Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

Achieving Organizational Change Through Scaled DevOps

The rapid pace of technological change has had a major impact on customer expectation, forcing IT decision-makers to adopt agile processes to ensure the continual delivery of innovation. This has led to the mass adoption of DevOps practices, with 77% of organizations indicating they rely on DevOps to deploy software, or plan to, in the near future. […]

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Maintaining Strategic Focus During Agile Releases

In today’s hyper-competitive world, releasing early and often is a business necessity. When done right, this unrelenting commitment to speed enables product teams to quickly respond to shifting market conditions. But sometimes, agility can lead to a lack of strategic focus. Releases degenerate delivering shiny objects that temporarily fascinate the product or sales organizations without […]

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What It Really Takes to Build a Reliable App

What makes an app reliable? If you ask most IT professionals that question, their minds immediately go to uptime. That’s not surprising; after all, it’s fashionable for software and infrastructure vendors these days to boast about how many nines of uptime they guarantee. To be sure, uptime is one component of delivering a reliable application […]

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Accelerate SQL Server Always On Deployments with AWS Launch Wizard

Customers sometimes tell us that while they are experts in their domain, their unfamiliarity with the cloud can make getting started more challenging and take more time. They want to be able to quickly and easily deploy enterprise applications on AWS without needing prior tribal knowledge of the AWS platform and best practices, so as […]

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AWS Data Exchange – Find, Subscribe To, and Use Data Products

We live in a data-intensive, data-driven world! Organizations of all types collect, store, process, analyze data and use it to inform and improve their decision-making processes. The AWS Cloud is well-suited to all of these activities; it offers vast amounts of storage, access to any conceivable amount of compute power, and many different types of […]

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New – Import Existing Resources into a CloudFormation Stack

With AWS CloudFormation, you can model your entire infrastructure with text files. In this way, you can treat your infrastructure as code and apply software development best practices, such as putting it under version control, or reviewing architectural changes with your team before deployment. Sometimes AWS resources initially created using the console or the AWS Command […]

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WhiteSource Acquires Renovate to Automate Dependency Updates

WhiteSource has acquired Renovate, a provider of an open source automated dependency update platform that the company plans to make available for free. Rhys Arkins, co-founder of Renovate who is now director of product for WhiteSource, said that as software projects become more complicated, there’s an increased need for a mechanism to identify and track […]

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Testim Is First to Expand AI-based Testing to Developers; Previews New Development Kit

Developers and QA engineers can now fuse the power of AI-based codeless testing with the flexibility of code—for dramatically faster release cycles   SAN FRANCISCO, November 13, 2019 – Testim, the pioneer of codeless AI-based software testing in 2014, disrupts the industry once more with the announcement of the Testim Development Kit, a new way for developers […]

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Exadel Announces New Office in Germany to Support Growing Local Tech Economy

Exadel to provide increased digital transformation support and services for local customers  WALNUT CREEK, Calif., November 13, 2019 — Exadel (www.exadel.com), a global leader in digital software engineering solutions, today announced it has opened a new office in Germany. The expansion is in response to the increased demand for digital software engineering services in the […]

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Load Balancing: Round Robin May Not Be the Right Choice

Based on our experience, we believe Round Robin may not be an effective load balancing algorithm, because it doesn’t equally distribute traffic among all nodes. You might wonder, how is this possible? How Does Round Robin Algorithm Work? Round Robin algorithm sends requests among nodes in the order that requests are received. Here is a […]

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