , CEO of Portworx , said that’s what customers are telling him.

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Microsoft Edge browser gobbles up Google's privacy-fail cookies


The new Edge browser from Microsoft now shares the same open-source rendering engine as Google Chrome. However, it doesn’t share la GOOG’s affinity for tracking cookies. It seems privacy is the new sweet treat. Security, Data Security, Security Blogwatch, Computer Privacy

Sysdig Launches a Hub for Sharing Best Practices in Kubernetes Security

The New Stack

Portworx sponsored The New Stack’s coverage of KubeCon+CloudNativeCon North America 2019. As companies rush to adopt Kubernetes, many have been neglecting security until the last minute.

Intelligent automation is the smart move for utilities


The traditional utilities business model is being disrupted and, to respond, the industry needs to move towards digitalization.

Q&A: Epsagon Brings Automated Distributed Tracing to Microservices, Serverless

The New Stack

Epsagon sponsored this post. With the move to a distributed, microservice software architecture, there can be more to take into consideration than you might first realize.

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.

A/B Testing: Validating Multiple Variations

Dzone - DevOps

Can you spot the difference? Is there one? When you have multiple variations of your app, how do you automate the process to validate each variation?

Back Up, Restore and Migrate Kubernetes with Velero

The New Stack

Dell Technologies sponsored this podcast. Part of the Tanzu cloud native portfolio , VMware’s Velero is an open source project that provides backup, restore and migration capabilities for Kubernetes.

Partner Spotlight: Colocity


Colocity is an Adelaide CBD based Data Centre Operator specialising in co-location and fibre services for South Australian businesses. Operating two purpose-built, carrier-neutral data centres on either side of the Adelaide CBD, the Company’s state-of-the-art facilities are linked via high-speed fibre data services and exist on separate high voltage electricity feeds. This, combined with full-load. Source. Partners

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How to Make a Dating App Like Tinder


Can love be found online? Opinions on this may vary, but developers continue to be puzzled over how to make a dating app like Tinder, Match, Badoo, or OkCupid. With over 8,000 dating apps around the world, users choose only the most trusted. The picture below shows the most popular dating apps in the USA. […]. Posts

2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

Interconnection Trends: The Cloud Shifts Towards the Edge


The use case for edge computing is a simple: why waste time and resources sending information back to a centralised data centre, when you can process and analyse that data as close to the action as possible? It puts less pressure on the network, is easier to control, and means organisations can run programmes and analytics faster than ever before. It’s taken some time to mature, but it’s on its. Source. Blog Business

Continuous integration with the Google Cloud Run orb


This post will demonstrate how to use the Google Cloud Run platform in a CI/CD pipeline. The pipeline will test the application’s code, build a Docker image, and deploy the image as a Google Cloud Run service on the Google Cloud Platform. Technologies used.

Why I’m Grateful For Our Observability Community


It’s that season, when we take time to consider what we’re grateful for and extend thanks to those we value and the experiences we treasure. One special aspect of America’s Thanksgiving holiday is the inclusiveness of celebrating across all communities and simply sharing, taking time to enjoy the fruits of the land. Giving thanks in late November can bring some fulfillment, but it should also be a reminder that we need to practice gratitude more regularly. Professional Scrum Certification Assessments – Tips for Non-native English Speakers

Having had an opportunity to teach Professional Scrum classes in many countries, I noticed that there are some language pitfalls and traps. The situation concerns non-native English speakers and our assessments.

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.

Software Development Outsourcing: Reasons to Opt for It

The Crazy Programmer

Do you know that great feel when a splendid idea comes to your mind? You generate a solution that will simplify, optimize, improve people’s lives. After brainstorming, you come up with its advanced form: now, you know for sure how to build an app that will be considerably better than the rival tools.

Raytheon Leans on Red Hat to Advance DevSecOps

Raytheon Company is partnering with Red Hat to drive the adoption of DevSecOps workflows and processes it developed around the OpenShift application development and deployment platform.

How-Tos For Gurus: Common Questions on Data Modeling for Big Data

Cloudera Engineering

I recently presented a How-tos for Gurus series session on data modeling for big data systems. During the presentation, a number of attendees asked some very interesting questions.

Classic WTF: Manager of the Data Dump

The Daily WTF

It's a holiday in the US, where we catalog the things we're thankful for. I'm thankful that developers collectively learned to understand how databases work, and didn't start releasing databases that stored flexible documents with no real schema and could just be used as a data dump.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

Top 3 Ways Distributors Help Solution Providers in Dell Technologies Partner Program Maximize Profitable Growth

Dell EMC

Distribution has transformed from a warehouse model—where supply chain and financial benefits alone reigned supreme—to a value-add model focused on providing complete solutions.

Persistent Network Security Demands Healthy Habits


Few industries are immune to compliance pressures, and for healthcare organizations it means committing to a self-care regiment that protects massive amounts of highly confidential data with persistent network security.

3 Ways Acrobat Pro DC Enables Nonprofits to Tackle Work from Anywhere


Nonprofit work can be a document-heavy endeavor. Volunteer forms, event proposals, grant applications — the list can go on. On top of that, never-ending to-do lists and always-on technology can create an unrelenting sense of urgency.

Article: Using Kanban with Overbård to Manage Development of Red Hat JBoss EAP

InfoQ Culture Methods

As planning the work for Red Hat JBoss EAP became harder and harder, Red Hat decided to adopt Kanban to make their development process more manageable, while maintaining a very high level of quality.

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Meet the Coach: Magnus Kollberg


For our series of interviews, we sat down with Magnus Kollberg, a Mid Sweden University graduate who has recently joined the agile42 Sweden team as an Agile coach.

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Visualizing missing data in databases


Missing data in databases can cause bugs in applications or incorrect calculations. Recently, while working on a RETS application, I needed to ensure that not many missing values were encountered in one of the MySQL tables.

Partner Spotlight: Colocity


Colocity is an Adelaide CBD based Data Centre Operator specialising in co-location and fibre services for South Australian businesses.

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