Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

Report: Lots of Room for Continuous Delivery Improvement

A report published by the Continuous Delivery (CD) Foundation suggests that, in terms of achieving that goal, most organizations still have a long way to go. Based on analysis of the Developer Nation survey data collected by SlashData, nearly two-thirds of developers said it takes at least one week to go from code committed to […]

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Mark Your Calendars and Meet the Best in Tech at Cloud-Native Days with Kubernetes

After over a year of dreaded isolation, many of us are ready to return to the networking and social atmosphere of pre-COVID life. While physical proximity continues to be a struggle, virtual proximity through events like virtual summits and teleconference meetings, is getting increasingly more helpful amidst the transition. Here are the top 10 reasons […]

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The Shopify Breach: Why Authz Exploits Slip by Most Security Defenses

What Happened As part of a bug bounty, the security researcher Uzsunny found a critical vulnerability on the Shopify platform. The vulnerability allowed the attacker to assign himself as a “collaborator” to any store on Shopify without approval from the store’s manager. Collaborators have full access to perform any action on the store, including reading […]

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DevOps Unbound: Observability and Performance Testing

In this episode of DevOps Unbound, Alan Shimel is joined by Christine Yen of Honeycomb, Paul Bruce of Tricentis and Mitch Ashley from ASG/MediaOps to discuss how to effectively test the performance of your applications and how bringing observability into testing environments helps DevOps teams identify and resolve issues early in the SDLC. The video […]

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How to Build an Options-Based Observability Strategy

The global pandemic forced companies to accelerate their digital transformations, pushing them toward new technologies and architectures as they struggled to adapt to a changing world. Companies wanted fast development and deployment and were happy to trade off efficiency, reliability and sometimes, security, to pursue their goals. Now that the pandemic is receding in many […]

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Rocket Open Source Languages and Tools for z/OS Forum

Join the Rocket Open Source Languages and Tools for z/OS forum. A place where you can ask questions about our open source languages and tools and get answers from other mainframe professionals like yourself, as well as members of the Rocket team. As a Forum member you can engage your peers, learn how they’re using […]

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Cycloid Tool Can Reverse Engineer Provisioned IaC

Cycloid this week unveiled a tool that makes it possible to reverse engineer code used to manually provision cloud infrastructure. The Infra Import tool is part of an effort to create a more consistent and reliable version of that code using open source Terraform software. Benjamin Brial, Cycloid CEO, said Infra Import is based on […]

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Why Was Facebook Vulnerable to an Authentication Exploit?

What Happened: As part of a bug bounty program, the AppSecure cybersecurity research team found a vulnerability on the authentication mechanism of Facebook. It gave them the ability to potentially gain full control of the social media giant’s more than 1 billion users. The team won a $15,000 bounty for its discovery. This vulnerability was […]

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DevOps Unbound: DevOps Unicorns

What should you look for when choosing a DevOps vendor? What criteria are others in your industry using to inform their decisions? How do you choose a vendor that is a good fit for your organization? And how do you know if you made the right choice? In this episode of DevOps Unbound, host Alan […]

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How No-Code Will Transform DevOps

In the years that low- and no-code development tools have been available, the movement has been slow to gather pace. Until recently, the vast majority of app and workflow development has remained firmly in the hands of professional coders. That is about to change—and fast. Gartner forecasts that the global low-code development technologies market is […]

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