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Developing and deploying large-scale .NET-based applications can quickly become a time-consuming and error-prone process, as you waste resources and expose yourself to the risk of failure and diminished employee satisfaction. It may seem a trivial task at first, but as .NET development...
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IDC: Digital Transformation Not Possible Without Automation Strategy
When the Turkish Crime Family first broke into the news last week, they sounded like a crisis in the making. The group claimed to have stolen a massive trove of The post Hackers promised an iCloud apocalypse — but probably can’t deliver appeared first on Technology News and Revie...
“Just as there are tremendous benefits in terms of cost, reliability, and flexibility when power and cooling infrastructure are adaptive, the same benefits can be realized when network infrastructure is adaptive.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. This week, Aligned Data Cente...
Software testing is a process of executing a program or application with the intent of finding differences between given input... The post Common Software Testing Mistakes Testers Must Avoid appeared first on AppPerfect.
This week in our MongoDB Certified Professionals Blog Series we’re talking to Ulrich Cech, a Developer/Architect at Deposit Solutions in Hamburg who became certified as a MongoDB developer in 2016. A longtime lover of IT and programming, Ulrich discusses how he first discovered MongoDB...
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicked off last week, and like many other people, I was looking forward to building my bracket. My colleagues and I enjoy some friendly competition, so we used CBS Sports as our bracket challenge host. The cut-off for submissions was Thursday at noo...
Electric utility companies promoting power conservation programs discovered that simply informing consumers of their electricity usage relative to neighbors lowered overall consumption. This type of normative social comparison has produced the same effects in other domains. Why does th...
Pentaho has announced orchestration capabilities that streamline the entire machine learning workflow and enable teams of data scientists, engineers and analysts to train, tune, test and deploy predictive models. Pentaho’s Data Integration and analytics platform ends the ‘gridlock’ ass...
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicked off last week, and like many other people, I was looking forward to building my bracket. My colleagues and I enjoy some friendly competition, so we used CBS Sports as our bracket challenge host. The cut-off for submissions was Thursday at noo...
[Preface: Unitrends has a quite a few customers who have a disaster but are reticent about publicly disclosing this information.  And yet new buyers quite often ask us for this kind of information.  For that reason I’m going to share stories about Unitrends customer disaster recovery e...
Peak 10 has announced that it has completed a 20,000 square foot expansion of its Cincinnati-area data center, a 6,000 square foot expansion of its data center campus in Charlotte’s University Research Park, and added a pair of seasoned executives to its leadership team. This further p...
In an editorial on March 22, the San Mateo Daily Journal called the new California School Dashboards “problematic”, “confusing”, and “useless”. It’s worth examining their perceptive reasoning, worthy of Silicon Valley, by reading the editorial,...
Incident response bottlenecks – you know they’re real and you know that your incident response system probably has a few, but they must be minimized as they hurt your on-call teams and your customers. Let’s take a look at some of the most critical bottlenecks and how....
Gallup’s annual State of the American Workplace report highlights critical employee satisfaction data that is shaping how employers think about flextime, agile performance management and team... Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
In today’s world of computing, Application comprises a lot of components that makes application complex. The more complex the front... The post Database Testing – Why, How and What to Testing? appeared first on AppPerfect.
We often think of BPM as a serious discipline that affects the core workings of... The post 10 Ways Your Average Day Changes When You Start Using BPM appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
Written by Chris Chandler, Network Operations Center Director at Dyn Within most technical operations environments, you’ll find some form of incident response plan.  These procedures are used to manage and resolve an incident as well as to communicate with customers when issues arise. ...
Open source Ransomware and Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) is making malware so accessible that even your grandfather can do it. For those who don’t know, Ransomware is a form of malware that locks up access to an enterprise’s data. Then ransomware distributors demand (untraceable bitco...
At the massive IBM InterConnect conference this week, over 20,000 of Big Blue’s fans packed Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay to hear about the company’s transformative, three-pronged […]
Technologies help us deliver on a business strategy.  Without a strategy, there is no rationale for deploying technologies.  In addition, there is no rationale for digital transformation, unless there is a need for business transformation.  If you believe this as we do, ...
Satisfying customers and winning their loyalty is the foundation that every successful business is built upon. Delivering a consistently excellent experience builds a level of customer intimacy that will set your business apart from the competition. Consider that 80% of your company’s ...
In 2017, word-of-mouth marketing will be a lucrative strategy and should allow small businesses and startups to carve out powerful niches in a marketplace that's noisier than ever. When was the last time you paused to consider the noise on the internet? If you really take a look, it’s...
“Celebrating the Future of Cisco and AppDynamics” originally appeared on http://blogs.cisco.com. Today, I had the sincere honor to stand with leaders of AppDynamics to ring the Nasdaq opening bell. I can now say that AppDynamics and Cisco are one team. In ringing the bell, ...
Unitrends this week released Enterprise Plus.  Why Unitrends Enterprise Plus?  Because our mission is to increase uptime and confidence in a world in which IT professionals must do more with less.  We didn’t say “IT professionals in small companies” or “IT professionals in large compan...
Here at Dynatrace, we were pretty excited (but not completely surprised) to see a number of our partners making the A-list in Gartner’s newly launched Magic Quadrant report, which identifies the top 20 Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers Worldwide. There stood HCL Tec...
Written by Chris Chandler, Network Operations Center Director at Dyn Within most technical operations environments, you’ll find some form of incident response plan.  These procedures are used to manage and resolve an incident as well as to communicate with customers when issues arise. ...
Joe Sexton recently joined PagerDuty’s Executive Advisory Board. As an experienced leader in scaling high-growth SaaS companies, we asked him to share his thoughts on how others can scale their careers in today’s workplace. These skills can apply to any field – technical or not.....
Today is a big day for all of us associated with AppDynamics. It’s been a short nine years since Jyoti Bansal started the company and brought Bhaskar Sunkara on board. Together they saw a clear opportunity to bring greater performance and reliability to software and applications in a w...
What does NoSQL mean? NoSQL and Not Only SQL is a technique to data management and database design that implements... The post NoSQL Solution – Take a ride on NoSQL appeared first on AppPerfect.
Cloud platforms like Azure provide the best options for organizations in their digital transformation. Most organizations have multiple combination of environment needs. Provisioning on time is always a challenge. Manual operations are prone to error and delays. Difficult to size prod...
First of all, Functional testing is a quality assurance process which verifies that each function of the software product is... The post Automated Functional Testing – When and Why? appeared first on AppPerfect.
eG Innovations today announced a newly restructured channel partner program for North America, offering compelling partnership benefits that enable enterprise technology service providers to easily and profitably add end-to-end IT performance monitoring to their customers’ technology p...
eG Innovations today announced a newly restructured channel partner program for North America, offering compelling partnership benefits that enable enterprise technology service providers to easily and profitably add end-to-end IT performance monitoring to their customers’ technology p...
Apple released iOS 10.3 yesterday with a new modern file system, but like any software update there are many undocumented changes. One particular change has been revealed through Apple engineer The post iOS 10.3 will probably make your iPhone feel faster appeared first on Technology Ne...
Keeping up with new mobile-app features has traditionally been a real challenge when relying on manual instrumentation. Automatic instrumentation has proven to be extremely efficient at quickly instrumenting mobile apps—without requiring manual configuration of source code. With auto-i...
Managing highly dynamic service and application infrastructures with a CMDB database can be cumbersome and error prone. Modern microservices infrastructures commonly contain thousands of individual business-critical services and related dependencies. Dynatrace automatically discovers a...