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April 18, 2024
Mark Troester

The runaway train of change continues at a relentless pace in the world of IT infrastructure. As computing drives from on-premises to the cloud out to the edge, the proliferation of devices shows no sign of letting up either ... What does this mean for DevOps? ...

April 16, 2024
Jean-Louis Vignaud

In today's business climate, companies are focused on reducing operating expenses, increasing customer value, and growing profit margins. With such objectives in mind, more businesses are adopting Value Stream Management (VSM), which prioritizes these and other business objectives. In fact, according to 2024 Value Stream Management Trends, a new survey of global business and IT leaders, VSM adoption and maturity continue to improve, and adopters report significant and widespread benefits ...

April 10, 2024
David Brooks

Since the inception of DevOps practices, technology providers in this field have generally focused on a single aspect of the Software Development Lifecycle. Some expanded their product lines with additional discreet offerings, but for the most part, a vendor provided either Planning, Orchestration, or Testing. They didn't combine the three in a single platform ...

April 09, 2024
Ty Sbano

As companies grapple with the rapid integration of AI into web applications, questions of risk mitigation and security are top of mind. AI-infused coding and secure defaults offer the potential for improved security, but organizations are still challenged with practical steps beyond just writing intent into policies and procedures. Further there are unique challenges with consumer-facing models not related to work, but something that must be managed as part of the growing attack surface ...

April 04, 2024
Mark Troester

Recently, platform engineering has become the next big thing, sparking interest in its focus on developing self-service internal developer platforms (IDPs) for streamlined software delivery and lifecycle management ... In platform engineering, the platform is supported by layered services or tools, created and maintained by a dedicated product team, designed to help the needs of software developers by essentially stitching together components to create a frictionless developer experience ...

April 02, 2024
Tushita Gupta
Redgate Software

According to data from Redgate's 2024 The State of the Database Landscape report, 79% of businesses are running a multiplatform database environment, up from 62% in 2020. And it's not just that new, niche products are entering the market; the overall popularity of traditional juggernauts, such as SQL Server and MySQL, is wavering ...

April 01, 2024
Rui Ribeiro

Today, more than 98% of websites around the world use JavaScript as their go-to client-side coding language. But this use introduces challenges — today the average web page has more than 60 third-party scripts that are unmonitored and have uncontrolled access to forms and data anywhere on the page. Here are four examples of challenges businesses are facing as a result ...

March 25, 2024
Peter Schneider
Qt Group

Software developers probably don't need to worry as much as they think about GenAI taking their jobs. But they do need to think twice about which language model they use. In fact, the Large Language Model (LLM) space is seeing something of a code generation arms race. How do you know which one's right for you? ...

March 21, 2024
Sandeep Hinduja
Newgen Software

Low-code development has been around for some time but has gained traction in recent years with a remarkable surge in its market share ... Financial institutions are using low-code for process automation, data modeling and visualization, data security, building customer-engaging applications, and more. Let's explore how this technology drives innovation in the financial services industry ...

March 20, 2024
Dotan Nahum
Check Point Software Technologies

Role Based Access Control (RBAC) is a method for regulating access to computer or network resources based on the roles of individual users within an organization. In RBAC, access permissions are grouped by role name, and access to resources is restricted to users who have been authorized to assume the associated role ...

March 11, 2024
Ernie Hu

Capturing institutional knowledge and insight into the mechanics of custom-built software has unique challenges. No two programmers think exactly alike, so documenting software development and coding changes is essential to keep products running. When a developer leaves or is let go, the remaining development team must rely on notes and documentation to understand their code structure ...

March 07, 2024
Dotan Nahum
Check Point Software Technologies

Sometimes, the most effective method of protection is to put yourself in the attacker's shoes so you can stay one step ahead of their next move. The same is true for penetration testing — If you can't beat 'em, join 'em ...

March 05, 2024
Christopher Hendrix

Policy as code is being explored by the industry as an alternative or expansion upon the long-term standards of role-based access control and entitlements. With policy as code, policies can be managed and automated using code written in a high-level language. It is a programmatic method of uniformly defining and enforcing policies throughout cloud native applications and their infrastructure ...

February 29, 2024
Lauren Hanford

Open source code is the bedrock of modern application development. Many applications are built almost entirely from open source components ... So what should you be looking for when making open source package choices for your applications? Here are ten critical questions to ask yourself before using an open source project ...

February 27, 2024
Salman Khan

Software development is on the rise, and so are the expectations around its quality. When it comes to ensuring quality, there are various quality assurance (QA) techniques. As a tester, you can leverage different QA strategies, such as prioritizing and optimizing QA processes through CI/CD adoption, test orchestration, AI-based tooling, and more ...


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