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If you know me, you know that I love to read. Although I only scored a 400 on my reading section of the SAT (decades ago), I’ve learned to enjoy – and even crave – the knowledge, relaxation, and comfort that books deliver. I love to listen to someone else’s view of the world, or [̷...
Forrester recently published the report: “Vendor Landscape: Cognitive Operations”, defined as the “AI version of IT ops management and application performance management.” While cognitive ops solutions can help IT manage increasingly complex and dynamic environments with less effort, F...
The past few years have seen a huge increase in the amount of critical IT services that companies outsource to SaaS/IaaS/PaaS providers, be it security, storage, monitoring, or operations. Of course, along with any outsourcing to a service provider comes a Service Level Agreement (SLA)...
Digital Transformation is amplifying mainframe as mission critical to business growth more than ever before. With 70% of the world's corporate data and over half of the world's enterprise applications running on mainframe computers, they are at the core of just about every transaction....
Well, hello there, shiny new Dynatrace Partner Portal… If you follow Dynatrace on social media, visit dynatrace.com, read our blogs, or see us at events, you’ll notice that our product plays a very central role. That’s because we’re extremely proud of the value the product ...
YouTube is the 1st place you’ll refer to when you want to find a video to watch. It hosts a great number of videos of any kind: music clips, cartoons, how-to’s, free movies, and many more. Some years ago when YouTube appeared on the Net, the service was completely ad-free. Then the com...
This month we hosted a Chili Cook-Off at our HQ in Somerville as a fundraiser for the Greater Boston Food Bank’s annual Holiday Meal Drive.  With 15 chili chefs there was more than a few varieties to...
By All Things Open 9. @GinnyHam #ATO2017 6 “The digital era is not about technology. It’s really about the shift of power to the customer and the importance […]
Fall turkey season arrived and I needed to wait until the deer hunters had filled their larder. My favorite spot north of Fort Calhoun Nebraska was still available, but with the pay to hunt fields right adjacent to my favorite spot, things had gotten really lean.
Application Performance Monitoring, or Application Performance Management (APM), has become the de facto standard for providing better customer experiences and ...Read MoreThe post Differences Between Mobile App and Web Performance Monitoring appeared first on Stackify.
We all know how important the customer service experience is. But getting customer service right is hard because it isn’t always easy to anticipate or control what customers will experience. That’s why, in order to keep your customers happy, you need to get ahead of... The post G...
With the release of the new 2017 Edition of the OWASP Top 10, we wanted to give a quick rundown of how BIG-IP ASM can mitigate these vulnerabilities. First, here’s how the 2013 edition compares to 2017. And how BIG-IP ASM mitigates the vulnerabilities. Vulnerability BIG-IP ASM Co...
Being the most innovative and successful cloud monitoring company on the market, developing new features to production every day, it’s not only crucial to deliver the best user experience, performance and high reliability, but also guarantee the highest SECURITY for our customers...
Google announced that it eliminated the cluster management fee for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). This move makes running containerized workloads in Google Cloud Platform cheaper. Before the price cut, customers were paying $0.15 per hour per node for clusters running more than six no...
The Web application templates in VS 2017 Community has not changed much from those available in VS 2013 except that the Facebook web application has disappeared and a new Azure API App has been added. You can add folders and core references to:Web FormsMVCAPIThe various templates avail...
I gave a talk this year at the 2017 SaaS North conference in Ottawa, where I discuss the fundamentals of building a repeatable, scalable, & profitable growth process for a startup. Building a Repeatable, Scalable & Profitable Growth Process [View on Slideshare]
I gave a talk this year at the 2017 SaaS North conference in Ottawa, where I discuss the fundamentals of building a repeatable, scalable, & profitable growth process for a startup. Building a Repeatable, Scalable & Profitable Growth Process [View on Slideshare]
For what feels like a lifetime, industry analysts and experts have predicted ‘this' will be the year the Internet of Things (IoT) finally takes off, both within industry and for consumers. But, as if by clockwork, each year of ‘guaranteed' IoT explosion has passed - the mass adoption a...
What is a threaded fastener? The intricacy of a threaded fastener may not get much attention, but is paramount in the success of every component it fits into. This important factor is a concept Huron Automatic Screw Company takes very seriously. We understand the necessity of precision...
