Methodologies such as agile development and DevOps can help data professionals fashion their ideal DataOps ecosystem. This article reviews five fundamental best practices that can get you started in creating your own agile database development process.
What are duplicate strings? 25% of Java application memory is filled up with strings, and 13.5% of those are duplicate strings. In this article, Ram Lakshmanan discusses why there are so many duplicate strings, what the common patterns are, and what to do about it.
Why should developers care about using record and playback tools such as Selenium IDE? Despite the stigma around using it for QA test automation, let’s have a look at its uses, why you should care about it, and how it can help you shift left.
Are you able to forecast your application’s performance and availability? Most likely not. But that’s because we focus only on macro-metrics. What if you started practicing micrometrics instead? Ram Lakshmanan, offers a thorough tutorial to get you started!
What do you have to consider when deciding to use a serverless data warehouse? There are both drawbacks and benefits to keep in mind when making this choice. Emily Marchant discusses the advantages and disadvantages to help guide you on your way.
We normally don’t offer beginners’ guide for aspiring developers but this time around we are making an exception! Amit Jat has a set of extremely useful guidelines to follow before going into web development.
How do rational actors with incentives to exploit the system behave in an open source, open entry environment? That is a rather tricky challenge to overcome when developing blockchains and Zaki Manian has some handy advice.
A ‘black swan’ is a random, unexpected event with monumental impact, either good or bad. In the IT world, a black swan can lead to deep reflection—but also to broad generalizations based on incomplete data. AIOps can help and Ravi Lachhman explains how.
When it comes to AIOps, IT leaders are still experimenting with its implementation and use cases. A new report from OpsRamp concludes that a majority of IT leaders in the United States are happy with the value that AIOps tools provide. However, teams still face a number of challenges in the enterprise.
One day soon, serverless will be seen as a primary way to develop new applications. In this article, Erez Berkner explains why it’ll take some time for the knowledge and expertise to accumulate.
“In a Serverless world, sophisticated orchestration tools aren’t just nice-to-have, they’re non-negotiable”
A new version of Puppet Enterprise just has been released (Puppet Enterprise 2019.1). We talked to Matt Waxman, Head of Products at Puppet, about the new features of this release, the open source automation tool Puppet Bolt and the impact of Serverless Computing to the world of Infrastructure as Code.
Command line tools are surprisingly more relevant for developers than you’d expect. In this article, Piotr Gaczkowski goes over why we still use command line interface tools and how they work. Also, he discusses some of the essential CLI tools you need to know as well as some that are just for fun.
In the new column “Stropek as a Service”, SaaS expert Rainer Stropek talks about exciting aspects of the implementation, monetization and use of software as a service offerings. Today’s focus is on the importance of solid financing for SaaS start-ups.