Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

Achieving Open and Integrated Development with IBM Z

“DevOps” and “mainframe” are not words you often hear in the same sentence. Yet, the reality is that even in our current age of DevOps, mainframes remain the mainstays of many companies’ IT infrastructure. That’s why it’s critical for organizations to find ways to bring mainframe software delivery up to speed with modern DevOps practices, […]

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4 Challenges OEMs Face When Implementing New Technology

Like many others, the manufacturing industry is moving to a subscription-based business model. This new way of doing business is being referred to as servitization and it is forcing manufacturers to no longer strictly sell new products, but instead sell access to and the outcome those products deliver. This is fundamentally changing the way manufacturers […]

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5 Tips to Eliminate Knowledge Gaps in Dev and QA

To create and release high-quality software, the software development lifecycle (SDLC) was established using different roles and processes designed to work seamlessly together. This approach is of critical importance because it spans the initial planning phase, all the way through production release and monitoring. Roles vary within projects but typically include designers, business analysts (BA), […]

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History of Computing, Part 3

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DORA Report: DevOps Maturity Levels Rise

The annual DORA report on DevOps shows a marked increase among Elite performers compared to last year The DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) arm of Google Cloud today published the results of an annual survey that suggests there have been marked gains in the level of DevOps maturity. The “2019 Accelerate State of DevOps Report,” […]

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Going Cloud-Native with IBM Z as a Hybrid Cloud Platform

When people use the phrase “they don’t make ‘em like that anymore,” 100-year-old bridges, Jon Snow’s sword and American muscle cars often come to mind. If the topic of discussion happens to be computer technology, however, mainframes are without a doubt the Valyrian steel of the enterprise and lucky for us, are still in production […]

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Best Practices for Software Change Assessment

Business spending on enterprise software has been on a constant rise over the past decade with 64% of businesses spending more on IT operations in 2018. It is estimated that in 2019, the number will reach $462 billion worldwide. This not only includes the procurement or development of new software and digital innovations, but also […]

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Splunk to Acquire SignalFx to Gain APM Platform

Splunk today announced it will acquire SignalFx as part of an effort to extend its reach beyond IT operational analytics and into the realm of application performance management (APM). Valued at approximately $1.05 billion, the deal to acquire an APM platform delivered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering will expand and accelerate Splunk’s overall transition to […]

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Splunk to Acquire Cloud Monitoring Leader SignalFx

Splunk to Redefine APM Category with Any Data at Any Scale to Help Organizations Navigate Cloud Journey; Establishes Splunk as a Leader in Observability SAN FRANCISCO – August 21, 2019 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the world of data, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire SignalFx, a SaaS leader […]

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The Linux Foundation Announces New Open Hardware Technologies and Collaboration

OpenPOWER to become Linux Foundation project to advance development of data-driven architectures required for hybrid cloud environments and increasingly intensive workloads. San Diego, CA – August 21, 2019 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the OpenPOWER Foundation will become a project hosted at The Linux Foundation, […]

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