November 19, 2020

Multi-Region Replication Now Enabled for AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory

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by Martin Beeby | on 19 NOV 2020 | in Announcements, AWS Directory Service | Permalink | |  Share Our customers build applications that need to serve users that live in all corners of the world. When listening to our customers, they told us that whilst they were comfortable building Active Directory (AD) aware applications on AWS, making them work globally can be a real challenge. Customers told us that… Read More »Multi-Region Replication Now Enabled for AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory

The move from RDBMS to NoSQL requires optimizing over time

Businesses are quickly moving to NoSQL databases to meet performance and scalability requirements that today’s troves of data demand. The shift from relational database management systems (RDBMS) to NoSQL is becoming increasingly prevalent.  “Most applications that we see go to NoSQL are Greenfield, but we’ve also started to see more migrations recently from relational backends and there are really a lot of reasons for this,” Mark Gamble, the product and… Read More »The move from RDBMS to NoSQL requires optimizing over time

TopCoder announces its 2020 innovation award winners

The crowdsourcing company TopCoder announced the winners of its 2020 innovation awards, which were designed to recognize customers and individuals who did exceptional work on the TopCoder platform and within the community. The awards spanned six categories: cutting edge, enterprise resiliency, power user, public sector, program of the year, and the Wipro partnership award.  And there winners were: Cutting edge award: Janssen Research & Development, LLC won the cutting edge… Read More »TopCoder announces its 2020 innovation award winners

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian touts open manifesto in latest missive

Google Cloud chief executive Thomas Kurian has said he is ‘proud’ of his company’s leadership in advancing open source technologies for an ‘open cloud.’ “Our open cloud philosophy is grounded in the belief that customers need autonomy and control over their infrastructure,” Kurian wrote in a blog post. “Giving customers options to build, migrate and… Read more » The post Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian touts open manifesto in latest… Read More »Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian touts open manifesto in latest missive

Rollbar to improve code with new AI-assisted workflows and automation-grade grouping

Rollbar wants to shift developers’ focus to continuously improving code, instead of having to continuously fix it. The continuous code improvement platform provider announced two new features designed to reduce the time spent monitoring, investigating and debugging code.  The new AI-assisted workflows are automated workflows that help development teams catch and address errors before they reach users.  Automation-grade grouping is the next-generation of Rollbar’s grouping engine, and provides the foundation… Read More »Rollbar to improve code with new AI-assisted workflows and automation-grade grouping

IBM to acquire application performance monitoring company Instana

IBM has announced that it will be acquiring monitoring company Instana. The company explained the acquisition will help bolster it’s hybrid cloud and AI strategy.  According to IBM, it will now be able to better help companies manage the challenges and complexities of managing application performance across teams and clouds.  “With the added responsibility of ensuring the build and run quality of the software they develop, DevOps teams need a… Read More »IBM to acquire application performance monitoring company Instana

premium Testing tools deliver quality – NOT!

I was recently hired to do an in-depth analysis of the software testing tool marketplace.  By the way, there are more tools in the software testing space than a do-it yourself, home improvement warehouse.  Given this opportunity to survey a broad set of software testing tool vendors, it was pretty interesting to look at the promises they make to the market. These promises can be split up into four general… Read More »premium Testing tools deliver quality – NOT!

SD Times news digest: Scrum Guide update, Aerospike adds expressions for NoSQL Database 5, and DataStax released K8ssandra

Scrum.org has announced updates to the Scrum Framework as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. Updates include simplified language, less prescriptive and emphasis on the Scrum team and its need to be self-managing.  “Over the years, the Scrum Guide started getting a bit more prescriptive, yet our goal has always been to retain it as a framework and not a methodology. The 2020 version aims to bring Scrum back to its… Read More »SD Times news digest: Scrum Guide update, Aerospike adds expressions for NoSQL Database 5, and DataStax released K8ssandra