Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

Three is the Magic Number: Planning and Executing a Successful DevOps Project

Diligent preparation, clearly defined workflows and watchful monitoring are key to delivering a high-performing DevOps project. DevOps is one of the hottest buzzwords in programming, but everyone seems to have their own ideas when it comes to structuring and deploying a DevOps team. In basic terms, DevOps is the integration of developers and IT operations […]

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A History of Distributed Tracing

Organizations are increasingly using distributed tracing to monitor their complex, microservice-based architectures. Distributed tracing has become essential in microservice applications, cloud-native and distributed systems. Microservices and serverless applications can grow exponentially, which makes observing them at scale very challenging. The traditional logging method becomes expensive, and if there’s an issue, time-series data can reveal symptoms […]

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Survey Surfaces Raft of DevSecOps Cultural and Technical Challenges

A global survey of 606 IT, security, application development and DevOps decision-makers found that the biggest barrier to adoption of DevSecOps best practices is cultural rather than technical. However, the survey, which polled organizations with more than 500 employees and was conducted by Progress, also found only 16% of respondents planned to prioritize addressing those […]

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AWS Makes Economic Case for Graviton Processors

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making available in preview a C7gn instance on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) based on AWS Graviton processors. The C7gn instances provide up to 200 Gbps network bandwidth and as much as 50% higher packet-processing performance compared to previous-generation C6gn instances. Announced at the AWS re:Invent 2022 conference, […]

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What Should Business Owners Know About SSDs?

Without a doubt, SSDs have become the latest trend in hardware storage, and you can expect their use to increase over time. Implementing SSDs in your business can improve productivity and make it more efficient by increasing the speed of your PC long enough to extend its useful life. Here is all you need to […]

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How to Select the Right Volume Type/Storage for Your Workload

AWS services are at the top of the cloud services food chain, and a hot topic for nearly every business considering migrating to the cloud. Along any cloud migration journey, many hidden traps await the unprepared. The volumes you’ve already provisioned might seem like a perfect match—but are you sure they suit your workload and […]

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Why SaaS Vendors Need to Give Back to Open Source

There aren’t many tech organizations that don’t leverage open source technology. Companies that refuse to import software will rely on a freely available library tool or codebase. Open source is one of the largest and most powerful mechanisms of software propagation. However, open source is in danger. The Two Sides of Open Source Development In […]

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Securing Open Source Components in a World of Mixed Committer Motivations

Our world runs on software that contains open source components. This places an increased burden on developers, as the primary consumers and deployers of those components, to use code that is fully up-to-date and secure. The vast majority of open source committers with write access to project repositories remain focused on maintaining and making positive […]

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AWS Previews Amazon CodeCatalyst to Automatically Create Dev Environments

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week launched a preview release of the Amazon CodeCatalyst framework that leverages blueprints to automatically provision and configure developer environments in its cloud. Announced at the AWS re:Invent 2022 conference, Amazon CodeCatalyst takes advantage of a Project Blueprints tool to launch a source code repository and a project management tracker […]

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AWS re:Invent — Top 4 Things We Learned This Week

In this week’s The Long View: SnapStart Turbocharges Lambda, Graviton3E ARM HPC SoC, AWS continues hiring, and AWS’s Origin Story. The post AWS re:Invent — Top 4 Things We Learned This Week appeared first on DevOps.com. Source: DevOps.com

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