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Simplifying software: how Puppet aims to take the “soul-crushing tasks” out of IT

Source:-devopsonline.co.uk With over 40,000 companies relying on the firm to change the way they use software, Puppet wants to end repetitive tasks, simplify workflow and bring higher levels of security and infrastructure configuration to organisations through taking advantage of modern tech. The enterprise has recently announced two new developments. The first being ‘Project Nebula’ and the second being its plan to update its focus on continuous compliance, continuous deployment and incident remediation. Puppet spoke to DevOpsOnline to discuss their latest ideas and

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ESG Survey Sees Long DevSecOps Road Ahead

Source:- devops.com A study published by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) in collaboration with Data Theorem, a provider of tools for securing application programming interfaces (APIs) and mobile applications, finds that while a lot of progress has been made in terms of adopting DevSecOps, most organizations still have a very long road ahead before they can claim DevSecOps practices have been implemented consistently across the organization. Based on a survey of 371 IT and cybersecurity professionals at organizations in North America, the ESG

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Managed Cloud Networking Platforms MarketStructure and Overview of Key Market Forces Propelling Market

Source:-isbusinessintelligence.com Cloud computing is an emerging technology in the IT industry for the sharing of resources in order to achieve higher utilization of IT resources. Companies are adopting new technologies, such as internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence, and mobile app hosting, in order to streamline the development and networking process. Cloud computing offers internet services to any employee of a company with high scale computing power. Cloud networking is a term describing the centralized access of all networking resources

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What enterprise IT teams can learn from Google Cloud’s June outage: A guide

Source: cloudcomputing-news.net In early June 2019, Google Cloud suffered a cascading set of faults that rendered multiple service regions unavailable for a number of hours. This by itself isn’t totally unprecedented; what made it significant was the way it propagated through the very software that was designed to contain it. Moreover, engineers’ initial attempts to correct the issue were thwarted by the failure of that same software architecture. It was the interconnectedness and interdependencies of Google’s management components that contributed

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IT favors open source networking over Cisco ACI, VMware NSX

Source: techtarget.com Companies are turning to open source network automation tools as less expensive, good-enough alternatives to Cisco ACI and VMware NSX. Companies trying to avoid or lessen the use of expensive network automation software from Cisco and VMware are turning to open source tools that are often good enough for many tasks associated with managing complex modern networks. Cisco’s application-centric infrastructure (ACI) and VMware’s NSX are powerful technologies for operating networks built on the vendors’ respective products. But many

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How FinTechs Tap Into Cloud Computing’s Advantages

Source: pymnts.com FinTech firms are tapping into cloud computing as they harness benefits such as scalability, reduced information technology (IT) costs, business continuity, and technology innovation as well as adoption. To be on the cutting edge, DadeSystems Chief Information Officer Mike Capote told PYMNTS in an interview, the flexibility and agility that comes with the cloud-type model versus a traditional one “is not only advantageous” but also “necessary in today’s market.” Companies that are not on the cloud are internally

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DevOps at the US Patent and Trademark Office

Source:-blog.sonatype.com Discussions of DevOps in government are always popular because it is a tough subject. Few have successfully cracked the code, and, even if they have, it is a slow, uphill climb with unique challenges. Consider the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (US PTO) Fee Processing Next Generation (FPNG). It is effectively an e-commerce site run by the U.S. Government. The US PTO is the agency in the United States that registers trademarks and awards patents. It is self-funded, meaning

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Microsoft wants to operate above a 99.995% Azure uptime

Source:- ciodive.com Dive Brief: Microsoft is working to improve Azure reliability across its 54 cloud regions, said Mark Russinovich, CTO of Microsoft Azure, in a blog post Monday. As part of the effort, Microsoft is adding a quality engineering team into the CTO’s office, which will work with the site reliability engineering team. In the last year, Azure averaged a 99.995% uptime across its global cloud infrastructure, according to Russinovich. To provide more redundancy in the event of an incident, Microsoft

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How to create an access key for the root user in AWS

source:- techrepublic.com Performing tasks with root user credentials opens AWS to potentially catastrophic security vulnerabilities. Creating and managing access keys mitigates the risk. istock-1083685790.jpg Image: marchmeena29, Getty Images/iStockphoto Best practices for Amazon Web Services (AWS) dictate that you should not perform basic everyday tasks using the original root user credentials created when you first registered your AWS account. Root user credentials allow access to everything in your AWS system, without any restrictions, creating a potentially catastrophic security vulnerability. Must-Read Cloud Google

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3 Reasons Why DevOps Is More Popular Than Ever

Source:- devops.com How popular is DevOps? More popular than ever, if Google Trends is to be believed. Here’s a look at how the popularity of DevOps has increased over time, and what has driven the change. The Spiking Popularity of DevOps Here’s what Google Trends tells us about interest over time of the term “DevOps” over the past 15 years: And here’s the data for the same term over the past five years: As you can see, talk about DevOps

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