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Google announced that it is adding a fully managed IoT PaaS to its cloud platform. Google Cloud IoT Core, the latest addition to Google Cloud Platform, brings device management, machine-to-machine communication, security, and analytics to connected devices. For hyper-scale cloud provid...
The Cloud Architect
When building a REST API, it is important to choose a framework that will help you to work quickly and easily through the process. This can be impacted by the actual speed of the framework, but also by the amount of knowledge and documentation that exists so that you can spend less tim...
This week, we spoke with Anbu Cheeralan, an Engineering Lead at DoubleVerify, an Adtech product company that authenticates the quality of digital media for the world's largest brands, who became certified as a MongoDB Developer in 2013. Having used MongoDB in various projects throu...
My friend Bruce Hampton recently reached out with a problem he was facing with a BIG-IP Link Controller (LC) deployment. We had a nice exchange of ideas for several days before he carried this over the finish line with a working solution for his environment. The problem? How do you per...
JavaScript Errors can happen for many different reasons: special behavior of certain browsers that weren’t tested; a real coding mistake that slipped through the delivery pipeline; poorly handled timeouts, and I am sure the list goes on. In this blog we discuss yet a different reason w...
Debugging performance issues in production can be a pain and in some cases impossible without the right tools. Java profilers have been around forever, but the profilers most developers think about are only one type – there are actually three: Standard JVM Profilers that track ev...
For our most recent BuildBetter publication, we created an ultimate Comprehensive Java Developer’s Resource Guide. Not only does this feature awesome tools that help Java devs develop, monitor performance, find errors, and distribute messages, it also includes other Java Developer-rela...
Escalation for better communication While effective communication can be challenging in the best of circumstances, it can be especially trying when an internal or external customer is facing an issue. The first goal of the incident management process is to restore a normal service oper...
One of the biggest challenges for development teams is having good visibility into production deployments. It is nearly impossible to track down application problems without access to critical data. Developers need access to a range of things, including application performance reportin...
Tools make our lives easier – as humans, we’ve used tools to improve processes since the beginning of time. At BuildBetter, one of our highest priorities is to make dev’s lives easier. We’re developers ourselves, so we know that tools are an absolute necessity to get the job done...
I’ll understand if you read the title of this post and smirked.  I probably would have done so, opening it up only to see what profound wisdom awaited me.  Review the code, Captain Obvious.   So yes, rest assured, I understand the easy assumption that one can ascertain a codebase...
In today’s increasingly mobile workplace, organizations need to consider productivity, operational efficiency, and business continuity when migrating their employees, data centers and critical applications to the cloud. As new collaboration technologies make productive, remote teamwork...
Here at PagerDuty, we’re pretty focused on being involved in the DevOps community by providing perspectives on where we’ve been, where we are and where we’re headed as a community — and of course hearing from the community as well! And, if you follow this blog... The post Trends in Dev...
For the 3rd year in a row, code review has been voted as the number one way for improving code quality for organizations, both large and small. Not only is code review still a top priority for...
Performance analytics is a field which deals with huge discrete data sets that need to be grouped, organized, and aggregated to gain an understanding of the data. Synthetic and real user monitoring are the two most popular techniques to evaluate the performance of websites; both these ...
You can find a lot of cool Docker utilities on the web. Most of these are open source and available on Github. Over the […] The post 5 Docker Utilities You Should Know appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: Microservices and the Revival of Software Design Dropping Artifa...
The behaviors and expectations of today’s consumers are rapidly evolving under the influence of digital and mobile technologies; as a result, retail growth and profits are quickly shifting to digital commerce. These changes require retail industry decision makers to acquire real-time s...
Yesterday, I was a No Show at one of the FREE webinars that I registered for. To be honest with you, even when I was registering for this event two weeks ago, I was not… More
Automic Heads to HIUG Interact 2017 this June
At Build 2017, Microsoft has outlined its plan to take Azure beyond the public cloud towards the edge. Branded as Azure IoT Edge, this offering exploits the growth in enterprise IoT and industrial automation. During the early days of Cloud Computing, the key differentiating factor of t...
