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Report: DevOps is causing chaos for enterprises

Initiatives like DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) were designed to bring development and operations teams together to deliver better software. However, a recent report has found the shared accountability these initiatives promote is actually causing problems. OverOps’ Dev vs. Ops: The State of Accountability report found DevOps is creating chaos and confusion when it … continue reading

VANTIQ focuses on real-time business operations in latest release

VANTIQ has released the latest version of its application development platform Modelo 3.0. This release is designed to bridge the gap between the business and IT with event-driven, real-time business capabilities that span from cloud to edge solutions. “Digital transformation requires new sources of innovation and creativity as we are at a technological inflection point … continue reading

Industry Watch: A manifesto for modern development

When my girls were little, they were big fans of  “The Little Mermaid,” so at bedtime I would read to them from a book called “Ariel’s Painting Party.” The story goes like this: Ariel saw a sunrise that was so beautiful that she decided to paint it. When she was finished, she showed it to … continue reading

Digital transformation starts with culture

Digital transformation is one of those terms being bandied about from all corners of the IT universe, which makes it difficult to define, and even harder to understand what it means to successfully do it. One camp of thought is that it means becoming more agile in your development and business processes. Mirko Novakovic, CEO … continue reading

Broadcom announces plans to acquire CA Technologies for $18.9 billion

The infrastructure technology management software solution provider CA Technologies has announced it is entering into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the semiconductor company Broadcom. Broadcom is acquiring the company for $18.9 billion. CA shareholders will receive $44.50 per share in cash. “We are excited to have reached this definitive agreement with Broadcom,” said … continue reading

Dated monolithic architectures are killing future IT opportunities

Despite the rapid advances in technology, it seems many enterprises are still stuck in the past in terms of system architecture. André Christ, CEO and co-founder of SaaS company LeanIX, finds too many enterprises are continuing to use older architectures rather than upgrading to newer systems. This is starting to pose a problem as machine … continue reading

Guest View: CEOs — The biggest shadow IT threat?

Chances are high that your business is home to shadow IT. The practice of using unsanctioned software on company devices isn’t done out of malice. It’s quite the opposite — users are turning to unapproved applications like chat apps, task managers, or collaboration tools in an effort to be more productive. While the intentions of … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Apache Spark 2.3, Google Hangouts Chat developer platform and API, and NodeSource’s NCM 1.1

Databricks has announced the release of Apache Spark 2.3.0 as part of the Databricks Runtime 4.0 beta. According to the company, this release focuses on usability, stability and refinement. A major milestone of the release is that it introduces Structured Streaming. According to the team, this enables low-latency continuous processing and stream-to-stream joins. Other features … continue reading

SD Times news digest: SEC approves guidance, Google Android Enterprise Recommendation and SnapLogic updates cloud platform

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has unanimously voted to approve a statement that assists public companies in preparing disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents. This addresses the importance of cybersecurity policies and procedures. “I believe that providing the Commission’s views on these matters will promote clearer and more robust disclosure by companies about cybersecurity … continue reading

Report: Incomplete digital transformations will result in loss of revenue

  The consequences of digital disruption can no longer be ignored. A new report from MuleSoft finds four out of five businesses expect to lose revenue fast if they fail to complete their digital transformations. “When it comes to digital transformation, it is no longer a case of ‘if’ but ‘when’ for organizations. However, there … continue reading

Database market consolidation is inevitable – how to pick the winners?

Databases comprise one of the largest and most foundational segments of the IT landscape—in some cases, comprising over 50 percent of the cost of the total application stack. The size and prominence of this segment continues to expand unfettered. Recent estimates from Gartner peg the database market at $36.4 billion, having grown 8.6 percent in … continue reading

Industry Watch: DevOps is an idea born by developers

DevOps. What a concept. Developers and IT operations teams working together to ensure applications are performant, can scale, and can deal with multi-stage deployments and rollbacks. But has it been a collaboration, or more like a railroading? If you look at the industry since business executives bought into the need for speed in application development, … continue reading

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