Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

Bridging Departmental Divides for Successful Automation Projects

For too long, IT has been largely isolated from an organization’s core business. Any division between IT and lines-of-business (LOB) is even more detrimental when speed is not just a competitive advantage but an existential necessity in today’s accelerating digital economy.  As business leaders streamline and turbocharge every facet of their operations, savvy organizations are […]

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FinOps Cloud Cost Optimization via Governance-as-Code 

Cloud implementations continue to grow in scope and complexity. Too often, this expansion also means costs keep spiraling out of control. In this article, we’ll examine why the emerging practice of cloud financial management (FinOps) is so essential to containing costs in the cloud. We’ll then discuss the challenges teams encounter as they start to […]

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New Relic Acquires CodeStream to Close Observability Gap

New Relic today revealed it has acquired CodeStream as part of an effort to make observability data more accessible to developers. Buddy Brewer, group vice president (GVP) and field CTO for the Americas for New Relic said New Relic CodeStream makes application telemetry data collected via the New Relic One platform directly available within an […]

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Developer Challenges in Commercial Banking

Much like many other business sectors, the banking industry has had to accelerate their digital transformation efforts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s retail banking industry is a far cry from where it was even just five years ago. Consumers no longer have to physically appear in their bank to process payments or […]

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How do we Bring APIs Into Decentralized Web3?

Blockchain-based applications are growing in popularity and underscore the decentralized Web3 movement. Simultaneously, web APIs are helping port data and reusable functionality across application types and are driving microservices development practices. So, how do we bring these two paradigms together? There are many cases where a blockchain-based smart contract may require data updates that only […]

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How to Promote Your Career

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Atlassian Survey Shows Lack of Collaboration in Software Development

A survey of 750 IT and engineering leaders found that while a full 83% of respondents agree that interdepartmental communication is critical for successful software development, only 41% of respondents view cross-collaboration to be a priority. The survey gathered responses from within organizations that generated more than $50 million in annual revenue and was conducted […]

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HashiCorp Previews Updates to Consul Service Mesh

During an online HashiConf Global conference, HashiCorp today made available a beta of an update to its open source Consul service mesh for virtual machines and Kubernetes clusters that makes it possible for multiple administrators to share the same instance of a multitenant service mesh. Version 1.11 of Consul will also add support for a […]

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Pulumi Adds Registry to Share Secure IaC Code

Pulumi this week added a public registry to its portfolio that makes it easier to discover packages that have been created using its tools to manage infrastructure-as-code (IaC). Joe Duffy, Pulumi CEO, said the Pulumi Registry will make it simpler for DevOps teams to share and reuse IaC tools that have been vetted versus always […]

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Say Goodbye to Late-Night SRE Wake-Up Calls

Thousands of SREs, on-call engineers and DevOps pros all over the world dread nothing more than the late-night incident alert. The pager buzzing at 2:00 a.m. can cause panic for SREs and leave IT and DevOps teams with quite a mess to contain. But incident response doesn’t have to cause panic if you have the […]

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