The Impact of DevOps on Database Monitoring and Management

source: devops.com The rise of DevOps has broken down silos and brought database administrators (DBAs) and application developers closer together to deliver software faster and in a more agile manner. This near-constant change driven by DevOps is reflected in the results of the Redgate 2019 State of SQL Server Monitoring Report. Recent Posts By Matt Hilbert 4 Steps to Introduce DevSecOps to Database Development Why You Need DevOps and the Cloud Integrating the Database into DevOps for Business Success More

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10 ways DevOps helps digital transformation

Source: enterprisersproject.com DevOps plays an essential role in digital transformation – from identifying patterns to uncovering new revenue streams. In fact, experts say it’s hard to have one without the other Scaling DevOps is no small feat, but consider this: If your DevOps journey is stalled, there’s little hope for your digital transformation. The two are intrinsically connected, experts say DevOps helps organizations succeed with digital transformation by shifting the cultural mindset of the business, breaking down detrimental silos, and paving the way for continuous

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A Culture-Driven Approach to DevOps Transformation

source: devops.com One of the most challenging aspects of a DevOps transformation isn’t automating and overhauling technology. The biggest challenge of DevOps is changing an organization’s culture and purpose. You can’t “buy a DevOps.” DevOps demands the involvement of people, process and tools working together. Unfortunately, I’ve seen too many companies get carried away with the latest shiny object and neglect the people aspect. So, the end results they were expecting do not come to fruition. Research from Google Cloud

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Splunk Customers and Partners Turn IoT Data into Action

Source: businesswire.com Industrial IoT Specialization Program Creates New Channel to Industrial Customers and Partners SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the world of data, today announced that customers and partners across industries are improving customer satisfaction, reducing costs and achieving greater business efficiencies from Splunk’s enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Through the creation of the Industrial IoT specialization within the Splunk Partner+ Program, Splunk has attracted industrial domain channel partners to accelerate real-time contextual

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Azure Dedicated Host Service Hits Preview

Source: rcpmag.com Microsoft is test-driving a new service that gives organizations access to unshared or “dedicated” Azure hardware infrastructure for hosting their workloads. Most workloads hosted on Azure infrastructure use hardware that’s shared with other organizations or individuals, who are called “tenants.” These tenants are said to be using Azure’s “multitenant” infrastructure. Some organizations, though, need to use unshared hardware to meet certain compliance or regulatory requirements. The new Azure Dedicated Host preview, announced last Thursday, offers access to such

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Securing DevOps Is About People and Culture

Source: darkreading.com Preconceived notions and divisions make building security into the software development life cycle an uphill battle for many organizations. Security teams have long had the reputation of being “out of process” — that they add requirements, complicate processes, and disrupt DevOps. “The reality is that building security into the development process — be it agile, DevOps, DevSecOps, or a mix thereof — remains a significant challenge for many reasons, beginning with the group relationship,” says Matt Keil, director

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Misconfigured JIRA Servers Leak Info on Users and Projects

Source: bleepingcomputer.com Misconfigured Jira servers from big names in the tech industry exposed information about internal projects and users that could be accessed by anyone with a good command of advanced search operators. Jira is a popular solution for project management, developed by Atlassian for agile teams. It is used by Fortune 500 companies for easy tracking the progress of various tasks and issues. Organizations like Google, Yahoo, NASA, Lenovo, 1Password, Zendesk, as well as governing bodies across the world

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ClearDATA launches SaaS Solution for healthcare orgs to track patient records within Kubernetes

Source: helpnetsecurity.com ClearDATA, the leader in healthcare public cloud security and compliance, announced a new multi-cloud software offering, ClearDATA Locate, enabling healthcare organizations to build a more cohesive and traceable protected health information (PHI) inventory within Kubernetes workloads available on Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure Built with ClearDATA’s Healthcare Aware Distributed Tracing technology, this new software solution makes it easier for healthcare industry professionals to observe sensitive data in transit or at rest in any Kubernetes

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Announces the Opening of the AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region

Source: www.ciol.com Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the opening of the AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region. Starting today, developers, startups, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and non-profit organizations can run their applications and serve end-users from data centers located in the Middle East, as well as leverage advanced technologies from the world’s leading cloud, to drive innovation. Customers can get started today at: aws.amazon.com/local/middle_east/bahrain Tens of thousands of customers and partners across the Middle East are already

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Why Security And DevOps Must Coexist

Source: I recently had the pleasure of moderating a lively discussion with security leaders at the SINET Innovation Summit 2019 in New York. The conversation explored one central question: Can security and DevOps coexist?  DevOps is a well-adopted practice that fosters an agile relationship between development and IT operations by advocating better communication and collaboration between these two business units. Every organization represented on the panel (including two of the largest financial services companies) have mature DevOps programs with security baked into their

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