Gabriela Motroc

Gabriela Motroc
Gabriela Motroc was editor of and JAX Magazine. Before working at Software & Support Media Group, she studied International Communication Management at the Hague University of Applied Sciences.


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Picking the *right* cloud is what’s important

How cloud-based testing can improve DevOps cycles

As organizations begin to fully embrace the “DevOps way,” the cloud enables everyone involved to work on the same code – writing, testing, conducting quality assurance, deploying and updating – at the same time, regardless of physical location. In this article, Eran Kinsbruner, Chief Evangelist at Perfecto discusses the advantages of cloud-based testing solutions and the challenges teams should prepare for when testing in the cloud.

Bringing data back – Overcoming common issues for DataOps teams

What most large organisations are missing is a unified view of their data applications. Without this, there is no magic bullet to improve your data operations, make applications reliable and improve overall system and application delivery efficiency. Kunal Agarwal, CEO of Unravel Data, talks about some common challenges for data operations teams and how to overcome them.

New features, secure workflow enhancements, general improvements, and bug fixes

HashiCorp’s Vault 1.1 introduces significant new functionality

HashiCorp’s Vault hit 1.0 in December 2018 and even though it marked a major milestone, the latest release is no less impressive; Vault 1.1 introduces significant new functionality. This version arrives with a bunch of new features, secure workflow enhancements, general improvements, and bug fixes in tow.

Don’t let the database derail your containerisation cloud journey

Containerisation is potentially the biggest milestone of the ongoing cloud revolution. However, there are a few obstacles still standing in the way. Anil Kumar, the Director of Product Management at Couchbase, discusses the obstacles and explains why revolutions will only benefit the business if the entire organisation is brought along.

A major milestone in the evolution of this language

What’s new in Swift 5

Apple’s press event at its California HQ included a bunch of announcements such as the launch of Apple Card, a paid-for News+ service and a new premium TV offering, to name a few. However, what we’re interested in is the new Swift version, which represents a major milestone in the evolution of this language.

Five essential steps to prepare for AIOps

AIOps holds out the promise of delivering to busy CIOs and sysadmins the sort of AI support they need to make sense of the ever-growing complexity of their IT environments. However, there are a few things you need to take into consideration before you plunge into AIOps. Jiayi Hoffman, a data science architect at OpsRamp, goes over the five essential steps to prepare for AIOps.

Remote work might be the best thing you can do for your tech company

Choosing the members of your distributed team wisely and making them feel close even when they’re thousands of miles away can help you win half of the fight. The other half is a well-designed management plan that works both for you and your team – at least this is what worked for the team at Sematext. Here’s how you might want to go about it.

An emphasis on performance and scalability

Istio 1.1 is enterprise-ready

It’s been eight months since Istio 1.0 was released so now it’s time to welcome the next version. The theme for 1.1 is Enterprise Ready, which means the team has worked hard to make sure companies using Istio will have a smooth ride.

Multiple stages are not only a best practice but also mandatory

Multiple stages within a Kubernetes cluster

When you are planning to transition into the cloud, you may wonder how many Kubernetes clusters you will need. If you want to learn how to create isolated stages within a Kubernetes cluster, this article is for you. Michael Frembs also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of multiple stages.

One of the biggest trends of 2019

Turn DevOps into DevSecOps without sacrificing automation

As DevOps matured within organizations, the process became efficient and fast, but security ended up falling to the wayside. In this article, Gary Stevens explains why security is infiltrating DevOps and how the growth of DevSecOps creates a noticeable drop in the rate of data and security breaches.