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Cloud Sandboxes and DevOps Productivity
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Cloud Sandboxes and DevOps Productivity

When I was a kid I loved nothing more than the sandbox below the tree fort that my Dad built. My sandbox was a place where anything was possible. The toys of my childhood (the great ‘80s) all still bear the scars of that sandbox, in fact, my own children don’t play with any of...

In Search of Secure DevOps
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In Search of Secure DevOps

If you are of a certain age, you may recall seeing ads for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups that depicted a scenario where chocolate and peanut butter are accidentally combined, changing the landscape of candy manufacturing…forever!  As a big fan of Reese’s Cups myself, I wholeheartedly agree that combining chocolate and peanut butter in the right...

10 Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing the Business World
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10 Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing the Business World

Cloud computing has become ubiquitous. Everyday interactions and transactions that take advantage of the Internet are likely operating in a cloud environment, including social media, banking, corresponding with co-workers and clients, and other day-to day functions. The transition from a physical computing environment to a virtual world provides many advantages. Some companies, however, remain skeptical...

The Top Five “Mistakes” when going to the Cloud
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The Top Five “Mistakes” when going to the Cloud

Lists are important: lists for buying groceries, paying bills, for work and so on. I have a pretty large family and a lot of responsibility at work and, without lists, I’d have many irritated coworkers and a brood of hungry kids at home. Some days lists seem to be the only thing for which I...

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The OS Container Revolution

Agile, Continuous Improvement, API, Cloud Services, paired coding, new languages; these are just a few of the seminal changes that have occurred within the development community in just the past few years.  This nearly constant flux has in effect forced a “development revolution” cycle that is increasing in repetition and decreasing in time between events. ...