Fri.May 17, 2019

Why your cloudops staff is quitting

David Linthicum

It’s Monday morning and you have another letter of resignation on your desk. This time from a woman who was doing performance monitoring and cloud-system tuning. Last week it was a database operations administrator, and two more from the cloudops team quit the week before. What happened?

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Equal Access Is Good Business

Forrester IT

Yesterday, my LinkedIn feed lit up with posts from individuals and companies stating their commitment to digital inclusion. Because it was Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day aimed at getting everyone talking and learning about digital accessibility and inclusive design.

Microsoft issues fixes for non-supported versions of Windows Server

Network World

Microsoft took the rare step of issuing security fixes for both the server and desktop versions of Windows that are long out of support, so you know this is serious. The vulnerability ( CVE-2019-0708 ) is in the Remote Desktop Services component built into all versions of Windows.

Enterprise Leadership in the Digital Age

Information Week

We are in an era when technology can help to drive business success, but it requires that everyone in the organization understand tech's potential

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

6 tips for passing AWS Certifications: the day of

Linux Academy

You’re getting close to the day of your AWS Certification exam, and you’re starting to wonder what the exam is like… Will I have enough time to answer all of the questions? What happens when I get to the testing center? What can I do to maximize my odds of passing while I’m taking the exam? …and probably a dozen other questions. Let’s answer these questions on passing AWS Certifications, and let’s do it as if it were the day of the exam.

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Taking a Logical Scenario for Measuring IT Performance

Future of CIO

Organizations rely more and more on information and technology. IT is a key enabler to build almost all differentiated digital capabilities nowadays. IT needs to be run as a business in the business.

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The Basics of CI/CD for Data Science and Machine Learning

Information Week

Continuous integration and continuous deployment are IT practices that encourage testing code often. Learn how these practices also shape data-driven initiatives

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The Best “Ego” Quotes of “Digital Master” May 2019

Future of CIO

We need a well-developed ego but we have to keep it under control. When healthy, ego helps us succeed via our own unique strength in a professional way.

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Technology Short Take 114

Scott Lowe

Welcome to Technology Short Take #114! There will be a longer gap than usual before the next Tech Short Take (more details to come on Monday), but in the meantime here’s some articles and links to feed your technical appetite. Enjoy! Networking. Courtesy of Tigera, Alex Pollitt shares some guidelines on when Linux conntrack is no longer your friend. Servers/Hardware. Apparently Dell’s new docking stations support firmware updates via Linux. Security.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

The Monthly “Digital Hybridity” Book Tuning: The Hybrid Forces to Drive Digital Transformation May 2019

Future of CIO

FlexDeploy Loves APIs: Series Overview


APIs are everywhere. Whether we like it or not the API boom is upon us and Oracle doesn’t intend to sit this one out. Oracle API Platform, released in 2017, is Oracle’s answer to API lifecyle management. This platform offers everything you would expect from a typical API abstraction layer such as: Direct integration with. Read more. The post FlexDeploy Loves APIs: Series Overview appeared first on Flexagon. API FlexDeploy

Enhancements, Usability Improvements, Bug Fixes, and More!


Flexagon has released FlexDeploy which includes enhancements, usability improvements, and bug fixes. FlexDeploy is our DevOps platform for CI/CD and release automation which automates and orchestrates the entire build, deploy, and release lifecycle. FlexDeploy is an open and extensible platform with lots of plugins for commercial and open source technology. Here are some highlights of the release: Cloud Accounts –. Read more.