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Survey Sees Little Progress in Drive to Shift Testing Left

1 week 6 days ago

It looks like the drive to shift testing left toward developers to accelerate the development and deployment of applications has stalled. A survey of 102 IT professionals involved in application testing published by Perforce, a provider of testing tools, finds only 18% of organizations test applications solely within their development feature teams. The rest continue […]

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Mike Vizard

New Relic Adds Support for W3C Trace Context Spec

1 week 6 days ago

New Relic has begun adding support for the W3C Trace Context standard within the agent software it uses to collect metrics for its application performance management (APM) platform. W3C Trace Context is a specification that defines the format for propagating distributed tracing context between services. Distributed tracing makes it simpler for DevOps teams to track […]

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Mike Vizard

How Integration Can Keep Up with Digital Demands

1 week 6 days ago

Integration holds the key to accelerating innovation, but in many organizations, business systems and application integrations haven’t kept up with the demands of digital. Data still exists in a siloed blend of on-premises systems and unconnected cloud applications, and IoT has added another layer of complexity into the mix. Understanding the three trends below, and […]

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Ann Marie Bond

The Cloud Makes Privacy and GDPR Easier, Not Harder

1 week 6 days ago

Despite a lack of confidence in SaaS and PaaS applications, the cloud is an integral part of many companies’ privacy and security efforts according to a Microsoft-sponsored Ponemon Institute survey of over 1,000 IT or security professionals familiar with both protecting personal data in cloud environments and knowledgeable about their organization’s approach to privacy and […]

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Google’s Plan to Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

1 week 6 days ago

We talk a lot about the software development lifecycle. But the lifecycle cuts off at end of the support. We are only starting to acknowledge the massive effect the tech industry has on the environment — from source materials to always-on uptime to hardware degradation. While most industries’ environmental impact is on a slow but […]

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Easing Microservices Development with DevSpace and Kubernetes

1 week 6 days ago

When I started at Figure Eight, I was given the usual “getting started” materials for a new engineer; architecture diagrams, Confluence pages, GitHub repos, etc. After some time getting my usual development environment set up, I began working from a Confluence page designed to get new engineers up and running with at least some of […]

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How to Manage a Home Network with Infrastructure as Code

1 week 6 days ago

HashiCorp sponsored this post. I decided to take advantage of some downtime I had during the holiday break to overhaul my home network. As I began my project, I bought a Unifi Dream Machine home management device because, in addition to my personal and guest SSIDs, there is an apartment in my house for which […]

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DevOps Institute Launches Tiered Global Education Partner Program

1 week 6 days ago

Training partners support the Skills, Knowledge, Ideas, and Learning (SKIL) Framework for advancing the ‘Humans of DevOps’ and millions of IT professionals around the world BOCA RATON, FL Feb. 6, 2020 — DevOps Institute, a global member-based association for advancing the human elements of DevOps, today announced its newly revamped Global Education Partner Program. Organized […]

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Deborah Schalm

Okta Brings Aboard Cloud Platform Veteran Craig Weissman as Chief Architect

1 week 6 days ago

Cloud pioneer brings more than 20 years of experience to leading identity provider SAN FRANCISCO — February 6, 2020 — Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced the hiring of Craig Weissman as Chief Architect, effective immediately. Weissman brings a proven track record of more than 20 years […]

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Deborah Schalm

Dynatrace Extends AI Reach of APM Platform

2 weeks ago

Dynatrace, at its Perform 2020 conference today, extended the reach of the Davis artificial intelligence (AI) engine it makes available via its application performance management (APM) platform to include deeper ties with mobile applications along with an ability to track key performance indicators (KPIs) such as revenue trends and customer churn. In addition, Dynatrace has […]

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Mike Vizard

SauceCon 2020 Speaker Profile: Dylan Lacey

2 weeks ago

This is the third in a series of articles highlighting speakers at SauceCon 2020. SauceCon brings together the global community of Sauce Labs users and continuous testing experts to learn from each other and level up their automated testing and continuous delivery skills. This year’s event will be held April 27-29 in Austin, Texas, and […]

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Rebecca Cramer

Positioning Compliance as a Differentiator

2 weeks ago

As the threat landscape has become more perilous and complex, regulators have imposed a wide array of mandates designed to protect sensitive personal information. For most organizations, compliance is seen as the cost of doing business. However, if executed strategically it can not only improve a company’s overall security posture but shortens sales cycles and […]

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Lindsey Hardy

Why Bruce Perens Is Proposing ‘Coherent Open Source’

2 weeks ago

In 1998, software engineer Bruce Perens co-founded the Open Source Initiative — a global non-profit championing Open Source ideal — along with fellow advocate Eric S. Raymond. And for the past two decades, OSI has acted as an influential steward of the Open Source definition. As 2020 started though, Perens very publicly left the group, […]

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How to Install the Helm Kubernetes Package Manager on Ubuntu Server

2 weeks ago

Kubernetes is one of those technologies that can, at times, be rather daunting in its complexity. There are so many tools to support Kubernetes. So very, very many tools. And some of these tools carry with them even more complexity. So when you layer one challenge onto another, things start to get a bit heavy. […]

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Part 4: When a ‘Service Mesh Lite’ Proxy Is Right for Your Organization

2 weeks ago

Citrix sponsored this post. This article is the fourth and final post in a four-part series on evaluating proxy architectures for the delivery of microservices-based applications. The first article provided an overview of evaluation criteria and a summary of various architectures. The second article was an analysis of two-tier ingress-proxy and unified-ingress architectures. The third […]

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DevOps Chats: XebiaLabs/CollabNet Version One Merger Executive Discussion

2 weeks ago

In this special DevOps Chats Video Edition we dive into the XebiaLabs/CollabNet Version One Merger. Joining us for this video discussion is the CEO of the new company, Ashok Reddy and President and former XebiaLabs CEO, Derek Langone. Ashok, Derek and DevOps.com editor-in-chief, take a deep dive into the reasons for this merger and what […]

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Alan Shimel

HashiCorp Names Brandon Sweeney as Chief Revenue Officer

2 weeks 1 day ago

Sweeney to Help Company Scale Globally to Support Growing Customer Base   SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HashiCorp®, the leader in multi-cloud infrastructure automation software, today announced that it has appointed Brandon Sweeney as its first Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). “As demand for the HashiCorp suite of products increases, I am delighted […]

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Deborah Schalm

Report Pins Cloud Security Woes on Flawed DevOps Processes

2 weeks 1 day ago

By now it’s become apparent that the bulk of security incidents involving cloud platforms revolve around some type of configuration issue. An analysis of those cloud configurations published today by the Unit 42 research arm of Palo Alto Networks suggests that the root cause of the issue is most likely the templates many developers and […]

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Mike Vizard