Rex, the Grand PooBah, boasts about the exceptional modern design with the Grand PooBox litter box. Meow, I’m Rex the cat. Here I am going about my day and of course, it’s time to use my litter box. Lo and behold! The human surprises me with a new and innovative concept in litter box d...
Are you trying to launch a new API product? You may have finished writing the code, but there’s still plenty to do to ensure its adopted. Join us in Somerville, MA or on Facebook Live on December 5th...
Working in the managed services industry has probably left you with an impressive collection of tools filling up your “toolkit”. But if you have more tools than clients then it’s time for a review of the tools you need and the tools that add dead weight to your MSP toolkit. We asked ou...
This blog post is a developer’s perspective on how using our own AppDynamics software has helped us find and fix performance-related issues – and how other developers can do the same.  One of the most challenging aspects of developing cloud-based platforms is scalability. As we i...
Although performance monitoring is a critical aspect of IT operations, without a planned and well-defined monitoring strategy in place, most IT teams – large and small – find themselves caught in the trap of “too many monitoring tools”: custom in-house tools, open source to...
One of the hardest parts of software development is knowing what to work on. We all love to write code ...Read MoreThe post Why Premature Optimization Is the Root of All Evil appeared first on Stackify.
Shelly Palmer talks about Net Neutrality. What it is, what it means and what you should do about it on Fox 5 with Jennifer Lahmers and Kerry Drew. Original Airdate: November 28, 2017 The post Net Neutrality: What To Do originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Today, let’s look at a couple ways to mitigate an application DDoS attack with BIG-IP ASM. We’ve logged into a BIG-IP ASM and navigated to Security>DDoS Protection>DDoS Profiles. In the General Settings of Application Security, we’ll activate an application DoS iRule event. We’...
This week, we’re at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, which promises to be jampacked with over 1,000 breakout sessions, hackathons and workshops providing hands-on experience with AWS. If you’re heading there yourself, feel free to drop by and say hi to the Dynatrace team at The Venetian Boo...
This week brings Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) annual re:Invent conference where thousands will descend upon Las Vegas to learn about cloud and the latest in AWS innovations. Having attended the conference for several years now, there are a number of trends that are common at an AWS event...
Other vendor examples offer the full integrated suite, such as Tasktop’s Integration Hub. As they suggest in their blog one of the key bottlenecks constricting the throughput of DevOps teams is the lack of integration between the different tools used to complete the software deve...
There are also a wealth of open source options for building a toolchain. Described in this blog is the news Accenture open sourced their own DevOps design and tool set, and also an overview for how you can repeat your own implementation of their powerful model. ‘ADOP’ ̵...
As this IDC report shows only 25% of organizations have repeatable strategies for Cloud adoption, with 32% having no Cloud strategy at all, describing the need for a best practice based repeatable framework for planning Cloud adoption that drives business success. This Forbes posting f...
Cloud, mobility and the Internet of Things have obliterated the traditional perimeter that protected organizations. The result: Higher productivity, but bigger challenges for security, data protection, and mobile device management.This episode of the “The Endpoint Imperative” podcast s...
Here at Ingrained Technology, we love… technology. We love talking about technology. We also love independent, objective reviews. But there…
AWS re:Invent is one of the largest cloud computing conferences in the world, bringing more than 40,000 developers, system administrators, architects, and technical leaders together to hear the...
It’s safe to say that the reasons and the benefits of migrating to the cloud are already well known. Organizations have come to embrace the fact that the cloud offers vastly improved agility and scalability, and are making moves to the cloud by embracing either... The post 4 Pitfalls t...
There are more than 1,000 break-out sessions at re:Invent 2017, so even if you have a time-turner, it would be physically impossible to get to all the events you want to see.  Here’s a quick cheat-sheet of a few sessions we’re super excited about and recommend that you don’t miss. See ...
Progress bars inching forward ever so slowly. Confusing application layouts. Downloader’s remorse. These are a few of my least favorite things, and I’m sure your customers share similar sentiments. In our digital-centric world, applications have become the modern storefront for nearly ...
We are living in a golden age of programming. The language and tooling have never been better. Not a day ...Read MoreThe post Azure WebJobs vs. Azure Functions appeared first on Stackify.
What is a BPMS? A business process management suite (BPMS) is a tool to support... The post Your Guide to Finding the Perfect BPMS appeared first on KiSSFLOW.