Cloud vendor lock-in: the good, the bad and reality
Posted on April 13, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
This is the second part of a mini-series centered around cloud computing; a high-level overview of vendor lock-in and mitigation strategies. By Piotr.
Watch hybrid work: It's complicated
Posted on April 11, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
We're all rooting for a happy medium with WFH and RTO, but to succeed, take note of these takeaways from 2020. By Jon Arnold.
Tags startups cio miscellaneous agile teams
Malicious PDFs: Revealing the techniques behind the attacks
Posted on April 9, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Most of us are no strangers to phishing attempts, and over the years we've kept you informed about the latest tricks used by attackers in the epidemic of phishing and spear-phishing campaigns that plague, in particular, email users. This is an older but useful article by Phil Stokes.
Google beats Oracle in biggest programming copyright Supreme Court case ever
Posted on April 8, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
At long last, programming code's application programming interfaces are protected from Oracle's over-reaching claims. Ten years ago, Oracle argued that Google had infringed Oracle's copyright, by copying the "structure, sequence, and organization" of 37 Java application programming interfaces (APIs) into Android. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Tags java miscellaneous cio apis
In-depth dive into security features of Intel/Windows platform secure boot process
Posted on April 7, 2021, Level advanced Resource Length long
This blog post is an in-depth dive into the security features of the Intel/Windows platform boot process. In this post I'll explain the startup process through security focused lenses, next post we'll dive into several known attacks and how they were handled by Intel and Microsoft. By Igor Bogdanov.
2020 Tech lead survey looks at developers & hints into 2021
Posted on April 6, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Couchbase has surveyed IT decision makers annually to find out the challenges they face in executing their digital transformation strategies. Perhaps unsurprisingly, 2020 was different from previous years. However, it may come as a surprise to find out how attuned CIOs are to the plight of developers. By Christina Knittel.
Illustrated guide to 12 Factor Apps
Posted on April 5, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The 12 Factor App methodology is an influential pattern to designing scalable application architecture. Here is what that means for application architects and their architecture. By Bob Reselman.
Ceph geo replication
Posted on April 4, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
Ceph is our go-to choice for storage clustering (creating a single storage system by linking multiple servers over a network). Ceph offers a robust feature set of native tools that constantly come in handy with routine tasks or specialized challenges you may run into. By Joe Milburn.
Progressive delivery, the future of software development: Ship faster with less risk
Posted on April 2, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
So far, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) has been at the centre stage of DevOps Services, steering the modern software development industry forward. However, the current and future demands of the industry require new practices that make the deployment process progressive. By Tapan Vora @cuelogic.
Tags devops cicd app-development cloud cio
Why you should be using low-code apps to build internal tools
Posted on March 31, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Find out why you should be using low-code apps to build internal tools. By leveraging the speed and cost benefits of the new range of low and no-code tools available, you can use your expertise to deliver applications faster than ever before. By James Konik.
Study reveals the state of mobile application security
Posted on March 28, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC) analyzed more than 3,000 popular Android applications to assess the state of mobile app security during the COVID-19 pandemic. By @securitymagazine.com.
Introduction to Azure's Well-Architected Framework
Posted on March 27, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
This blog series on Microsoft's Well-Architected Framework for Azure will equip you with the foundational knowledge and resources you need to become an expert in cloud migration best practices. By Jerry Rhoads.