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Six Routing Challenges When Managing Microservices in Production and How to Avoid Them

1 week ago

Even experienced DevOps teams can struggle with the nuances of managing microservices in production–where a greater spotlight on network communications can introduce new operational challenges beyond those common to traditional architectures. But, by being smart about your software-based routing components, it’s possible to avoid or reduce the impact of roadblocks in the following areas. Implementing […]

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Manuel Zapf

Urgent Patch: Istio Authentication Vulnerability Could Leave Sensitive Data Exposed

1 week ago

A severe authentication bypass vulnerability discovered by Aspen Mesh in the open source Istio service mesh software has been remedied, and users are urged to update their working deployments as soon as possible. Aspen Mesh software engineer Ryan Sutton first noticed the issue while working on some authentication features for the company’s commercial service mesh […]

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Cisco Previews Managed HyperFlex Application Platform for Kubernetes

1 week ago

Cisco has long been a name associated with networking hardware, but these days, the company is continuing along its path of providing networking and infrastructure to its customers, whether physical or virtual, with its soon to be released trio of tools, which it refers to as a “closed-loop operating model.” More specifically, the company is […]

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How Microsoft’s Dapr Simplifies Developing and Deploying Microservices

1 week ago

Microservices and cloud native applications are the flavor of the season. Modern applications based on the microservices design pattern come with their own set of challenges. Each service has to implement a class of datastore such as relational, key/value, NoSQL, and graph database aligned with the functionality. Microservices need to have a robust service discovery […]

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Forescout Updates Platform to Empower Enterprises to Identify and Act on High-Risk Devices – Faster

1 week 1 day ago

  New persona-based user interface for Forescout eyeSight provides actionable device context to pinpoint, prioritize and proactively mitigate risks across the extended enterprise Forescout eyeExtend Connect gives customers and the partner community the ability to quickly build, deploy and share apps to integrate with the Forescout platform   Enhanced platform includes Forescout eyeSegment to visualize […]

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Deborah Schalm

Server Security: Minimizing Risk in 3 Steps

1 week 1 day ago

Servers located directly on the internet run one of the highest risks of being compromised. It’s just too easy for hackers to find an open “door” or “window” into those servers and then tap into confidential data, systems and information. Companies can’t afford to put their private information at risk, but an increasing move to […]

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Greg Keller

Never Ignore the E-Factor

1 week 1 day ago

When cloud burst upon the scene, we were treated to wild-eyed prognosticators telling us about the death of the traditional data center. This is a trend in IT that you would think we’d learn from, but we repeat every couple of years. 4GLs, no, XML, no…Were all going to end development, and yet here we […]

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Don Macvittie

Cybersecurity: What Programming Language Is Better for Your Career?

1 week 1 day ago

As a novice developer, you may be thinking about learning a programming language and starting a fantastic career. In fact, this question on Reddit inspired the whole article:   The thing is, programming languages represent certain philosophies of its authors and tailored to certain types of problems, i.e., there is no such thing as “the […]

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Dmitrii Borodin

Insights from 68 People Who Care About AWS Container Security

1 week 1 day ago

In late 2019, Amazon Web Services’ Developer Advocate Michael Hausenblas surveyed 68 people who use containers on AWS. The publicly available results provide several anecdotal clues about adoption patterns among customers of the world’s largest cloud provider. Among this small group of containers users, half are using Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) on EC2 instance. […]

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Q&A: Intuit’s Developer Experience with Kubernetes

1 week 1 day ago

Intuit is fundamentally a technology company — one that has been around for over 35 years. “If you think about any kind of legacy product, it probably exists here in some fashion,” says Pratik Wadher, vice president of product development at Intuit. When the SaaS versions of the financial service giant’s QuickBooks and TurboTax came […]

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How I’d Load Test the Iowa Caucus App

1 week 1 day ago

Tricentis sponsored this post. A company called Shadow, Inc. made headlines last week when its IowaReporterApp, designed to count and report votes during the Iowa Democratic Caucus in the U.S., ended up failing on several fronts, resulting in a days-long delay in publishing the total votes, during which manual methods had to be employed. We […]

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Sauce Labs Appoints Justin Dolly as Chief Security Officer

1 week 2 days ago

Industry Veteran to Develop and Enforce Strong Security Footprint for Continuous Testing Leader SAN FRANCISCO – February 11, 2020 – Sauce Labs Inc., provider of the world’s most comprehensive and trusted continuous testing cloud, today announced the appointment of Justin Dolly as chief security officer. A security industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Dolly will […]

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Deborah Schalm

Teradici Brings Virtual Desktops to Azure Stack

1 week 2 days ago

Teradici announced today it has made its Cloud Access Software (CAS) available on Microsoft Azure Stack, the version of the cloud operating system that Microsoft makes available for on-premises servers. Ziad Lammam, vice president of product management for Teradici, said the availability of CAS on Azure Stack makes it possible to employ the PC-over-IP (PCoIP) […]

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Mike Vizard

Survey: Internal IT Teams Embrace ‘DevOps Inspired’ Processes

1 week 2 days ago

The “2020 State of Application Services” survey published today by F5 Networks suggests more IT organizations than ever are adopting some elements of DevOps principles to manage an increasingly diverse application portfolio. Based on a global survey of 2,600 IT professionals, the report finds 63% of organizations still place primary responsibility for application services within […]

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Mike Vizard

IT Revolution Announces First Round of Speakers for DevOps Enterprise Summit London 2020

1 week 2 days ago

IT transformation trailblazers, Jonathan Smart, Dominica Degrandis, Manuel Pais and more, to share experience reports on leadership, culture, DataOps, next-gen ops and more during immersive three-day event PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IT Revolution, the industry leader for advancing DevOps, today announced the first round of speakers for DevOps Enterprise Summit London (https://events.itrevolution.com/eur). […]

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Deborah Schalm

Instana Releases First Commercial Continuous Profiler for Production Java Applications

1 week 2 days ago

Company Leverages Acquisition of StackImpact to Create Integrated APM and Profiling Solution that is Always On Capturing Profiles in Real Time Chicago, IL – February 11, 2020 – Instana, the leader in automated application performance management solutions for microservice applications,   has broken through another performance management and optimization barrier with the introduction of the first […]

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Deborah Schalm

The Fallacy of Move Fast and Break Things

1 week 2 days ago

Ever since Mark Zuckerburg uttered the phrase “move fast and break things,” it has become the motto of many development teams. Companies wanting to be the next unicorn decided this must be the way to operate. The race was on to release more, ship faster, never stop. If moving slowly and methodically wasn’t working, doing […]

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Dawn Parzych