Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2022

We are on the fourth year of our annual AWS Storage Day! Do you remember our first Storage Day 2019 and the subsequent Storage Day 2020? I watched Storage Day 2021, which was streamed live from downtown Seattle. We continue to hear from our customers about how powerful the Storage Day announcements and educational sessions […]

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CloudNativeDay: WASM to Drive Next IT Epoch

WebAssembly (WASM) is poised to drive the next era of development of cloud-native applications that can truly run anywhere. Liam Randall, CEO of Cosmonic, a provider of a platform for building and deploying WASM applications, told attendees at a virtual CloudNativeDay event that WASM will be at the core of a new IT epoch that […]

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MLOps Vs. DevOps: What’s the Difference?

Machine learning operations, or MLOps for short, is a key aspect of machine learning (ML) engineering that focuses on simplifying and accelerating the process of delivering ML models to production and maintaining and monitoring them. MLOps involves collaboration between different teams including data scientists, DevOps engineers, IT specialists and others. MLOps can help organizations create […]

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GitHub Brings 2FA to JavaScript Package Manager

GitHub has made generally available a two-factor authentication tool for the package manager for JavaScript applications maintained by its NPM, Inc. arm. In addition, all npm packages have been re-signed and there is now an npm command line interface (CLI) command to audit package integrity. Finally, GitHub has added the ability to connect GitHub and […]

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CREST Defines Quality Verification Standard for AppSec Testing

At the Black Hat USA 2022 conference, CREST today shared a quality assurance verification standard to improve application security testing. The standard is based on the open source framework defined by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). Tom Brennan, executive director for Americas at CREST, said the OWASP Verification Standard (OVS) measures an organization’s […]

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IBM Unveils Simulation Tool for Attacking SCM Platforms

At the Black Hat USA 2022 conference, IBM today revealed it is making available a toolkit for launching simulated attacks against source code management (SCM) platforms. The toolkit was launched as a proof-of-concept. Brett Hawkins, head of adversary simulation for the X-Force Red arm of IBM Security, said the SCMKit takes advantage of the REST […]

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Tech Workers Struggle With Hybrid IT Complexity

Confidence levels among IT workers have plummeted as tech teams’ jobs have become more complex. The reasons behind IT worker angst are unprecedented, signaling a shift paralleling other post-pandemic industries. Running applications across cloud and on-premises infrastructure, hybrid office environments with distributed workforces and the accelerated adoption of new and automated technologies have all contributed to […]

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Open Standards Are Key For Realizing Observability

Observability has quickly become a major focus of enterprise DevOps. Yet tool sprawl and complexity can hold some observability initiatives back. The 2022 CNCF Microsurvey on observability trends found that 23% of organizations use between 10 and 15 tools for monitoring, metrics and gathering logging and tracing data. A full 50% also noted that engineers and […]

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AWS Week in Review – August 8, 2022

As an ex-.NET developer, and now Developer Advocate for .NET at AWS, I’m excited to bring you this week’s Week in Review post, for reasons that will quickly become apparent! There are several updates, customer stories, and events I want to bring to your attention, so let’s dive straight in! Last Week’s launches .NET developers, […]

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Don’t Let Developer Toil Affect the Business Value of Your Apps

It is no surprise that the world today is driven by apps. Organizations all over the world are basing their business goals on their capacity to integrate new apps quickly, and they need to constantly reimagine how they interact with and communicate with their consumers and employees to fulfill changing expectations. To do this effectively, […]

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