The Linux Foundation and AWS announce new open data model

The Linux Foundation’s joint Development Foundation (JDF) is teaming up up with AWS, Genesys and Salesforce to create an open source data model that standardizes data interoperability across cloud applications. They’re calling it the Cloud Information Model (CIM).  The CIM is meant to tackle the challenge of cloud computing and creating data models. The foundation …

GitHub announces archive program, mobile experience and improved code search at GitHub Universe

GitHub wants to provide a better user experience for developers. The company made a number of announcements surrounding daily experience, the open source community and the cloud at its annual GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco this week. As part of its announcements, both GitHub Actions and GitHub Packages are now out of beta. GitHub …

SD Times news digest: Brave 1.0, Testim’s new development kit for AI-based testing, and Snyk releases new container security solution

Brave launched its new browser designed to offer users a fast browsing experience, while funding the Web through a new attention-based platform of privacy-preserving advertisements and rewards. Brave’s private ads and payment platform (Brave Rewards) is now available for iPhones and iPads in addition to desktops and Android devices.  “Either we all accept the $330 …

WhiteSource acquires automated dependency update solution Renovate

Open-source security specialist WhiteSource has announced that it is acquiring Renovate. According to WhiteSource, Renovate is an open-source dependency update solution. “Renovate was developed because running user-facing applications with outdated dependencies is not a serious option for software projects today,” said Rhys Arkins, founder of Renovate. “It increases the likelihood of unfixed bugs and increases …

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DataOps is more than just DevOps for data

Development, testing, security and operations have all been transformed to keep up with the pace of software today — but one piece is still missing. Data is now becoming a roadblock to Agile and DevOps initiatives. “People are getting stuck with data saying ‘I have my infrastructure layer automated and self-serviced so a developer can …

SD Times news digest: Tableau’s new cloud analytics program, CockroachDB 19.2, and ReSharper Ultimate 2019.3 early access program

Tableau launched a new modern cloud analytics (MCA) program to accelerate customers’ cloud analytics journeys.  According to the company, MCA leverages analytics and cloud expertise and taps the resources and technical knowledge of their partner networks to provide a blueprint for migrating analytics to the cloud. MCA builds upon existing integrations between Tableau and AWS …

Top technology companies form the Bytecode Alliance to focus on WebAssembly

In an effort to make WebAssembly a cross-platform, cross-device computing runtime, Mozilla, Fastly, Intel and Red Hat have announced the Bytecode Alliance.  The new alliance is an open-source community that will focus on creating a runtime environment and associated language toolchains that provide security, efficiency and modularity across a wide range of devices and architectures. …

Multi-model databases are the answer to breaking down data silos

There has been a lot of emphasis over the last few years about breaking down silos. This includes siloed departments, people, and even applications within a business. But one area that has historically been very siloed is data. Databases take in data with a specific schema, but with all of the interconnectedness that is required …

SD Times news digest: Codefresh’s CI/CD live debugger, Azure Functions Premium, and SmartBear announces ReadyAPI 3.0

Codefresh launched a live CI/CD debugging tool that enables developers to place breakpoints on one or more pipeline steps. According to the company, once the pipeline hits one of them, it will pause and a debugging window will open. From there, users can then test commands, explore the state of the pipeline, and identify required …

Mapping customer journeys: The path to better UX

Everyone today talks about improving customer experience, but what’s the best way to achieve this? A key challenge for solutions providers is how to obtain valuable feedback from users without experiencing their pain points first hand. Increased engagement is a must to achieve this. While this means dedicating more resources to the client, there is …

Guest View: Why Day 2 is critical in DevOps

Ready. Set. Deploy. The excitement and anxious energy developers feel the first time a new application runs in a production environment is probably a much smaller scale version of what NASA engineers felt when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. And while there are no space travel celebrations until the astronauts safely return home, …

SD Times news digest: Altibase creates hybrid partitioned table, Workato raises $70 million, and Five9 introduces App Marketplace

Altibase has announced that it has created a new hybrid partitioned table. This will help data scientists more effectively and efficiently sort data and store it in corresponding storage locations. This enhances performance when a table needs to process large sets of data. According to Altibase, hot data (frequently used) and cold data (not frequently …

Analyst Watch: Cloud native means Kubernetes

Attending the Pivotal SpringOne conference last month has hit home how important is the alignment around Kubernetes in the cloud-native technology world. This event is a developer conference for the popular Java web framework Spring — Pivotal was keen to quote from the recent JetBrains survey that the two most popular offerings in this category …

Report: Cybersecurity workforce needs to grow 145% to fill skills gap

There is currently a skills gap in cybersecurity, and companies need to go a long way to fill that gap. According to a new study from (ISC)2, the cybersecurity workforce will need to grow 145% in order to close that gap. The 2019 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study estimates that the cybersecurity workforce is currently made …

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    The 2019 Tidelift managed open source survey results: Eight key findings illustrating how to make open source even better for developers

    In June of 2019, Tidelift and The New Stack jointly fielded a survey of professional software developers. Almost 400 people responded with thoughts about how they use open source software today, what holds them back, and what tools and strategies would help them use it even more effectively. Learn about:  The one last place where …

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    Modern applications require modern APM

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    Testing Showcase

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