20 billion documents, 15TB of data scaled across a MongoDB cluster in the cloud. New apps each adding 1 billion+ data points per month With mobile now accounting for more than 90% of all time spent online in some countries, delivering rich app experiences is essential. Appsee is a new...
At Atlassian Summit Europe, we spent a couple of (very busy) days talking with developers, testers, architects and system administrators about the myriad of ways Atlassian is changing the their...
When a machine sends a heartbeat, it’s sending a message saying, “Hey I’m online, I’m alive.” Measuring heartbeats can not only tell an operator whether a machine is online or offline, but it can also share if it’s in distress. With software at the endpoint, at regular intervals, usual...
MSP’s Guide To Happy Customers An MSPs’ ability to work effectively at their job depends on their technical expertise. However, their ability to ensure customer satisfaction is what will maintain current clients and win over future ones. Clearly, a successful MSP is more than just tech...
ServiceNow’s new CEO, John Donahoe, provided a master class in how tech company CEOs should be talking about real-world digital transformation It seems that every tech […]
How are you holding up against digital transformation? It’s the question looming large over even the most prominent business leaders. But don’t worry—everyone is in the same boat as legacy IT infrastructures get pushed to their limits. However, if you have a large network of remote wor...
Attending a user conference is arguably one of the most efficient ways to get a direct look into the minds and innovations of both emerging and veteran companies. This year’s Red Hat Summit in Boston proved to be a perfect example of this concept. Over 5,000 attendees, nearly 600 speak...
RestSharp is one of the several ways to create a web service or web request in .NET; we discuss a few other such options in this post. In today’s post, though, we’ll take a look at RestSharp specifically, its features and benefits, and a few examples. Definition of RestShar...
Do you know why improving communication should be your single most important software testing goal? Here are four reasons why communication is so critical. 1. Spend Less Time in Meetings, on Calls, and on Email Effective and efficient communication equips you and your team to spend les...
Digital technology need not fall exclusively in the category of ‘user-facing.’ In fact, any piece of technology, regardless how old it is or where it falls in the enterprise IT environment, is a ‘digital technology’ if it aligns with the customer-centric goal of digital. From mainfra...
If you haven’t picked up your copy of the O’Reilly book, ChatOps, by Jason Hand, then go get the free download for a comprehensive understanding of group chat. This excerpt on Chatbots gives great tips on the most common bots. From firing off an API call to resetting a server, chatbots...
DevOps is a cultural and organizational shift in how software development and deployment teams create, test, deploy, and update software at the velocity enterprises require to […]
Do you have what it takes to win the PagerDuty Innovation and Transformation awards? PagerDuty is excited to recognize the achievements of the most successful organizations with these awards at PagerDuty Summit 2017. Presented each year at PagerDuty Summit, these awards honor both the ...
For the fourth year in a row, MongoDB has been recognized as one of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 Companies. With more than 800 nominations this year, the list comprises 50 organizations across all spaces from technology, to education, to apparel. All organizations “question established norms an...
This is Part 2 of the AWS Step Functions overview post published a few weeks ago. If you want to get more context on the sample application business scenario, head back to read Part 1. In this post, you’ll get a deep dive into the application’s technical details. As a reference, the so...
Recently we got a request from a large manufacturer to help them with some file processing. Their specific requirement was to have Fixed width file formats converted into XML and pushed into Amazon S3 for the further processing. While going through the conversation with them I felt it ...
"Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft's globally distributed, multi-model database. With the click of a button, Azure Cosmos DB enables you to elastically and independently scale throughput and storage across any number of Azure's geographic regions. It offers throughput, latency, availability...
If you’re new to programming, Python is a great first language. It has a gentle learning curve, which enables you to experience the joys of programming early and often. Python’s clear and concise syntax allows you to focus on the fundamentals of programming without too much...
Technology is ever-changing but in healthcare, the adoption of new technologies is often slow. One good example is demonstrated by healthcare’s use of smartphones over pagers. Eight years ago, only half of doctors used smartphones for work.Today, that number has grown to a healthy 84% ...