With holidays approaching, protect your data and your customers

During the holiday season, the risk of online fraudulent activity is rife. The increase of online transactions provides more opportunities for cybercriminals to attack. Here are some preventative measures online shoppers can take to stay safe this holiday season: Be cautious of fake websites – There are countless sites that pose as legitimate websites selling … continue reading

Still Using Disaster Recovery? Here’s Why Your Ops Should Be Active/Active

In today’s digital business world, disasters aren’t tolerated well. When online offerings go down, organizations suffer considerable loss to revenue and reputation. For this reason, Disaster Recovery (DR) is too little, too late, and modern businesses must design for continuous availability and active/active architectures. Along with meeting the new demands of “always on” business, continuous … continue reading

Atlassian announces Trello-Bitbucket Integration

Atlassian today announced new products and integrations for its portfolio of developer tools at its Summit conference, including a Trello integration with Bitbucket. Trello, a project management and collaboration tool, is now built right into the UI of Bitbucket, Atlassian’s Git source code management software. “Development is growing beyond engineers, to marketing and product managers. … continue reading

Oracle turns over Java EE to Eclipse Foundation

Making good on its intention to make Java EE more open, Oracle yesterday selected the Eclipse Foundation to be stewards of the enterprise edition of the platform. According to Oracle, moving Java EE technologies to an open-source foundation will enable those working on the specification to adopt more agile processes, implement more flexible licensing, and … continue reading

Modern websites require responsive images

In his essay, Responsive Web Design, Ethan Marcotte considers the idea of “responsive architecture,” and how that discipline can ask “physical spaces to respond to the presence of people passing through them.” This practice allows for structures that “bend, flex, and expand as crowds approach them,” rather than leaving “immutable, unchanging spaces” that are rigid … continue reading

Live QA service for Jira, InterSystems IRIS Data Platform, new DevOps books, Hazelcast meets Apache Cassandra — SD Times news digest: September 12, 2017

Test IO launches live QA Service for Jira Crowdsourced software testing firm test IO launched QA Service for Jira today, connecting Atlassian’s Agile project management customers using Jira Software to QA professionals worldwide. Users will be able to run acceptance tests of user stories and epics, verify fixes and view precise information for reproducing hard-to-find … continue reading

How to formalize customer research for continuous delivery in the enterprise

In the user experience research space, teams learn how to work in an Agile flow, how to collaborate “across the wall,” and how to stay a cycle ahead of the development teams to ensure they are creating the best possible experience for users. But what happens when the team moves to continuous delivery? In CD, everything … continue reading

Micro Focus updates its security portfolio after HPE merger

When Micro Focus completed its spin-merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the company claims it created the seventh-largest pure-play software company in the world. It also is now among the largest security companies. At its Protect 2017 user conference this week, Micro Focus is making a number of announcements regarding its security portfolio, to address security … continue reading

Open Source Summit Roundup, Day 1

The Linux Foundation released the first six in a planned series of Open Source Guides for the Enterprise during Open Source Summit North America in Los Angeles today. The Linux Foundation developed the guides in conjunction with TODO Group, with contributors representing Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Microsoft, Google, Netflix, Samsung, Red Hat, Comcast, Autodesk, Intel, … continue reading

JDK 9, Tesla unlocks batteries and ScaleArc for SQL Server — SD Times news digest: September 11, 2017

Oracle to limit support for Java 9 Following their previously announced plans for a six-month release cycle for the Java Development Kit, Oracle has announced that support for this month’s upcoming Java 9 will be short-lived to make way for the first release in the new cycle in March 2018. Despite the limited support, Java … continue reading

SD Times blog: Oracle…chatbots…instant apps

A few months ago in the pages of SD Times, I wrote a column about contextual awareness being the next important hurdle to clear in application development. I’ve also recently written about the next-generation of human interfaces, which are morphing from visual and typed inputs into voice communication.  A conversation I had with Suhas Uliyar, … continue reading

Facebook, IBM, Microsoft lead advances in AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are playing larger roles in software, from data consumption and analysis to test automation and user experience. These cognitive services will drive the next wave of technology innovation. And industry heavyweights Facebook,  IBM and Microsoft are leading the charge with new investments for innovation. IBM yesterday announced plans to create … continue reading

C++17 formally approved

C++17 was patiently awaiting the final stages of formal ISO approval and publication. The committee first announced the C++17 standard was complete in April 2017, and now, the last major ballot was completed, according to Herb Sutter, an experienced software development leader, on his blog. The C++17 DIS ballot came back with 100% approval, which means … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Equifax cybersecurity incident, Filecoin ICO, and Vagrant 2.0

Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. According to the company, “criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files.” As of now, the company has no evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases. “This is clearly a disappointing event for our company, and one … continue reading

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